Huge star announced as host for MTV Europe Music Awards

The MTV Europe Music Awards is coming up and who better to host this celebration of the most popular music in Europe than Nicki Minaj, who was born in Trinidad and Tobago and grew up in New York.


Nicki made the announcement today on Twitter and Facebook, posting:

“So excited to announce that I will not only perform, but I have the honourable task of HOSTING this year's MTV European Music Awards!!!!!!! AAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! The show will shoot in GLASGOW, SCOTLAND for its 20th Anniversary ON NOVEMBER 9th!!!!”

As Nicki mentioned, if you can find it amongst the exclamation marks, this is the 20th anniversary of the MTV Europe Music Awards and will be held in Glasgow. The show in November 9th and woill be broadcast live.

Nicki will join stars such as Katy Perry, Eminem and Iggy Azalea who are also performing on the night.

Katy Perry is leading the nominations this year with seven in total, closely followed by Ariana Grande with six and Pharrell who has five nominations.

Other than being help in Glasgow, what exactly makes this the European awards again?