It's Ladies Night as Katy Perry and Lady Gaga Lead the Race With Five Nominations Each at the 2010 MTV EMAs

Sep 19, 2010, 19:00 ET from MTVNI Corporate Communications

LONDON, September 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --

- Katy Perry and Linkin Park Confirmed to Perform Live in Madrid


MTV Networks International (MTVNI), owned by Viacom Inc (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) today reveals this year's nominations for the 2010 EMAs, MTV's annual celebration of contemporary music and youth culture. Set to take place at Caja Magica in Madrid, the 17th annual EMAs will broadcast live on MTV channels across the globe from Sunday 7th November 2010, 21:00 CET. The 2010 MTV EMAs are sponsored by the new Suzuki Swift, Calvin Klein Jeans and Dell.

Two previous EMA winners are confirmed to perform on Sunday 7th November as part of the 2010 MTV EMAs. Pop superstar, Katy Perry and rock gods Linkin Park will be taking the stage, live in Madrid.

Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Rihanna go head to head in the Best Pop, Best Female and Best Song categories while Gaga is also celebrating a nod for Best Live Act and Katy Perry is up for Best World Stage Performance.

Elsewhere in the nominations list, released today, Eminem cements his reclaimed Hip Hop crown with four nominations including Best Song, Best Male and Best Video for his amazing Rihanna collaboration, "Love the Way You Lie."

British stadium rockers Muse along with Thirty Seconds to Mars, Linkin Park and Kings of Leon find themselves up against the Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne, while pop phenomenon Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, B.o.B, Plan B and Jason Derulo go all out in competition for Best New Act.

    The full list of nominations is below:

    Best Rock                Best Alternative
    Kings Of Leon            Gorillaz
    Linkin Park              Gossip
    Thirty Seconds to Mars   Paramore
    Muse                     Vampire Weekend
    Ozzy Osbourne            Arcade Fire

    Best Pop                 Best Hip Hop
    Lady Gaga                T.I.
    Usher                    Eminem
    Katy Perry               Kanye West
    Miley Cyrus              Lil Wayne
    Rihanna                  Snoop Dogg

    Best Live Act            Best Song
    Bon Jovi                 Usher - OMG
    Lady Gaga                Katy Perry feat. Snoop Dogg - California Gurls
    Muse                     Eminem feat. Rihanna - Love the Way You Lie
    Kings of Leon            Rihanna - Rude Boy
    Linkin Park              Lady Gaga - Bad Romance

    Best Male                Best Female
    Eminem                   Lady Gaga
    Justin Bieber            Katy Perry
    Usher                    Miley Cyrus
    Enrique Iglesias         Shakira
    Kanye West               Rihanna

    Best New Act             Best Video
    Ke$ha                    Thirty Seconds to Mars - Kings and Queens
    B.o.B                    Katy Perry - California Gurls
    Jason Derulo             Lady Gaga feat. Beyonce - Telephone
    Plan B                   Plan B - Prayin'
    Justin Bieber            Eminem feat Rihanna - Love the Way You Lie

    Best Push Act            Best World Stage Performance
    Ke$ha                    Green Day
    Alexandra Burke          Muse
    Jason Derulo             Thirty Seconds to Mars
    Justin Bieber            Katy Perry
    Selena Gomez and The Scene
    B.o.B                    Tokio Hotel
    The Drums
    Professor Green
    Mike Posner

    MTV EMA 2010 Regional Nominations:

    ARTIST                              REGION       VIDEO
    Edo Maajka                           ADRIA      Ove Godine
    Gibonni                              ADRIA      Zed Jam
    Leeloojamais                         ADRIA      Still I Try
    Negative                             ADRIA      Daj Mi Ritam
    Gramophonedzie                       ADRIA      Why Don't You
    Mohammed Hamaki                      ARABIA     Ahla Haga Feki
    Khaled Selim                         ARABIA     Kan fein
    Joseph Attieh                        ARABIA     Marmoum
    Charlie Straight                 CZECH & SLOVAK Your House
    Rytmus                           CZECH & SLOVAK Verejny Nepriatel
    Aneta Langerova                  CZECH & SLOVAK V Bezvetri
    Ewa Farna                        CZECH & SLOVAK Maska
    Marek Ztraceny                   CZECH & SLOVAK Levna instituce
    Medina                              DENMARK     Vi To
    Turboweekend                        DENMARK     Trouble Is
    Rasmus Seebach                      DENMARK     Lidt I Fem
    Alphabeat                           DENMARK     Heat Wave
    Burhan G                            DENMARK     Mest Ondt
    Chisu                               FINLAND     BADEN-BADEN
    Jenni Vartiainen                    FINLAND     NETTIIN
    Amorphis                            FINLAND     HOUSE OF SLEEP
    Fintelligens                        FINLAND     MIKA BOOGIE
    Stamina                             FINLAND     PAKKOLASKU
    Pony Pony Run Run                    FRANCE     Hey You
    Sexion d'Assaut                      FRANCE     Desole
    David Guetta                         FRANCE     Memories
    Ben l'Oncle Soul                     FRANCE     Seven Nation Army
    Phoenix                              FRANCE     Lisztomania
    Xavier Naidoo                       GERMANY     Alles kann besser werden
    Unheilig                            GERMANY     Geboren um zu Leben
    Jan Delay                           GERMANY     Disko
    Sido                                GERMANY     Der Himmel soll warten
                                                    (Feat. Adel Tawil)
    Gentleman                           GERMANY     To The Top
    Myron Stratis                        GREECE     Oxi ego
    Melisses                             GREECE     Kryfa
    STAVENTO                             GREECE     San erthei i mera
    Sakis Rouvas                         GREECE     Spase to hrono
    Vegas                                GREECE     Tous ponaei
    The Van Jets                     Dutch/Belgian  Down Below
    The Opposites                    Dutch/Belgian  Licht uit
    Caro Emerald                     Dutch/Belgian  A Night Like This
    Waylon                           Dutch/Belgian  Happy Song
    Stromae                          Dutch/Belgian  Alors On Danse
    NEMJUCI                             HUNGARY     Runaway
    KISCSILLAG                          HUNGARY     Orokre
    NEO                                 HUNGARY     Serial Killer
    HOSOK                               HUNGARY     Aki velunk
    THE KOLIN                           HUNGARY     San Francisco
    Hadag Nahash                         ISRAEL     Shir Nehama
                                                    (Consolation Song)
    Infected Mushroom                    ISRAEL     Smashing The Opponent
    Ivri Lider                           ISRAEL     Jesse
    Karolina                             ISRAEL     Sorry Charlie
    Sarit Hadad                          ISRAEL     Do You Love Me
    Malika Ayane                         ITALY      Satisfy My Soul
    Dari                                 ITALY      Piu di te
    Marco Mengoni                        ITALY      Stanco (Deeper Inside)
    Sonohra                              ITALY      Good Luck My Friend
    Nina Zilli                           ITALY      L'Uomo Che Ama Le Donne
    Lars Vaular                          NORWAY     Rett Opp Og Ned
    Karpe Diem                           NORWAY     Byduer I Dur
    Tommy T                              NORWAY     About That Girl
    Casiokids                            NORWAY     En Vill En
    Susanne Sundf0r                      NORWAY     The Brothel
    Hey                                  POLAND     Kto tam? Kto jest w
    Mrozu                                POLAND     Miliony Monet
    Tede                                 POLAND     Glam Rap (feat. Natalia
    Agnieszka Chylinska                  POLAND     Wybaczam Ci
    Afromental                           POLAND     Radio Song
    Diabo na Cruz                       PORTUGAL    Dona Ligeirinha
    Legendary Tiger Man                 PORTUGAL    These Boots (feat. Maria)
    Orelha Negra                        PORTUGAL    A Cura
    Deolinda                            PORTUGAL    Um Contra Outro
    Nu Soul Family                      PORTUGAL    This Is For My People
    Connect- R                          ROMANIA     Burning Love
    Inna                                ROMANIA     Amazing
    Dan Balan                           ROMANIA     Chica Bomb
    DeepCentral                         ROMANIA     In Love
    Edward Maya                         ROMANIA     Stereo Love
    A-studio                             RUSSIA     "Urban"
    Serebro                              RUSSIA     "Ne vremia"
    Dima Bilan                           RUSSIA     Safety
    Timati                               RUSSIA     "Skolko stoit lyubov
    Noize MC                             RUSSIA     "Mizantrop-rap"
    SFDK                                 SPAIN      S.E.V.I.L.L.A
    Najwa Nimri                          SPAIN      El Ultimo Primate
    Lori Meyers                          SPAIN      Mi realidad
    Mala Rodriguez                       SPAIN      Dirty Bailarina (No
                                                    pidas perdon)
    Enrique Iglesias                     SPAIN      I Like It
    Lazee                                SWEDEN     Calling Out
    Robyn                                SWEDEN     Dancing On My Own
    Kent                                 SWEDEN     Idioter
    Miike Snow                           SWEDEN     Silvia
    Swedish House Mafia                  SWEDEN     One
    Greis                             SWITZERLAND   So Leid
    Baschi                            SWITZERLAND   Unsterblich
    Lunik                             SWITZERLAND   People Hurt People
    Marc Sway                         SWITZERLAND   Losing
    Stefanie Heinzmann                SWITZERLAND   No One
    Rox                                    UK       My Baby Left Me
    Delphic                                UK       Counterpoint
    Tinie Tempah                           UK       Frisky
    Ellie Goulding                         UK       Starry Eyed
    Marina & The Diamonds                  UK       Hollywood
    Alyosha                             UKRAINE     Sweet People
    Antibodies                          UKRAINE     Take Your All
    Dio.filmy                           UKRAINE     Mne uje 20
    Kryhitka                            UKRAINE     Epicentr
    Max Barskih                         UKRAINE     Agonia

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Vote for Best Regional Act at Voting closes Monday 18th October and the winner from each region will enter the shortlist for Best European Act, also through

Winner of Best European Act, Best Push Act and Best World Stage Performance will be announced online at during the 2010 MTV EMAs on Sunday 7th November 2010.

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