Thanks to hit singles and collaborations with fellow recording stars including Rihanna, Kanye West and Eminem are leading nominees for the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards.
Nominations for the 17th Annual MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) were revealed late Sunday, with each act earning at least two nominations, including Best Hip Hop.
Eminem leads however with a total of four nods, including Best Hip Hop and Best Male, both categories he shares with West (“Power”).
The “Relapse” rapper is also nominated for his chart-topping single “Love The Way You Lie” featuring Rihanna in both the Best Song and Best Video categories.
Rihanna, also a leading nominee, is up for Best Female, Best Pop and Best Song, the latter with “Rude Boy”.
The 17th Annual MTV Europe Music Awards are slated to take place Sunday, November 7 in Madrid, broadcasting on MTV.
Jason Derulo, Alexandra Burke, Usher, Kings of Leon, Gorillaz, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Plan B, Shakira and more are also nominated for awards (see list below).
Kings Of Leon
30 Seconds To Mars
Best Hip Hop
Best Live Act
Kings of Leon
Katy Perry ft Snoop Dogg: California Gurls
Eminem ft Rihanna: Love The Way You Lie
Rihanna: Rude Boy
Lady GaGa: Bad Romance
Best New Act
30 Seconds to Mars: Kings and Queens
Katy Perry: California Gurls
Lady GaGa ft Beyonce: Telephone
Plan B: Prayin’
Eminem ft Rihanna: Love the Way You Lie
Best Push Act
Selena Gomez and The Scene
Best World Stage Performance
30 Seconds to Mars
MTV EMA 2010 Regional Nominations (UK)
Rox: My Baby Left Me
Tinie Tempah: Frisky
Ellie Goulding: Starry Eyed
Marina & The Diamonds: Hollywood