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2016 MTV EMA seated tickets on sale via public ballot

05 october 2016

Standing ticket giveaway also planned for fans

Fresh from icons Beyoncé and Justin Bieber being nominated for this year’s MTV EMAs with 5 nods apiece, MTV announced today how fans can buy seated tickets to be part of the highly-anticipated live show.

The 2016 MTV EMAs will be broadcast live around the globe from the Rotterdam Ahoy on Sunday 6 November at 21:00 CET.

A limited number of seated tickets will be made available to buy via an online public ballot, created in partnership with Ticketmaster, which will go live at 12:00 CET on Wednesday 5 October 2016.

For a chance to purchase seated tickets, fans should first register at from Wednesday 5 October at 12:00 CET until 12:00 CET on Tuesday 11 October 2016.

Those successful will be selected at random and notified on Monday 17 October 2016 via an email which will also include a single-use unique code and a link to buy tickets.

Seated MTV EMA tickets will be available to purchase online on a first-come, first-served basis from Monday 17 October 2016 until Monday 24 October 2016 at 23.59 CET.

A maximum of four tickets can be bought by any one person and will be priced as follows:

  • Seated, off-camera, unrestricted view: 95 Euros per ticket (plus standard booking fee)
  • Seated, off-camera, restricted view: 60 Euros per ticket (plus standard booking fee)

In addition, standing tickets to the 2016 MTV EMAs will also be awarded to Rotterdam’s most enthusiastic music lovers - details will be announced on Tuesday 18 October 2016.

The official international sponsor of the 2016 MTV EMAs is Évos headphones and regional sponsor is Replay Supernova Fragrances. 

2016 MTV EMA voting is open until 5 November at 11:59PM CET so visit to cast your vote!   

For more information on the 2016 MTV EMAs, please go to: MTV or MTV EMA on Facebook or ,, @mtvema @mtvnl or MTV Nederland on Snapchat.


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