The three acts are the first confirmed to perform at the bash, which will take place in Frankfurt hosted by hometown girl Heidi Klum and hit screens LIVE from 7am on Monday November 12 (9am for NZ).
“I’ve always wanted to go to the EMA, because you hear about the spectacle of it, and how everyone just goes all out for their performances,” said Taylor Swift.
"To be nominated for five EMAs was the most exciting feeling, and I was absolutely blown away. I can’t wait to be there this year and perform on the show!”
Brit band Muse continued, "We’re really looking forward to returning to perform on the MTV EMA stage. See you all in Frankfurt for a great night of music.”
"The EMA is massive,” gushed ska-pop stars No Doubt.
“Everyone is in top form. It's going to be an amazing time and a chance for us to show to the world why we're so proud of our new album. And it's always awesome to do what we love most, which is play live. We're really excited to be a part of it.”
As well as performing at the ceremony, Swift is one of the top 2012 MTV EMA nominees with five nominations. She’ll be vying for ‘Best Female,’ ‘Best Pop,’ ‘Best Look,’ ‘Best Live’ and ‘Best World Stage.’ Meanwhile, Muse is nominated for ‘Best Live’ and ‘Best Rock,’ and No Doubt will be battling for ‘Best Pop.’
As previously announced, reigning pop princess Rihanna tops the list with six nods, teen heartthrob Justin Bieber and bubbly songstress Katy Perry each scored four EMA nominations, while a slew of buzzworthy acts including ‘Mother Monster’ herself Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Lana Del Rey and newcomers Carly Rae Jepsen and fun. earned three nominations each.
Plus, the ‘Worldwide Act’ category is back for another year! Celebrating the range and breadth of all the talent MTV has to offer, the ‘Worldwide Act’ category showcases incredible artists from all parts of the world – including Australia and New Zealand!
For the first round of voting, 360, Gin Wigmore, Gotye, Kimbra and Temper Trap are in the running to represent Australia and New Zealand. From today, you can vote for your favourite artist, with the winner going on to battle it out for the Asia/Pacific title. Whoever takes out the Asia/Pacific title will go on to compete against acts from all over the globe for the ‘Worldwide Act’ award – so support your favourite artist and get voting now!
The 19th annual 'MTV EMA' will premiere on Monday, November 12 @ 7am (9am NZ time) from Frankfurt’s historic Festhalle. You can vote in every category, so head to www.mtvema.com to have your say!
Written by Lauren Alpe
Copyright : MTV Australia