2013 MTV EMA set for Amsterdam

Following the record-breaking success of its Frankfurt show the MTV EMA will be hosted by Amsterdam this year. The network announced today that the 2013 MTV EMA will broadcast live Sunday, November 10th at 9PM CET from the  new Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam. Abigail Parkin (28 Jan ’13)

The “2013 MTV EMA” will air across MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels reaching nearly 700 million households around the world as well as through syndication. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV’s more than 200 digital media properties around the world.

What they said :

“We’re very excited to partner with the city of Amsterdam, a true world-class music city and top destination for artists. Each year the MTV EMA celebrates the biggest names in music from every corner of the globe and showcases unbelievable performances from today’s most exciting acts. We’re confident that Amsterdam, and the cutting-edge Ziggo Dome, with its state of the art facilities, will be the perfect setting for what will be a very memorable and spectacular ‘2013 MTV EMA.” Bruce Gillmer, Executive Vice President, Talent and Music Programming/Events, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN)

“I am thrilled to see the MTV EMA return to my home country, the Netherlands. Amsterdam already served as the backdrop for the legendary MTV Europe launch party at the Roxy and we will make sure that, with this year’s MTV EMA, the citizens of Amsterdam and the entire Netherlands will be treated again to a star-studded music extravaganza - which at the same time will allow us to showcase our Dutch audiences’ zest and enthusiasm across the globe.” Dan Ligtvoet, Managing Director, VIMN Northern Europe   

"We are honoured that Amsterdam has been selected to host the 2013 MTV EMAs. This is great news for the city for a number of reasons: it promises to be an exciting event for young people and music lovers in the city, it will provide opportunities for businesses in these difficult economic times and it will allow Amsterdam to raise its international profile. A great event at an ideal moment." Carolien Gehrels, Vice Mayor of the City of Amsterdam

“From its conception, we were determined to bring the MTV EMA to the Ziggo Dome. We’re very pleased that MTV shares our enthusiasm for our new venue and we can’t wait until 10 November!” Leon Ramakers, co-founder, Ziggo Dome & former CEO, Mojo Concerts



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