Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars To Perform At MTV EMA

Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars To Perform At MTV EMA:

Gaga and Mars join already announced performers Coldplay and LMFAO for November 6 show.
By Jocelyn Vena

Lady Gaga
Photo: WireImage

Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars are set to join the MTV EMA party. On Monday (October 17), Gaga and Mars were announced as the latest performers at the November 6 show, which takes place in Belfast, Ireland.

Selena Gomez will host the event, which will also include performances from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Coldplay, LMFAO and Jessie J. Presenters include MTV stars Snooki and JWoww from "Jersey Shore," as well as "Awkward." actress Ashley Rickards.

Gaga is up for six awards, including Best Female, Best Live Act, Best Pop Act, Best Song and Best Video for "Born This Way." She scored the sixth nom in the Biggest Fans category, an honor she'll share with her Little Monsters if she wins.

Mars is tied with Katy Perry for four noms at the show; he's up for Best Song and Best Pop for "Grenade," along with Best Male and Best New. Adele, Justin Bieber and Thirty Seconds to Mars are each up for three. Other big nominees include Beyoncé, Foo Fighters, Jennifer Lopez, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, My Chemical Romance, Eminem, Arcade Fire, Far East Movement, Wiz Khalifa, Linkin Park and Kings of Leon.

The show will premiere on Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más at 6 p.m. ET on November 6 and noon on mtvU on November 7. American and Canadian audiences can vote for the North American nominee for the Worldwide Act award, who will represent the continent at the EMA against contenders from across the globe.

For a complete list of nominees and to vote for your favorite artists, check out the MTV EMA website. Stick with MTV News as we roll out more information on performers and presenters.