added: 1 Oct 2012 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Heidi Klum will be bringing her hosting A-game to the 19th annual awards show being held in Frankfurt's historic Festhalle.
The '2012 MTV EMA' will broadcast live on Sunday, 11th November at 9PM on MTV channels around the world, and is sponsored The '2012 MTV EMA' is sponsored by Microsoft, tic tac, Replay and with Renaissance Hotels as a digital sponsor.
'I'm honored to host the '2012 MTV EMA' in its return to my home country of Germany,' said Klum, a native of Bergisch Gladbach, just two hours outside of Frankfurt. 'The MTV EMA is one of the biggest nights in global music, fashion and culture, and I'm thrilled to play a part in bringing this one-of-a-kind show to audiences all over the world. We're going to have a blast!'
'Heidi is absolutely one of the most successful and recognizable multimedia stars on the planet," said Bruce Gillmer, Executive Vice President of Talent and Music Programming/Events, Viacom International Media Networks. "She is very clearly the best choice to helm the '2012 MTV EMA' in Frankfurt, and we're looking forward to showcasing her incredible talent within the extremely dynamic EMA environment. It's certain to be an unforgettable night."
As previously announced, Rihanna and Taylor Swift top the list of the '2012 MTV EMA' nominees with six and five nods, respectively, with Justin Bieber and Katy Perry following closely behind with four nominations each.
Lady Gaga, Carly Rae Jepsen, fun., Lana Del Rey, Nicki Minaj, Jay Z and Kanye West each received three EMA nominations, while Green Day, Gotye, Pitbull, Rita Ora, Flo Rida, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Jack White and One Direction are up for two awards. MTV will announce EMA performers and presenters at a later date.