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Ladies dominate MTV EMAs

Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Rihanna dominate nominations for this year's MTV European Music Awards (EMAs).
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Lady Gaga and Katy Perry lead nominations for the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs).

Both singers are in the running to win five categories and go head to head with each other and 'Russian Roulette' singer Rihanna in three of them: Best Pop, Best Female and Best Song - some of the night's biggest awards.

The three ladies they will be pitted against Miley Cyrus and Shakira in the Best Female category.

The Best Male section will see Eminem, Justin Bieber, Usher, Enrique Iglesias and Kanye West battle it out at the awards, which will be held in Madrid on November 7.

Katy's 'California Gurls' and Gaga's collaboration with Beyonce, 'Telephone', are also featured in the Best Video category, which sees them up against Thirty Seconds To Mars' track 'Kings and Queens', Plan B's 'Prayin' and Eminem's 'Love the Way You Lie' - which also features Rihanna.

Gaga was the big winner at last Saturday's MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) - the US Equivalent of the EMAs - taking home eight trophies from 13 nominations.

Accepting the trophy for Best Video for single 'Bad Romance', Gaga said: "I was so nervous tonight that I'd let my fans down.

"I promised that if I won this tonight, I'd announce the name of my new record."

She then went on to tell the thrilled crowd her new album would be called Born This Way, before singing part of the title song.

2010 MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) main nominations:

Best Rock

Kings of Leon

Linkin Park

Thirty Seconds To Mars

Muse

Ozzy Osbourne

Best Alternative

Gorillaz

Gossip

Paramore

Vampire Weekend

Arcade Fire

Best Pop

Lady Gaga

Usher

Katy Perry

Miley Cyrus

Rihanna

Best Hip Hop

T.I.

Eminem

Kanye West

Lil Wayne

Snoop Dogg

Best Live Act

Bon Jovi

Lady Gaga

Muse

Kings of Leon

Linkin Park

Best Song

Usher: 'OMG'

Katy Perry ft Snoop Dogg: 'California Gurls'

Eminem ft Rihanna: 'Love The Way You Lie'

Rihanna: 'Rude Boy'

Lady Gaga: 'Bad Romance'

Best Male

Eminem

Justin Bieber

Usher

Enrique Iglesias

Kanye West

Best Female

Lady Gaga

Katy Perry

Miley Cyrus

Shakira

Rihanna

Best New Act

Ke$ha

B.o.B

Jason Derulo

Plan B

Justin Bieber

Best Video

Thirty Seconds To Mars: 'Kings and Queens'

Katy Perry: 'California Gurls'

Lady GaGa ft Beyonce: 'Telephone'

Plan B: 'Prayin'

Eminem ft Rihanna: 'Love the Way You Lie'

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

Posted on 20 Sep 2010 10:00 to category : Music News

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