Longoria to serve as EMAs host

Oct. 6, 2010 at 9:19 PM
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MADRID, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Eva Longoria has signed on as host of the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards in Madrid, MTV said Wednesday.

Taking place at Caja Magica, the 17th annual EMAs will be broadcast live Nov. 7 on MTV platforms.

The show's lineup of performers includes Kings of Leon, Ke$ha, Kid Rock, Katy Perry and Linkin Park.

MTV said it will release the names of additional performers and presenters at a later date.

"I am so excited to host the 2010 EMAs in the beautiful and sexy city of Madrid!" Longoria said in a statement. "I can't wait to see some fabulous performances and I am so proud that the two most nominated artists this year are two amazing women -- Lady Gaga and Katy Perry -- who are making some of the most exciting music in pop right now."

"Madrid, watch out," Ke$ha said. "I'm coming to party and I promise it will be messy."

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