PANIC! AT THE DISCO, ALESSIA CARA, MARSHMELLO, BASTILLE, ANNE MARIE AND JACK & JACK JOIN “2018 MTV EMA” PERFORMER LINEUP
Lindsay Lohan, Anitta, Debby Ryan, Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross will also make appearances on the global music stage
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SINGAPORE, 25 OCTOBER 2018 – MTV is adding the hottest acts in music to its performance lineup for the “2018 MTV EMAs” with award-winning and internationally acclaimed rock band, Panic! At the Disco, 2018 Grammy Award®-winning “Best New Artist” Alessia Cara, world renowned DJ / producer Marshmello and breakout pop duo Jack & Jack.
Joining Marshmello onstage will be British band Bastille to perform Marshmello’s chart-topping single “Happier.” Since its release in August, “Happier" has reached #1 on Billboard's Dance/Electronic Streaming Chart & Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales Chart and has more than 220 million streams on Spotify. It also hit #1 on the Top 15 Global Chart in Apple Music.
Marshmello will also be joined onstage by Anne-Marie to perform their platinum-certified track “FRIENDS” which is certified platinum in the US and UK and certified triple platinum in Canada.
Grammy nominated Panic! At the Disco will perform “High Hopes” from their sixth studio album “Pray for the Wicked.”
Alessia Cara will perform her new single “Trust My Lonely,” a track that follows up “Growing Pains,” released via Def Jam Recordings. Both tracks are slated to appear on Alessia’s upcoming second album, THE PAINS OF GROWING.
Jack & Jack will perform their new single “No One Compares To You,” a song that comes on the heels of their hit collaboration “Rise” with multi-platinum artist and producer Jonas Blue.
These artists join previously announced host and performer Hailee Steinfeld, as well as performers Nicki Minaj, Halsey, Rosalía and “Global Icon” award recipient Janet Jackson. Jackson will perform a medley of her greatest hits including her recent smash single, “Made for Now.”
Lindsay Lohan, Anitta, Debby Ryan, Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross are added to present awards at the show, joining Netflix stars Michael Peña and Diego Luna.
Additional performers and presenters will be announced at a later date.
The “2018 MTV EMAs” will air live around the globe from Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Spain. Catch the live broadcast on Sunday, 5 November at 2am (WIB) and 3am (SG/MY) for the red carpet, 3am (WIB) and 4am (SG/MY) for the main show, and across MTV's global network of channels in more than 180 countries and territories, reaching more than half a billion households around the world. Catch the first encore telecast on the same day at 6pm (WIB) and 7pm (SG/MY) for the red carpet, 7pm (WIB) and 8pm (SG/MY) for the main show.
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ABOUT THE 2018 MTV EMA:
The 2018 MTV EMAs will broadcast LIVE from Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Spain. 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 in nearly 180 countries and 450 million homes around the world, connecting with over 350 million fans across all social media 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 2018 MTV EMAs. Debbie Phillips and Ceire Deery are Producers. Hamish Hamilton is Director.
Eunice Nicole Lim
Manager, Communications, Southeast Asia
Viacom International Media Networks Asia
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