Katy Perry leads this year's MTV EMA nominations with seven nods. The American singer is up for Best Song and Best Video for 'Dark Horse', Best Pop, Best Female, Best Live, Best Look, and Best U.S. Act. Ariana Grande follows with six nominations, followed by Pharrell Williams, and 5 Seconds of Summer with five each. One Direction, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Eminem, Sam Smith, and Kiesza all receive four nominations each.
Nominees have also been announced in the Biggest Fans category. Fan groups can vote for their favorite artists via Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #EMABiggestFans along with the artists' names. One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, and Ariana Grande will fight it out in the fans category. Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, One Direction, Calvin Harris, Sam Smith, and Ed Sheeran are nominated in the Best UK & Ireland Act, with the winner going on to represent the region in the Best Worldwide Act category.
Voting has begun now on the official MTV EMA site, and will remain open until November 8. The 2014 ceremony will take place at Glasgow's Hydro venue on Sunday, November 9 at 9pm. It will be broadcast live on MTV channels around the world.