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17 September 2012, 09:14 | Updated: 4 December 2017, 11:10
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 Hip Hop
Best World Stage