MTV (DStv channel 130) and MTV Base (DStv channel 322) have today announced the final 10 artists in the running to be named Worldwide Act at the 2014 MTV EMA, one of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world. After seven weeks, three stages of voting and millions of fan votes via mtvema.com, the competition has been narrowed down from 286 musical acts to just 10. The Worldwide Act winner will be revealed at the 2014 MTV EMA,taking place at the SSE Hydro, Glasgow on Sunday 9 November.
The 2014 MTV EMA in association with Smirnoff Ice Double Black with Guarana will broadcast live on MTV and MTV Base on Sunday 9 November at 22:00 CAT.
The 2014 MTV EMA Worldwide Act nominees are:
Africa, India, Middle East – Mohammed Assaf
Australia, New Zealand – 5 Seconds of Summer
Europe Central – Revolverheld
Europe East – Dawid Kwiatkowski
Europe North – One Direction
Europe South – Alessandra Amoroso
Japan, Korea – B.A.P
Latin America – Dulce Maria
North America – Fifth Harmony
SE Asia, Mainland China & Hong Kong, Taiwan – Bibi Zhou
Fans can to vote for their favourite artist now at mtvema.com. Voting will close at 00:59 CAT on Sunday 9 November.
|•||Previous winners of Worldwide Act include: Chris Lee (2013), Han Geng (2012) and BIGBANG (2011).|
|•||Global hip hop superstar Nicki Minaj is set to host the 2014 MTV EMA.|
|•||Enrique Iglesias, 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.|
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. 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.
Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers for the 2014 MTV EMA.