The nominations for the MTV EMAs 2020 have been announced.
Leading the way with seven nods in total is Lady Gaga, who’s in the running for Best Artist as well as Best Song, Best Collaboration, and Best Video for ‘Rain On Me’, her joint single with Ariana Grande.
BTS, meanwhile, are up for five gongs – Best Song (‘Dynamite’), Best Pop, Best Group, Biggest Fans, and Best Virtual Live – with Justin Bieber following with four nominations, including Best Artist and Best Pop.
Featured in the Best Alternative category are The 1975, Hayley Williams, FKA Twigs and Machine Gun Kelly, while Tame Impala, Liam Gallagher, The Killers and more will battle it out for the Best Rock crown.
This year’s MTV EMAs will take place on November 8, with organisers promising “a night of jaw-dropping performances from the hottest artists while celebrating the power of music in 2020!” Details of hosts and participating artists have yet to be revealed.
Voting officially opened today (October 6) – visit here to have your say.
A statement reads: “It’s no secret that 2020 has been an absolutely WILD year so far. From virtual livestream performances to the birth of a plethora of amazing quarantine content, the world sure has rolled with the punches and embraced these unpredictable changes!
“Obviously, the MTV EMA will be no different!”
The MTV EMA 2020 nominations are as follows:
Best Video Billie Eilish – everything i wanted Cardi B – WAP ft Megan Thee Stallion DJ Khaled – POPSTAR ft Drake Karol G – Tusa ft Nicki Minaj Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande – Rain On Me Taylor Swift – The Man The Weeknd – Blinding Lights
Best Artist Dua Lipa Harry Styles Justin Bieber Lady Gaga Miley Cyrus The Weeknd
Best Song BTS – Dynamite DaBaby – Rockstar ft Roddy Ricch Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande – Rain On Me Roddy Ricch – The Box The Weeknd – Blinding Lights
Best Collaboration BLACKPINK, Selena Gomez – Ice Cream Cardi B – WAP ft Megan Thee Stallion DaBaby – Rockstar ft. Roddy Ricch Justin Bieber – Intentions ft Quavo Karol G – Tusa ft Nicki Minaj Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande – Rain On Me Sam Smith, Demi Lovato – I’m Ready
Best Pop BTS Dua Lipa Harry Styles Justin Bieber Katy Perry Lady Gaga Little Mix
Best Group 5 Seconds of Summer BLACKPINK BTS Chloe x Halle CNCO Little Mix
Best New BENEE DaBaby Doja Cat Jack Harlow Roddy Ricch YUNGBLUD
Biggest Fans Ariana Grande BLACKPINK BTS Justin Bieber Lady Gaga Taylor Swift
Best Latin Anuel AA Bad Bunny J Balvin Karol G Maluma Ozuna
Best Rock Coldplay Green Day Liam Gallagher Pearl Jam Tame Impala The Killers
Best Hip Hop Cardi B DaBaby Drake Eminem Megan Thee Stallion Roddy Ricch Travis Scott
Best Electronic Calvin Harris David Guetta Kygo Marshmello Martin Garrix The Chainsmokers
Best Alternative blackbear FKA twigs Hayley Williams Machine Gun Kelly The 1975 twenty one pilots
Video for Good Anderson .Paak – Lockdown David Guetta & Sia – Let’s love Demi Lovato – I Love Me H.E.R. – I Can’t Breathe Jorja Smith – By Any Means Lil Baby – The Bigger Picture
Best Push AJ Mitchell Ashnikko BENEE Brockhampton Conan Gray Doja Cat Georgia Jack Harlow Lil Tecca Tate McRae Wallows YUNGBLUD
Best Virtual Live BTS – Map Of The Soul Concert Live Stream J Balvin – Behind The Colores Live Experience Katy Perry @ Tomorrow Land – Around The World Little Mix – UNCancelled Maluma – Papi Juancho Live Post Malone – Nirvana Tribute