ISLE OF MTV MALTA 2018 FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCED
Jason Derulo, Hailee Steinfeld and Sigala
with special guests Paloma Faith & Ella Eyre to perform
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike to close with DJ set finale
Red Foo and DJ Jax Jones to play Isle of MTV Malta Music Week
LONDON/ MALTA, 9th May 2018 – Global superstar, Jason Derulo, is confirmed to perform at Isle of MTV Malta 2018 on Wednesday 27th June. Pop sensation Hailee Steinfeld and tropical house DJ Sigala – together with special guests Paloma Faith and Ella Eyre – join Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike for a star-studded night of outdoor live music.
The news was jointly announced today by MTV International and the Malta Tourism Authority.
Three years after his first performance at the summer festival, US singer/songwriter, Jason Derulo, famed for his chart-topping songs including ‘Talk Dirty’, ‘Want to Want Me’ and ‘Swalla’, will return to light up iconic Il-Fosos Square. He will be joined by MTV EMA 2017 ‘Best Push Artist’ winner and Academy® Award nominated actress, Hailee Steinfeld, who took the global charts by storm last year with her platinum-selling single, ‘Let Me Go’.
Completing the line-up, DJ, record producer and remixer Sigala will take the stage at the historic Floriana Granaries for the first time, accompanied by double-platinum selling singer, songwriter and actress Paloma Faith (‘Lullaby’) and Brit Awards winner and newly announced MTV Staying Alive Foundation ambassador Ella Eyre (‘Came Here for Love’), while celebrated dance music duo, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, are set to close the show.
“I’m so excited to be coming back to the beautiful island of Malta! Everyone showed me so much love when I was last over in 2015, so I’m humbled to be asked to perform at this year’s Isle of MTV. We’ve got a great show planned for June 27th, can’t wait to perform for you all!”
“I’m thrilled to play at this year’s Isle of MTV! This will be my first time in Malta. I’m looking forward to checking out this beautiful Island, and cannot wait to hit the stage on 27th June!”
“I can’t wait to play this year’s Isle of MTV Malta event, and share the stage with the incredible Ella Eyre and Paloma Faith!”
“I am incredibly excited to be performing at Isle of MTV Malta with Sigala! I’m part Maltese and have lots of family over there so it’s going to be a really special show for me!”
For the second year running, the main show will be followed by Isle of MTV Malta Music Week, bringing unmissable club nights to the island from 28th June to 1st July 2018.
In 2017, the week-long music festival featured international DJs such as Don Diablo and Martin Jensen, while this year fans can expect to party at Gianpula with award winning American rapper, songwriter and actor Redfoo and at Café del Mar with internationally acclaimed DJ Jax Jones.
Following the success of The Grind during Isle of MTV Malta Music Week 2017, MTV is once again bringing back the iconic 90’s dance show on Saturday 30th June, this time to Maltese hot-spot, MedAsia Playa.
MTV’s cameras will capture the action from Isle of MTV Malta, which will be streamed live and broadcast as a 60-minute highlights linear show airing across MTV’s international channel network from August 2018.
For more information, to secure free tickets to the main show or purchase tickets for Isle of MTV Malta Music Week, please go to http://www.isleofmtv.com/.
NOTES TO EDITORS
§ High-res still images and clips for broadcast package are available here
§ A 60-minute linear highlights show will broadcast to more than 70m households in 16 markets from August 2018.
o Full list of markets: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
§ In 2017, the Isle of MTV Malta main show and The Grind pool party garnered a total reach of 504 million across all social platforms. Between 2016 and 2017, MTV social media video views related to Isle of MTV increased by 111%.
§ More details can be found at: http://www.isleofmtv.com/
ABOUT ISLE OF MTV MALTA
Jason Derulo, Hailee Steinfeld, Sigala, Paloma Faith, Ella Eyre and DJ dance duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are confirmed to perform at Isle of MTV Malta 2018.
Now in its 12th year, past performers at the Isle of MTV Malta include: The Chainsmokers, DNCE, Steve Aoki, David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Jess Glynne, Nicole Scherzinger, Jessie J, Will.i.am, Rita Ora, Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg, Far East Movement, Kid Rock, Kelis, The Scissor Sisters, Lady Gaga, The Black Eyed Peas, Nelly Furtado, Maroon 5, The Chemical Brothers, Enrique Iglesias, N*E*R*D, Shaggy, Garbage, Jazzy Jeff, Gorillaz and OneRepublic.
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