Justin Timberlake leads MTV EMA nominations + view full list

2013 MTV Video Music Awards - Press RoomJustin Timberlake and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis lead the MTV European Music Awards 2013 with five nominations each.


‘Take Back the Night’ singer Justin has five nods for trophies at the ceremony – set to take place at Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome On November 10 – for Best Male, Best Live, Best Video for ‘Mirrors’, Best US Act and Best Look.


Rapper Macklemore and producing partner Ryan Lewis match Justin with nominations in the Best New, Best Hip Hop and Best World Stage categories, as well as competing against him for Best US Act.


They are also nominated in the prestigious Best Song section for their huge hit ‘Thrift Shop’.


Hot on those acts’ heels, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke, are all up for four awards each.


Gaga and Miley will go head-to-head for the Best Female title and, alongside Robin Thicke, all three will compete for the coveted title of Best Video.


With both Miley and Robin expected to attend, it is rumoured they could recreate – or even top – their momentous performance at the US version of the show, the MTV Video Music Awards, last month. That performance proved controversial when Miley ‘Twerked’ against the singer in a flesh-coloured latex bikini as they performed a version of his track ‘Blurred Lines’.


Of their performance – which outraged many – she later said: “Every VMA performance, anyone that performs … That’s what you are looking for. You want to make history. Me and Robin, the whole time, said, ‘You know you are about to make history right now?’ “


The MTV EMAs 2013 will be hosted by Will Ferrell in character as ‘Anchorman’ star Ron Burgundy and will be broadcast live on the night.


MTV EMA nominations 2013, main categories:


Best Song

Bruno Mars – ‘Locked Out Of Heaven’

Daft Punk – ‘Get Lucky’

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – ‘Thrift Shop’

Rihanna – ‘Diamonds’

Robin Thicke – ‘Blurred Lines’


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


Jay Z

Justin Bieber

Justin Timberlake


Best Live


Green Day

Justin Timberlake


Taylor Swift


Best New


Icona Pop

Imagine Dragons

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis



Best Video

Justin Timberlake – ‘Mirrors’

Lady Gaga – ‘Applause’

Miley Cyrus – ‘Wrecking Ball’

Robin Thicke – ‘Blurred Lines’

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


Thirty Seconds To Mars


Best Hip Hop



Jay Z

Kanye West

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis


Best Electronic



Calvin Harris

Daft Punk



Best Look

Harry Styles

Justin Timberlake

Lady Gaga


Rita Ora


Best UK and Ireland Act

Calvin Harris

Ellie Goulding

Olly Murs

One Direction


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