MTV2 Takes Viewers Live to Liverpool with the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards, Nov. 6



    
         - Hosted by "I Kissed A Girl" pop sensation Katy Perry with
         performances by Beyoncé, Kanye West, P!nk, and The Killers -
                     - Exclusively on MTV2 and MTV2.ca -
    

    TORONTO, Oct. 28 /CNW/ - MTV2 is unabashed, unpredictable, and unruly as
the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards airs live on Thursday, November 6 at 3 p.m.
ET (repeating later that evening at 10 p.m. ET/PT). In true MTV2
multi-platform style, viewers can choose how to catch Europe's biggest music
event: live on television on MTV2 or live online at MTV2.ca/ema (while
slacking off from work or school!) Back for its 15th year, the EMAs promises
to deliver some of the most recognizable names in the industry hitting the
stage live from the Liverpool Echo Arena in England.

    (xx) Media Note (xx) - Download photos from the 2008 MTV Europe Music
Awards at www.mtvmedia.ca/mtv2

    Hosted by hot pop newcomer Katy Perry, the EMAs is gearing up to be one
of the most unforgettable nights in music this year. Scheduled performances
include: sultry superstar Beyoncé, hip hop icon Kanye West, pop rocker P!nk,
soul-singer Duffy, rockers The Killers, R&B singer Estelle, Kid Rock; and,
returning to perform on the EMAs stage for the first time since 1994, pop band
Take That.
    This year's nominees for the 2008 Europe Music Awards include everyone
from pop princesses and R&B divas to bad boy rockers and hip hop heavyweights.
With three nominations, including one for Album of the Year, Welsh newcomer
Duffy ties pop icon Britney Spears and international superstars Coldplay for
the most nods. Host Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Tokio Hotel, Leona Lewis,
Metallica, and Linkin' Park each have two nominations. Battling it out for the
Most Addictive Track award are Coldplay's "Vida La Vida," Duffy's "Mercy,"
Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl," Kid Rock's "All Summer Long," and P!nk's "So
What." Presenters confirmed for the evening include: 80s icon Grace Jones, R&B
songstress Solange Knowles, British pop group Sugababes, Italian singer
Tiziano Ferro, pop rockers Tokio Hotel, and lead singer Travis from the pop
band Gym Class Heroes.
    For full details on the 2008 EMAs including nominee bios, photos, and
videos visit MTV2.ca/ema
    MTV2 gives viewers what they want, when they want it. Fans who can't wait
for the big day can head to MTV2.ca now to get the latest news and gossip on
the show, performers, and host Katy Perry. Viewers can also check out each of
the music videos in all seven categories for the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards.
MTV2.ca is also the place to watch the show live and to see red carpet photos
uploaded live as the stars arrive. Immediately following the broadcast,
viewers can head to MTV2.ca to relive the best moments from the show on
demand.

    About MTV in Canada:

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by CTV Inc., a division of CTVglobemedia. MTV offers a distinctly Canadian
interpretation of the MTV brand across multiple platforms - including a
revolutionary broadband service, MTV.ca - and across an MTV-branded analog
specialty service that delivers innovative lifestyle, talk and documentary
programming with a commitment to 71 per cent Canadian programming in
primetime. The MTV business is powered by an alliance between CTV, Canada's
No. 1 television brand and MTV Networks, the world's most valuable media
brand. MTV in Canada is one of 50 MTV-branded services worldwide serving 171
territories around the world.





For further information:

For further information: Kisha Powell, MTV, (416) 332-6885,
kisha.powell@muchmtv.ca; Eleni Tsokas, MTV, (416) 332-6893,
eleni.tsokas@muchmtv.ca

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