Isle of MTV – 26th June 2013
With a slew of hard-hitting underground releases, including platinum selling dance anthem “Take Over Control”, Afrojack (real name Nick van de Wall) has achieved meteoric international success in recent years. Winning two consecutive Grammy awards in a row, Afrojack took home Best Remix (for Madonna’s “Revolver”) in 2011 and Best Rap / Hip Hop track (for Chris Brown’s “Look At Me Now”). He has since collaborated with the likes of David Guetta (co-writing and producing the world-wide smash “Titanium”), Pitbull and Ne-Yo (co-writing and producing “Give Me Everything”), before teaming up with Chris Brown on his most recent hit “As Your Friend.”
Afrojack said, “Really excited to play here, I visited Malta once before on Isle of MTV and it was absolutely crazy. I can’t wait to make your island jump!” (source www.isleofmtv.com)
Jessie J coming to Malta for Isle of MTV
British singer songwriter and global superstar Jessie J has been added to the line-up for this year’s Isle of MTV in Malta, MTV and the Malta Tourism Authority announced. As one of the biggest UK names to burst on to the global music scene in the last three years, ‘Do It Like A Dude’ star Jessie J is recognised for her unconventional musical style that mixes soul vocals with contemporary R&B, pop, electropop, and hip-hop beats, MTV said. (Source: www.timesofmalta.com )
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Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. and the Malta Tourism Authority today announced one of the world’s hottest new acts Rita Ora and dance collective Rudimental as the first two acts in the line-up to perform at Isle of MTV on the Granaries on June 26. More acts will be announced in the coming weeks.
Following her sizzling performance opening at the MTV EMA in Frankfurt in November, Rita Ora is set to bring her distinctive mash up of R&B and pop with a splash and funk to the Isle of MTV stage, Viacom said.
The 22-year-old British singer-songwriter caught the world’s attention after being picked up by Jay-Z and signed to his label Roc Nation. Her debut album Ora entered the UK album charts at No. 1 last year and gave rise to three No. 1 singles, making Rita Ora the artist with the most No. 1 singles in the UK in 2012. Source: Times of Malta
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The much anticipated Isle of MTV is back in Malta on 26th June 2013! The Isle of MTV Concert is the apex of a week-long festival of live music. A magnet for contemporary artists, the Isle of MTV draws in a crowd of fifty thousand people from all over Europe, making it the largest free open air concert in Europe!
A world-class line up of artists will play in a free live concert on the Granaries in Floriana in front of a crowd which annually tops the 50,000 mark. Once again this promises to be one of the summer’s must-see musical events. The Isle of MTV Malta is unique in offering young people across Europe an exclusive opportunity to experience some of the world’s best new and established artists here in Malta, and for free. This event has become an important annual destination for music lovers. Previous attractions included Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, N*E*R*D, One Republic, Maroon 5, Akon, Enrique Iglesias, Kid Rock, David Guetta, Metro Station, Snoop Dogg, and LMFAO amongst others.