MTV Latin America has announced that MTV World Stage will return to Mexico for the third consecutive year and will be held for the first time in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. The event will be taped 27 September at the Monterrey Arena, and can be seen on MTV Latin America and various MTV channels around the world. "The spirit of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon as well as its great infrastructure, are the perfect fit for carrying out an event of this magnitude," said Eduardo Lebrija, senior pice president and CEO of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) for the Americas-Mexico. "We are thrilled to take this local MTV event and bring it to MTV fans around the world." MTV World Stage invites viewers to some of the world's most exclusive concerts performed in unique locations around the world. These shows are recorded in high definition and feature dozens of artists from all genres and are aired the same day in over 63 MTVs around the world. Some of the artists and bands recorded for the MTV World Stage are: Shakira, Gorillaz, Black Eyed Peas, Maroon 5, Ke$ha, Lady Gaga, Kiss, Katy Perry, Coldplay, Enrique Iglesias, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Green Day, Joe Jonas, MGMT, The Smashing Pumpkins, Depeche Mode and Muse. Tickets for MTV World Stage Monterrey will be available free of charge via MTV and official event sponsors, with details to be announced. Previous MTV World Stage performances in Mexico have included The Smashing Pumpkins, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Ke$ha and Joe Jonas.