BRUNO MARS TO TAKE THE "2013 MTV EMA" STAGE IN AMSTERDAM
THE "2013 MTV EMA" WILL BROADCAST LIVE FROM AMSTERDAM'S ZIGGO DOME
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH AT 9:00PM CET*
LONDON / NEW YORK - 31 October 2013 - Three-time "2013 MTV EMA" nominee and chart-topping performer Bruno Mars is set to take the stage at the "2013 MTV EMA," which will broadcast Sunday, November 10th at 7:00PM ET/PT on MTV in the United States*. The "2013 MTV EMA" is sponsored in the U.S. by 5 Gum(TM), LG Mobile, Herbal Essences, Taco Bell(R) and T-Mobile(R).
Making a stop during the European leg of his jam-packed worldwide "Moonshine Jungle Tour," singer/songwriter/producer Bruno Mars will head to Amsterdam for the "2013 MTV EMA" to perform a hit song from his multi-platinum album, Unorthodox Jukebox. Mars has been nominated in three "2013 MTV EMA" categories this year, including Best Song for "Locked Out of Heaven," Best Male and Best US Act. His return to the EMA stage marks his second performance ever at the show; he scored big at the "2011 MTV EMA" in Belfast where he won Best New and Best PUSH.
"We had a blast the last time, and I can't wait to do it again on the 10th!" said Bruno Mars.
Mars joins previously announced performers Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, Kings of Leon, Icona Pop, Snoop Dogg, Afrojack, Imagine Dragons, The Killers and Katy Perry; presenters Jared Leto, Rita Ora, Bridgit Mendler, Iggy Azalea, Ellie Goulding, Carice van Houten and Colton Haynes; intergalactic MC Redfoo, backstage host Ariana Grande and special guest Ron Burgundy of Anchorman 2 (Will Ferrell).
Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the "2013 MTV EMA" nominations with five nods each, while Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Robin Thicke are each up for four awards. Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Green Day, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Daft Punk, Rudimental, Icona Pop and One Direction are each nominated for three awards. Artists with two EMA nods include Rihanna, Katy Perry, Eminem, Jay Z, Bastille, Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Paramore, Rita Ora, Drake, Afrojack, Avicii, Calvin Harris and Iggy Azalea.
The MTV EMA - MTV's global celebration of the hottest stars in music - recognizes artists from around the world and across genres, and brings together music fans everywhere for a one-of-a-kind experience in the weeks leading up to and at the show. Fans can vote for EMA categories such as Best New, Best Live and more by visiting www.mtvema.com online or http://m.mtvema.com on their mobile phones. Voting for EMA categories is open now until 11:59PM CET on Friday, November 8th, 2013.
Outside the U.S., the "2013 MTV EMA" will broadcast live Sunday, November 10th at 9:00PM CET*.
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*Please check local listings; the show will air tape delayed in some markets.
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