Only Three Days To Go Till Awesome Berlin Bash

Global-straddling super-group U2 will perform a bunch of their biggest hits in front of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate as part of this year’s MTV EMAs.

The Oirish four-piece will put on a free ticketed gig as a prelude to the Fall of The Wall celebrations in the famous city and the show will be beamed into the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards.

The band’s manager Paul McGuinness said: “It’ll be an exciting spot to be in, 20 years almost to the day since the wall came down. Should be fun.”

Tickets to attend ’MTV EMAs present U2 at the Brandenburg Gate’ are free of charge and available by registering on and

Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis and will be restricted to a maximum of two per applicant.

Executive VP of Music Brands, MTV Networks International and Executive Producer for the MTV Europe Music Awards, Antonio Campo Dall’Orto, said: “The exceptional musical heritage of this year’s EMAs spans genres and generations and we are extremely proud to be bringing U2 to Berlin for this extraordinary performance.

“This year’s Awards will be remembered as the night when the world’s major music players came together against the backdrop of the fall of the Berlin Wall to celebrate music, freedom and the birth of a new age in Europe.”

Green Day. Leona Lewis. Kings Of Leon and Jay-Z are among an array of top artists who’ll play on the night.

We can’t wait!

The 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards will premiere on MTV Australia, Friday November 6 from 4:30pm(AEDT).