Rihanna has been nominated for six gongs at the MTV Europe Music Awards.

The Talk That Talk singer - who has more nods than any other star - is up for Best Female, Best Pop, Best Look, Best Song, Best Video and Biggest Fans at the ceremony, which will be held in Frankfurt in November.

Rihanna faces competition from US country star Taylor Swift, who is up for five trophies.

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The pair will go head-to-head in several categories.

Justin Bieber and Katy Perry have each scored four EMA nominations, followed by a slew of acts, including Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Lana Del Rey and Carly Rae Jepsen, with three nods each.

British boyband One Direction have been nominated for two awards - Best New and Biggest Fans.

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Green Day, Gotye, Pitbull, Rita Ora, Flo Rida, Muse, Arctic Monkeys and Jack White are also up for two awards.

Conor Maynard, Rita Ora, One Direction, Jessie J and Ed Sheeran will compete for the coveted Best UK And Ireland trophy.

The 2012 MTV EMAs will air live from Frankfurt's Festhalle on Sunday November 11.

LIST: The nominations in full...

Best Song
Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Call Me Maybe'
Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris - 'We Found Love'
Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used To Know'
Pitbull feat. Chris Brown - 'International Love'
fun. feat. Janelle Monáe - 'We Are Young'

Best New Act
Rita Ora
fun.
One Direction
Lana Del Rey
Carly Rae Jepsen

Best Female
Rihanna
Katy Perry
Pink
Taylor Swift
Nicki Minaj


Best Male
Justin Bieber
Kanye West
Flo Rida
Pitbull
Jay Z

Best Pop
Justin Bieber
No Doubt
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift
Rihanna

Best Live
Taylor Swift
Lady GaGa
Jay-Z and Kanye West (The Throne)
Green Day
Muse

Best Hip-Hop
Jay-Z and Kanye West (The Throne)
Nas
Rick Ross
Drake
Nicki Minaj

Best Rock
Linkin Park
Green Day
Muse
The Killers
Coldplay

Best Electronic
David Guetta
Swedish House Mafia
Avicii
Skrillex
Calvin Harris

Best Alternative
Jack White
The Black Keys
Arctic Monkeys
Florence + the Machine
Lana Del Rey

Best Video
M.I.A. - 'Bad Girls'
Lady GaGa - 'Marry The Night'
Katy Perry - 'Wide Awake'
Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris - 'We Found Love'
PSY - 'Gangnam Style'

Best Look
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna
Jack White
Taylor Swift
A$AP Rocky

Biggest Fans
Justin Bieber
One Direction
Lady GaGa
Rihanna
Katy Perry

Best World Stage
Arcade Fire
Arctic Monkeys
B.o.B
Evanescence
Flo Rida
Jason Derulo
Joe Jonas
Justin Bieber
Kasabian
Ke$ha
LMFAO
Maroon 5
Nelly Furtado
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Sean Paul
Snoop Dogg
Snow Patrol
Taylor Swift

Best Push
Foster the People (November 2011)
Lana Del Rey (December 2011)
Mac Miller (January 2012)
Michael Kiwanuka (February 2012)
Gotye (March 2012)
Rebecca Ferguson (April 2012)
fun. (May 2012)
Rita Ora (June 2012)
Conor Maynard (July 2012)
Of Monsters and Men (August 2012)
Carly Rae Jepsen (September 2012)

Best UK and Ireland Act (feeder category for 'Best Worldwide Act')
Conor Maynard
Ed Sheeran
Jessie J
One Direction
Rita Ora

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