Katy Perry tops MTV EMA nominations

By admin
16 September 2014

Katy Perry leads the way with the 2014 MTV EMAs nominations, with Ariana Grande following close behind

Katy Perry leads the way with the 2014 MTV EMAs nominations.

The 29-year-old singer is up for seven awards at this year's ceremony, including the prestigious Best Female gong. In this category she'll have to battle off fellow artists Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift and Beyoncé Knowles.

Katy is also up against Ariana in the Best Pop category, where the pair are joined by 5 Seconds of Summer, Miley Cyrus and One Direction. Carrying on her talent into the Best US Act title, also featuring Beyoncé, Katy is against Eminem, Pharrell Williams and a final musician who will be voted for by the public. Fans can choose online between Demi Lovato, Ariana, Trey Songz, Fifth Harmony and Austin Mahone.

The raven-haired beauty's nominations are topped off by Best Song for Dark Horse ft. Juicy J, also in the Best Video group, Best Live and Best Look.

Ariana follows shortly behind with six nods.

Pharrell leads the way in the Best Male category, along with his four other potential wins. He's joined by Brit Ed Sheeran, Eminem, Justin Timberlake and Justin Bieber. 5 Seconds of Summer are up for five gongs too, while Iggy, One Direction, Eminem, Nicki, Sam Smith and Kiesza all boast four.

The award ceremony is set to take place on Sunday 9 November in Glasgow, Scotland. There will be a special pre-show live event in Miami, Florida, hosted by ET beforehand.

Votes close on Saturday 8 November.

Full List of Nominees 

Best US Act

Beyoncé Knowles

Katy Perry

Eminem

Pharrell Williams

[Fans decide the final nominee]

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 Knowles

Katy Perry

Nicki Minaj

Taylor Swift

Best Male

Ed Sheeran

Eminem

Justin Bieber

Justin Timberlake

Pharrell Williams

Best Live

Beyoncé Knowles

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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