The 2020 MTV EMA nominations are here! MTV announced on Tuesday, October 6, that Lady Gaga leads the pack, garnering seven nominations in categories including Best Artist, Best Pop, Best Video and more. Not far behind is BTS and Justin Bieber as they are up for five nominations in categories including Best Fans and Best Bop.
Gaga was also the top winner at the MTV Music Awards — which was held on August 30 — where she won five awards, including artist of the year and a special MTV Tricon Award.
Adding to the pop culture awards are three new categories: Best Latin, Video for Good, and Best Virtual Live. For the newest categories, Anuel AA, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Karol G, Maluma, and Ozuna are up for Best Latin. Competing for Best Virtual Live is BTS (Map Of The Soul Concert Live Stream), J Balvin (Behind The Colores Live Experience) Katy Perry at Tomorrow Land (Around The World), Little Mix (UNCancelled), Maluma (Papi Juancho Live), and Post Malone (Nirvana Tribute)
BENEE, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Jack Harlow, Roddy Ricch, and YUNGBLUD are competing for Best New Artist. In the running for Best Rock is Coldplay, Green Day, Liam Gallagher, Pearl Jam, Tame Impala and The Killers.
Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Kygo, Marshmello, Martin Garrix and The Chainsmokers will compete for Best Electronic, while blackbear, FKA twigs, Hayley Williams, Machine Gun Kelly, The 1975 and twenty one pilots are up for Best Alternative.
Up for Best Push is AJ Mitchell, Ashnikko, BENEE, Brockhampton, Conan Gray, Doja Cat, Georgia, Jack Harlow, Lil Tecca, Tate, McRae, Wallows and YUNGBLUD, who is already up for Best New Artist.
DaBaby and Ricch's "Rockstar," Ricch's "The Box," The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights," Dua Lipa, and Gaga and Ariana Grande's collab are all nominated for Best Song. The Weeknd may also take home Best Artist and Best Video.
While we still don't know who will be performing, the best artists from all over are ready to claim the titles of their category nominations. Scroll through below to see the rest of the nominations!
Cardi B is up for three awards this year. The singer's "WAP" song, featuring Megan Thee Stallion, is nominated for Best Video and Best Collaboration. The rapper is also in the running for Best Hip Hop Artist and Best Act in the U.S.
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Little Mix is nominated for Best Pop, Best Group and Best Virtual Live.
Billie Eilish's "everything i wanted" is in the running for new category, Best Video.
Miley Cyrus is nominated for Best Artist.
Nicki Minaj's "Tusa" with Karol G. is nominated for Best Video and Best Collaboration.
BTS is up for the second most awards this year. Their song "Dynamite" is nominated for Best Song. The seven member group is also up for Best Pop, Best Group, Biggest Fans and Best Virtual Concert.
Lady Gaga will potentially take home the most wins of the night. The singer's song, "Rain On Me," featuring Grande is up for Best Video, Best Song and Best Collaboration. The 34-year-old is also competing for Best Artist, Best Pop, Biggest Fans and Best Act in the U.S.
Harry Styles is nominated for Best Artist.
Justin Bieber also may be the big winner of the night as he is nominated for five categories including Best Artist, Best Collaboration on his song "Intentions" feautring Quavo, Best Pop, Biggest Fans and Best Act in Canada.
Taylor Swift is nominated for Best Video for her song "The Man." The blonde beauty is competing against already nominated Grande, BLACKPINK, BTS, Bieber and Gaga for Biggest Fans.
Selena Gomez and BLACKPINK's "Ice Cream" is in the running for Best Collaboration. DaBaby and Ricch's "Rockstar" is also up for the award.
Katy Perry is up for Best Pop and Best Virtual Live.
Demi Lovato is up for two awards as she is nominated for Best Collab with Smith. The 28-year-old's "I Love Me" is up for Video For Good. The category includes Anderson .Paak's "Lockdown," Guetta & Sia's "Let’s love," H.E.R.'s "I Can’t Breathe," Jorja Smith's "By Any Means" and Lil Baby's "The Bigger Picture."
Dua Lipa is up for Best Artist, Best Song for "Don’t Start Now," Best Pop and Best Act in Ireland and the U.K.
Megan Thee Stallion
Megan Thee Stallion may take home two awards for "WAP" with Cardi B. The two are both up for Best Collab and Best Video as well as Best Hip Hop Artist and Best Act.