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WORLD’S #1 DJ MARTIN GARRIX RETURNS TO HIS ROOTS FOR 2016 MTV EMAS IN ROTTERDAM

WORLD’S #1 DJ MARTIN GARRIX RETURNS TO HIS ROOTS FOR 2016 MTV EMAS IN ROTTERDAM

Jaden Smith, Nina Dobrev, Deepika Padukone, Jourdan Dunn and Winnie Harlow to present awards

10/24/2016
Global dance music dynamo Martin Garrix will return to his Dutch roots in Rotterdam this November to light up the 2016 MTV EMAs stage. The World's No. 1 DJ will be joined by celebrity presenters from around the world, including actresses and stars of the forthcoming action blockbuster xXx: Return of Xander Cage Nina Dobrev and Deepika  Padukone; global supermodel Jourdan Dunn; Canadian activist and catwalker Winnie Harlow; and rapper, actor and current star of Netflix's The Get Down Jaden Smith.
 
"I'm so pleased to be returning to the MTV EMAs, one of my favorite parties of the year, for a night of music and magic in my home country," said Martin Garrix.
 
The 2016 MTV EMAs are coming to Rotterdam this November for the biggest night in music worldwide. Hosted and featuring a performance by international pop sensation Bebe Rehxa, the 2016 EMAs will take place at the Ahoy Rotterdam on Sunday, November 6 at 9pm CET, with additional performances by Bruno Mars, OneRepublic, Martin Garrix, Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Lukas Graham, Zara Larsson and more.
 
Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly.
 
Recently named the World's No. 1 DJ by DJ Mag, Martin Garrix is a Dutch native who has topped charts and headlined festivals around the world. After taking home the "Best Electronic" honor at the 2015 EMAs and rocking the MTV EMA World Stage the same year with Afrojack, Garrix is back and nominated for two more awards, "Best Electronic" and "Best World Stage." One of EDM's youngest stars, Garrix rose to fame with his smash single "Animals" at age 17. Today, the multi-platinum selling artist has remixed and collaborated with some of the biggest names in music today including The Weeknd, Usher and more. "In The Name Of Love," his first single since signing with Sony Music International in 2016 released in conjunction with Garrix's personal label STMPD RCRDS, features EMA host Bebe Rexha and continues to dominate the airwaves in the US and internationally.
 
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About the 2016 MTV EMAS
The 2016 MTV EMAs, in partnership with Évos headphones, will broadcast LIVE across the globe on Sunday, 6th November at 9:00PM CET** from the Ahoy Rotterdam, in Rotterdam, Netherlands, with support from Rotterdam Festivals, Rotterdam Partners and the city of Rotterdam. One of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world, the MTV EMAs bring music fans a unique, multi-platform experience across MTV's global network of more than 60 channels and over 300 digital media properties and platforms. Follow @MTVEMA on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Vine, and join the conversation with #MTVEMA. Fans are invited to participate in the 2016 MTV EMA campaign using MTV Bump. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers for the 2016 MTV EMAs. Debbie Phillips and Chloe Mason are Producers. For MTV EMA news, updates and press materials please visit press.mtvema.com
**Check local listings.
 
 
 
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