They recently met with Arnold Schwarzenegger at his home in California. And now Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra are busying themselves for another big date: The 2022 MTV EMA show in Düsseldorf, Germany.

MTV confirmed the news on Tuesday, revealing that the Eurovision 2022 winners will make their debut at the awards show. Other first-time performers include GAYLE, SPINALL, Ayanna and Nasty C.

Returning artists set to hit that stage include Ava Max, Bebe Rexha, David Guetta, Gorillaz, Lewis Capaldi and Muse.

There are other Eurovision connections at the show, which will take place on 13 November.

Eurovision 2021 winners Måneskin are nominated for Best Rock Act alongside Muse, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Liam Gallagher, and the Killers.

And Eurovision 2022 runner-up Sam Ryder will present an award.

During their recent visit to California, the band revealed that the Terminator actor greed them outside of the house with his pet donkey.

“We talked about the situation in Ukraine and thanked him for his support and shared how important it was to us,” they wrote on Instagram.

“You know, Arnold @schwarzenegger has been actively supporting Ukrainians since the early days of the war, for which we are very grateful.”

“We believe that support from abroad will only increase. It was a pleasure to meet such a legend, I can say that I grew up on movies with his participation. By the way, Schwartz also appreciated the @panama.kalush

 
 
 
 
 
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Ellie
Ellie
27 days ago

Also Marius Bear, Amir, Blanco, Måneskin again, and Noa Kirel are nominated for best act in their respective regions.

HaroyDarper
HaroyDarper
27 days ago

Germany has a wealth of indoor arenas (like this one), so I was surprised that none of them were offered for the 2011 contest. Why was this?

Euros
Euros
26 days ago
Reply to  HaroyDarper

I guess the owner of arena, where ESC 2011 took place, offered the broadcaster NDR to use arena for free.

BlueZone
BlueZone
27 days ago

This is yet more proof that Eurovision is becoming more relevant and mainstream. The music industry are finally sitting up and taking noticing of the contest.

Still waiting for the Sam Ryder/Kalush Orchestra collab, though. Maybe they’ll release it in conjunction with the contest in May.

Benito Camelo
Benito Camelo
27 days ago
Reply to  BlueZone

I agree! I’m from Mexico and many of my friends are already getting familiar with Eurovision themselves, I would’ve never expected that happening and I think it’s the same situation in many more places