Taylor Swift to perform at MTV EMAs

2012-10-02 17:51
Los Angeles - Taylor Swift, Muse and No Doubt will be some of the artists to perform at the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA).

These artists are the first batch of performers announced to take to the stage at the ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany on 11 November. Taylor, who has been nominated for five EMA's including Best Live Act and Best Live Stage said she can't wait to sing at the event.

"I've always wanted to go to the EMA, because you hear about the spectacle of it, and how everyone just goes all out for their performances. To be nominated for five EMAs was the most exciting feeling, and I was absolutely blown away. I can't wait to be there this year and perform on the show," Taylor said.

'Everyone is in top form'

No Doubt who will go up against Taylor for the Best Pop accolade at the ceremony, are "really excited" about performing some of their new tracks from latest album Push and Shove at the event.

The Don't Speak hitmakers said: "The EMA is massive. Everyone is in top form. It's going to be an amazing time and a chance for us to show to the world why we're so proud of our new album. And it's always awesome to do what we love most, which is play live. We're really excited to be a part of it."

Muse added their two cents worth saying: "We're really looking forward to returning to perform on the MTV EMA stage. See you all in Frankfurt for a great night of music."

Rihanna leads the MTV EMA nominations with six nods including Best Pop Act, Best Look, Biggest Fans and Best Female, followed by Taylor with five and Justin Bieber and Katy Perry both have four nominations each.

The winners will be announced at the ceremony which will be hosted by supermodel Heidi Klum.

MTV viewers can vote for EMA categories such as Best Newcomer, Best Live Act and more by visiting www.mtvema.com.