MTV Europe host Katy Perry

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 13 October 2008
Katy Perry

MTV Europe host Katy Perry

Katy Perry has revealed she "wet herself" when she was asked to host this year's MTV Europe Music Awards

Katy Perry "wet herself" when she was asked to host this year's MTV Europe Music Awards.

The 'I Kissed A Girl' singer will make her presenting debut at the ceremony, which takes place in Liverpool, UK, next month, and couldn't believe organisers wanted her to take on such an important role.

Katy - who is nominated for Best New Act and Most Addictive Track at the awards - said: "I was so excited when I heard that I was nominated for two awards, but when I was asked to host the show I wet myself, Fergie-style

"To follow in the footsteps of previous hosts Christina Aguilera, Tom Jones, P. Diddy and Snoop Dogg at this prestigious event is an incredible honour - do they know what they are getting into? I just hope that I don't spill my cocktail!"

Katy will be joined by her regular group of musicians, as organisers look for a "more relaxed and informal event with a musical twist" at this year's ceremony.

The band will act as the show's 'house band' for the night, taking to the stage to perform with Katy and the other performers and award presenters.

Artists just confirmed to hand out prizes include Sugababes, Solange Knowles, Grace Jones, and Travis McCoy, Gym Class Heroes singer and boyfriend of Katy.

Performers at the awards, which take place on November 6, include The Killers, Pink, Kid Rock, Duffy and Beyonce Knowles.

Katy Perry

The 'I Kissed a Girl' songstress heads out on her Witness world tour.

Birmingham Arena

Mon 18 Jun 2018

£50–£120 / 0871 945 6000

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Thu 21 Jun 2018

£50–£65 / 0844 800 0400

Manchester Arena

Fri 22 Jun 2018

£299 / 0844 847 8000

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