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One of the hottest and biggest nights in the European awards calendar is coming to African screens live from London.

Hosted by and featuring a performance by pop superstar Rita Ora, the 2017 MTV EMAs is set to be an epic ceremony of global proportions, airing live on Sunday 12 November at 22:00 CAT simulcast on both MTV (DStv channel 130) and MTV Base (DStv channel 322). Also available on DStv Now

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The evening includes a sensational ensemble of performers and presenters including; Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, Kesha, Camila Cabello, The Killers, Stormzy, Natalie Dormer, and Madison Beer.
This year’s MTV EMAs features six African artists nominated for the MTV EMAs Best Africa Act category, including two of SA’s very own talent; Babes Wodumo and Nasty C, Nigeria’s Wizkid and Davido, Kenya’s Nyashinski and C4 Pedro representing Angola.
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The 2017 MTV EMAs, in partnership with Smirnoff, will broadcast LIVE across the globe on Sunday, 12 November at 22:00 CAT from the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England in partnership with #LondonIsOpen. One of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world, the MTV EMAs bring music fans a unique, multi-platform experience across MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels and over 300 digital media properties and platforms.