MTV today announced the nominees for the “2013 MTV EMA,” the world’s annual music awards show that celebrates the year’s hottest artists from around the globe. Musical powerhouse and multi-hyphenate Justin Timberlake and breakthrough artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the EMA nominations with five nods each, while always captivating superstars Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke are each up for four awards. The “2013 MTV EMA” will broadcast on MTV channels around the world on Monday, 11 November at 2am (WIB), 3am (SIN/HK/PH), 4am (MAL) from the stunning new Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam.
Fans also won’t want to miss the “2013 EMA Nomination Special” hosted by Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), premiering 10.30pm (WIB) and 11.30pm (SIN/HK/PH) on Tuesday, 17 September, and 12.30am (MAL) and 5.30pm (TH) on Wednesday, 18 September. The world famous Anchorman Ron Burgundy (star of the upcoming Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues) will deliver the news on this year’s EMA nominees in his unique and hilarious way.
Each year, the MTV EMA highlights incredible artists from every corner of the world with the Worldwide Act category. Fans can vote for nominated artists from their respective territory starting today, Tuesday, 17 September. The local winners will receive an EMA award and also move on to the next phase of voting starting Friday, 25 October and compete for the regional title. The 10 official Worldwide Act nominees from each region will then be announced on Monday, 1 November, and battle for the Worldwide Act Award. The winner will be named at the show in Amsterdam.
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 more than 200 digital media properties around the world. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers for the “2013 MTV EMA.”