The EMA Nominees Are In! Rihanna & Taylor Swift Lead; One Direction, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Bieber & Katy Perry Fans Vy For Biggest Fans

Rihanna and Taylor Swift both top the MTV EMA 2012 nominee list!!

Ok, guys. Are you ready? Because we have some veryyy exciting newz to share. So... the MTV EMA are back!! For those of you who don't already know, the MTV EMA is a worldwide celebration of the year's hottest artists, bringing together music fans on a global scale (not to mention the opportune time to behave like the total Europhiles we are). And guess what else? The nominees are IN. Ready to find out who they are? ::Adjusts beret::

Find out who the 2012 MTV EMA nominees are after the jump.

For the EMA 2012, Rihanna and Taylor Swift each topped the nom list with six and five nods, respectively, while Justin Bieber and Katy Perry snagged four EMA nominations apiece. On the Best Video side, nominees include M.I.A.'s "Bad Girls," Lady Gaga's "Marry The Night," Katy Perry's "Wide Awake," Rihanna and Calvin Harris' "We Found Love," and Psy's infamous "Gangnam Style." Also, Rita Ora, fun., One Direction, Lana Del Rey and Carly Rae Jepsen are all up for Best New.

What's more, Directioners and Beliebers alike have been voting since August 30 to help us narrow down a list of 20 nominees in the "Biggest Fans" category -- and now we have the final five: they include Justin Bieber, One Direction, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Katy Perry. (Uh oh...can Bieber and One Direction survive another fan vote? They totally JUST recovered from their battle for the "Most Share-Worthy Video" VMA title!)

And that's only the beginning -- read up on the entire list of MTV EMA nominees here. Also, beginning today, anyone can cast their vote for EMA categories like Best New and Best Live at So start clickin', K?

The 19th annual MTV EMA will broadcast live on Sunday, 11th November at 9PM CET from Frankfurt’s historic Festhalle on MTV channels around the world. If you’re in America, and you probably are, watch the show that night at 11pm on MTV2.


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