Former 'TRL' Host Quddus to Lead ABC's 'Duets'

Quddus - H 2012
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Quddus - H 2012

He joins previously announced Kelly Clarkson, Robin Thicke, Jennifer Nettles and Lionel Richie as part of the summer competition series.

Former MTV's Total Request Live host Quddus will emcee ABC's upcoming summer music competition series Duets.

He joins previously announced Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Nettles, Lionel Richie and Robin Thicke as they seek out singers to be duets partners and perform each week.

“From the moment I met Quddus, I knew he would be the perfect host for Duets,” said Robert Deaton, executive producer. “He first and foremost loves music, and that quality, combined with his great personality, will provide a special connection to both the artists on our show and the audience.”

Said Quddus: “To say that I’m excited to be the host of Duets would be an understatement. This show is going to take the singing competition genre to the next level, and I’m absolutely honored to be a part of it.”

Duets is a production of Keep Calm and Carry On Productions. Deaton executive producers. Charles Wachter co-executive produces.