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 MTV (DStv channel 130) today revealed the nominees for the 2014 MTV EMA, the world’s annual music awards show that celebrates the year’s hottest artists from around the globe.

Aussie exports 5 Seconds of Summer are up against British heroes One Direction in the Best Pop category, while their tribes will face-off Twitter-style in the Biggest Fans category. The rivalry continues between Katy Perry and Taylor Swift, as they go head-to-head for Best Female and Best Look. The queens of hip hopNicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea will showdown in two categories: Best Hip Hop and Best Look.

 

Katy Perry leads the race with nominations in seven categories, while Ariana Grande follows closely with nods in six categories. Pharrell Williams and 5 Seconds of Summer are each up for five awards. One DirectionNicki MinajIggy Azalea, EminemSam Smith and Kiesza all received four MTV EMA nominations each. To view nominees in all award categories please visit mtvema.com.

 

EMA voting is now open for all categories at mtvema.com, including the Best African Act category, for which wild card nominee Sauti Sol (Kenya) have been chosen via fan vote, joining DavidoGoldfish,Diamond and Toofan in this hotly contested category.  The wild card fan vote saw a staggering 19 million votes flood in from around the world. Voting will close on 8 November 2014 at 12AM.

 

The 2014 MTV EMA will broadcast on MTV channels around the world Sunday 9 November at 22:00 CAT from The Hydro in Glasgow. The MTV EMA – MTV’s global celebration of the hottest stars in music – recognizes artists from around the world and across genres, and brings together music fans everywhere for a one-of-a-kind experience in the weeks leading up to and at the show. The 2014 MTV EMA marks the first time that the show will be held in Glasgow, Scotland and has received support from Glasgow City Marketing Bureau and EventScotland.

 

The 2014 MTV EMA will take place at The Hydro in Glasgow on Sunday 9 November. The awards air live on MTV (DStv Channel 130) at 9PM, while MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) will premiere the awards on Monday 10 November at 9PM (official MTV EMA pre-show commences at 8PM).

 

 

2014 MTV EMA NOMINEES

 

BEST AFRICAN ACT

Davido

Toofan

Diamond

Goldfish

Sauti Sol

 

BEST SONG
Ariana Grande – Problem ft Iggy Azalea
Eminem – The Monster ft Rihanna
Katy Perry – Dark Horse ft Juicy J
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
Taylor Swift

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 – Black Widow ft Rita Ora
Katy Perry – Dark Horse ft Juicy J
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

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