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30 Seconds To Mars have won Best Alternative Act at the MTV EMAs! The band used their acceptance speech as a chance to thank fans, referencing America as the “land of immigrants.”
Watch the speech in full, below.
The MTV EMA's are taking place tonight at SSE Arena Wembley, and the show has been nothing short of amazing. Eminem kicked things off with a live premiere of his new single “Walk On Water” and also collected the award for Best Hip-Hop. Kendrick Lamar has landed the award for Best Video with “Humble” while Shawn Mendes has walked away with the award for Biggest Fans.
30 Seconds To Mars are now on the list of winners, taking home the award for Best Alternative Act.
“You have changed our lives” says frontman Jared Leto. “This is for you, this is about you, and we stand here proudly on this stage tonight in celebration of you, so thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you and thank you.”
“We are Americans – a land of immigrants – and we just wanna say that we welcome you with open arms and with open hearts, and we love you. God bless you. We hope to see you on tour in March and April. We will be coming back to the UK as well.”
You can watch Leto's EMAs speech, below.
The band recently announced a massive 2018 European tour in promotion of their upcoming fifth album. Check out the list of dates below!
Thirty Seconds To Mars tour dates:
03/11 – Cologne, Germany @ Lanxess Arena
03/12 – Basel, Switzerland @ St. Jakobshalle
03/14 – Paris, France @ Accorhotels Arena
03/16 – Rome, Italy @ Palalottomatica
03/17 – Bologna, Italy @ Unipol Arena
03/18 – Munich, Germany @ Olympiahalle
03/20 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Ziggo Dome
03/21 – Antwerp, Belgium @ Lotto Arena
03/23 – Cardiff, Wales @ Motorpoint Arena
03/24 – Manchester, England @ Manchester Arena
03/25 – Glasgow, Scotland @ SSE Hydro
03/27 – London, England @ The O2
03/29 – Birmingham, England @ Arena Birmingham
04/10 – Lisbon, Portugal @ TBC
04/12 – Madrid, Spain @ Wizink Center
04/13 – Barcelona, Spain @ Sant Jordi Club
04/14 – Bilbao, Spain @ Sala Cubec
04/17 – Vienna, Austria @ Stadhalle
04/18 – Lodz, Poland @ Atlas Arena
04/19 – Prague, Czech Republic @ Tipsport Arena
04/21 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ TAP1
04/22 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Annexet
04/23 – Oslo, Norway @ Spektrum
04/25 – Helsinki, Finland @ Ice Hall
04/27 – Saint Petersburg, Russia @ SKK Arena
04/28 – Moscow, Russia @ Olimpiyskiy
04/30 – Kiev, Ukraine @ Sports Palace
05/02 – Hamburg, Germany @ Barclaycard Arena
05/03 – Berlin, Germany @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
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