Taylor Swift and Shawn Mendes Lead Nominees for 2017 MTV EMAs

The likes of Kendrick lamar, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry are also among the nominees of this year's Europe Music Awards.

AceShowbiz - MTV announces nominations for the upcoming Europe Music Awards. %cTaylor Swift% dominates the pack and %cShawn Mendes% trails closely behind her. They are pitted against each other in at least three categories Best Artist, Best Pop and Biggest Fans.

Swift and Mendes are battling it out for Best Artist along with %cAriana Grande%, %cEd Sheeran%, %cKendrick Lamar% and %cMiley Cyrus%. They are nominated for Best Pop alongside Cyrus, %cDemi Lovato% and %cCamila Cabello%. In Biggest Fans, they are joined in the stiff competition by Grande, %cJustin Bieber% and %cKaty Perry%.

The "Look What You Made Me Do" hitmaker is additionally nominated for Best Look. She is facing off %cDua Lipa%, %cHarry Styles%, %cRita Ora% and %cZayn Malik%. She is also up for Best Video, thanks to the clip of her latest single. She faces off Perry ("Bon Apetit"), Lamar ("Humble"), %cFoo Fighters% ("Run") and %cKYLE% ("iSpy").

Meanwhile, Mendes scores another nod for Best Song, thanks to his hit single "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back". It joins other nominated songs in the category, %cClean Bandit%'s "Rockabye" ft. %cSean Paul%, %cDJ Khaled%'s "Wild Thought" ft. %cRihanna%, Sheeran's "Shape of You", and %cLuis Fonsi%'s "Despacito" ft. %cJustin Bieber%.

Lamar receives his third nod for Best Hip-Hop Artist. He is pitted against %cDrake%, %cEminem%, %cFuture% and %cPost Malone%. Meanwhile, %cLorde% and %cLana Del Rey% are among nominees for Best Alternative along with %cImagine Dragons%, %cThe xx% and %c30 Seconds to Mars%.

Other artists getting multiple nods include %cThe Chainsmokers%, %cU2%, %cColdplay% and %cJulia Michaels%. The "Jealous" hitmaker is nominated for Best New Artist along with Dua Lipa, Khalid, KYLE and %cRag'n'Bone Man%.

The winners will be feted in a ceremony taking place November 12 at The SSE Arena in Wembley, London. Rita Ora is confirmed as a host. Musical guests are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

Best Song:

  • %cClean Bandit% - "Rockabye" ft. %cSean Paul% & %cAnne-Marie%
  • %cDJ Khaled% - "Wild Thoughts" ft. %cRihanna% & %cBryson Tiller%
  • %cEd Sheeran% - "Shape of You"
  • %cLuis Fonsi% & %cDaddy Yankee% - "Despacito" (Remix) ft. %cJustin Bieber%
  • %cShawn Mendes% - "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back"
Best Artist:
  • %cAriana Grande%
  • %cEd Sheeran%
  • %cKendrick Lamar%
  • %cMiley Cyrus%
  • %cShawn Mendes%
  • %cTaylor Swift%
Best Look:
  • %cDua Lipa%
  • %cHarry Styles%
  • %cRita Ora%
  • %cTaylor Swift%
  • %cZayn Malik%
Best New Artist:
  • %cDua Lipa%
  • %cJulia Michaels%
  • %cKhalid%
  • %cKYLE%
  • %cRag'n'Bone Man%
Best Pop Artist:
  • %cCamila Cabello%
  • %cDemi Lovato%
  • %cMiley Cyrus%
  • %cShawn Mendes%
  • %cTaylor Swift%
Best Video:
  • %cFoo Fighters% - "Run"
  • %cKaty Perry% - "Bon Appetit" ft. %cMigos%
  • %cKendrick Lamar% - "Humble"
  • %cKYLE% - "iSpy" ft. %cLil Yachty%
  • %cTaylor Swift% - "Look What You Made Me Do"
Best Live Artist:
  • %cBruno Mars%
  • %cColdplay%
  • %cEd Sheeran%
  • %cEminem%
  • %cU2%
Best Electronic Artist:
  • %cCalvin Harris%
  • %cDavid Guetta%
  • %cMajor Lazer%
  • %cMartin Garrix%
  • %cThe Chainsmokers%
Best Rock Act:
  • %cColdplay%
  • %cFoo Fighters%
  • %cRoyal Blood%
  • %cThe Killers%
  • %cU2%
Best Hip-Hop Artist:
  • %cDrake%
  • %cEminem%
  • %cFuture%
  • %cKendrick Lamar%
  • %cPost Malone%
Best Alternative Act:
  • %cImagine Dragons%
  • %cLana Del Rey%
  • %cLorde%
  • %cThe xx%
  • %c30 Seconds To Mars%
Biggest Fans:
  • %cAriana Grande%
  • %cJustin Bieber%
  • %cKaty Perry%
  • %cShawn Mendes%
  • %cTaylor Swift%
Best Push:
  • %cHailee Steinfeld%
  • %cJon Bellion%
  • %cJulia Michaels%
  • %cKacy Hill%
  • %cKhalid%
  • %cKYLE%
  • %cNoah Cyrus%
  • %cPetite Meller%
  • %cRag'n'Bone Man%
  • %cSZA%
  • %cThe Head and the Heart%
Best World Stage:
  • %cSteve Aoki% - Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2016
  • %cKings of Leon% - Live from Oude Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2016
  • Tomorrowland 2017
  • %cDNCE% - Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
  • %cThe Chainsmokers% - Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
  • %cFoo Fighters% - Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017
Best U.K. & Ireland Act:
  • %cDua Lipa%
  • %cEd Sheeran%
  • %cLittle Mix%
  • %cLouis Tomlinson%
  • %cStormzy%

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