LIAM PAYNE, TRAVIS SCOTT, FRENCH MONTANA AND CLEAN BANDIT JOIN 2017 MTV EMA PERFORMER LINEUP
JAMES BAY, WILL.I.AM AND DAVID GUETTA ADDED AS PRESENTERS
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NEW YORK, NY (October 26, 2017) - MTV today announced additional headliners for the star-studded 2017 MTV EMA performer lineup including breakout pop superstar Liam Payne. Platinum selling hip-hop trail blazer and trendsetter Travis Scott will take the stage. Also performing and following his success with one of the year's biggest records is global hip-hop mega star French Montana. With a string of hits, UK pop-electronic wonders and "Best Song" nominees Clean Bandit were also announced today, for a special performance featuring a host of star names: Zara Larsson, Sean Paul, Anne-Marie and Julia Michaels, who is lead vocalist on the new Clean Bandit smash "Miss You" which is released tomorrow.
The artists join previously-announced performers Shawn Mendes, Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello, Kesha, The Killers, Stormzy, and this year's 2017 MTV EMA host Rita Ora, who will be performing her highly-anticipated new single.
James Bay, will.i.am and David Guetta are added to present awards at the show, joining previously-announced presenters Natalie Dormer, Madison Beer and Sabrina Carpenter.
Additional performers will be announced during show week.
The 2017 MTV EMAs, one of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world, will broadcast to MTV channels worldwide from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London on Sunday, 12 November. The 2017 MTV EMAS will air LIVE in the U.S. beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT with the hour-long pre-show, leading into the main show at 3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT.
Full list of the 2017 MTV EMA nominees can be found here -- voting is open until 11 November at 5:59pm ET.
The official sponsors of the 2017 MTV EMAs U.S. broadcast include Always(R), HP, Inc and Neutrogena(R).
About the 2017 MTV EMAS
The 2017 MTV EMAs U.S. broadcast, in partnership with Always(R), HP, Inc and Neutrogena(R), will air live on Sunday, November 12th from the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England in partnership with #LondonIsOpen. 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 of more than 60 channels and over 300 digital media properties and platforms. Follow @MTVEMA on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat (@MTVEMA) and Instagram, and join the conversation with #MTVEMA. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers for the 2017 MTV EMAs. Debbie Phillips and Chloe Mason are Producers. Hamish Hamilton is Director. For MTV EMA news, updates and press materials please visit press.mtvema.com.
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