TORONTO (November 8, 2013) – The historicDutch city of Amsterdam gets ready to party rock like never before, as the 2013 MTV EMA celebrates its 20thanniversary with stadium-shaking performances from the biggest names in musicand entertainment, airing exclusivelyon MTV, Sunday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. ET.This year’s impressive line-up includes world-class performances by Kings of Leon, Icona Pop,Snoop Lion, Robin Thicke, Afrojack, Bruno Mars,Miley Cyrus, ImagineDragons, The Killers, and anexclusive performance by Katy Perry, who debuts her newestsingle “Unconditionally”.
Beforethe EMAs kick-off, viewers get a front row seat to all the red carpet action whenthe EMA PRE-SHOW airs live at 7 p.m. ET. Exclusive live streaming ofthe Red Carpet arrivals show and the main event is available live at mtv.ca starting at 2 p.m. ET (Nov. 10). Also online, fans can cast a votefor this year’s fave artists in each award category.
Canada’s very own, JustinBieber is duking it out as North America’s Best Act to grab the ultimate prizeas the Worldwide Act winner. In this category, fans across the globe vote for their hometown artists torepresent their region at this year’s EMA. The final five nominees go head tohead in one last round of voting in an effort to earn the Worldwide Actdistinction.
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Power-vocalist Ariana Grande keeps viewers up-to-date with allthe backstage action, while the world's most famous and classiest anchorman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) reports fromvarious Amsterdam landmarks throughout the night.
PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED TO DATE:
Kings of Leon
PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED TO DATE:
Carice van Houtin (GAMES OF THRONES)
Colton Haynes (ARROW)
RJ Mitte (BREAKING BAD)
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About the 2013 MTV EMA
The 2013MTV EMA will air across MTV's global network of more than 60 channelsreaching nearly 700 million households around the world as well as throughsyndication. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach theentire interactive community, via MTV's more than 200 digital media propertiesaround the world. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers forthe 2013 MTV EMA. For MTV EMA news and announcements, check out EMA onFacebook or follow us @mtvema. For MTV EMA press materials, please visit press.mtvema.com orfollow us @VIMN_PR.
From fashion and politics to lifestyles and trends, MTV is all about the stories of young amazing lives from adistinctly Canadian perspective. Available across multiple platforms,including online at mtv.ca and live on Bell Mobile TV, MTV pushesboundaries with innovative original programming. MTV is available in 6.5 million householdsacross Canada and is a Canadian-programmed and managed business. MTV is adivision of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’slargest communications company. MTV in Canada is one of 63 MTV-branded servicesavailable in 152 territories around the world.
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