Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Justin Bieber, David Guetta to perform at MTV EMAs

The 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards got a little bigger, Tuesday, with the addition of Justin Bieber and David Guetta to the list of performers for the show.

The two join previously announced live performances by Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, LMFAO, Jessie J, Snow Patrol and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

"It's really exciting to be a part of the MTV EMA this year. Can't wait to get to Belfast!!" said Bieber.

"Performing at the "2011 MTV EMA" is a big deal for any artist; but for a DJ, it's a first,” added Guetta. “I'll be joined by some of my special guest collaborators. I'm excited and honored – it's going to be a crazy show!"

The list of celebs at the 2011 MTV EMA has grown, as well: set to make appearances are Katy Perry; co-founder and lead singer of Evanescence, Amy Lee; actress Hayden Panettiere (Heroes, Fireflies in the Garden); supermodel Bar Refaeli; WWE superstar Sheamus; supermodel Irina Shayk; actor David Hasselhoff; and fashion designer Jeremy Scott.

Queen will be honored with the Global Icon award and will also take the stage for a special performance.

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Jenni "JWOWW" Farley and Awkward star Ashley Rickards are confirmed to present, and Jason Derulo will perform during the "2011 MTV EMA Red Carpet Live" pre-show.

Hosted by Selena Gomez, the 2011 MTV EMA will take place Sunday, November 6th at 9PM CET* in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

In the U.S., the show will premiere on Tr3s: MTV, Musica y Mas on Sunday, November 6th at 6:00PM ET/PT, and on mtvU on Monday, November 7th at 12:00PM ET/PT.

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