Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to do battle at MTV EMAs

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will go head-to-head for the honour of Best U.S. Act as they lead the MTV 2013 Europe Music Awards with five nominations each. SexyBack hitmaker Timberlake has been shortlisted for Best Male, Best Live, Best Video for Mirrors, and Best Look, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are up for Best New, Best Song for Thrift Shop, Best World Stage, and Best Hip Hop.
The musicians will face off against each other and stars including Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke for the Best U.S. Act title.
Cyrus and Thicke are each up for four awards, as are Justin Bieber – including Best Male and Best Pop – and Lady Gaga, whose nominations include Best Female and Best Video for Applause.
Boyband One Direction are up for Best Pop and Best U.K. and Ireland Act, Katy Perry has scored nominations in the Best Pop and Best Female categories, and Rihanna is also in the running for two awards including Best Look and Best Song for Diamonds.
The awards ceremony will take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands in November (13).
The full list of main nominations is as follows:
Best Song:
Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven
Daft Punk – Get Lucky (ft. Pharrell Williams)
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop (ft. Wanz)
Rihanna – Diamonds
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines (ft. T.I. & Pharrell)

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
Eminem
Jay Z
Justin Bieber
Justin Timberlake

Best Live:
Beyonce
Green Day
Justin Timberlake
Pink
Taylor Swift

Best New:
Bastille
Icona Pop
Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Rudimental

Best Video:
Justin Timberlake – Mirrors
Lady Gaga – Applause
Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines (ft. T.I. & Pharrell)
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
Paramore
Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best Hip Hop:
Drake
Eminem
Jay Z
Kanye West
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Electronic:
Afrojack
Avicii
Calvin Harris
Daft Punk
Skrillex
Best U.K. & Ireland Act:
Calvin Harris
Ellie Goulding
Olly Murs
One Direction
Rudimental.

by WENN

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