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Global Superstar Enrique Iglesias to Perform at MTV EMA

Global Superstar Enrique Iglesias to Perform at The 2014 MTV EMA


2014 MTV EMA TO SALUTE SONGS THAT INSPIRE AND EMPOWER YOUNG PEOPLE

WITH BRAND NEW CATEGORY: ‘BEST SONG WITH A MESSAGE’

SOCIAL VOTE NOW OPEN ACROSS INSTAGRAM, TWITTER AND VINE

THE 2014 MTV EMA PREMIERES ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 10 FROM 8AM NZT
ON MTV, SKY CHANNEL 014

MTV New Zealand has today revealed that global superstar Enrique Iglesias will be performing at the 2014 MTV EMA, one of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world. Iglesias revealed the news to his fans this morning via his social media accounts. In addition, MTV has unveiled a new, socially-focused award category for the 2014 MTV EMA, Best Song with a Message, which recognizes songs that have an empowering impact on young people, tackling important issues they care about and inspiring them to have a social conscience. The 2014 MTV EMA will broadcast live from the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Monday 10th November at 8:00am NZT on MTV, Sky Channel 014.

The 2014 nominees for Best Song with a Message are:

We Exist” - Arcade Fire, which addresses gender identity

We Are Here” - Alicia Keys, a cry for an end to violence around the world and an ode to our shared humanity

Take Me to Church” - Hozier, which discusses homophobia and reclaiming humanity through an act of love

Pretty Hurts” - Beyoncé, an examination of our appearance-obsessed world and the negative impact people’s sense of self-worth

All About That Bass” - Meghan Trainor, an anthem to self-acceptance and inner beauty

• Following his MTV EMA performance, Iglesias will embark on the European leg of his Sex and Love world tour. For tour information go to www.enriqueiglesias.com.

Enrique Iglesias is nominated for Best World Stage and after being named 2014 MTV EMA Best Spanish Act now has the opportunity to be voted into the prestigious Worldwide Act award category.

• The winner of Best Song with a Message will be revealed on 10 November during the live broadcast of the 2014 MTV EMA.

• The Best Song with a Message category is exclusively sponsored by Someone Like Me, a global sex education campaign partnership between Durex and the MTV Staying Alive Foundation.

• Fans can vote on Instagram, Twitter, and Vine for their favourite Best Song with a Message by using the following hashtags: #WeExistEMA, #WeAreHereEMA, #TakeMeToChurchEMA, #PrettyHurtsEMA, #AllAboutThatBassEMA.

• Global hip hop superstar Nicki Minaj is set to host the 2014 MTV EMA.

Calvin Harris, Charli XCX, Kiesza, Royal Blood, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and Nicki Minaj have been previously confirmed to perform at the 2014 MTV EMA.

• British rock legend Ozzy Osbourne will be honoured with the Global Icon Award and will be in Glasgow to accept his award.

• Fans can vote now for their favourite artists at mtvema.com. Voting closes on 8 November 2014 at 2:59pm AEDT.

• For artwork, press assets and further information please visit press.mtvema.com.

The 2014 MTV EMA sponsored by essence, Europe's No.1 cosmetics brand and Someone Like Me, a global sex education campaign partnership between Durex and MTV Staying Alive Foundation, 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 more than 200 digital media properties around the world. The 2014 MTV EMA will broadcast live from the SSE Hydro in Glasgow onMonday 10th November at 8:00am NZT on MTV, Sky Channel 014.

The MTV EMA – one of the biggest global music events of the year – 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. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers for the 2014 MTV EMA. The 2014 MTV EMA marks the first time that the show will be held in Glasgow, Scotland and has received support from Glasgow City Marketing Bureau and EventScotland. Follow @MTVEMA and check #MTVEMA on Twitter and find us on Instagram or Facebook. For MTV EMA news, updates and press materials please visit press.mtvema.com or follow us @MTV_NZPR.

THE 2014 MTV EMA PREMIERES ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 10 FROM 8AM NZT
ON MTV, SKY CHANNEL 014


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