Lauren Toyota

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How I Prepare to Host the MuchMusic Video Awards

(1) Comments | Posted June 7, 2013 | 11:35 AM

It's the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas...It's MMVA time! For a MuchMusic VJ, the month of June is magical as we prepare for the biggest party of the summer: The MuchMusic Video Awards.

This will be my third year co-hosting the show and I'm so...

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How We Day Inspired Me

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2012 | 7:14 AM

Have you ever felt the energy of 20,000 inspired young people vibrating through your veins? Probably not. I hadn't either, until last month, when I got to attend my first We Day.

I remember when I was in middle school, we would raise money for the Heart...

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The Musical Showcase That Puts the Spotlight on Canadian Girls

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2012 | 8:11 AM

Watching artists with a spectacular voice, stage presence and musicianship, and spreading the word about these amazing talents is the whole reason I got into the music television business. As a VJ on MuchMusic, I've shared the stage and interviewed many talented musicians, but when I was asked to host...

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