THE “2011 MTV EMA RED CARPET LIVE” KICKS OFF THE FUN IN BELFAST SUNDAY, 6TH NOVEMBER AT 8PM CET
THE “2011 MTV EMA RED CARPET LIVE” KICKS OFF THE FUN
IN BELFAST SUNDAY, 6TH NOVEMBER AT 8PM CET*
PRE-SHOW TO FEATURE SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY JASON DERULO,
HOSTED BY TIM KASH AND LOUISE ROE
LONDON / NEW YORK – 27 October 2011 – MTV today announced that the 2011 MTV EMA festivities will kick off with a special pre-show, “2011 MTV EMA Red Carpet Live”, premiering Sunday, 6th November at 8PM CET* and hosted by international presenters Tim Kash (MTV News, E! Network’s Daily 10) and Louise Roe (MTV’s Plain Jane, E!’s Fashion Police). Tim and Louise will give viewers all the up-to-the-minute news and updates from the 2011 MTV EMA red carpet in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as they interview the hottest artists and A-list celebs from around the globe and get audiences hyped for the world’s biggest night in music.
The “2011 MTV EMA Red Carpet Live” pre-show will also feature a performance by chart-topping US singer-songwriter Jason Derulo, who will be taking the stage at Belfast’s iconic City Hall, fresh from the international release of his second album Future History. Additionally, MTV will be revealing the winners of two of the EMA categories during the pre-show – Biggest Fans and Best Alternative – so be sure to tune in and see who comes out on top!
Fans will get a chance to follow all the action on www.mtvema.com and interact with host Selena Gomez, chat, follow our blog, view exclusive webcams and more. Also, through the 2011 MTV EMA Twitter Tracker, users can follow trending topics and view all of the EMA related tweets (#MTVEMA), tweet directly from the website and wield the power over which artists trend on the evening of the event.
About the 2011 MTV EMA
Hosted by multi-talented singer and actress Selena Gomez, the “2011 MTV EMA” will premiere Sunday, 6th November at 9PM CET*. The “2011 MTV EMA” is sponsored by Dell, Replay, Hyundai and Swatch. Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jessie J, LMFAO and Snow Patrol are confirmed to perform, and Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Jenni “JWOWW” Farley and Awkward star Ashley Rickards are confirmed to present. Queen will be honoured with the Global Icon award and will also take the stage for a special performance. More performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. Viewers can vote for their favorite EMA artists by visiting www.mtvema.com. Lady Gaga leads the pack of EMA nominees with six nods, with Katy Perry and Bruno Mars following closely behind with four nominations. Adele, Justin Bieber and Thirty Seconds To Mars are each up for three awards. Other EMA nominees include Foo Fighters, Snoop Dogg, My Chemical Romance, Jennifer Lopez, LMFAO, Jessie J, Beyoncé, Coldplay, Eminem, Arcade Fire, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Far East Movement, Kanye West, Linkin Park, Wiz Khalifa and Kings of Leon. Richard Godfrey and Bruce Gillmer are Executive Producers for the “2011 MTV EMA.” For all MTV EMA news and announcements, check out EMA on Facebook and follow us @ EMA Twitter. For MTV EMA press materials, please visit press.mtvema.com.
*check local listings; the show will air tape delayed in some markets.
For further information, please contact:
MTV / Viacom International Media Networks (London)
+44 207 284 6144
MTV / VIMN (New York)
+1 917 734 4966
MTV is the world’s premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion 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. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information about the 2011 MTV EMA, please visit press.mtvema.com.