Lady Gaga Leads with Six Nominations For The 2011 MTV EMA
Followed by Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Adele, Justin Bieber And Thirty Seconds To Mars
September 19, 2011 at 6:36 AM (PT)
MTV has announced the nominees for the "2011 MTV EMA" with LADY GAGA leading the pack with six nods, and KATY PERRY and BRUNO MARS following closely behind with four nominations. British songstress 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. The 18th annual MTV EMA will broadcast live on MTV's international channels SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6th at 9p CET from BELFAST's Odyssey Arena. In the U.S., the show will premiere on mtvU on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7th at 12p ET/PT.
Two of the reigning queens of pop will go head to head at this year's EMA 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. Multi-talented 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.