The Killers' Brandon Flowers

The Killers' Brandon Flowers

The Killers are to perform at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs).

The 'Runaways' group will take to the stage at the ceremony at Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on 10 November, joining previously-announced performer Katy Perry.

It is the fourth time the band have played at the EMAs and they will also mark the occasion by headlining the city's Paradiso venue on 8 November for the MTV World Stage concert, part of MTV Music Week in the city.

Additionally, Redfoo of LMFAO has been named official MC of this year's event, and Ariana Grande will present backstage action via social media, tweeting and posting from behind the scenes.

'Party Rock Anthem' singer Redfoo said: "So excited to add some ridiculousness to this crazy party, whooooooooooo!"

And Ariana is delighted to be acting as the show's "eyes and ears" backstage.

She said: "I'm so excited to go to the MTV EMAs and be the eyes and ears backstage for all the fans around the world! Make sure to follow @MTVEMA on November 10th so you can see all my updates from the big night. It's going to be a lot of fun!"

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the 2013 MTV EMA nominations with five each, while Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke are each up for four awards.

The ceremony will be broadcast live at 9pm on November 10.

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