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Justin Timberlake leads MTV EMA nominations

2013-09-17 16:03
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Los Angeles - Justin Timberlake and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis lead the MTV Europe Music Awards 2013.

Take Back the Night singer Justin has five nods for trophies at the ceremony - set to take place at Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome on 10 November - for Best Male, Best Live, Best Video for Mirrors, Best US Act and Best Look.

Rapper Macklemore and producing partner Ryan Lewis match Justin with nominations in the Best New, Best Hip Hop and Best World Stage categories, as well as competing against him for Best US Act.

They are also nominated in the prestigious Best Song section for their huge hit Thrift Shop.

Most coveted title

Hot on those acts' heels, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke, are all up for four awards each.

Gaga and Miley will go head-to-head for the Best Female title and, alongside Robin Thicke, all three will compete for the coveted title of Best Video.

With both Miley and Robin expected to attend, it is rumoured they could recreate - or even top - their momentous performance at the US version of the show, the MTV Video Music Awards, last month. That performance proved controversial when Miley 'Twerked' against the singer in a flesh-coloured latex bikini as they performed a version of his track Blurred Lines.

Of their performance - which outraged many - she later said: "Every VMA performance, anyone that performs (...) That's what you are looking for. You want to make history. Me and Robin, the whole time, said, 'You know you are about to make history right now?'"

The MTV EMAs 2013 will be hosted by Will Ferrell in character as Anchorman star Ron Burgundy and will be broadcast live on the night.

MTV EMA nominations 2013, main categories:

Best Song
Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
Daft Punk - Get Lucky
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Thrift Shop
Rihanna - Diamonds
Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines

Best Pop
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Miley Cyrus
One Direction
Taylor Swift

Best Female
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Best Male
Bruno Mars
Jay Z
Justin Bieber
Justin Timberlake

Best Live
Green Day
Justin Timberlake
Taylor Swift

Best New
Icona Pop
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Video
Justin Timberlake - Mirrors
Lady Gaga - Applause
Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball
Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
Thirty Seconds to Mars - Up In The Air

Best Rock
Black Sabbath
Green Day
Kings Of Leon
Queens Of The Stone Age
The Killers

Best Alternative
Arctic Monkeys
Fall Out Boy
Franz Ferdinand
Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best Hip Hop
Jay Z
Kanye West
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Electronic
Calvin Harris
Daft Punk

Best Look
Harry Styles
Justin Timberlake
Lady Gaga
Rita Ora

Best UK and Ireland Act
Calvin Harris
Ellie Goulding
Olly Murs
One Direction

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