Gaga and Kings lead MTV gongs list

Gaga and Kings lead MTV gongs list

Lady Gaga and Kings of Leon have been nominated for five MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs).

The singer and the band will both compete for Best Song, for ‘Poker Face’ and ‘Use Somebody’ respectively, Best Live Act and Best World Stage Performance, with Gaga also nominated for Best Female and Best New Act, while Kings of Leon are also up for the Best Group and Best Rock prizes.

Beyonce Knowles follows them in the nominations list, receiving nods in four categories, while Eminem and Green Day are each up for three accolades.

American artists dominate the shortlists, with Jay-Z, Katy Perry, Kanye West and Black Eyed Peas each named in two categories.

U2 are the only non-American stars to receive more than one nomination, competing for Best Live Act and Best Rock.

British singer Leona Lewis, ‘American Idiot’ hitmakers Green Day and German group Tokio Hotel will perform live at this year’s ceremony, which takes place in Berlin, Germany, on November 5.

MTV viewers can vote for the winners in 11 of the 13 categories via website www.mtvema.com.

The nominees for Best European Act are yet to be revealed.

MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) 2009 full list of nominations:

Best Song:

Beyonce Knowles - 'Halo'

Black Eyed Peas - 'I Got A Feeling'

David Guetta feat. Kelly Rowland – ‘When Love Takes Over’

Kings of Leon – ‘Use Somebody’

Lady Gaga - 'Pokerface'

Best Male:

Eminem

Jay-Z

Kanye West

Mika

Robbie Williams

Best Live Act:

Beyonce Knowles

Green Day

Kings of Leon

Lady Gaga

U2

Best Urban:

Ciara

Eminem

Jay-Z

Kanye West

TI

Best Group:

Black Eyed Peas

Green Day

Jonas Brothers

Kings of Leon

Tokio Hotel

Best Rock:

Foo Fighters

Green Day

Kings of Leon

Linkin Park

U2

Best New Act:

Daniel Merriweather

La Roux

Lady Gaga

Pixie Lott

Taylor Swift

Best Alternative:

Muse

Paramore

Placebo

The Killers

The Prodigy

Best Female:

Beyonce Knowles

Katy Perry

Lady Gaga

Leona Lewis

Shakira

Best Video:

Beyonce Knowles – ‘Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)’

Britney Spears – ‘Circus’

Eminem – ‘We Made You’

Katy Perry – ‘Waking up in Vegas’

Shakira – ‘She Wolf’

Best World Stage Performance:

Coldplay

Kid Rock

Kings of Leon

Lady Gaga

Linkin Park

Best Push Artist:

Daniel Merriweather

Hockey

La Roux

Little Boots

Metro Station

Pixie Lott

The Veronicas

White Lies

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