Chris Jericho, 2017 Loudwire Music Awards Host
Acclaimed actor, wrestler, musician, author, podcaster, game show host and television personality Chris Jericho has established himself as a multi-faceted performer with millions of fans worldwide.
Jericho is one of the most popular performers in the history of World Wrestling Entertainment. In 2001, he was crowned the WWE Undisputed Champion and has gone on to become the first ever “Double Grand Slam” champion in WWE history. In 2012, he was named one of the Top 5 most charismatic performers of all-time by WWE.com.
“The Loudwire Music Awards is gonna be the biggest awards show in American heavy metal history, with the biggest bands, biggest performances, biggest trophies and the biggest bar tabs since Lemmy left this mortal coil,” comments Jericho. “So all you Earthdogs, Hellrats and Rivetheads, get ready to rock out as we paint the town none more black on October 24, 2017!”
Jericho hosts the hugely popular “Talk Is Jericho” show on PodcastOne.com, amassing more than 200 million downloads. Topics are diverse and past guests include Dennis Miller, Larry King, William Shatner, John Cena, DMC, Paul Stanley, Lars Ulrich, Kiefer Sutherland, Maria Menounos, Alice Cooper, Cheech Marin & Slash. He also recently started his successful “The Jericho Network” podcast network, boasting over a half dozen hit shows per week.
Chris is the lead singer of the internationally successful rock band Fozzy, whose seventh album “Judas” drops in September 2017. The title track, “Judas,” had over 5 million YouTube views in 5 weeks and was No. 1 on both the rock and metal iTunes charts in eight different countries.
Jericho is also a three-time New York Times bestselling author with his autobiographies 2007’s A Lion¹s Tale: Around the World in Spandex, 2011’s Undisputed: How to Become the World Champion in 1,372 Easy Steps and 2014’s The Best In The World: At What I Have No Idea, all displaying his witty writing style. His fourth book, No Is a Four Letter Word, is due out in August 2017.
Chris was a popular contestant on Season 11 of Dancing With the Stars, hosted the ABC game show Downfall and the Syfy reality series Robot Combat League. He received critical acclaim for his recent appearances on Who’s Line Is It Anyway, The Tonight Show and AMC’s Talking Dead.
Jericho’s acting credits include roles in Comedy Central’s critically acclaimed digital series Nothing To Report and Nickelodeon’s The Thunderman’s, plus he created, produced, co-wrote and starred in the award winning digital comedy series But I’m Chris Jericho!
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