Multi Award Winning DJ, Producer and Songwriter Calvin Harris Set to Ignite The 2014 MTV EMA


MTV has today added a host of new names to the 2014 MTV EMA performer lineup. Record-breaking, Scottish-born artist Calvin Harris is set to take the MTV EMA stage for the first time. Some of the best and most exciting new artists of 2014 will also perform: breakthrough Brit Charli XCX, electro-pop songstress Kiesza and UK rock duo Royal Blood. The news was posted across the artists’ social media accounts this morning. The 2014 MTV EMA, one of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world, will broadcast live to MTV channels around the world from the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Monday, 10 November at 2am (TH/WIB) and 3am (SG/MY/PH)*.

Calvin Harris has been nominated in the Best Electronic and Best UK & Ireland Act categories.

Calvin Harris

Kiesza has been nominated for Best New, Best Video for Hideaway, Best Push and Best Canadian Act.


Charli XCX has been nominated in the Best Push and Best New categories.

Charli XCX

• International rock breakthrough of the year and MTV PUSH act for October Royal Blood are set to take the MTV EMA stage.

Royal Blood

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

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 across all 2014 MTV EMA categories at Voting will close on 9 November 2014 at 5:59am SGT.

“Can’t wait to Break all the rules in Scotland, haha, it’s going to be Wild! ;)” – Charli XCX

“It is such a thrill to have this opportunity to perform at the EMA’s alongside so many unbelievable artists. I am really excited and looking forward to a high energy night!" –Kiesza

The 2014 MTV EMA sponsored by essence, Europe's No.1 cosmetics brand**, 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 on Monday, 10 November at 2am (TH/WIB) and 3am (SG/MY/PH)* from the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. It repeats on the same day at 7pm (WIB), 8pm (SG/PH) and 9pm (MY), and on Tuesday, 11 November at 1pm (TH).

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 them on Instagram or Facebook

*Check local listings.

**Euromonitor, IRI, Nielsen in units 2013