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MTV Giving Janet Jackson Global Icon Award on November 4



is set to honor on Sunday, November 4 with its 2018 “Global Icon” award at the 2018 EMAs.

The Electronic Music Awards is one of the biggest global music events, celebrating some of the hottest artists from around the world.   Miss Jackson will perform a medley of her greatest hits including her recent smash single, “Made for Now.”

“Made For Now,” with Reggaeton superstar debuted at #1 on iTunes charts and the video currently has about 45 million views. Jackson's music has won her 6 GRAMMY® Awards, 2 Emmy Nominations, a Golden Globe Award, a nomination for an Academy Award along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards.

“Janet is without question one of the world’s biggest stars.  Her incredible artistry has opened doors for countless others while leaving an indelible impact on pop culture – well over 3 decades and counting,” explained Bruce Gillmer, Global Head of Music and Talent, Viacom and Co-Brand Head, MTV International. “We’re thrilled to honor her as this year’s MTV Global Icon,” Gillmer continued.

The “2018 MTV EMAs” will air live around the globe from Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Spain on Sunday, November 4 at 9:00pm CET, and across MTV’s global network of channels in more than 180 countries and territories, reaching more than half a billion households around the world.


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