The 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) announced that David Guetta will be performing at this year’s live stream event, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, Nov. 8.   

Marking the first time in its history, the 2020 MTV EMAs will be shining a spotlight on Hungary where David Guetta will be performing.  Providing a behind-the-scenes look at the event, the artist will be on the ground with supermodel Barbara Palvin who will explore the country’s exquisite scenery and architecture, revealing some of Hungary’s “must-see” landmarks and sights.

2020 MTV EMAs announce David Guetta
2020 MTV EMAs announce David Guetta

“I’d like to give a huge thanks to MTV for having me.  We have an amazing show in the works that can be enjoyed from homes across the world. It’s an honor for me to perform this year in a time when celebrating music together is more important than ever.”

– David Guetta

“I am thrilled to be a correspondent during this prestigious international awards show and I am even more happy to be presenting the show from Hungary. I believe that this is a huge opportunity for us, finally we can show the world what a wonderful country we have.”

– Barbara Palvin

The artist, who is nominated for two awards at this year’s edition (“Best Electronic” and “Video for Good” for the track, “Let’s Love” with Sia), will perform on a stage built in the pool of the Széchenyi Bath, one of the most beautiful and largest spa baths in Europe.  David Guetta has received a total of 14 MTV EMA nominations over the span of his career. Garnering over 50 million record sales and 13 billion streams worldwide, the artist has become one of the most influential names in electronic music.

“Hosting the MTV EMAs, one of the world’s largest and most-viewed music award shows, is a huge opportunity for Hungary and Budapest. Organizing a global show of such magnitude will be a significant advantage not only for Budapest, the capital but for Hungary as well and we look forward to having the opportunity to welcome tourists back in the future.” 

Alexandra Szentkirályi, government spokesperson for Hungary

“This is a historic moment for Hungary and Budapest, because Hungary is going to host one of the most prestigious global music shows. All the television broadcasts and online streams will showcase emblematic locations of Budapest to an audience in more than 180 countries across MTV channels and platforms worldwide.”

Zoltán Guller, CEO of the Hungarian Tourism Agency 

The 2020 MTV EMAs is scheduled to air in over 180 countries worldwide and has also revealed that it will be featuring performances by Alicia Keys, DaBaby, Karol G, Tate McRae, Jack Harlow, Zara Larrson, Sam Smith, Maluma, Doja Cat, and YUNGBLUD.

For a complete list of the award show nominees, please visit the following link.  Awards will be granted to whoever receives the most votes from fans at home.  Therefore, be sure to cast any votes before the voting closes on Nov. 2 at 11:59 pm CET here.

The MTV Europe Music Awards is an award show created to honor artists in music and pop culture.  For additional information, visit its official website..