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Becky G is 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards host, performer, nominee

Becky G

Becky G

Rebbeca “Becky G” Marie Gomez, 22, will host the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards, MTV confirmed on October 9, 2019. The Mexican-American singer, songwriter and actress will also perform at the event, which will air live globally from the FIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre of Seville, Spain on November 4, 2019.

“Becky G is an exceptional multifaceted talent who’s no stranger to the global stage,” Viacom global head of music and talent and MTV International co-brand head Bruce Gillmer said. “We can’t wait to see her light up the MTV EMA stage in Seville!”

Aside from hosting the 2019 MTV EMAs and performing at the event, Becky G is also a nominee for Best Pop. Her fellow nominees in the category are Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, Halsey, the Jonas Brothers and Shawn Mendes.

“I can’t wait to arrive in Seville to host the year’s hottest global music celebration,” Becky G said. “See you soon, Beasters!”

Becky G was born for the spotlight and her multifaceted career is shaping up to be nothing short of iconic. The global superstar’s achievements include two number one hits on the Billboard Latin Airplay Charts namely “Mayores” and “Sin Pijama.” a starring role in “Power Rangers” and guest-starring in Fox TV’s Emmy-winning series “Empire.”

In 2018, Becky G won two Latin American Music Awards for Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Urban Song for “Mayores” and was awarded YouTube’s Diamond Play Button for surpassing 10 million followers on the platform. She has toured alongside Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, J Balvin, Fifth Harmony and Jason Derulo and has recorded collaborations with Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, Maluma, Anitta, Natti Natasha, ZAYN, Bad Bunny and CNCO, among others.

Also in 2018, Becky G was honored by the Latin Recording Academy as one of the leading ladies in entertainment. She was also recognized by her home city of Inglewood, California, United States for her contributions to the Hispanic community.

Moreover, the Mexican-American musician has been recognized as one of Rolling Stone’s 18 Teens Shaking Up Pop Culture and as one of Billboard’s 21 Under 21. She is set to be honored with the Extraordinary Evolution Award at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards for her success as a young performer who has reached the pinnacle of success in a short period of time.

On October 17, 2019, Becky G will release her highly anticipated first album “Mala Santa,” executive produced by DJ Luian and Mambo Kingz. The tour-de-force production features 16 hot tracks including features from Anuel AA, Farruko, Zion & Lennox, Dalex, Mau y Ricky and Myke Towers.

The 2019 MTV EMAs will broadcast live on MTV Asia starting with the red carpet premiere at 2:00 a.m. (WIB), 3:00 a.m (SG/MY/PH) and 4:00 a.m. (MY – Astro) followed by the main show at 3:00 a.m. (WIB), 4:00 a.m. (SG/MY/PH) and 5:00 a.m. (MY – Astro). The primetime encore telecast with the red carpet will be at 7:00 p.m. (WIB) and 8:00 p.m. (SG/My/PH) and the main show will be at 7:50 p.m. (WIB) and 8:50 p.m. (SG/MY/PH).

The 2019 MTV EMA Red Carpet is sponsored by the upcoming film, “Charlie’s Angels.” Voting is now open at mtvema.com until November 2, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. CET.

Additional 2019 MTV EMA performers and presenters will be announced soon. The nominees have been announced via a video series of beautiful coffee art reveals as a play on the traditional Spanish cortado.

To stay in tune with all things EMA, follow the show on InstagramTwitter, Snapchat (@MTVEMA) and Facebook and follow the social conversation using #MTVEMA @MTVEMA.

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