Lady Gaga tops MTV Award nominations

Lady Gaga has been nominated for six awards for the upcoming MTV Europe Music Awards, which will be held at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Sunday, November 6.

Lady Gaga has been nominated for six awards for the upcoming MTV Europe Music Awards, which will be held at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on Sunday, November 6.

The US singer will go head-to-head with Katy Perry in four of the same categories, as Lady Gaga and Katy Perry compete for Best Live, Best Pop and Best Female, as well as Best Song, with Perry nominated for ‘Firework’ and Gaga for ‘Born This Way’.

Gaga is also nominated for Best Video for ‘Born This Way’ and Biggest Fans.

Bruno Mars has also been nominated for four awards, including Best New, Best Male, Best Push and Best Song for ‘Grenade’.

British songstress Adele, who stands as the top-selling artist of the year, has been nominated for three awards, Best Female, as well as Best Song and Best Video for ‘Rolling In The Deep’.

Justin Bieber will compete for Best Pop, Best Male and Biggest Fans. Thirty Seconds To Mars are up for Best Alternative, Best World Stage and Biggest Fans.

Foo Fighters, Snoop Dogg, My Chemical Romance, Jennifer Lopez, LMFAO, Jessie J, Beyonce, Coldplay, Eminem, Arcade Fire, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Far East Movement, Kanye West, Linkin Park, Wiz Khalifa and Kings of Leon are each up for two EMA nominations.

New to the 2011 MTV EMA is the Biggest Fans award, which will go to the most passionate fan base for a particular artist. Beginning today, viewers can vote for their favourite EMA artists by visiting http://www.mtvema.com.

List of nominees for the 2011 MTV EMA:

Best Song: Adele – ‘Rolling In The Deep’, Bruno Mars – ‘Grenade’, Jennifer Lopez ft Pitbull – ‘On The Floor’, Katy Perry – ‘Firework’, Lady Gaga – ‘Born This Way’

Best Live: Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Best Pop: Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Rihanna

Best New: Bruno Mars, Far East Movement, Jessie J, LMFAO, Wiz Khalifa

Best Female: Adele, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga

Best Male: Bruno Mars, David Guetta, Eminem, Justin Bieber, Kanye West

Best Hip-Hop: Eminem, Lil Wayne, JAY Z & Kanye West, Pitbull, Snoop Dogg

Best Rock: Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Linkin Park, Kings of Leon, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Best Video: Adele – ‘Rolling In The Deep’, Beastie Boys – ‘Make Some Noise’, Beyonce – ‘Run The World (Girls)’, Justice – ‘Civilization’, Lady Gaga – ‘Born This Way’

Best Alternative: Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, My Chemical Romance, The Strokes, Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best World Stage: Arcade Fire, The Black Eyed Peas, Diddy, Dirty Money, Enrique Iglesias, Kings of Leon, Linkin Park, My Chemical Romance, Ozzy Osborne, Snoop Dogg, Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best Push: Alexis Jordan, Big Time Rush, Bruno Mars, Far East Movement, Jessie J, Katy B, LMFAO, Neon Trees, Theophilus London, Wiz Khalifa

Biggest Fans: Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Paramore, Selena Gomez, Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best UK & Ireland Act: Adele, Coldplay, Florence + The Machine, Jessie J, Kasabian.

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