MTV EMAs 2015 preview: Everything you need to know: When and where to watch, who will be performing and hosting

The European Music Awards will be broadcast in 360 degrees and hosted by Ed Sheeran and Ruby Rose

Jack Shepherd
Sunday 25 October 2015 15:22
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Ed Sheeran and Ruby Rose are set to host 2015's MTV EMAs
Ed Sheeran and Ruby Rose are set to host 2015's MTV EMAs

The 22nd MTV EMAs - European Music Awards - will air tonight (25 October), and features an exciting line-up of pop stars and celebrities.

The event, hosted by Ed Sheeran and model Ruby Rose, will take place at Milan's Mediolanum Forum and will be the first award show to be broadcast in virtual 360 degrees.

If you’re not sure where to watch, at what time and who will be performing, look no further - we’ve got all the information you need right here.

What time are the EMAs on? The Red Carpet event starts at 8 pm while the main show starts at 9 pm.

How can I watch MTV’s EMA? For the first time, the whole world will be able to simultaneously watch the award show via an app. This won’t be a normal broadcast, however. MTV want you to strap your iPhone or Android device to your face so you can watch in 3D.

If you’d rather watch the old fashioned way, the show will be broadcast from Channel 5 at 9pm.

Who is performing? Host Ed Sheeran will be performing, as will Justin Bieber, Pharrell Williams, Ellie Goulding, Andrea Bocelli, James Bay, Jason Derulo and Jess Glynne.

Who is nominated? Taylor Swift leads the pack with nine nominations, her toughest category being Best Female which includes Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna. You can read the full list of nominees here.

Has the voting closed? Yes, it stopped on the 24 October.

What’s this about Duran Duran? The band the annual Video Visionary Award. They said in a statement: “It is no coincidence that our rise was paralleled by the growth and ultimate world domination of MTV. The birth of music videos as a way to simultaneously bring our music to a global audience revolutionised the business. We took this new short form of filmmaking and tried to make it our own.”

And Little Mix? They’ve already been announced to receive the UK & Ireland act award.

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