(CelebrityAccess) – Liam Gallagher is set to be crowned the first-ever Rock Icon at the 2019 MTV EMAs.
A post on the official EMAs Twitter account confirmed that the former Oasis frontman would be the first-ever artist to receive the new Rock Icon Award. “The legendary Liam Gallagher is our 2019 Rock Icon! Don’t miss his #MTVEMA performance live from Seville Sunday 3 Nov!!” the post read.
Gallagher, who is also nominated in the Best Rock category alongside Green Day, Panic! At The Disco, Imagine Dragons and The 1975, will receive the inaugural honor during this year’s ceremony, and is expected to perform a song from his time in the famed Britpop group as well as a track from his latest solo LP Why Me? Why Not.
Hosted by Becky G, this year’s EMAs will air live from the FIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre Seville, Spain on Sunday, November 3, and feature performances from Dua Lipa, Halsey and Akon.
The legendary @liamgallagher is our 2019 Rock Icon! 🏆 Don’t miss his #MTVEMA performance live from Seville Sunday 3 Nov!! 🤘😜 pic.twitter.com/7TVYETEFUZ
— MTV EMA (@mtvema) October 30, 2019