Cohen to Host MTV Europe Music Awards


MTV Networks International Tuesday released details on its MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 3 at the Atlantic Pavilion in Lisbon, Portugal.

Sacha Baron Cohen, in character as Kazakhstan television journalistBorat Sagdiyev, will host the MTV Europe Music Awards. Cohen is the creator and star of Emmy Award-nominated Home Box Office series Da Ali G Show.

Performers will include Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Green Day, Robbie Williams and Black Eyed Peas.

Coldplay and Gorillaz topped MTV Europe Music Awards nominations with five apiece. Gwen Stefani earned four, and three apiece went to 50 Cent, Green Day, Snoop Dogg, U2 and James Blunt.