MTV EMAs 2014 nominations: Ariana Grande and Katy Perry lead pack

British acts One Direction and Sam Smith each have four nominations

Antonia Molloy
Thursday 18 September 2014 09:34
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Katy Perry has been nominated in seven categories
Katy Perry has been nominated in seven categories

Nominees have been announced for the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards - with “Roar” singer Katy Perry out in front with seven nominations.

Music fans can vote for their favourite artist at mtvema.com between now and 8 November, ahead of the ceremony to be held at The Hydro in Glasgow on 9 November.

US pop star Ariana Grande has netted nominations in six categories, while “Happy” singer Pharrell Williams and Aussie exports 5 Seconds of Summer are both up for five awards.

Representing the UK are boy band One Direction and soul singer Sam Smith, each with four nominations.

And fan groups have also been given the opportunity to vote for their favourite artists via the Biggest Fans category. Social media users on Twitter and Instagram can vote using the hashtag #EMABiggestFans along with the artists’ names.

One Direction

Here is the list of nominations in full:

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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