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2012 EMA Nominees Are Out

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The nominees for the 2012 MTV EMA are revealed and Rihanna and Taylor Swift are leading the rest with six and five nods, respectively.

19 September 2012

 

The nominees for the 2012 MTV EMA are revealed and Rihanna and Taylor Swift are leading the rest with six and five nods, respectively.

 

Rihanna and Taylor are competing for the Best Pop, Best Female and Best Look category.

 

RiRi is also running for Best Song and Best Video for her chart-buster hit “We Found Love” and Biggest Fans, whereas Taylor is up for Best Live and Best World Stage.

 

Katy Perry and Justin Bieber are also one of the big scorers with four nominations each, while Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, One Direction, Lana Del Rey and new entrants  fun. and Carly Rae Jepsen have been listed in the three categories.

 

Mr.Bieber continues to be part of the Best Male and Best Pop and Biggest Fans categories along with a new addition, Best World Stage.

 

Katy Perry will wrestle it out with her BFF Rihanna and Taylor in Best Female and Best Pop. Katy and Rihanna will also be competing for Best Video.

 

Qusai, Sandy, Ahmed Soultan, K2rhym and Karl Wolf are battling it out in the Best Middle East Act.

 

This year MTV will be bring back the Best Electronic category as a symbol of admiration for the great works of David Guetta and Calvin Harris.

 

MTV will announce EMA performers and presenters at a later date.

 

Viewers can vote NOW for EMA categories such as Best New, Best Live and more by visiting http://me.mtvema.com/vote

 

Voting for EMA categories is open now until 01:59 AM KSA on Saturday, November 10th, 2012.

 

The 2012 MTV EMA will air live from Frankfurt's Festhalle on Sunday, 11 November at midnight KSA.

 

2012 MTV EMA nominations in full:

 

Best Middle East Act

Ahmed Soultan

Karl Wolf

K2rhym

Qusai

Sandy

 

BEST SONG
Carly Rae Jepsen – ‘Call Me Maybe’
Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris – ‘We Found Love’
Gotye – ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’
Pitbull feat. Chris Brown – 'International Love'
fun. feat. Janelle Monáe – ‘We Are Young’

 

BEST NEW
Rita Ora
fun.
One Direction
Lana Del Rey
Carly Rae Jepsen

 

BEST FEMALE
Rihanna
Katy Perry
P!nk
Taylor Swift
Nicki Minaj

BEST MALE
Justin Bieber
Kanye West
Flo Rida
Pitbull
Jay Z

BEST POP
Justin Bieber
No Doubt
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift
Rihanna

BEST LIVE
Taylor Swift
Lady Gaga
Jay Z & Kanye West
Green Day
Muse

BEST HIP HOP
Jay Z & Kanye West
Nas
Rick Ross
Drake
Nicki Minaj

BEST ROCK
Linkin Park
Green Day
Muse
The Killers
Coldplay

BEST ELECTRONIC
David Guetta
Swedish House Mafia
Avicii
Skrillex
Calvin Harris

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Jack White
The Black Keys
Arctic Monkeys
Florence + The Machine
Lana Del Rey

BEST VIDEO
M.I.A. – ‘Bad Girls’
Lady Gaga – ‘Marry The Night’
Katy Perry – 'Wide Awake'
Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris – 'We Found Love'
PSY – ‘Gangnam Style’

BEST LOOK
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna
Jack White
Taylor Swift
A$AP Rocky

BIGGEST FANS
Justin Bieber
One Direction
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Katy Perry

BEST WORLD STAGE
Arcade Fire
Arctic Monkeys
B.o.B
Evanescence
Flo Rida
Jason Derulo
Joe Jonas
Justin Bieber
Kasabian
Ke$ha
LMFAO
Maroon 5
Nelly Furtado
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Sean Paul
Snoop Dogg
Snow Patrol
Taylor Swift

BEST PUSH
Nov – Foster The People
Dec – Lana Del Rey
Jan – Mac Miller
Feb – Michael Kiwanuka
March – Gotye
April – Rebecca Ferguson
May – fun.
June – Rita Ora
July – Conor Maynard
August – Of Monsters And Men
September – Carly Rae Jepsen

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