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MTV EMA Awards 2014 to be held in Glasgow

Awards will return to Scotland for a second time


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MTV have announced that 2014's EMAs will be hosted at the new SSE Hyrdro Arena in Glasgow. 

The award ceremony has previously been held in Edinburgh and MTV have decided that the awards will return to Scotland for the 20th anniversary next year. 

Bruce Gillmer - executive vice president of talent, music programming and events for Viacom International Media Networks explained why they chose Glasgow as the next hosts. 

"As one of the world's great music cities, Glasgow is always a favourite with artists and the new SSE Hydro will provide the perfect backdrop for the MTV EMAs in its 20th anniversary year. We're thrilled that the eyes of the music world will be on Glasgow next year."

The Glasgow SSE Hydro Arena opened this year and will host next years EMAs

Scotland's Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop spoke of the event, saying: "We will welcome the world to the EMAs and showcase Glasgow and Scotland to nearly 700 million households through MTV's global network of channels. "

"The awards are a highligh on the global music calendar and next year it is fitting that it should be held in Scotland, the perfect stage for events, in Glasgow's newest venue, the spectacular SSE Hydro."

This year's MTV EMA Awards will be broadcast from Amsterdam on Sunday 10th November.

Below: Photos from last years MTV EMA Awards in Frankfurt

Tamsyn Wilce


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