master of ceremonies

Also used in its abbreviated forms MC or emcee[or compère is the official host of a staged event or similar performance.

An MC usually presents performers, speaks to the audience, entertains people, and generally keeps the event moving. An MC may also tell jokes or anecdotes. TheMC sometimes also acts as the protocol officer during an official state function is a music artist and/or performer who usually creates and performs vocals for his/her own original material. An emcee focuses on skills, lyrical ability, and subject matter.