MTV today confirmed that Miley Cyrus will perform at the “2013 MTV EMA” in Amsterdam. Cyrus joins previously announced performers Katy Perry and The Killers, with the evening’s MC Redfoo of LMFAO, backstage host Ariana Grande and presenter Ron Burgundy of Anchorman 2(Will Ferrell) also set to appear. MTV will announce additional “2013 MTV EMA” performers and presenters at a later date.
World renowned entertainer and multiplatinum recording artist Miley Cyrus has taken the world by storm, not only dominating the music charts but also pop culture buzz in 2013. It was announced just yesterday that Cyrus’ critically acclaimed new album Bangerz debuted at #1 on both the Billboard Top 200 Chart and the Digital Album Chart in the U.S., in addition to hitting #1 on iTunes in more than 70 countries.Bangerz also debuted at #1 in Canada, Australia, Ireland and the UK, where Cyrus currently has a double #1 with “Wrecking Ball” hitting the top slot on the UK singles chart. Cyrus is nominated in four “2013 MTV EMA” categories, including Best Pop, Best Female, Best Video for “Wrecking Ball” and Best US Act. Her return to the EMA stage will mark her second “MTV EMA” performance to date.
Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the “2013 MTV EMA” nominations with five nods each, while 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. African artists in the running for Best African Act include LCNVL, Mafikizolo, P-Square, Wizkid and Fuse ODG.
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.mtv.co.za and www.mtvbase.com. Voting for EMA categories is open now until 00:59 CAT on Saturday 9 November 2013.
The “2013 MTV EMA” will air across MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels reaching nearly 700 million households around the world as well as through syndication. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV’s 200+ digital media properties around the world.
Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers for the “2013 MTV EMA.”
Miiley Cyrus’ performance will be broadcast live on MTV (DStv Channel 130) during the “2013 MTV EMA” on from the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam.