World Exclusive Performance of Madonna’s ‘Hung Up’ in Lisbon
Madonna has been confirmed to perform at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2005 on November 3rd in Lisbon and will be debuting the first worldwide live TV performance of her upcoming single “Hung Up“.
The legendary icon will join a stellar lineup of previously announced talent including Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Green Day, Robbie Williams and The Black Eyed Peas. The show will be hosted by Sacha Baron Cohen’s character ‘Borat’, live from the Atlantic Pavilion in Lisbon, Portugal.
With an unprecedented career spanning over two decades, Madonna has virtually defined the video medium.
She has garnered more than 55 top 10 hits in the UK, 15 multi-platinum platinum albums and has won 4 MTV Europe Music Awards.
In the US, Madonna has received a staggering 20 MTV Music Video Awards including the prestigious “Video Vanguard” award.
The Material Girl’s new album, “Confessions on a Dance Floor” is the most highly anticipated album of 2005 and will be released on November 14th, 11 days after her MTV Europe Music Awards performance.
“Madonna is the world’s most celebrated artist and we are delighted that she will be joining us in Lisbon. Her performance of “Hung Up” will deliver one of the most memorable moments of this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards,” commented Harriett Brand, SVP, Music, MTV Networks International.
No stranger to the MTV Europe Music Awards, Madonna dazzled audiences at the Awards in Milan in 1998 with a stunning rendition of “The Power Of Good-bye“, where she also won awards for Best Female and Best Album for “Ray Of Light“.
Two years later, at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2000 in Stockholm, Madonna performed “Music“, winning awards for Best Dance and Best Female.
Sponsored by LG Mobile and Replay Blue Jeans, the MTV Europe Music Awards will air to a potential worldwide audience of more than
1 billion people.
Based on a MTV Networks press release.