Selena Gomez to Host the 2011 MTV EMA

Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez - Photo © MTV
MTV’s just announced Selena Gomez will be the host of the 2011 MTV EMA to be held on November 6 in Belfast. According to MTV’s press release, this year marks the first year in the award show’s history in which the EMA host will be “fully integrated into the show across multiple screens, as Gomez will be the lynchpin across all platforms for MTV’s global celebration of the year’s best in music. As host of the main show, she’ll be overseeing all the onstage antics, performances, winners and unforgettable moments of the evening.”
In addition to her hosting duties, Gomez will be checking in on Twitter as well as sharing gossip from behind the scenes of the show on
“I’m so excited to be the host of the ‘2011 MTV EMA’ – it’s a dream come true!” stated Gomez. “This is such a huge event that always recognizes the biggest stars in music from across the globe, so it’s a real honor to be MC at this year’s show.”
Viewers are invited to vote for their favorites at The nominees include Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Adele, Justin Bieber, Thirty Seconds To Mar, Foo Fighters, Snoop Dogg, My Chemical Romance, Jennifer Lopez, LMFAO, Jessie J, Beyonce, Coldplay, Eminem, Arcade Fire, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Far East Movement, Kanye West, Linkin Park, Wiz Khalifa and Kings of Leon.
More on Selena Gomez [Courtesy of MTV EMA]:
In 2011, Selena Gomez released her third album “When The Sun Comes Down”, and in 2010, she got the world on its feet with “A Year Without
Rain.” A follow-up to her debut album “Kiss & Tell,” Selena’s gold-certified Hollywood Records debut CD, “A Year Without Rain” shows Gomez and her band, The Scene, in a whole new light, this one pulsating, multicolored and ready for the mirrored ball. She has landed three Billboard Club Play #1’s. A Dallas native, Gomez started acting at age 7. She landed her first film role in the 2003 sci-fi action adventure film “Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over.” She made her mark as an actress playing girl wizard Alex Russo in the Disney Channel’s “Wizards of Waverly Place,” which first premiered in 2007 and won a 2009 Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Program. Gomez then made an indelible impression with her starring roles in 2010 comedy “Ramona and Beezus” and this year’s “Monte Carlo“. Gomez has branched out into fashion with her clothing line, Dream Out Loud, and she is a proud UNICEF ambassador.
Source: MTV – Sept 26, 2011