Arctic Monkeys, Green Day and The Killers pick up MTV EMA nominations

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore lead the nominations with five nods each

Arctic Monkeys, Green Day and The Killers pick up MTV EMA nominations
Justin Timberlake and Macklemore lead this year's MTV European Music Awards (EMA) nominations with five nods each, closely followed by Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke on four.

The 2013 ceremony will take place at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on November 10 hosted by Anchorman character Ron Burgundy (as played by actor Will Ferrell).

Timberlake's five nominations come in the categories of Best Male, Best Live, Best Look, Best US Act and Best Video for his single 'Mirrors'. Meanwhile, Macklemore is up for Best New, Best Hip-Hop, Best Song for 'Thrift Shop', Best US Act and Best World Stage for his performance at MTV World Stage Wireless 2013 in July.

Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus will go head to head for the Best Female title, and both will vie against Robin Thicke for Best Video. Cyrus and Thicke created controversy at the MTV VMAs in August with a sexually explicit dance routine involving twerking and a foam finger.

Black Sabbath and Green Day will compete against Kings Of Leon, Queens Of The Stone Age and The Killers in the Best Rock category, while one of Arctic Monkeys, Fall Out Boy, Franz Ferdinand, Paramore and Thirty Seconds To Mars will be named Best Alternative.

Other artists to pick up nominations include Rihanna, Katy Perry, Eminem, Jay Z, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Green Day, Daft Punk and Icona Pop. Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, Olly Murs, One Direction and Rudimental will battle it out for the title of Best UK & Ireland Act.

The MTV EMA 2013 nominees are as follows:

Best Song
Bruno Mars – 'Locked Out Of Heaven'
Daft Punk – 'Get Lucky' (ft. Pharrell Williams)
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – 'Thrift Shop' (ft. Wanz)
Rihanna – 'Diamonds'
Robin Thicke – 'Blurred Lines' (ft. T.I. & Pharrell)

Best Pop
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Miley Cyrus
One Direction
Taylor Swift

Best Female
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Best Male
Bruno Mars
Eminem
Jay Z
Justin Bieber
Justin Timberlake

Best Live
Beyoncé
Green Day
Justin Timberlake
P!nk
Taylor Swift

Best New
Bastille
Icona Pop
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Rudimental

Best Video
Justin Timberlake – 'Mirrors'
Lady Gaga – 'Applause'
Miley Cyrus – 'Wrecking Ball'
Robin Thicke – 'Blurred Lines' (ft. T.I. & Pharrell)
Thirty Seconds To Mars – 'Up In The Air'


Black Sabbath
Green Day
Kings Of Leon
Queens Of The Stone Age
The Killers

Best Alternative
Arctic Monkeys
Fall Out Boy
Franz Ferdinand
Paramore
Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best Hip-Hop
Drake
Eminem
Jay Z
Kanye West
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Electronic
Afrojack
Avicii
Calvin Harris
Daft Punk
Skrillex

Biggest Fans
Tokio Hotel
Thirty Seconds To Mars
One Direction
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga

Best Look
Harry Styles
Justin Timberlake
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Rita Ora

Best UK & Ireland Act
Calvin Harris
Ellie Goulding
Olly Murs
One Direction
Rudimental

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