Perry and Gaga Lead the Race with Five Nominations at the 2010 MTV EMAs
It's Ladies Night as Katy Perry and Lady Gaga Lead the Race With Five Nominations Each at the 2010 MTV EMAs
LONDON, September 20, 2010 --
- Katy Perry and Linkin Park Confirmed to Perform Live in Madrid
MTV Networks International (MTVNI), owned by Viacom Inc (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) today reveals this year's nominations for the 2010 EMAs, MTV's annual celebration of contemporary music and youth culture. Set to take place at Caja Magica in Madrid, the 17th annual EMAs will broadcast live on MTV channels across the globe from Sunday 7th November 2010, 21:00 CET. The 2010 MTV EMAs are sponsored by the new Suzuki Swift, Calvin Klein Jeans and Dell.
Two previous EMA winners are confirmed to perform on Sunday 7th November as part of the 2010 MTV EMAs. Pop superstar, Katy Perry and rock gods Linkin Park will be taking the stage, live in Madrid.
Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Rihanna go head to head in the Best Pop, Best Female and Best Song categories while Gaga is also celebrating a nod for Best Live Act and Katy Perry is up for Best World Stage Performance.
Elsewhere in the nominations list, released today, Eminem cements his reclaimed Hip Hop crown with four nominations including Best Song, Best Male and Best Video for his amazing Rihanna collaboration, "Love the Way You Lie."
British stadium rockers Muse along with Thirty Seconds to Mars, Linkin Park and Kings of Leon find themselves up against the Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne, while pop phenomenon Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, B.o.B, Plan B and Jason Derulo go all out in competition for Best New Act.
The full list of nominations is below:
Kings of Leon
To vote for your favourite EMA artists, please go to http://www.mtvema.com
Notes to Editors
Vote for Best Regional Act at http://www.mtvema.com Voting closes Monday 18th October and the winner from each region will enter the shortlist for Best European Act, also through mtvema.com.
Winner of Best European Act, Best Push Act and Best World Stage Performance will be announced online at http://www.mtvema.com during the 2010 MTV EMAs on Sunday 7th November 2010.
The 2010 MTV EMAs is executive produced by Richard Godfrey and Jane Fraser. Co-executive producer is Bruce Gillmer with Debbie Philips as producer, Raffaele Sangiovanni as executive in charge of production, line producer Sil Mcllveen and director Paul Shyvers. The 2010 MTV EMAs is an MTV Italia S.r.l - 360degreesPlaymaker Production for MTV NETWOKS EUROPE"
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About MTV Networks International
MTV Networks International (MTVNI) includes the premier multimedia entertainment brands MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, MTVNHD, Tr3s: MTV, Musica y Mas, TMF (The Music Factory), VIVA, Comedy Central and Game One. MTV Networks' brands are seen globally in 645 million households in 161 territories and 34 languages via 165 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 500 digital media properties. The company's diverse holdings also include interests in television syndication, digital media, publishing, home video, licensing & merchandising and feature films. MTV Networks International is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).
The Suzuki Motor Corporation with headquarters in Hamamatsu (Japan) is the leading international manufacturer of small automobiles and the 10th largest car manufacturer of the world. Founded in 1909, Suzuki today employs about 51,500 people around the world and has business activities in 196 countries and regions and production bases in 23 different countries and regions. In the fiscal year 2009/10 Suzuki posted 2.47 trillion Yen (18.8 billion Euro*) net sales and 79.4 billion Yen (605.03 million Euro*) operating income. Its global sales reached 2.35 million automobiles and 3.02 million motorcycles and ATV. With its three lines of business - automobiles, motorcycles and outboard motors - Suzuki embodies a unique "Way of Life!" that stands for the brand values "excitement", "straightforward", "value", "sporty" and "spirit".
(* Exchange rate: 131.18 Yen/Euro)
About Calvin Klein, Inc.
Calvin Klein, Inc. is one of the leading fashion design and marketing studios in the world. It designs and markets women's and men's designer collection apparel and a range of other products that are manufactured and marketed through an extensive network of licensing agreements and other arrangements worldwide. Brands/lifestyles include Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans, and Calvin Klein Underwear. Product lines under the various Calvin Klein brands include apparel, accessories, shoes, sleepwear, hosiery, socks, swimwear, belts, eyewear, watches, jewelry, coats, suits, fragrances, and cosmetics, as well as products for the home. For more information, visit http://www.calvinklein.com.
Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers worldwide innovative technology, business solutions and services they trust and value. For more information, visit http://www.dell.com.
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