Ariana Grande leads 2019 MTV EMA nominations
Ariana Grande dominates the nominations for the 2019 MTV EMAs with seven nods.
Grande is recognized in all of the seven major categories for the annual awards show, including Best Artist, Best Video for thank u, next and Best Song for 7 Rings.
The 26-year-old superstar is also up for Best Live, Biggest Fans, Best Act and Best Pop.
Shawn Mendes, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X all follow closely behind with six nominations. The latter rapper's viral hit Old Town Road is up for Best Video, Best Song, Best Collaboration for the Billy Ray Cyrus version, whilst he's also up for Best New artist, Best Look and Best US Act.
Billie Eilish is in with the chance of taking home Best Video and Best Song for bad guy, Best New, Biggest Fans, Best Push and Best US Act.
Canadian heartthrob Mendes has been shortlisted for Best Artist, Best Song and Best Collaboration for Señorita featuring Camila Cabello, Best Pop, Biggest Fans and Best Canadian Act.
Best New artist has the strongest year yet, with Lizzo, Lewis Capaldi, Ava Max and Mabel up against Eilish and Lil Nas X.
Taylor Swift is up for Best Video for ME!, Best Artist, Biggest Fans and Best US Act.
Whilst Liam Gallagher and The 1975 represent the British acts nominated for Best Rock with Green Day, Imagine Dragons and Panic! At The Disco also in the run for the award.
Best Hip-Hop sees Cardi B, 21 Savage, J. Cole, Nicki Minaj and Travis Scott nominated.
This year's ceremony will take place at the FIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre in Seville, Spain, on November 3, and will air on MTV.
The full list of nominations is as follows:
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