Royal Blood, Charli XCX and Calvin Harris to perform at MTV EMA awards

The ceremony will take place on November 9

Royal Blood, Charli XCX and Calvin Harris are among the acts who have been confirmed to play at this year’s MTV EMA awards.

The ceremony will take place at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on November 9 and will be broadcast live on MTV. Kiesza will also perform on the night.

As previously reported, Nicki Minaj will host this year’s event, which is now its 20th year. Minaj herself has been nominated in four categories – Best Female, Best Hip-Hop, Best Fans and Best Look – at the awards show, while Katy Perry, Ariana Grande and Pharrell Williams lead the nominations across the categories.

Meanwhile, Royal Blood recently confirmed a string of tour dates for 2015.

The Brighton duo, whose previous tour sold out in two minutes, will play their biggest headline shows to date in ten cities across the UK including a gig at London’s O2 Academy Brixton.

Royal Blood will play:
Dublin The Academy (October 27)
Newcastle Riverside (28)
Glasgow O2 ABC (30)
Sheffield Leadmill (31)
Manchester Ritz (November 2)
Liverpool O2 Academy (3)
Birmingham Institute (4)
London Electric Ballroom (6 & 7)
Cambridge Junction (8)
Portsmouth Pyramid (10)
Oxford O2 Academy (11)
Bristol Bierkeller (12)
Brighton The Dome (December 20)

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