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MTV REVEALS THE NOMINATIONS FOR THE “2013 MTV EMA”

MTV REVEALS THE NOMINATIONS FOR THE “2013 MTV EMA”

Justin Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Top the List of Nominees

09/17/2013
LONDON / NEW YORK – 17 September 2013MTV today announced the nominees for the "2013 MTV EMA," the world's annual music awards show that celebrates the year's hottest artists from around the globe. Musical powerhouse and multi-hyphenate Justin Timberlake and breakthrough artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the EMA nominations with five nods each, while always captivating superstars Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke are each up for four awards. The "2013 MTV EMA" will broadcast on MTV channels around the world Sunday, November 10th at 9:00PM CET* from the stunning new Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam.

Fans also won't want to miss the "2013 EMA Nomination Special" Hosted by Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), premiering this week on MTV channels around the world (check local listings). The world famous Anchorman Ron Burgundy (star of the upcoming Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues) will deliver the news on this year's EMA nominees in his unique and hilarious way.

Continuing his hot streak after a long hiatus from music, Timberlake continues to dominate 2013, securing EMA nominations for Best Male, Best Live, Best Look, Best US Act and Best Video for "Mirrors." First-time EMA nominees Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will compete for Best New, Best Hip Hop, Best Song for "Thrift Shop (ft. Wanz)," Best US Act and Best World Stage for their performance at MTV World Stage Wireless 2013 in July.

Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus will go head to head for the Best Female title, and both will vie against Robin Thicke for Best Video. Gaga is also up for Best Look and Biggest Fans, while Cyrus has secured additional nods for Best Pop and Best US Act. Thicke's other nominations are for Best Song for "Blurred Lines (ft. T.I. & Pharrell), Best US Act and Best World Stage for his performance in Malaysia earlier this month. Perennial EMA nominee Justin Bieber is once again nominated for Best Pop, Best Male, Biggest Fans and Best Canadian Act.

Other notable EMA nominees include Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Green Day, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Daft Punk, Rudimental, Icona Pop and One Direction, who are each up for three EMA nominations (with 1D's Harry Styles also nabbing a nod for Best Look). Artists with two EMA nods includeRihanna, Katy Perry, Eminem, Jay Z, Bastille, Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Paramore, Rita Ora, Drake, Afrojack, Avicii, Calvin Harris and Iggy Azalea. MTV will announce EMA performers and presenters at a later date.

The MTV EMA – MTV's global celebration of the hottest stars in music – recognizes 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. Beginning today, Tuesday, September 17th, viewers can vote for EMA categories such as Best New, Best Live and more by visiting www.mtvema.com online or http://m.mtvema.com on their mobile phones. Voting for EMA categories is open now until 11:59PM CET on Friday, November 8th, 2013.

Once again, viewers from around the world have been engaging with the EMA digital platforms to earn points for their favorite EMA artists in the Biggest Fans category; since August 30th, their participationhas helped narrow down the field to the five official nominees announced today. The more fans continue to engage with the EMA content featured on MTV's digital platforms in the weeks leading up to the show, the more they can help boost the chances for their favorite artist to win the Biggest Fans award on November 10th.

Each year, the MTV EMA highlights incredible artists from every corner of the world with the Worldwide Act category. Fans can vote for nominated artists from their respective territory starting today, Tuesday, September 17th. The local winners will receive an EMA award and also move on to the next phase of voting starting Friday, October 25th and compete for the regional title. The 10 official Worldwide Act nominees from each region will then be announced on Monday, November 1st, and battle for the Worldwide Act Award. The winner will be named at the show in Amsterdam.

Here is the list of nominees for the "2013 MTV EMA":

BEST SONG
Bruno Mars – "Locked Out Of Heaven"
Daft Punk – "Get Lucky" (ft. Pharrell Williams)
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – "Thrift Shop" (ft. Wanz)
Rihanna – "Diamonds"
Robin Thicke – "Blurred Lines" (ft. T.I. & Pharrell)

BEST POP
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Miley Cyrus
One Direction
Taylor Swift

BEST FEMALE
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

BEST MALE
Bruno Mars
Eminem
Jay Z
Justin Bieber
Justin Timberlake

BEST LIVE
Beyoncé
Green Day
Justin Timberlake
P!nk
Taylor Swift

BEST NEW
Bastille
Icona Pop
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Rudimental

BEST VIDEO
Justin Timberlake – "Mirrors"
Lady Gaga – "Applause"
Miley Cyrus – "Wrecking Ball"
Robin Thicke – "Blurred Lines" (ft. T.I. & Pharrell)
Thirty Seconds To Mars – "Up In The Air"

BEST ROCK
Black Sabbath
Green Day
Kings Of Leon
Queens Of The Stone Age
The Killers

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Arctic Monkeys
Fall Out Boy
Franz Ferdinand
Paramore
Thirty Seconds To Mars

BEST HIP HOP
Drake
Eminem
Jay Z
Kanye West
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

BEST ELECTRONIC
Afrojack
Avicii
Calvin Harris
Daft Punk
Skrillex

BIGGEST FANS
Tokio Hotel
Thirty Seconds To Mars
One Direction
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga

BEST LOOK(exclusively sponsored by essence)
Harry Styles
Justin Timberlake
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Rita Ora

BEST PUSH
Karmin (October 2012)
Rudimental (November 2012)
Imagine Dragons (January 2013)
A$AP Rocky (February 2013)
Bastille (March 2013)
Austin Mahone(April 2013)
Bridgit Mendler (May 2013)
Tom Odell (June 2013)
Iggy Azalea (July 2013)
Icona Pop (August 2013)
twenty one pilots (September 2013)

BEST WORLD STAGE (WS)
Alicia Keys – WS Manchester 2012
fun. – WS Rock Am Ring 2013
Garbage - WS Mexico 2012
Green Day – WS Rock Am Ring 2013
Jason Mraz – WS Live In Myanmar 2012
Jessie J – WS Malta 2013
Linkin Park – WS Mexico 2012
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – WS Wireless 2013
No Doubt – WS Frankfurt 2012
Paramore – WS Rock Am Ring 2013
Rita Ora – WS Malta 2013
Robin Thicke – WS Malaysia 2013
Snoop Lion – WS Durban 2013
The Black Keys – WS NY Webster City Hall 2012
The Killers – WS Big Day Out 2013

WORLDWIDE ACT
Best Adria Act
Filip Dizdar
Frenkie
Katja Šulc
S.A.R.S.
Svi na pod!

Best Africa Act
Fuse ODG
LCNVL
Mafikizolo
P-Square
Wizkid

Best Australia Act
Cody Simpson
Empire Of The Sun
Flume
Iggy Azalea
Timomattic

Best Belgian Act
Lazy Jay
Netsky
Ozark Henry
Stromae
Trixie Whitley

Best Brasilian Act
Emicida
Fresno
P9
Pollo
Restart

Best Canada Act
deadmau5
Drake
Justin Bieber
Tegan and Sara
The Weeknd

Best Czech and Slovak Act
Ben Cristovao
Celeste Buckingham
Charlie Straight
Ektor & DJ Wich
Peter Bič Project

Best Danish Act
Jimilian
Medina
Nik & Jay
Panamah
Shaka Loveless

Best Dutch Act
Afrojack
Armin Van Buuren
Kensington
Nicky Romero
Nielson

Best Finnish Act
Anna Puu
Elokuu
Haloo Helsinki!
Isac Elliot
Mikael Gabriel

Best French Act
C2C
Daft Punk
Maitre Gims
Shaka Ponk
Tal

Best German Act
Cro
Frida Gold
Lena
Sportfreunde Stiller
Tim Bendzko

Best Greek Act
Demy
Goin' Through
Michalis Hatzigiannis & Midenistis
Pink Noisy
Sakis Rouvas

Best Hungarian Act
Hősök
Ivan and the Parazol
Karanyi
Punnany Massif
The [hated] tomorrow

Best India Act
Amit Trivedi
AR Rahman
Mithoon
Pritam
Yo Yo Honey Singh

Best Israeli Act
Ester Rada
Hadag Nahash
Ido B & Zooki
Roni Daloomi
The Ultras

Best Italian Act
Emma
Fedez
Marco Mengoni
Max Pezzali
Salmo

Best Japan Act
Exile
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
MIYAVI
Momoiro Clover Z
ONE OK ROCK

Best Korea Act
B.A.P
Boyfriend
EXO
Sistar
U-Kiss

Best LatAm Central Act
Anna Carina
Cali & El Dandee
Javiera Mena
Maluma
Pescao Vivo

Best LatAm North Act
Danna Paola
Jesse & Joy
León Larregui
Paty Cantú
Reik

Best LatAm South Act
Airbag
Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas
No Te Va Gustar
Rayos Laser
Tan Biónica

Best Mainland China & Hong Kong Act
李宇春Chris Lee
陈奕迅Eason Chan
张靓颖Jane Zhang
方大同Khalil Fong
孙楠Sun Nan

Best Middle East Act
Ahmed Soultan
Hamdan Al Abri
Juliana Down
Lara Skandar
Rakan

Best New Zealand Act
David Dallas
Lorde
Shapeshifter
Stan Walker
The Naked And Famous

Best Norwegian Act
Admiral P
Envy
Madcon
Maria Mena
Truls

Best Polish Act
Bednarek
Dawid Podsiadło
Donatan
Ewelina Lisowska
Margaret

Best Portuguese Act
Filipe Pinto
Monica Ferraz
Os Azeitonas
Richie Campbell
The Gift

Best Romanian Act
Antonia
Corina
Loredana
Smiley
What's Up

Best Russian Act
Basta
Ivan Dorn
Nuysha
Yolka
Zemfira

Best SEA Act
Hafiz
NOAH
Olivia Ong
Sarah Geronimo
Slot Machine
Mỹ TAM

Best Spanish Act
Anni B Sweet
Auryn
Fangoria
Lori Meyers
Pablo Alborán

Best Swedish Act
Avicii
Icona Pop
John De Sohn
Medina
Sebastian Ingrosso

Best Swiss Act
Bastian Baker
DJ Antoine
Remady & Manu-L
Steff La Cheffe
Stress

Best Taiwan Act
蕭敬騰Jam Hsiao
林俊傑JJ Lin
楊丞琳Rainie Yang
羅志祥Show Lo
吳建豪Vanness Wu

Best UK & Ireland Act
Calvin Harris
Ellie Goulding
Olly Murs
One Direction
Rudimental

Best US Act
Bruno Mars
Justin Timberlake
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Miley Cyrus

The "2013 MTV EMA" will air across MTV's global network of more than 60 channels reaching nearly 700 million households around the world as well as through syndication. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV's more than 200 digital media properties around the world. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers for the "2013 MTV EMA." For MTV EMA news and announcements, check out EMA on Facebook or follow us @mtvema. For MTV EMA press materials, please visit press.mtvema.com or follow us @VIMN_PR.

*Please check local listings; the show will air tape delayed in some markets.

-ENDS-


Notes to Editor:
Created with the aim of honoring the music and artists that fans love, the MTV EMA takes place in different cities every year. Past host cities include Frankfurt (2012), Belfast (2011), Madrid (2010), Berlin (2009), Liverpool (2008), Munich (2007), Copenhagen (2006), Lisbon (2005), Rome (2004), Edinburgh (2003), Barcelona (2002), Frankfurt (2001), Stockholm (2000), Dublin (1999), Milan (1998), Rotterdam (1997), London (1996), Paris (1995) and Berlin (1994).