GLOBAL SUPERSTAR DJ AND PRODUCER MARTIN GARRIX AND GRAMMY NOMINATED SINGER/SONGWRITER BEBE REXHA TO HEADLINE ISLE OF MTV MALTA 2019
LONDON/MALTA, 17th April 2019 – Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha will headline Isle of MTV 2019. The news was announced today by MTV International and the Malta Tourism Authority. Now in its 13th year, Europe’s biggest free summer festival will return to iconic Il-Fosos Square on Tuesday 9th July.
Number one on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list in 2016, 2017 and 2018, Dutch DJ prodigy Martin Garrix rose to global stardom early in life and since then conquered the dance and pop charts, with hit singles including collaborations with megastars like Tiësto, Khalid, Dua Lipa and the #1 hit and worldwide success In the Name of Love with Bebe Rexha which earned him two wins at the MTV EMAs, Scared to Be Lonely with Dua Lipa and many more!
He will be joined by New York City native Bebe Rexha, the Grammy-nominated pop superstar whose hits include global success and #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart Meant to Be featuring Florida Georgia Line, dance hit Say My Name featuring David Guetta and J Balvin and gold certified title I’m a Mess. In 2019, the singer-songwriter released her latest hit Last Hurrah and received two nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards® for Best New Artist and Best Country Duo/Group Performance for Meant to Be. Bebe is also known for her songwriting credits, having written for artists including Eminem and Rihanna and collaborating with the likes of rapper G-Eazy.
“I am so excited to be working with MTV again, it’s always a great experience,” commented Bebe. “I’ve heard such amazing things about Malta; I am looking forward to discovering the island myself, and can’t wait to perform for such a big crowd in such a beautiful setting – see you all there!”
Martin Garrix said “I can’t wait to be back in Malta for Isle of MTV. Last time was epic and I’m looking forward to an even bigger and crazier crowd this year!”
The main show will be followed by Isle of MTV Malta Music Week between 9th and 14th July. A week of events at the hottest venues across the island, from open air club nights to sunset boat parties. For more information, tickets and line-up go to www.isleofmtv.com.
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· A 60-minute highlights show will broadcast across the MTV International Network to 196M households from August 2019.
· We will be bringing all the action from the show to our 90M music fans around the world through our MTV International social platforms.
· More details can be found at: http://www.isleofmtv.com/
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ABOUT ISLE OF MTV MALTA
Now in its 13th year, past performers at the Isle of MTV Malta include: Jason Derulo, Lady Gaga, Hailee Steinfeld, Sigala, Paloma Faith, 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, The Black Eyed Peas, Nelly Furtado, Maroon 5, The Chemical Brothers, Enrique Iglesias, N*E*R*D, Shaggy, Garbage, Jazzy Jeff, Gorillaz and OneRepublic.