Lady GaGa, Justin Bieber, BTS Lead 2020 MTV EMA Nominations

The Mother Monster dominates the nominations list of this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards with seven nods while Bieber and the Bantan Boys follow with five each.

AceShowbizLady GaGa leads the nominees for this year’s (20) MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) with an impressive seven nods.

The “Stupid Love” hitmaker is up for awards including Best Artist, Best Pop and Biggest Fans, and her collaboration with Ariana Grande, “Rain on Me”, is nominated in the Best Song, Best Collaboration and Best Video categories. Her seventh nod is for Best U.S. Act.

BTS and Justin Bieber are just behind with five nominations apiece, both including Best Pop and Biggest Fans nods.

Justin is also up for Best Artist alongside Gaga, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles, Miley Cyrus, and The Weeknd.

Meanwhile, BTS received recognition in the Best Group category alongside 5 Seconds of Summer, Blackpink, Chloe x Halle, CNCO, and Little Mix. The other Best Pop nominees are Dua, Harry, Katy Perry, and Little Mix.

Competing against Gaga and Ariana for Best Song are BTS’ “Dynamite”, DaBaby and Roddy Ricch‘s “Rockstar”, Dua’s “Don’t Start Now”, Roddy Ricch again with “The Box”, and The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights”.

The nominations were unveiled on Tuesday (06Oct20) along with three new categories: Best Latin, Video for Good and Best Virtual Live.

Other notable nominees include “WAP” collaborators Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, who will compete for the Best Hip Hop trophy alongside Eminem, Drake, DaBaby, Roddy Ricch, and Travis Scott. Liam Gallagher is also up for Best Rock alongside Coldplay, Green Day, Pearl Jam, Tame Impala, and The Killers. Yungblud is among the rising acts nominated for the Best New prize.

Performers and presenters of the 27th edition of the prizegiving will be unveiled soon, ahead of a livestreamed ceremony on 8 November.

The complete list of nominations, excluding regional nominations, is below:

Best Video:

  • Billie Eilish – “everything i wanted”
  • Cardi B – “WAP” ft Megan Thee Stallion
  • DJ Khaled – “POPSTAR” ft Drake
  • Karol G – “Tusa” ft Nicki Minaj
  • Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”
  • Taylor Swift – “The Man”
  • The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

Best Artist:

  • Dua Lipa
  • Harry Styles
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lady Gaga
  • Miley Cyrus
  • The Weeknd

Best Song:

  • BTS – “Dynamite”
  • DaBaby – “Rockstar” ft Roddy Ricch
  • Dua Lipa – “Don’t Start Now”
  • Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”
  • Roddy Ricch – “The Box”
  • The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

Best Collaboration:

  • BlackPink, Selena Gomez – “Ice Cream”
  • Cardi B – “WAP” ft Megan Thee Stallion
  • DaBaby – “Rockstar” ft Roddy Ricch
  • Justin Bieber – “Intentions” ft Quavo
  • Karol G – “Tusa” ft Nicki Minaj
  • Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”
  • Sam Smith, Demi Lovato – “I’m Ready”

Best Pop:

  • BTS
  • Dua Lipa
  • Harry Styles
  • Justin Bieber
  • Katy Perry
  • Lady Gaga
  • Little Mix

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Best Group:

  • 5 Seconds of Summer
  • BlackPink
  • BTS
  • Chloe x Halle
  • CNCO
  • Little Mix

Best New:

  • Benee
  • DaBaby
  • Doja Cat
  • Jack Harlow
  • Roddy Ricch
  • Yungblud

Biggest Fans:

  • Ariana Grande
  • BlackPink
  • BTS
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lady Gaga
  • Taylor Swift

Best Latin:

  • Anuel AA
  • Bad Bunny
  • J Balvin
  • Karol G
  • Maluma
  • Ozuna

Best Rock:

  • Coldplay
  • Green Day
  • Liam Gallagher
  • Pearl Jam
  • Tame Impala
  • The Killers

Best Hip Hop:

  • Cardi B
  • DaBaby
  • Drake
  • Eminem
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Roddy Ricch
  • Travis Scott

Best Electronic:

  • Calvin Harris
  • David Guetta
  • Kygo
  • Marshmello
  • Martin Garrix
  • The Chainsmokers

Best Alternative:

  • blackbear
  • FKA twigs
  • Hayley Williams
  • Machine Gun Kelly
  • The 1975
  • twenty one pilots

Video for Good:

  • Anderson .Paak – “Lockdown”
  • David Guetta & Sia – “Let’s love”
  • Demi Lovato – “I Love Me”
  • H.E.R. – “I Can’t Breathe”
  • Jorja Smith – “By Any Means”
  • Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”

Best Push:

  • AJ Mitchell
  • Ashnikko
  • Benee
  • Brockhampton
  • Conan Gray
  • Doja Cat
  • Georgia
  • Jack Harlow
  • Lil Tecca
  • Tate McRae
  • Wallows
  • Yungblud

Best Virtual Live:

  • BTS – “Map of the Soul Concert Live Stream”
  • J Balvin – “Behind the Colores Live Experience”
  • Katy Perry @Tomorrow Land – “Around the World”
  • Little Mix – “UNCancelled”
  • Maluma – “Papi Juancho Live”
  • Post Malone – “Nirvana Tribute”

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