Americans And Canadians Lead Nominations For MTV European Music Awards 2016 [FULL LIST]
American artists including Beyonce and Rihanna and Canadians including Justin Bieber and Drake dominate the nominees for MTV's 2106 European Music Awards. The EMAs will be broadcast around the globe from the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands on November 6 and air in the U.S. at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.
2016 MTV EMAs NOMINEES
BEST SONG Adele – Hello Justin Bieber – Sorry Lukas Graham – 7 Years Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix) Rihanna ft. Drake – Work
Beyoncé – Formation
Coldplay – Up&Up
Kanye West – Famous
Tame Impala – The Less I Know the Better
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk – Starboy
BEST FEMALE Adele Beyoncé Lady Gaga Rihanna Sia
BEST MALE Calvin Harris Drake Justin Bieber Shawn Mendes The Weeknd
BEST LIVE Adele Beyoncé Coldplay Green Day twenty one pilots
BEST NEW Bebe Rexha DNCE Lukas Graham The Chainsmokers Zara Larsson
BEST POP Ariana Grande Fifth Harmony Justin Bieber Rihanna Selena Gomez Shawn Mendes
BEST ROCK Coldplay Green Day Metallica Muse Red Hot Chili Peppers
BEST ALTERNATIVE Kings of Leon Radiohead Tame Impala The 1975 twenty one pilots
BEST HIP HOP Drake Future G-Eazy Kanye West Wiz Khalifa
BEST ELECTRONIC Afrojack Calvin Harris David Guetta Major Lazer Martin Garrix
BEST PUSH Alessia Cara Anne-Marie Bebe Rexha Blossoms Charlie Puth DNCE Dua Lipa Elle King Halsey Jack Garratt Jonas Blue Lukas Graham
BIGGEST FANS Ariana Grande Beyoncé Justin Bieber Lady Gaga Shawn Mendes
BEST WORLD STAGE
Duran Duran – Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015) Ellie Goulding – Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015) Jess Glynne – Isle of MTV, Malta (2016) Martin Garrix – Isle of MTV, Malta (2015) One Republic – MTV Evolution, Philippines (2016) Tinie Tempah – MTV Crashes, Plymouth (2015) Tomorrowland – Belgium (2016) Wiz Khalifa – Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)
BEST LOCAL ACT
Voting is open now at mtvema.com, including the Best U.S. Act local voting category, for which wildcard nominee, Charlie Puth, has been chosen by fans via social vote. Additional nominees include Ariana Grande, Beyoncé, Kanye West and twenty one pilots.
Social voting categories Biggest Fans and Best Look will go live at a later date, with full details and voting procedures to be announced.
2016 MTV EMAs voting is now open until November 5 at 11:59PM CET* so visit mtvema.com to cast your vote!
*Except voting for: (i) Best Swiss Act (closes on 28 October 2016 @11:59pm CET); (ii) Best Belgian Act (closes on 30 October 2016 @11:59pm CET); (iii) Best Dutch Act (closes on 1 November 2016 @11:59pm CET); (iv) Best Polish Act (closes on 2 November 2016 @11:59pm CET); (v) Best Israeli Act (closes on a date TBA at a later date); and (vi) Best German Act (closes on 2 November 2016 @11:59pm CET).