Perry and Gaga dominate MTV Awards nominations




Katy Perry and Lady Gaga have grabbed five nominations each as they go head-to-head at the upcoming MTV Europe Music Awards.

Lady Gaga, who recently dominated the MTV Video Music Awards in a meat dress, is up for Best Pop, Female, Live Act, Song ('Bad Romance') and Video ('Telephone').

Perry rivals Gaga in the Pop, Female, Song and Video ('California Gurls') categories and is also up for World Stage Performance.

It will be an all-female affair with Rihanna also getting a nod in the Pop, Female and Song ('Rude Boy') categories. Eminem featuring Rihanna's 'Love The Way You Lie' is also up for best Video.

Ozzy Osbourne is up for Best Rock, British rapper Plan B has a nod for New Act and Video (with Prayin'), Alexandra Burke and Professor Green are both up for Push Act, while Gorillaz are in the running in the World Stage Performance and Alternative categories.

The awards take place in Madrid on November 7.

The nominations

Best Rock

Kings Of Leon

Linkin Park

Thirty Seconds To Mars

Muse

Ozzy Osbourne

Best Alternative

Arcade Fire

Vampire Weekend

Paramore

Gossip

Gorillaz

Best Pop

Lady Gaga

Usher

Katy Perry

Miley Cyrus

Rihanna

Best Hip Hop

T.I.

Eminem

Kanye West

Lil Wayne

Snoop Dogg

Best Song

Usher 'OMG'

Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg - 'California Gurls'

Eminem featuring Rihanna - 'Love The Way You Lie'

Rihanna - 'Rude Boy'

Lady Gaga - 'Bad Romance'

Best Live Act

Bon Jovi

Lady Gaga

Muse

Kings Of Leon

Linkin Park

Best Male

Eminem

Justin Bieber

Usher

Enrique Iglesias

Kanye West

Best Female

Lady Gaga

Katy Perry

Miley Cyrus

Shakira

Rihanna

Best Video

Thirty Seconds To Mars - 'Kings and Queens'

Katy Perry - 'California Gurls'

Lady Gaga featuring Beyonce - 'Telephone'

Plan B - 'Prayin'

Eminem featuring Rihanna - 'Love The Way You Lie'

Best New Act

Ke$ha

B.o.B

Jason Derulo

Plan B

Justin Bieber

Best Push Act

Ke$ha

Alexandra Burke

Jason Derulo

Justin Bieber

Selena Gomez and The Scene

B.o.B

The Drums

Professor Green

Hurts

Mike Posner

Best World Stage Performance

Green Day

Muse

Thirty Seconds to Mars

Katy Perry

Gorillaz

Tokio Hotel

UK Regional Nominations

Rox, 'My Baby Left Me'

Delphic, 'Counterpoint'

Tinie Tempah, 'Frisky'

Ellie Goulding, 'Starry Eyed'

Marina And The Diamonds, 'Hollywood'

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