Glasgow to host 2014 MTV EMAs

City chosen ahead of tonight's (November 10) awards ceremony in Amsterdam

Glasgow to host 2014 MTV EMAs

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Glasgow has been chosen as the host city for the 2014 MTV European Music Awards, it has been announced.

The star-studded ceremony will be held at the recently opened Hydro Arena. The announcement was made ahead of tonight's (November 10) ceremony, which is being held at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, and will include performances from Miley Cyrus, Kings Of Leon and Katy Perry.

Bruce Gillmer, executive vice president of talent, music programming and events for VIMN, said: "Each year, the MTV EMA is an amazing, multi-platform music experience for our audiences around the world, presented through a dynamic, talent-driven spectacle that only MTV can deliver.

"As one of the world's great music cities, Glasgow is always a favourite with artists and the new SSE Hydro will provide the perfect backdrop for the MTV EMA in its 20th anniversary year. We're thrilled that the eyes of the music world will be on Glasgow next year."

Scotland's Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop added: "2014 is going to be an incredible year for Scotland and it is fantastic news that the MTV EMA will be coming to Glasgow. As a signature event on the Homecoming Scotland 2014 programme, we will welcome the world to the EMA and showcase Glasgow and Scotland to nearly 700 million households through MTV's global network of channels.

"The awards are a highlight on the global music calendar and next year it is fitting that it should be held in Scotland, the perfect stage for events, in Glasgow's newest venue, the spectacular SSE Hydro."

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