Arctic Monkeys, Muse, The Killers nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

Rihanna and Taylor Swift are leading the way though, with six and five nominations each

Arctic Monkeys, Muse, The Killers nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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Arctic Monkeys, Muse and The Killers are among the nominees for this year's MTV Europe Music Awards.

The ceremony takes place in Frankfurt, Germany on November 11 and will see The Killers battle it out with Green Day, Muse, Linkin Park and Coldplay in the Best Rock category. Arctic Monkeys, in turn, will face off with Lana Del Rey, Florence And The Machine, The Black Keys and Jack White for the Best Alternative prize.

Rihanna is the leading contender at this year's awards with a total of six nominations, Taylor Swift will compete for five prizes, while Justin Bieber and Katy Perry are both up for four. Meanwhile, three nominations apiece go to Lana Del Rey, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, fun. and Carly Rae Jepsen.

Jack White will also compete for the brand new Best Look award, where he faces competition from Rihanna, Swift, Minaj and A$AP Rocky.

Other nominees at the 19th annual awards bash include Skrillex, Drake, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Jay-Z and Kanye West, Arcade Fire and Kasabian.

The full list of nominations for the MTV European Music Awards is as follows:

Best Song
Carly Rae Jepsen – 'Call Me Maybe'
Rihanna ft Calvin Harris – 'We Found Love'
Gotye – 'Somebody That I Used To Know'
Pitbull ft Chris Brown – 'International Love'
fun. ft Janelle Monáe – 'We Are Young'

Best New Artist
Rita Ora
fun.
One Direction
Lana Del Rey
Carly Rae Jepsen

Best Female
Rihanna
Katy Perry
P!nk
Taylor Swift
Nicki Minaj

Best Male
Justin Bieber
Kanye West
Flo Rida
Pitbull
Jay-Z

Best Pop Artist
Justin Bieber
No Doubt
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift
Rihanna

Best Live
Taylor Swift
Lady Gaga
Jay-Z & Kanye West
Green Day
Muse

Best Hip-Hop
Jay-Z & Kanye West
Nas
Rick Ross
Drake
Nicki Minaj

Best Rock
Linkin Park
Green Day
Muse
The Killers
Coldplay

Best Electronic
David Guetta
Swedish House Mafia
Avicii
Skrillex
Calvin Harris

Best Alternative
Jack White
The Black Keys
Arctic Monkeys
Florence + The Machine
Lana Del Rey

Best Video
M.I.A. – 'Bad Girls'
Lady Gaga – 'Marry The Night'
Katy Perry – 'Wide Awake'
Rihanna ft Calvin Harris – 'We Found Love'
PSY – 'Gangnam Style'

Best Look
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna
Jack White
Taylor Swift
A$AP Rocky

Biggest Fans
Justin Bieber
One Direction
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Katy Perry

Best World Stage Performance
Arcade Fire
Arctic Monkeys
B.o.B
Evanescence
Flo Rida
Jason Derulo
Joe Jonas
Justin Bieber
Kasabian
Ke$ha
LMFAO
Maroon 5
Nelly Furtado
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Sean Paul
Snoop Dogg
Snow Patrol
Taylor Swift

Best Push
Nov – Foster The People
Dec – Lana Del Rey
Jan – Mac Miller
Feb – Michael Kiwanuka
March – Gotye
April – Rebecca Ferguson
May – fun.
June – Rita Ora
July – Conor Maynard
August – Of Monsters And Men
September – Carly Rae Jepsen

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