MTV Networks Africa has announced that Frankfurt will be the host city of the “2012 MTV EMA,” MTV’s global awards show that celebrates the year’s best in music from every corner of the world. Featuring today’s hottest artists and international superstars, the “2012 MTV EMA” will take place at Frankfurt’s historic Festhalle on Sunday 11 November 2012, engaging fans everywhere across MTV’s multiple platforms. Following last year’s record-breaking show in Belfast, the MTV EMA is returning to Frankfurt for the second time in its history (the show was held there in 2001).
The 2012 MTV EMA will air across Africa on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and MTV (DStv Channel 321) in November 2012.
The MTV EMA is one of the biggest nights in music on the planet and showcases talent from the US to Europe to Asia to everywhere in between. This year’s show in Frankfurt will continue the EMA tradition of capturing the world’s attention through unforgettable performances and jaw-dropping moments.
The Lord Mayor of Frankfurt, Dr. Petra Roth said: “We’re proud that MTV has chosen Frankfurt as the host city for the 2012 MTV EMA, an event that truly reflects what only MTV is capable of: hosting world class, global music events that draw fans from all over. We’re excited to have Frankfurt in the spotlight again!”
“Festhalle is an iconic building in Frankfurt and will serve as a wonderful backdrop for this world class event,” said Wolfgang Marzin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Messe Frankfurt, which owns Festhalle.
(Source:Press Release. Image via MTV.co.uk)