Taylor Swift, Muse and No Doubt Are Set To Perform at the 2012 MTV EMAs


MTVtoday announced the first batch of performers for the “2012 MTV EMA,” with three of the world’s most popular acts in pop and rock set to take the stage in Germany. Global superstarTaylor Swift whose single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” reached the #1position atop the iTunes charts in 32 countries in its first week of release will perform at her first ever MTV EMA. Global stadium rockstarsMuse, whose last album topped the charts in 19 countries and who have sold more than 15 million albums to date, will return to the MTV EMA stage with a performance from their sixth studio album “The 2nd Law,” which is released this week. And riding the wave of acclaim for their first new album in 11 years, “Push and Shove,”No Doubtwill bring their California ska style to the EMA festivities.


Hosted by supermodel, entrepreneur and hometown girlHeidi Klum, the 19thannual awards show will broadcast live from Frankfurt’s historic Festhalle onSunday, 11thNovemberat 9PM CET*on MTV channels around the world, and is sponsored by partners such as Microsoft and Replay.


Taylor Swiftsaid, “I’ve always wanted to go to the EMA, because you hear about the spectacle of it, and how everyone just goes all out for their performances. To be nominated for five EMAs was the most exciting feeling, and I was absolutely blown away. I can’t wait to be there this year and perform on the show!”


“We’re really looking forward to returning to perform on the MTV EMA stage. See you all in Frankfurt for a great night of music,”saidMuse.


No Doubtsaid: “The EMA is massive. Everyone is in top form. It’s going to be an amazing time and a chance for us to show to the world why we’re so proud of our new album. And it’s always awesome to do what we love most, which is play live. We’re really excited to be a part of it.”

Taylor Swiftis one of the top “2012 MTV EMA” nominees with five nods; she’ll be vying for Best Female Best Pop, Best Look, Best Live and Best World Stage. Museis nominated forBest Live and Best Rock, andNo Doubtwill be battling for Best Pop.As previously announced,Rihannasits atop the list of EMA nominations with six, andJustin BieberandKaty Perryare following closely behind with four nominations each.Lady Gaga,Carly Rae Jepsen, fun., Lana Del Rey,Jay ZandKanye Westeach receivedthree EMA nominations, whileGreen Day,Gotye, Pitbull, Rita Ora, Flo Rida, Arctic Monkeys, Jack WhiteandOne Directionare up for two awards. MTV will announce additional EMA performers and presenters at a later date.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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