Sony BMG celebrates MTV Music Awards


MUMBAI: Top artists from showbiz, business, media and politics, and Sony BMG managers from Germany and around the world will be getting together to celebrate the presentation of the MTV Europe Music Awards in Munich on 1 November.


The Sony BMG After Show Party is supported by Premium Sponsors MINI and Sony Ericsson. The Sony BMG artist in the running for the Music Awards is Justin Timberlake with a total of four nominations, closely followed by Beyoncé, Avril Lavigne, the Foo Fighters, Evanescence, Christina Aguilera, Good Charlotte and Bushido.


The Kesselhaus in Munich is the venue for the party, at which more than 600 guests are expected.


At the party Sony Ericsson, sponsor of the MTV EMAs since 2006, will present its newest music telephone, the W910i Walkman Phone. Alongside the W910i with its new Shake Control feature will be DJs delivering the beats that keep the party crowd fired up.


The Kesselhaus party also enjoys the support of Electronic Arts (EA), Campari, Becks and Talbot Runhof. EA will be presenting a world premiere: three weeks before the actual release, the latest part of the “Need for Speed” game series will get an exclusive showing. Drinks will be of the finest thanks to Campari/SKYY Vodka and Becks. Fashion highlights will come from Munich designer label Talbot Runhof.


Some of the nominated Sony BMG artists in important categories:


*Justin Timberlake: Ultimate Urban, Headliner, Video Star (“What Goes Around”), Solo Artist of 2007

*Beyoncé: Ultimate Urban, Most Addictive Track (“Beautiful Liar” feat. Shakira), Headliner

*Foo Fighters: Headliner, Video Star (“The Pretender”)

*Avril Lavigne: Album Of The Year (“The Best Damn Thing”), Solo Artist of 2007

*Christina Aguilera: Solo Artist of 2007

*Evanescence: Rock Out

*Good Charlotte: Band of 2007

*Bushido: Best German Act

*Dúné: Best Danish Act