The 2011 MTV European Music Awards (MTV EMAs) nominees were announced by MTV Networks International on September 19, 2011.
Lady Gaga unsurprisingly dominates the main categories with a whooping six nods including Best Song, Best Video, Best Female, and Best Pop.
See new pictures (November 6, 2011): Lady Gaga EMA 2011 Best Female: Marry The Night Performance and Shocking Outfit
Following closely behind are Katy Perry and Bruno Mars with four bids each.
Justin Bieber earns three nominations, along with Adele and Thirty Seconds To Mars.
Some other famous artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Eminem, Kanye West, Rihanna and Jessie J. are also named in the nominee list.
The 2011 MTV EMAs is set to air live from the Odyssey Arena in capital Belfast of Northern Ireland on Sunday, 6 November 2011, at 9pm GMT.
Lady Gaga scores six MTV VMA nominations including Best Song and Best Video (Born This Way), Best Female, Best Pop, Best Live Act, and Biggest Fans. The star took home three trophies, Best Pop, Best Female and Best Song, at the 2010 MTV VMAs
See new pictures here : Lady Gaga EMA 2011 Best Female: Marry The Night Performance and Shocking Outfit
Katy Perry, who won the 2011 MTV VMA Video of the Year, earns four MTV VMA nominations including Best Song (Firework), Best Female, Best Pop, and Best Live Act
Bruno Mars also wins four bids for Best Song (Grenade), Best Male, Best New Act, and Best Push Act
“U Smile” star Justin Bieber gets three 2011 MTV VMA nominations for Best Male, Best Pop, and Biggest Fans. “Just got word that we got 3 MTV EMA Nominations for Best Male, Best Pop, Biggest Fans!! THANKS SO MUCH! LEt's VOTE!!!” he tweeted
“Someone Like You” singer Adele, who is currently the top-selling artist of the year, scores three 2011 MTV VMA nominations for Best Song and Best Video (Rolling in the Deep), and Best Female
Rock band “Thirty Seconds To Mars” receives three 2011 MTV VMA nominations for Best Alternative, Best World Stage Performance, and Biggest Fans
Beyonce gets a 2011 MTV VMA nomination for Best Video – “Run the World (Girls)”
“American Idol” judge Jennifer Lopez wins a 2011 MTV VMA nomination for Best Song – “On the Floor” (featuring Pitbull)
Jay-Z and Kanye West (left) score a 2011 MTV VMA nomination for Best Hip-Hop
Lady Gaga at 2010 MTV EMAs