By Seyi Lawal
The 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards will be hosted by American actress and singer, Selena Gomez. According to a statement from Blackhouse Media, publicist for MTV, the event which is scheduled for Sunday November 6, 2011 the Emmy Award winner will be at the helms of affairs at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena.
“For the first time ever, MTV will have its EMA host fully integrated into the show across multiple screens, as Gomez will be the lynchpin across all platforms for MTV’s global celebration of the year’s best in music. As host of the main show, she’ll be overseeing all the onstage antics, performances, winners and unforgettable moments of the evening. On the digital front, Gomez will be juggling several duties to engage with EMA fans all over the world throughout the show – from checking in with the Twitterverse to sharing behind-the-scenes gossip to offering her unique commentary on mtvema.com,” MTV’s statement reads.
“I’m so excited to be the host of the ‘2011 MTV EMA’ – it’s a dream come true!” said Gomez. “This is such a huge event that always recognizes the biggest stars in music from across the globe, so it’s a real honor to be MC at this year’s show.”