Frenemies Face-Off at the 2014 MTV EMA – Take a Look at the Nominees!

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MTVrevealed the nominees for the2014 MTV EMA, the world’s annual music awards show that celebrates the year’s hottest artists from around the globe, which will see some of the biggest names in music battle it out!

Aussie exports5 Seconds of Summerare up against British heroesOne Directionin theBest Popcategory, and their tribes will face-off Twitter-style in theBiggest Fanscategory. The rivalry continues betweenKaty PerryandTaylor Swift, as they go head-to-head forBest FemaleandBest Look. The queens of hip hopNicki MinajandIggy Azaleawill show down in two categories:Best Hip HopandBest Look.

?Katy Perryleads the race with nominations in seven categories, whileAriana Grandefollows closely with nods in six categories.Pharrell Williamsand5 Seconds of Summerare each up for five awards.One Direction,Nicki Minaj,Iggy Azalea,Eminem,Sam SmithandKieszaall received four MTV EMA nominations each.

2014 MTV EMAvoting is now open for all categories atmtvema.com, including local award categories around the world, for which wild card nominees have been chosen via fan vote. The wild card fan vote saw a staggering19 millionvotes flood in from around the world. More digital activations are set to follow throughout the2014 MTV EMAcampaign.Voting will close on 8 November 2014 at 11:59pm CEST.

The2014MTV EMAwill broadcast live from The Hydro in Glasgow on Sunday, 9 November at 9:00pm CET*.

Nominees for the2014 MTV EMAbelow…

2014 MTV EMA NOMINEES:

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
Beyonc
Katy Perry
Nicki Minaj
Taylor Swift

BEST MALE
Ed Sheeran
Eminem
Justin Bieber
Justin Timberlake
Pharrell Williams

BEST LIVE
Beyonc
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

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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