Lady Gaga Heads MTV European Music Award Nominations


The singer is nominated in six categories.

LONDON - Lady Gaga heads this year's MTV European Music Award pack with six nominations at the EMAs, to be held this year in Belfast, Northern Ireland Nov. 6.

The British singer is closely followed by Katy Perry and Bruno Mars with four nominations each, while British diva Adele, who stands as the top-selling artist of the year, has been nominated for three awards, with Justin Bieber and Thirty Seconds To Mars also up for three.

Lady Gaga and Katy Perry go head-to head in the Best Live, Best Pop and Best Female, as well as Best Song categories, 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. Singer/songwriter Bruno Mars is up for four awards, including Best New, Best Male, Best Push and Best Song for “Grenade.”

Adele has been nominated for Best Female, as well as Best Song and Best Video for “Rolling In The Deep”, and Justin Bieber will compete for Best Pop, Best Male and Biggest Fans.

Thirty Seconds To Mars is up for Best Alternative, Best World Stage and Biggest Fans awards.

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.

In a new addition, MTV is also introducing the Biggest Fans award, which will go to the most passionate fan base for a particular artist.

Viewers can vote online for their favorite choice. MTV will announce performers and host details in the next few weeks.

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