"MTV EMAS 2017" TO LIGHT UP LONDON
Europe's biggest music night is finally coming back to London! After a long wait of 21 years, the city will host MTV Europe Music Awards, in a star-studded ceremony.
MTV on 15.02.2017, announced that London has been chosen to host the 24th annual MTV EMAs 2017. Celebrating the year’s music highlights and featuring the world’s biggest artists, the MTV EMAs 2017 is confirmed to broadcast across MTV’s TV, social and digital platforms live from The SSE Arena, Wembley on Sunday 12th November.
London's mayor Sadiq Khan announced that the biggest names in music will be present at the SSE Arena in Wembley for the 24th annual EMAs.
"After two decades away, the MTV EMAs are returning to electrify the greatest city in the world once again. It promises to be an absolutely incredible evening, featuring some of the globe's top artists and watched by millions," he said
MTV EMA 2017 London - Sadiq Khan and David Lynn (Credit - Getty Images)
He also praised London's exceptional history of music by saying, "London is the natural city to host one of the greatest musical shows on earth - with our exceptional musical history, wealth of creative talent and outstanding venues - we're the entertainment capital of the world. Whether you're a musical superstar, Londoner or visitor to the city - London is Open to entertain you."
MTV EMA 2017 London - Laura Whitmore, Ray BLK, Sadiq Khan, David Lynn, Tinie Tempah (Credit - Getty Images)
Khan was joined by, MTV presenter Laura Whitmore and musicians Tinie Tempah and RAY BLK to announce the news.
First held in London in 1996, this will be the 6th time that the UK has hosted the awards show with previous host cities including Edinburgh (2003), Liverpool (2008), Belfast (2011) and Glasgow (2014).