- Award show on November 22 on MagentaTV and free live stream
- Shows by Sting, Udo Lindenberg and many more
- INTERNATIONAL MUSIC AWARD will be hosted by Emmy winner Billy Porter and supermodel Toni Garrn
Live and exclusive on MagentaTV – Axel Springer Mediahouse Berlin and Deutsche Telekom to cooperate for the live broadcast of the INTERNATIONAL MUSIC AWARD presented by ROLLING STONE GERMANY (IMA). The new pop culture award for the digital generation takes place in the Verti Music Hall in Berlin on November 22, 2019 at 8 p.m. Telekom shows the award show live and exclusive on MagentaTV on channel 131. Furthermore, Music fans in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland will be able to experience the show on a free live stream on magentatv.de, meaning that everybody will be able to #TAKEPART and share this experience with others.
Udo Lindenberg and Sting
The highlights of the first INTERNATIONAL MUSIC AWARD will be the performances of Udo Lindenberg und Sting. In addition, Max Herre and Joy Denalane, the Canadian singer Peaches, Anna Calvi, Holly Herndon, the South Korean K-Pop group The Rose, and other top stars will also appear on stage. Sting will be honored in the “Hero” category for his lifetime work. As best live act, Rammstein will receive the audience award in the “Performance” category. The award show will be hosted by Emmy winner Billy Porter and supermodel Toni Garrn.
“With Deutsche Telekom as a premium partner of the INTERNATIONAL MUSIC AWARD, the fans at the Verti Music Hall will not be the only ones to enjoy the unique atmosphere; fans everywhere will be able to take part”, explains Petra Kalb, Managing Director Axel Springer Mediahouse Berlin.
TV offers redefined
"We want to offer the best and most varied entertainment experience. The live broadcast of the IMA, available on all networks and all devices, is further proof that we offer our customers a true added value”, says Michael Schuld, Head of TV and Entertainment at Telekom Deutschland. “With MagentaTV, Deutsche Telekom is constantly delivering innovations that are changing the market and content that is redefining our TV offering. The combination of an easy-to-use platform, strong partnerships, exclusive content, and the best network will remain our recipe for future success.”
Artists including Billy Eilish, James Blake, Sade, Florence + the Machine, Anna Calvi, and Holly Herndon have also been nominated in the eight categories „Sound“, „Beginner“, „Future“, „Commitment“, „Visuals“, „Style“, „Performance“ und „Hero“. Tickets are now available from 29 Euros at all known advance booking offices and on Eventim.de.
The INTERNATIONAL MUSIC AWARD presented by ROLLING STONE GERMANY (IMA) – a pop culture award for the digital generation – is the first German music award for which the most important criteria are passion, attitude, and innovation. From people who love music for people who love music. Launched by Axel Springer Mediahouse Berlin, supplied with content support by ROLLING STONE GERMANY.
About MagentaTV – Deutsche Telekom’s TV service
MagentaTV combines classic television, media and video libraries, streaming services and exclusive content on one platform. Boasting some 300 TV channels and more than 100 HD channels, MagentaTV offers not just a comprehensive range of programs, but also Germany’s biggest HD package. Selected UHD content creates a brilliant and easy TV experience. Further information is available at www.magentatv.de.
About ROLLING STONE GERMANY
ROLLING STONE is one of the most relevant music magazines in Germany. Founded in the United States in 1967, the German edition has been published for 25 years. Available in print and digital versions, the magazine’s editorial team addresses all relevant pop culture topics incl. areas such as film/TV, literature, art, and society.
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