MTV awards to pay homage to Gil Dobrica

The band ‘Heaven’ (photo) will pay homage to Gil Dobrica in a recital at the 5th MTV Romania Musical Awards, In Sibiu’s Grand Square, Thursday. Band members Adina, Roxy and Roxana had planned to film a clip for the song “Hit the Road Jack”, in which they were to appear alongside the late artist. “The moment of the band ‘Heaven’ on the stage of the 2007 MTV Romania Musical Awards is sure to be a special one, a first for the native show biz industry,” said Giovanni Francesco, MTV Event Manager.

Gil Dobrica died on April 17 of this year. He was 61 years old.

Jamaican singer Sean Paul, known for his hits ‘Give It Up To Me’, ‘Baby Boy’ or ‘I’m Still in Love With You’ will perform at the MTV Romania Awards. Cassa Locco are the hosts of the event.

Organisers expect an attendance of circa 30,000 persons.

The Awards will be aired by the MTV television channel, Thursday, at 10:30 p.m.

(Source: Nine O'Clock)