2011 MTV EMA Nominees are out!

The 2011 MTV EMA nominees are out!

Lady Gaga leads the pack with six nods with Katy Perry and Bruno Mars following closely behind with four nominations. Adele, who stands as the top-selling artist of the year, has been nominated for three awards. Justin Bieber and Thirty Seconds To Mars also up for three. The 18th annual MTV EMA, hosted by Selena Gomez, will broadcast live on Sunday, 6th November at 9PM CET (that is about the unearthly 2am or so in Singapore)  from Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on MTV channels around the world.

Here are the nominees:

BEST SONG
Adele – “Rolling In The Deep”
Bruno Mars – “Grenade”
Jennifer Lopez ft Pitbull – “On The Floor”
Katy Perry – “Firework”
Lady Gaga – “Born This Way”

My pick: “Rolling in the Deep” or “Born This Way” (because I’m a biased Little Monster).

BEST LIVE
Coldplay
Foo Fighters
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Red Hot Chili Peppers

My pick: Lady Gaga.

BEST POP
Britney Spears
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Rihanna

My pick: anyone except Justin Bieber. Please!!

BEST NEW
Bruno Mars
Far East Movement
Jessie J
LMFAO
Wiz Khalifa

My pick: Jessie J.

BEST FEMALE
Adele
Beyoncé
Jennifer Lopez
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga

My pick: Lady Gaga.

BEST MALE
Bruno Mars
David Guetta
Eminem
Justin Bieber
Kanye West

My pick: Kanye West or Eminem. I can’t decide!!

BEST HIP HOP
Eminem
Lil Wayne
JAY Z & Kanye West
Pitbull
Snoop Dogg

My pick: Eminem. He rules!
BEST ROCK
Coldplay
Foo Fighters
Linkin Park
Kings of Leon
Red Hot Chili Peppers

My pick: Red Hot Chili Peppers or Foo Fighters or Linkin Park. Man this is hard!

BEST VIDEO
Adele – “Rolling In The Deep”
Beastie Boys – “Make Some Noise”
Beyoncé – “Run The World (Girls)”
Justice – “Civilization”
Lady Gaga – “Born This Way”

My pick: “Born This Way” or “Run The World (Girls)”. 

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Arcade Fire
Arctic Monkeys
My Chemical Romance
The Strokes
Thirty Seconds To Mars

My pick: Thirty Seconds To Mars. This feels like their year.

BEST WORLD STAGE
Arcade Fire
The Black Eyed Peas
Diddy Dirty Money
Enrique Iglesias
Kings of Leon
Linkin Park
My Chemical Romance
Ozzy Osborne
Snoop Dogg
Thirty Seconds To Mars

My pick: Linkin Park or Arcade Fire.

BEST PUSH
Alexis Jordan
Big Time Rush
Bruno Mars
Far East Movement
Jessie J
Katy B
LMFAO
Neon Trees
Theophilus London
Wiz Khalifa

My pick: Jessie J.

BIGGEST FANS
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Paramore
Selena Gomez
Thirty Seconds To Mars

My pick: Lady Gaga (duh) but I’m pretty sure that Justin Bieber would win this one. Beliebers are insane! 

LOCAL NOMINEES (Top vote-getter will represent Asia Pacific in the World Wide Act category)
Agnes Monica
Big Bang
EXILE
Gotye
Jane Zhang
Jay Chou
Sia

My pick: Jay Chou but I think it’s likely that Big Bang will represent Asia Pacific. Kpop fans are quite crazy as well…

To find out who’s going to take home the award, check your local listings for the airing of the awards on 7th November 2011 (Asia after factoring in the time difference).

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