New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Taylor leads the EMAs nominations this year, receiving nods in six categories: Best US Act, Best Artist, Best Look, Best Pop, Biggest Fans, and Best Video (for Look What You Made Me Do). The latter accompanied her very first UK Number 1 single, which reached the top spot in August.
Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran
and Shawn Mendes
are all nominated for four trophies each, the latter in the mix for the new Best Canadian Act category with Alessia Cara, Justin Bieber, Drake
and The Weeknd.
is up for Best UK & Ireland Act, Best Look and Best New, while Ariana
Grande, Fifth Harmony, Rag'n'Bone Man, Foo Fighters
and Miley Cyrus
are also nominated.
will host this year MTV EMAs when they are held in London on November 12. She was pretty ecstatic to be hosting, stating: "I'm so excited to be hosting this year's MTV EMAs in my hometown! I still remember how much fun my first EMAs was in Frankfurt in 2012, when I performed RIP. I can't wait to get back on the stage to host and perform."
Nominations are now open on the MTV website. Best US Act, Best Canadian Act and Best UK & Ireland act can only be voted for by fans in those respective territories, while MTV will themselves deliberate Best Video. Best Look and Biggest Fans will be social media votes.
The MTV Europe Music
Awards 2017 nominees in full are:
BEST UK & IRELAND ACT
BEST US ACT
BEST CANADIAN ACT
- Rockabye ft. Sean Paul
- Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
- Shape of You
& Daddy Yankee
- Despacito (Remix) ft. Justin Bieber
- There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back
- Bon Appétit ft. Migos
KYLE - iSpy ft. Lil Yachty
- Look What You Made Me Do
BEST HIP HOP
Lana Del Rey
Thirty Seconds To Mars
The Head And The Heart
BEST WORLD STAGE
- Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2016
of Leon - Live from Oude Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2016
DNCE - Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
- Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
- Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017