The MTV Europe Music Awards come to Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on 9th November and the excitement is already building! MTV’s global celebration of the hottest stars in music recognises artists from around the world and across genres, and brings together music fans everywhere for a one-of-a-kind experience in the weeks leading up to and at the show.
The global music network announced the list of Award Nominees today, with British sensation Sam Smith receiving 4 nominations. Scotland’s own Calvin Harris could also be up for a prize, with a nomination in the Electro category.
Best Pop Act – One Direction, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, 5 Seconds of Summer, Ariana Grande
Best Song – ‘Dark Horse’ by Katy Perry, ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams, ‘Problem’ by Ariana Grande, ‘Stay with Me’ by Sam Smith, ‘The Monster’ by Eminem
Best Female – Katy Perry, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift
Best Male – Eminem, Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams
Best Live Act – Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, One Direction
Best Electronic Act – Avicii, Calvin Harris, Afrojack, David Guetta, Hardwell
Best Video – ‘Dark Horse’ by Katy Perry, ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams, ‘Chandelier’ by Sia, ‘Hideaway’ by Kiesza, ‘Black Widow’ by Izzy Azalea
X Factor judge Cheryl Cole managed to make the shortlist of Wild Card for Worldwide Act category.
The 2014 Awards will also see the fanbase of the worlds top bands go head to head for the title of EMA Biggest Fans on Twitter & Instagram, with One-Directioners facing competition from Beliebers and those following 5SOS, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande.
With just 53 days to go, KaleidoScot will be bringing you all the big news from the Hydro as Scotland welcomes the most popular music stars and the eyes of the world, for one huge party.