2015 MTV EMA: Full Nominees List

Including our favorite local artists!

Weheee folks the nominees in all 2015 MTV EMA categories have just been announced and the voting race is already on!

Taylor Swift is leading the way with record breaking nine nominations, including three nods to her global smash hit ‘Bad Blood’ for Best Song, Best Video and in the brand new category Best Collaboration for her alliance with Kendrick Lamar.

Man of the moment Justin Bieber is up for no less than six MTV EMAs, boosted by the global success of his current chart-topping track ‘What Do You Mean?’.

The 2015 MTV EMA will also see 2014 MTV EMA host Nicki Minaj and this years MTV VMA host Miley Cyrus face off in the Best Female category, and the world’s greatest boy bands One Direction and 5 Seconds of Summer head to head for both Best Pop and Biggest Fans.

Voting is NOW open for all categories at mtvema.com, including the Best Norwegian Act category.

Check out our full nominees list for the 2015 MTV EMA:

BEST SONG
Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do
Major Lazer & DJ Snake featuring MØ – Lean On
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk!
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar – Bad Blood
Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth – See You Again

BEST POP
5 Seconds of Summer
Ariana Grande
Justin Bieber
One Direction
Taylor Swift

BEST FEMALE
Ellie Goulding
Miley Cyrus
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

BEST MALE
Ed Sheeran
Jason Derulo
Justin Bieber
Kanye West
Pharrell Williams

BEST LIVE ACT
Ed Sheeran
Foo Fighters
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett
Taylor Swift

BEST NEW ACT
Echosmith
James Bay
Jess Glynne
Shawn Mendes
Tori Kelly

BEST VIDEO
Kendrick Lamar – Alright
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Downtown
Pharrell Williams – Freedom
Sia – Elastic Heart
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar – Bad Blood

BEST NORWEGIAN ACT
Kygo – Stole The Show
Madcorn – Don’t Worry
Astrid S – 2 AM
Sandra Lyng – Play My Drum
Donkeyboy – Downtown

BEST ROCK
AC/DC
Coldplay
Foo Fighters
Muse
Royal Blood

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Fall Out Boy
Florence + the Machine
Lana Del Rey
Lorde
Twenty One Pilots

BEST HIP HOP
Drake
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj
Wiz Khalifa

BEST ELECTRONIC
Avicii
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Martin Garrix

BEST PUSH
Echosmith
James Bay
Jess Glynne
Kwabs
Natalie La Rose
Royal Blood
Shamir
Shawn Mendes
Tori Kelly
Years & Years
Zara Larsson

BEST COLLABORATION
David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rhexa & Afrojack – Hey Mama
Justin Bieber, Skrillex, Diplo – Where Are You Now?
Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk!
Taylor Swift & Kendrick Lamar – Bad Blood
Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth – See You Again

BIGGEST FANS
5 Seconds of Summer
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
One Direction
Taylor Swift

BEST LOOK
Justin Bieber
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Nicki Minaj
Rita Ora
Taylor Swift

BEST WORLD STAGE
Afrojack – Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland UK 2014
Alicia Keys – O2 Academy Glasgow, Scotland UK 2014
B.O.B. – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2014
Biffy Clyro – O2 Academy Glasgow, Scotland UK 2014
Charli XCX – Circus, Helsinki, Finland 2014
Dizzee Rascal – Isle of MTV, Malta 2014
Ed Sheeran – V Festival, Hylands Park, UK 2014
Iggy Azalea – Wireless Festival, London, UK 2014
Jason Derulo – Isle of MTV, Malta 2015
Jessie Ware – Cork, Ireland 2014
Kaiser Chiefs – MTV Crashes Plymouth, UK 2014
Slash – O2 Academy Glasgow, Scotland UK 2014
Tomorrowland – Belgium & Brazil 2015
YG – MTV Evolution, Manila, Philippines 2015

Social voting in the highly prized *Biggest Fans* category also went live today. Fandom groups now have the power to vote for their favourite artists via Twitter, Instagram and Vine using the hashtag *#EMABiggestFans* along with the artists’ names. Here are the official hashtags:

#EMABiggestFans5SOS
#EMABiggestFansJustinBieber
#EMABiggestFansKatyPerry
#EMABiggestFans1D
#EMABiggestFansTaylorSwift

2015 MTV EMA voting is open until 24 October at 11:59pm CET so visit mtvema.com to cast your vote!

Tuesday, 15. September 2015