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Electrifying Performance from Hungary’s Historic Heroes Square To Broadcast Globally During the “2021 MTV EMAs”



NEW YORK/BUDAPEST—NOV. 2, 2021— MTV today announced that GRAMMY® nominated OneRepublic will headline “MTV World Stage Hungary,” closing out “MTV Music Week” at the country’s spectacular Heroes Square on Saturday, November 13th.  The concert will take place ahead of the “2021 MTV EMAs,” which will broadcast live on Sunday, November 14th at 9:00pm CET from the Papp László Budapest Sportaréna in Hungary. 

Grammy nominated OneRepublic, is comprised of singer/songwriter and lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarists Zach Filkins and Drew Brown, keys Brian Willett, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher. OneRepublic’s latest album, Human, dropped on August 27, 2021. It features singles, which combined have over 2.5 billion global streams: “Somebody”, “Run”, “Somebody To Love”, “Wanted”, “Didn’t I”, “Better Days” and “Rescue Me”, which has been certified RIAA Gold.

The iconic band released their debut set Dreaming Out Loud in 2007, with the 20mm selling smash single “Apologize,” which shattered digital sales and airplay records worldwide and received a Grammy nomination. The band’s sophomore album, 2009’s Waking Up, produced the hit singles “All the Right Moves,” “Secrets” and “Good Life.” The certified-platinum album Native followed in 2013, featuring the No.1 hit and 41 million selling single “Counting Stars.” OneRepublic released Oh My My, their fourth full-length album in 2016. OneRepublic has amassed 5B streams on Spotify to date.   

In 2022, OneRepublic will embark on a European tour, kicking off April 19th in Dusseldorf, Germany, and will visit cities throughout Europe, the U.K. and Russia.  Tour dates are available here.    

MTV World Stage is a global series that showcases the hottest performers from around the world. Recorded live at the most exclusive gigs, world-renowned music festivals and unique concert locations, MTV World Stage is the front row seat for music lovers to experience the biggest artists on the globe without leaving the comfort of their sofas.   

Hosted by Saweetie, the “2021 MTV EMAs” will broadcast live on MTV channels in 180 countries, with performances by Maluma, Måneskin and Kim Petras. Additional performers will be announced at a later date.   

The official 2021 MTV EMAs Red Carpet is presented by Zalando.   For artwork, press assets and further information please visit press.mtvema.com.   To stay in tune with all things EMA, follow the show on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook and follow the social conversation using #MTVEMA @MTVEMA.

ABOUT THE 2021 MTV EMAs - The MTV EMAs 2021 will broadcast across the globe on November 14th with a celebration of “Music for ALL.” One of the biggest global music awards shows of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world, the MTV EMAs bring music fans a unique, multi-platform experience across MTV’s global network in 180 countries. Follow @MTVEMA on Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and Instagram, and join the conversation with #MTVEMA. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers. Debbie Phillips and Chloe Mason are Producers. **Check local listings.