DEMI LOVATO, SHAWN MENDES, CAMILA CABELLO, KESHA AND THE KILLERS SET TO PERFORM AT THE 2017 MTV EMAs LIVE FROM LONDON
HOMETOWN HERO STORMZY ALSO SET TO TAKE THE STAGE, NATALIE DORMER, SABRINA CARPENTER, MADISON BEER TO PRESENT AWARDS
19 OCTOBER 2017, SINGAPORE
SummaryMTV today announced an extensive first lineup of performers for the 2017 MTV EMAs including Grammy nominated and multi-platinum superstar Demi Lovato; singer-songwriter and global sensation Shawn Mendes; pop songstress Kesha, the artist behind one of the most powerful anthems of the year, “Praying”; global breakout artist Camila Cabello; acclaimed rockers The Killers and London's own hometown hero, formidable chart topping artist Stormzy.
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MTV today announced an extensive first lineup of performers for the 2017 MTV EMAsincluding Grammy nominated and multi-platinum superstar Demi Lovato; singer-songwriter and global sensation Shawn Mendes; pop songstress Kesha, the artist behind one of the most powerful anthems of the year, “Praying”; global breakout artist Camila Cabello; acclaimed rockers The Killers and London's own hometown hero, formidable chart topping artist Stormzy.
International actress Natalie Dormer, currently on stage in London’s West End starring in Venus in Fur, indie pop singer and Internet sensation Madison Beer and pop singer and actress Sabrina Carpenter are set to present awards at the show.
The 2017 MTV EMAs will broadcast around the globe from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London and will air live on MTV Asia on Monday, 13 November: Red Carpet (2am WIB, 3am MY/SG) and Main Show (3am WIB, 4am MY/SG). The repeat telecast airs on the same day: Red Carpet (6pm WIB, 7pm MY/SG) and Main Show (7pm WIB, 8pm MY/SG).
For the 2017 MTV EMAs, Shawn Mendes is nominated for “Best Song” for “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” and has also earned nods in the “Best Artist,” “Best Pop,” “Biggest Fans” and “Best Canadian Act” categories. Demi Lovato and Camila Cabello are also both up for “Best Pop,” and The Killers are nominated for “Best Rock.” Stormzy is up for “Best UK & Ireland Act.” The artists join previously announced performer and this year’s 2017 MTV EMA host Rita Ora, who will be performing her highly-anticipated new single.
Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.
The 2017 MTV EMAs, one of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world, will broadcast to MTV channels worldwide from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London on Sunday, 12 November at 8:00pm GMT*.
Full list of the 2017 MTV EMA nominees can be found here -- voting is open until 11 November at 10:59pm GMT / 11:59pm CET.
MTV is the world’s biggest youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of nearly 785 million households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. Outside of the United States, MTV is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all platforms. For more information about MTV in Asia, visit www.mtvasia.com.
About the 2017 MTV EMAS
The 2017 MTV EMAs will broadcast LIVE across the globe on Sunday, 12th November at 8:00PM GMT** from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England in partnership with #LondonIsOpen. One of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world, the MTV EMAs bring music fans a unique, multi-platform experience across MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels and over 300 digital media properties and platforms. Follow @MTVEMA on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat (@MTVEMA) and Instagram, and join the conversation with #MTVEMA. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers for the 2017 MTV EMAs. Debbie Phillips and Chloe Mason are Producers. Hamish Hamilton is Director. For MTV EMA news, updates and press materials please visit press.mtvema.com.
**Check local listings.
#LondonIsOpen is a major campaign – launched by the Mayor, Sadiq Khan – to show that London is united and open for business, and to the world, following the EU referendum. It shows the world that London remains entrepreneurial, international and full of creativity and possibility. It reassures the more than one million foreign nationals who live in London that they will always be welcome, and that any form of discrimination will not be tolerated.
Yvette YeoCommunications, Viacom International Media Networks Asia
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