MTV EMAs to be hosted in London this year – and will be “bigger and louder” than ever before

This year’s MTV European Music Awards also known as the EMAs will be held in London for the first time in 21 years and it’s about time too.

We had the Olympics, the Jubilee and Royal Wedding fun but it’s been a while since anything good has happened in the capital, but it’s coming.

Brits and BAFTAs don’t count – they’re pretty much always hosted in London.

But now the annual ceremony is coming back to London and will be held on 12th November 2017 at The SSE Arena, Wembley.

It’s official: this year’s host city is…LONDON!

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In a statement released today, David Lynn, CEO of Viacom International Media Networks, said: ”London is arguably the world’s musical epicentre and it’s both a huge privilege and opportunity to bring the MTV EMAS 2017 to the UK’s capital city.

”The EMA creates an incredible buzz wherever it lands it; that will be amplified tenfold in London.”

To be honest, it’s not such a big surprise that it’s coming back to the UK – what with Adele smashing it at the Grammys and the popularity of grime music and even Ed Sheeran’s back.

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The EMAs is promising to be “bigger and louder” than previous years – to be fair it hasn’t really lived up to Miley’s twerking on Robin Thicke has it?

Show boss Bruce Gillmer added: ”The MTV EMAs are one of the biggest and most unforgettable nights in music globally. We anticipate this year’s event in London will be even bigger and louder than ever before.

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”The city’s incredible musical heritage along with the local fan’s robust energy will undoubtedly make this one killer show.”

The EMAs have been hosted across the UK in the past, with Edinburgh, Liverpool, Belfast, and Glasgow having previously hosted the awards.