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Green Day to headline MTV World Stage Seville at Plaza de España in Seville, Spain

MTV World Stage Seville

Rock band Green Day will headline MTV World Stage Seville, which will close out MTV Music Week at the spectacular Plaza de España in Seville, Spain on November 2, 2019. This was announced by MTV on October 15, 2019.

The Green Day concert will take place ahead of the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards. The latter will broadcast live on MTV Asia on November 4, 2019 starting with the red carpet premiere at 2.00 AM (WIB), 3.00 AM (SG/MY/PH) and 4.00 AM (MY – Astro) followed by the main show at 3.00 AM (WIB), 4.00 AM (SG/MY/PH) and 5.00 AM (MY – Astro).

Green Day fans will have the opportunity to obtain limited first-access tickets beginning 11:00 CET on October 15, 2019 via a special code and link sent to band’s mailing list. Sign up can be found at https://greenday.com/sign-up.

“Green Day are, without a doubt, one of the world’s most successful rock bands and after three decades, their music remains super fresh and relevant,” MTV International co-brand head and Viacom global head of music and talent Bruce Gillmer. “We’re thrilled to have them take the stage in Seville to deliver what they’ve always been known for an iconic supercharged performance!”

In 2016, Green Day was honored with the MTV EMA Global Icon award. Recently, the rock band released a brand new single “Father Of All…,” the lead track on its forthcoming 13th studio album of the same name to be released by Reprise/Warner Records on February 7, 2020.

On June 13, 2019, Green Day’s “Hella Megga” tour presented by Harley-Davidson will kick off in Paris, France and the rock band will visit cities throughout Europe, the United Kingdom and North America. Tour dates are available on Green Day’s website.

In the summer of 2020, the rock band’s lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool will embark on a global stadium tour with Fall Out Boy and Weezer. Armstrong, Dirnt and Cool will also perform a series of solo dates throughout Europe and Asia in support of “Father Of All…”

Formed in 1986 in Berkeley, California, United States, Green Day is one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time, with more than 70 million records sold worldwide and 10 billion cumulative audio-visual streams. The rock band’s 1994 breakout album “Dookie,” which sold over 10 million and achieved diamond status.

“Dookie” is widely credited with popularizing and reviving mainstream interest in punk rock, catapulting a career-long run of number 1 hit singles. In 2015, Green Day was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility.

MTV World Stage is a global series that showcases the hottest performers from around the world. Recorded live at the most exclusive gigs, world-renowned music festivals and unique concert locations, MTV World Stage is the front row seat for music lovers to experience the biggest artists on the globe without leaving the comfort of their sofas.

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

Watch a behind-the-scenes video of the filming of “Father Of All…” music video here:

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