Duffy leads nominations for MTV Europe Music Awards

Welsh soul star Duffy is leading the nominations for the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards - she's up for three prizes including Album of the Year for 'Rockferry'.

The singer will also compete for the New Act accolade and Most Addictive Track for her hit single 'Mercy'.

She will compete against Britney Spears, Leona Lewis, Coldplay and Alicia Keys for the best album award, and go head-to-head with pop newcomer Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus in the New Act category.

Spears has landed a second nod for Act of 2008, for which she is nominated alongside Rihanna, Amy Winehouse, Coldplay and Lewis.

Other nominees include Kanye West and Beyonce Knowles for Best Urban, and Metallica and Linkin' Park for the Rock Out award.

The winners will be unveiled on November 6, when the prizes are handed out in Liverpool, England.

The main list of nominees is as follows:

Album Of the Year:

Alicia Keys - 'As I Am'

Britney Spears - 'Blackout'

Coldplay - 'Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends'

Duffy - 'Rockferry'

Leona Lewis - 'Spirit'

Headliner:

Foo Fighters

Linkin' Park

Metallica

The Cure

Tokio Hotel

Most Addictive Track:

Coldplay - 'Viva La Vida'

Duffy - 'Mercy'

Katy Perry - 'I Kissed A Girl'

Kid Rock - 'All Summer Long'

Pink - 'So What'

New Act:

Duffy

Jonas Brothers

Katy Perry

Miley Cyrus

One Republic

Act of 2008:

Amy Winehouse

Britney Spears

Coldplay

Leona Lewis

Rihanna

Ultimate Urban:

Alicia Keys

Beyonci Knowles

Chris Brown

Kanye West

Lil Wayne

Rock Out:

30 Seconds to Mars

Linkin' Park

Metallica

Paramore

Slipknot.

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