Green Day To Receive The Global Icon Award At The 2016 MTV EMAs

The 2016 MTV EMAs just got a little more punk with the addition of global phenomenon Green Day to the star-studded lineup. The award-winning band will rock the stage at Ahoy Rotterdam and receive the MTV Global Icon Award at the 2016 MTV EMAs on Sunday, November 6, airing at 8:00 p.m. EST in the U.S.

Green Day is without question, one of the worlds’ most influential rock bands. For over 2 decades, they’ve introduced new generations of fans from around the globe to their impassioned lyrics and raw musical power,” said Bruce Gillmer, Executive Vice President of Talent and Music Programming / Events, Viacom International Media Networks. “We’re incredibly proud to have Green Day as this year’s MTV EMA Global Icon Award honoree.

Green Day joins an already star-studded EMA lineup hosted and featuring a performance by Bebe Rexha, with additional performances by Bruno Mars, Kings of Leon, OneRepublic, Martin Garrix, Afrojack, Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Lukas Graham and Zara Larsson.

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