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MTV Europe Music Awards: Rihanna Leads Nominations With Six Nods

17/09/2012 11:12 BST

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

Rihanna Photos