Published on October 20th, 2017 | by Refilwe
DEMI LOVATO, SHAWN MENDES, CAMILA CABELLO, KESHA AND THE KILLERS SET TO PERFORM AT THE 2017 MTV EMAs LIVE FROM LONDON
Johannesburg, 20 October 2017: MTV today announced an extensive first line-up of performers for the 2017 MTV EMAs including Grammy nominated and multi-platinum superstar Demi Lovato, singer-songwriter and global sensation Shawn Mendes, pop songstress Kesha, global breakout artist Camila Cabello, acclaimed rockers The Killers and London’s own hometown hero, formidable chart topping artist Stormzy. The 2017 MTV EMAs will air live on Sunday 12 November at 22:00 CAT on both MTV (DStv channel 130) and Mtv Base (DStv channel 322).
International actress Natalie Dormer, indie pop singer and Internet sensation Madison Beer and pop singer and actress Sabrina Carpenter are set to present awards at the show.
This year’s MTV EMAs sees six artists nominated for the MTV EMAs Best Africa Act Category: Babes Wodumo, Nasty C, Wizkid, C4 Pedro, Davido and Nyashinski.
Shawn Mendes is nominated for “Best Song” for “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” and who has also earned nods in the “Best Artist,” “Best Pop,” “Biggest Fans” and “Best Canadian Act” categories. Demi Lovato and Camila Cabello are also both up for “Best Pop,” and The Killers are nominated for “Best Rock.” Stormzy is up for “Best UK & Ireland Act.” The artists join previously announced performer and this year’s 2017 MTV EMA host Rita Ora, who will be performing her highly-anticipated new single.
Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.
The 2017 MTV EMAs, one of the biggest global music events of the year celebrates the hottest artists from around the world and will take place from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London.
Smirnoff is the official South African broadcast sponsor for the 2017 MTV EMAs.
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