U2 will perform in London's Trafalgar Square Saturday night

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As official recipients of the Global Icon award at the 2017 MTV EMAs, U2 will be performing tomorrow night in London.

Their special live performance will take place in London's historic Trafalgar Square with an expected crowd of 7,000 people.

According to Bruce Gillmer (Head of Music and Music Talent, Global Entertainment Group, Viacom), the 22-time Grammy Award-winning band will be honored for their "Contributions to music, pop culture and social issues around the world. For over four decades and counting, they've entertained, influenced, and inspired fans around the globe and we're thrilled to announce that they are this year's Global Icon."

Sadiq Khan, London's Mayor said: "London is one of the live music capitals of the world, with an unrivaled music heritage. It is fantastic to host the EMAs in our city for the first time in 21 years. What better way to showcase this than one of the world's greatest rock bands performing to Londoners from all backgrounds, for free, in the heart of our great city?"

U2's performance will be broadcasted on MTV channels worldwide during the live show from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London on Sunday, November 12 at 8:00pm GMT.

British singer Rita Ore will be hosting the show with featured performances from Demi Lovato, The Killers, Kesha, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Shawn Mendes, Stormzy, French Montana, Travis Scott, Clean Bandit, plus many more special guests (including U2).

The show can be viewed live on various MTV channels including MTV UK (Sky 126/Virgin 134) and MTV Music (Sky 350/Virgin 310). Online, MTVEMA.com will be live streaming the EMAs beginning at 7pm with the Red Carpet Show. In the USA, live broadcasting will begin at 2pm with the show starting at 3pm EST. Viewers can also watch via the MTV Play app, the MTV EMA app, and Facebook.

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