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Ready to release an album after a number of years of reluctant silence, pop singer Rita Ora will go back to her native land of London to host the MTV Europe Music Awards in November.
The adolescence tradition community introduced Ora — a family title in Britain who has been making an attempt to crack into the United States most sensible ranks — will lead the EMAs at Wembley Arena on November 12.
A self-proclaimed lifelong EMA viewer, Ora promised to placed on a full of life display. Like its major US-based counterpart — the MTV Video Music Awards — the EMAs are extra carefully watched for popular culture moments than for the true winners.
The 26-year-old additionally advised AFP she would carry out a brand new tune from her upcoming album — which she showed used to be completed and extremely non-public in subject material.
Ora has crowned the British charts with catchy hits similar to “How We Do (Party),” an adaption of a monitor by means of slain rap legend The Notorious B.I.G.
In 2008, she regarded set to wreck large within the United States when rap rich person Jay-Z signed her to his Roc Nation imprint.
But she later filed a lawsuit, pronouncing Roc Nation had little time for her whilst the contract saved her from pursuing song on her personal.
Her upcoming album, her 2d, will pop out on main New York label Atlantic Records — and she or he referred to as the paintings “lyrically driven.”
“I had a lot to write about,” Ora mentioned.
“There was a lot of frustration and a lot of sadness — and happiness — as I couldn’t put out music for the past few years,” she mentioned.
“There are moments when I’m really lashing out and there are moments where I’m really vulnerable.”
Ora added she used to be frequently writing song whilst she turned into identified for on-screen roles — each on “The X Factor” and different tv contest presentations and in motion pictures, together with the erotic mystery “Fifty Shades of Grey.”
In May, Ora put out the album’s first monitor — “Your Song,” a giddy dance quantity co-written with Ed Sheeran on which she pronounces, “I don’t wanna hear sad songs anymore / I only wanna hear love songs.”
Ora would be the 2d consecutive host of Albanian descent. Bebe Rexha, the New York-born pop singer whose folks are Albanian, hosted closing yr’s EMAs in Rotterdam.
Born in Kosovo, Ora’s circle of relatives moved to London when she used to be a baby however she has enthusiastically embraced her heritage, serving as an honorary ambassador.
“I tend to really represent my country wherever I go,” Ora mentioned. “I’ve always been very proud of where I’m from and where I was born.”
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