Katy Perry leads MTV EMAs with 7 nominations

2014-09-17 09:14
 
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Los Angeles - Katy Perry leads the nominations for this year's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) with seven.

The Prism singer is followed closely by Ariana Grande, who is up for six awards, with both stars contesting alongside Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift and Beyoncé for the Best Female prize.

The two women will also compete for another two prizes, Best Song - for which Katy's Dark Horse is nominated with Ariana's Problem - and Best Pop.

Happy hitmaker Pharrell Williams is nominated for five trophies, as are newcomers 5 Seconds of Summer.

They are followed by One Direction, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Eminem, Sam Smith and Kiesza, who have all received four MTV EMA nominations each.

Meanwhile, Crazy Stupid Love singer Cheryl has been selected as a Wild Card entry in the Best UK & Ireland Act following a fan vote, and will contest for the prize with 1D, Calvin Harris, Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran, with the winner competing in the Best Worldwide Act category alongside other regional champions.

The 2014 MTV EMAs takes place at The SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow on Sunday, 9 November.

Fans can vote for the winners at MTVEMA.com.

2014 Selected MTV EMA nominations:

Best Song:
Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea - Problem
Eminem feat. Rihanna - The Monster
Katy Perry feat. Juicy J - Dark Horse
Pharrell Williams - Happy
Sam Smith - Stay With Me

Best Pop:
5 Seconds Of Summer
Ariana Grande
Katy Perry
Miley Cyrus
One Direction

Best Female:
Ariana Grande
Beyoncé
Katy Perry
Nicki Minaj

Best Male:
Ed Sheeran
Eminem
Justin Bieber
Justin Timberlake
Pharrell Williams

Best Live:
Beyoncé
Bruno Mars
Justin Timberlake
Katy Perry
One Direction

Best New:
5 Seconds Of Summer
Ariana Grande
Charli XCX
Kiesza
Sam Smith

Best Video:
Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora - Black Widow
Katy Perry feat. Juicy J - Dark Horse
Kiesza - Hideaway
Pharrell Williams - Happy
Sia - Chandelier

Best Rock:
Arctic Monkeys
The Black Keys
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons
Linkin Park

Best Alternative:
Fall Out Boy
Lana Del Rey
Lorde
Paramore
Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best Hip-Hop:
Drake
Eminem
Iggy Azalea
Kanye West
Nicki Minaj

Best Electronic:
Afrojack
Avicii
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Hardwell

Biggest Fans:
5 Seconds Of Summer
Ariana Grande
Justin Bieber
Nicki Minaj
One Direction

Best Look:
Iggy Azalea
Katy Perry
Nicki Minaj
Rita Ora
Taylor Swift

Best Push:
5 Seconds Of Summer
Ariana Grande
Charli XCX
Cris Cab
John Newman
Jungle
Kid Ink
Kiesza
Lorde
Sam Smith
Zedd

Best World Stage:
Afrojack,MTV World Stage Live in Amsterdam
B.o.B, MTV World Stage Malaysia
Ellie Goulding, MTV World Stage Wireless London
Enrique Iglesias, MTV World Stage Isle of MTV Malta
Fall Out Boy, MTV World Stage Monterrey
Flo Rida, MTV World Stage Mexico
Hardwell, MTV World Stage Isle of MTV Malta
Imagine Dragons, MTV World Stage Live in Amsterdam
Kings of Leon, MTV World Stage Rock am Ring Germany
Linkin Park, MTV World Stage Rock am Ring Germany
Nicole Scherzinger, MTV World Stage Isle of MTV Malta
Pharrell Williams, MTV World Stage Wireless London
Simple Plan, MTV World Stage Monterrey
The Killers, MTV World Stage Live in Amsterdam

Best UK & Ireland Act:
One Direction
Calvin Harris
Sam Smith
Ed Sheeran
Cheryl

Best US Act:
Beyoncé
Katy Perry
Eminem
Pharrell Williams
TBC

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