MTV has confirmed that it will host the prestigious 2024 European Music Awards at Manchester’s Co-op Live Arena.

Taking place on Sun 10 Nov, this year marks the 30th edition of the ceremony and the first time the event has been held in the UK in seven years.

“The MTV EMAs is one of the biggest global music celebrations, bringing together local and international artists to create iconic performances for fans around the world.

“With music at the very heart of Manchester’s rich creative heritage, this vibrant city – with the state-of-the-art Co-op Live – will guarantee a supercharged 2024 show,” said Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & Events, Paramount, and Chief Content Officer, Music, Paramount+.

Councillor Bev Craig, Leader of Manchester City Council, added: “As a city that is known the world over for our legendary music scene, MTV could not have picked a better place for this year’s EMAs.

“With the expertise, experience and reputation we also have for delivering successful, world-class events, we’re confident Manchester will provide a superb platform for the best MTV EMAs yet, and look forward to welcoming MTV and the global music community to our city for what is set to be an epic celebration of music and artists. Manchester meets MTV – we can’t wait!”

Sun 10 Nov, Co-op Live,
Etihad Campus, 1 Sportcity Way, Manchester M11 3DL
Bradley Lengden
Published on:
Thu 29 Feb 2024