MTV EMAs: Manchester will host the 2024 edition

MTV EMAs: Manchester will host the 2024 edition

MTV announced today that the next edition of MTV EMAs (MTV Europe Music Awards) will take place in Manchester, England. The event has reached its 30th edition she returns to England and for the first time to Manchester, after having also been to Italy in the past (1988 and 2015 in Milan and 2004 Rome).

Live from the brand new Manchester Co-op Live Arena, built for the occasion, the show, which will see i great artists on the international music scene, will be broadcast Sunday 10 November 2024 on MTV in over 150 countries and, where available, also on Pluto TV and Paramount+.

There are 14 categories into which the prizes awarded by the television broadcaster MTV to world artists are divided. Among the prizes awarded, one goes to the best artist of each European country in which the music television station is broadcast.

To date, the most awarded is Justin Bieber who, between 2010 and 2016, put up 22 trophies against 52 nominations. Also in this ranking is the inevitable Taylor Swift who collected 15 awards and 51 nominations between 20122 and 2023.

The 2023 edition was supposed to take place in Paris but then, due to the risk of attacks following the outbreak of the war between Israel and Palestine, the final evening was cancelled.

Among the awards awarded in 2023 that of Best Song He went to Jung Kook and Latto with “Seven“, While Taylor Swift won the award for Best Video on the song “Anti-Hero”. The American singer was also regarded as Artist of the YearWhile Plum weight won in the category Best revelation artist. THE2023 was also the year of Maneskin who won the award as best rock artist of the year (ahead of Arctic Monkey and Foo Fighters) and how best Italian Act (followed by Annalisa and Elodie)

The MTV Europe Music Awards were created as a contrast to the American version of the MTV Music Awards

The MTV EMAs are among the most important and anticipated evenings in the global music scene, bringing together the world’s great stars, giving life to iconic and memorable performances. During the evening, the most popular world artists in Europe are awarded. Manchester is a city that boasts a very rich musical and creative tradition; inside the brand new Co-op Live Arena, the show will certainly be unprecedented” he has declared Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & Events, Paramount, and Chief Content Officer, Music, Paramount+.

Lee Sears, President, International Markets Advertising Sales, commented: “Manchester is a dynamic and innovative city perfect for bringing to life an important musical event such as the MTV EMAs. We can’t wait to introduce the world to this city and its new Co-op Live arena”.

Bev Craig, Leader of Manchester City Council, he added: Given its storied musical history, MTV couldn’t have chosen a better city for this year’s EMAs. Thanks also to our expertise, experience and reputation in organizing world-class events we are confident that Manchester will be an exceptional platform for MTV EMAs and we look forward to welcoming MTV and the international music community to our city for what will be a epic celebration of music and artists. Manchester meets MTV – we can’t wait!”

Gary Roden, executive director and general manager of Co-op Live, he said instead: “Co-op Live was designed from the ground up to deliver an unprecedented live music experience and we are delighted to host an event that perfectly embodies what this space was born to do. We are honored to be part of the history of the MTV EMAs and to consolidate the city of Manchester’s position in the global live entertainment sector”.