Platinum-selling international music act, Jason Derulo, alongside superstar DJ/Producer, David Guetta; global pop sensations, Little Mix and 2016 host Bebe Rexha have been lined up to perform at the 2018 MTV EMAs on Sunday.
The event, which is the biggest global music celebration of the year, will broadcast live globally from Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Barakaldo, Biscay on Sunday, November 4, (20:00 WAT) on MTV (DStv channel 130).
Latin Pop’s breakthrough star, Sofia Reyes, is expected to open this year’s red carpet pre-show with a performance, in addition to presenting an award during the main show.
A statement from the organisers said these artists join previously-announced host and performer, Hailee Steinfeld, Nicki Minaj, Halsey, Rosalía, Panic! at the Disco, Alessia Cara, Marshmello, Bastille, Anne-Marie, Jack & Jack and “Global Icon” award recipient, Janet Jackson.
“In addition to Reyes, model Jourdan Dunn and actor Terry Crews are added as presenters, joining previously-announced stars Lindsay Lohan, Anitta, Debby Ryan, Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross, and Netflix stars Michael Peña and Diego Luna.
“Representing the African continent at the awards are the six nominees for the Best African Act category; Davido (Nigeria), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyashinski (Kenya) and Shekhinah (South Africa)
“They join 26-year-old Nigerian, Hauwa Ojeifo, nominated in the first MTV EMA Generation Change Award,” it noted.
Miss Ojeifo, “a bold change maker who founded a movement of love, hope and support to give mental health a voice in Nigeria. #MTVEMA #GenerationSafe” the statement added.
It however noted that voting is still open at mtvema.com until November 3, at 22:59pm.