MTV EMA 2012: Nominations List

17 September 2012, 09:14

Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber are all up for several awards at the 2012 music ceremony.

The nominations for this year's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) have been announced with Rihanna and Taylor Swift leaving the nominations with six in total.

Katy Perry and Justin Bieber have also picked up four nominations each, as have fellow pop stars Nicki Minaj and Lady Gaga.

Newcomer Carly Rae Jepsen has picked up three nods for this year's ceremony following the breakthrough success of her single 'Call Me Maybe', while Lana Del Rey is also nominated in a handful of categories.

UK boy band One Direction have been nominated in two categories for this year's MTV EMAs after making it big across the world with their debut hit 'What Makes You Beautiful', while Rita Ora, Pink and Fun. are also up for awards this year.

Rihanna's multiple EMAs nominations include Best Female, Best Pop Act and Best Look, while Taylor Swift is also up for Best Live Act and Best World Stage.

This year's MTV EMAs 2012 will take place on 11th November from Frankfurt, Germany.

Check out the full list of MTV Europe Music Awards 2012 nominations below:

Best Song

  • Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Call Me Maybe'
  • Rihanna - 'We Found Love'
  • Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used To Know'
  • Pitbull Feat. Chris Brown 'International Love'
  • Fun. Feat. Janelle Monae - 'We Are Young'

Best Female

  • Rihanna
  • Katy Perry
  • Taylor Swift
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Pink

Best Male

  • Justin Bieber
  • Jay-Z
  • Pitbull
  • Flo Rida
  • Kanye West

Best Pop

  • Justin Bieber
  • Katy Perry
  • Rihanna
  • Taylor Swift
  • No Doubt

Best New

  • Rita Ora
  • One Direction
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Carly Rae Jepsen
  • Fun.

Best Live

  • Taylor Swift
  • Lady Gaga
  • Green Day
  • Muse
  • Jay-Z & Kanye West

Best Hip Hop

  • Nicki Minaj
  • Drake
  • Kanye West & Kay-Z
  • Rick Ross
  • Nas

Best Video

  • Lady Gaga - 'Marry The Night
  • Rihanna - 'We Found Love'
  • Katy Perry - 'Wide Awake'
  • M.I.A. - 'Bad Girls'
  • PSY - 'Gangnam Style'

Best Look

  • Nicki Minaj
  • Rihanna
  • Taylor Swift
  • Jack White
  • A$AP Rocky

Biggest Fans

  • One Direction
  • Justin Bieber
  • Katy Perry
  • Rihanna
  • Lady Gaga

Best Electronic

  • David Guetta
  • Calvin Harris
  • Skrillex
  • Avicii
  • Swedish House Mafia

Best Alternative

  • Jack White
  • Florence & The Machine
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • The Black Keys

Best Rock

  • Coldplay
  • The Killers
  • Green Day
  • Linkin Park
  • Muse

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

  • Foster The People
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Mac Miller
  • Michael Kiwanuka
  • Gotye
  • Rebecca Ferguson
  • Fun.
  • Rita Ora
  • Conor Maynard
  • Of Monsters And Men
  • Carly Rae Jepsen
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