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twenty one pilots, MARTIN GARRIX AND AFROJACK TO LIGHT UP MILAN’S PIAZZA DUOMO AS PART OF THE 2015 MTV EMAS

GLOBAL SUPERSTARS DURAN DURAN, ELLIE GOULDING AND ITALY’S MARCO MENGONITO HEADLINE MTV WORLD STAGE CONCERT THE NIGHT BEFORE THE 2015 MTV EMAS

VOTING IS OPEN AT MTVEMA.COM

 
Indie rock duo twenty one pilots and superstar DJs Martin Garrix and Afrojack are set to perform live to the world from Milan's spectacular Piazza Duomo as part of the 2015 MTV EMAs on Sunday, 25 October. Announced in a press conference in Milan this morning, MTV will take over the iconic piazza not once, but twice during 2015 MTV EMAs weekend, with two electric outdoor concert events.
 
On Saturday, 24 October rock icons Duran Duran, UK singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding and Italian superstar Marco Mengoni will perform in Piazza Duomo, the evening before the 2015 MTV EMAs, as part of an MTV World Stage production. MTV New Generation artists Santa Margaret and Jaselli will also join the line-up. 
 
Host Ed Sheeran and co-host Ruby Rose will be taking charge of this year's MTV EMAs, which will broadcast live across the globe on Sunday, 25 October at 9:00PM CET* from the Mediolanum Forum in Milan. Voting for all award categories is open on mtvema.com through 24 October at 11:59pm CET.
 
The 2015 MTV EMAs talent list is heating up for what is set to be an explosive edition of the MTV EMAs, with Pharrell Williams, Ed Sheeran & Rudimental, Ellie Goulding, Jason Derulo, twenty one pilots, Tori Kelly, James Bay and Jess Glynne already announced as performers.

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About the 2015 MTV EMAs
The 2015 MTV EMAs, sponsored by Tezenis Underwear and Guitar Hero Live, will broadcast LIVE across the globe on Sunday, 25 October at 9:00PM CET* from the Mediolanum Forum in Milan, in partnership with Expo 2015. 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. Follow @MTVEMA on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Vine, and join the conversation with #MTVEMA. Fans are invited to participate in the 2015 MTV EMAs campaign using MTV Bump. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers for the 2015 MTV EMAs. For MTV EMA news, updates and press materials please visit press.mtvema.com
*Check local listings.

About MTV
MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of nearly 785 million households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people.  MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile.  Outside of the United States, MTV is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all platforms. 

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