GREEN DAY TO HEADLINE “MTV WORLD STAGE SEVILLE”
Historic Plaza de España Performance To be Broadcast Globally During “2019 MTV EMAs”
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SINGAPORE, 15 OCTOBER 2019 - MTV today announced that iconic rock act Green Day will headline “MTV World Stage Seville,” closing out “MTV Music Week” at the city’s spectacular Plaza de España on Saturday, November 2nd. The concert will take place ahead of the “2019 MTV EMAs”, which will broadcast live on MTV Asia on Monday, 4 November 2019, starting with the red carpet premiere at 2.00 AM (WIB), 3.00 AM (SG/MY/PH), and 4.00 AM (MY - Astro). This is followed by the main show at 3.00 AM (WIB), 4.00 AM (SG/MY/PH), and 5.00 AM (MY – Astro). The 2019 MTV EMAs will also be livestreamed on the MTV Play app.
Green Day fans will have the opportunity to obtain limited ‘first-access’ tickets beginning 11:00 CET on Tuesday, October 15th via a special code and link sent to band’s mailing list. Sign up can be found at https://greenday.com/sign-up.
“Green Day are, without a doubt, one of the world’s most successful rock bands. And after three decades, their music remains super fresh and relevant,” said Bruce Gillmer, global head of music and talent, Viacom and co-brand head, MTV International. “We’re thrilled to have them take the stage in Seville to deliver what they’ve always been known for -- an iconic supercharged performance!”
Honored with the “MTV EMA Global Icon” award in 2016, Green Day recently released their brand new single “Father Of All…,” which is the lead track on their forthcoming thirteenth studio album of the same name, out February 7, 2020 on Reprise/Warner Records. In the summer of 2020, they will embark on a global stadium tour with Fall Out Boy and Weezer; their HELLA MEGA Tour presented by Harley-Davidson kicks off June 13 in Paris and will visit cities throughout Europe, the U.K. and North America. Additionally, the rock icons will perform a series of solo dates throughout Europe and Asia in support of their album, Father Of All… Tour dates are available here.
Formed in 1986 in Berkeley, CA, Green Day is one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time, with more than 70 million records sold worldwide and 10 billion cumulative audio/visual streams. Their 1994 breakout album Dookie, which sold over 10 million and achieved diamond status, is widely credited with popularizing and reviving mainstream interest in punk rock, catapulting a career-long run of #1 hit singles. In 2015, the band were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility. Entertainment Weekly calls Green Day, “The most influential band of their generation,” while Rolling Stone attests, “Green Day have inspired more young bands to start than any act this side of KISS, and that doesn't seem to be changing.”
MTV World Stage is a global series that showcases the hottest performers from around the world. Recorded live at the most exclusive gigs, world-renowned music festivals and unique concert locations, MTV World Stage is the front row seat for music lovers to experience the biggest artists on the globe without leaving the comfort of their sofas.
The 2019 MTV EMA Red Carpet is sponsored by the upcoming film, “Charlie’s Angels”.
Voting is open at mtvema.com until November 2nd at 11:59pm CET.
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ABOUT THE 2019 MTV EMA The MTV EMAs 2019 will broadcast LIVE across the globe on 3rd November from FIBES Conference & Exhibition Centre of Seville, 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. Follow @MTVEMA on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram, and join the conversation with #MTVEMA. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers for the MTV EMAs 2019. Director is Liz Clare and Debbie Phillips and Ceire Deery are Producers. Paul Dugdale is Director of MTV World Stage Seville and Jez Breadin is Producer.
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