MTV EMAs Crown U2 GLOBAL ICONS and Announce London Show

MTV are thrilled to reveal that stellar rock band U2 will be honoured with the prestigious Global Icon award at the 2017 MTV EMAs, and, on the eve of the event, the band will mark the occasion with a live EMAs performance in London’s landmark Trafalgar Square!

MTV Presents Trafalgar Square will take place on Saturday 11th November in the heart of the city and part of their performance will be broadcast the following night during the live show from the SSE Arena, Wembley on Sunday 12th November at 8pm.

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today welcomed the special MTV Presents Trafalgar Square event. He said: “London is one of the live music capitals of the world, with an unrivalled music heritage. It is fantastic to host the EMAs in our city for the first time in 21 years. I’m delighted that Trafalgar Square will host this special MTV Presents performance – an iconic venue for an iconic band.

“I have been saying, loud and clear, that London is open to talent, creativity and business. What better way to showcase this than one of the world’s greatest rock bands performing to Londoners from all backgrounds, for free, in the heart of our great city?”

To be in with a chance of being part of this very special MTV event, register now HERE until 10pm tomorrow, Tuesday 7th November. If you are successful, you will be contacted by email on Wednesday 8th November with a unique code and link – and a 24 hour window to obtain tickets.

If you don’t receive an email on Wednesday 8th November, don’t be disheartened as a track from this once-in-a-lifetime show will be included in MTV EMAs, which will be broadcast from The SSE Arena, Wembley on MTV on Sunday 12 November at 8pm.

Good luck!

Guests under 16 must be accompanied by an adult + 18.


Photo Credit: Anton Corbijn