Nicki Minaj to host 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards
Nicki Minaj just scored her first No. 1 in the U.K. for her role on Jessie J’s ladies anthem “Bang Bang” and the rapper is set for another European milestone.
Minaj will host the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards, the network announced on Tuesday. She will also perform on the show that will be beamed from the Hydro in Glasgow on Nov. 9.
“I will not only perform, but I have the honorable task of HOSTING this year’s #MTVEMA!!!!!!! AAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!,” Minaj tweeted to her more than 18 million followers.
Minaj is tied with One Direction, Eminem, Sam Smith and Iggy Azalea with four nominations. She’s in the running for best female, hip-hop, biggest fans and best look.
At this years Video Music Awards, Minaj opened the show along with her “Bang Bang” co-stars Jessie J and Ariana Grande and gracefully handled a wardrobe malfunction that had her spilling out of her black dress.
Katy Perry leads the pack of nominees with seven nods, including song and female honors. Grande is right behind with six nods and Pharrell Williams is up for five trophies.
The 2014 MTV EMA’s will kick off in the States with a live pre-show telecast anchored in Miami on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. before things pick up in Glasgow.
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