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Rihanna leads MTV EMA nominations

RIHANNA leads the 2012 MTV European Music Awards (EMA) nominations with six nods.

The 'We Found Love' hitmaker is up for a host of top accolades, including Best Pop Act, Best Look, Biggest Fans and Best Female - a category which will see her battle Katy Perry, Pink, Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift.

>> See the full list of MTV European Music Awards 2012 nominations here

Taylor has five nominations in total, including Best Live Act and Best World Stage.

Justin Bieber and Katy - who will both take on Taylor and Rihanna for the title of Best Pop act - received four nods each, while several acts picked up a hat-trick of nominations including Nicki, Lady Gaga and Carly Rae Jepsen, who faces stiff competition from Lana Del Rey, One Direction, fun. and Rita Ora for Best Newcomer.

Justin will do battle with Kanye West, Flo Rida, Pitbull and Jay-Z for Best Male.

Other notable nominees include Green Day, Jack White, Flo Rida, Muse and Ed Sheeran, who will do battle with One Direction, Jessie J, Conor Maynard and Rita for the title of Best UK & Ireland newcomer.

No less than 18 acts are up for the Best World Stage category - which celebrates the range and breadth of all the music that MTV has to offer by showcasing incredible artists from all parts of the world - such as Sean Paul, Snow Patrol, Maroon 5 and B.o.B.

The winners will be announced at the ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany, on November 11, with performers at the event yet to be announced.

MTV viewers can vote for EMA categories such as Best Newcomer, Best Live Act and more from today (17.09.12) by visiting www.mtvema.com.

 

MTV European Music Awards 2012 nominations:

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 NEWCOMER:

  • 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

BEST UK & IRELAND ACT:

  • Conor Maynard
  • Rita Ora
  • One Direction
  • Jessie J
  • Ed Sheeran

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