MTV EMA 2017: Full List of Nominees!

5 October 2017
You can tell it's been an amazing year in music when you look at all the artists, songs and videos that have been nominated for this year's MTV EMA. Having made her comeback just in time for EMA season, Taylor Swift is leading the pack with six nominations including one for Best Video for her latest hit, "Look What You Made Me Do."  Shawn Mendes, Ed Sheeran and Kendrick Lamar are close behind with five nominations going to Mendes and four going to both Lamar and Sheeran. New, game-changing artists like, KYLE and Dua Lipa, have also been recognized in multiple categories.
 
This year the Best Male and Best Female categories will be retired and replaced with the Best Artist category. Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Miley Cyrus, Shawn Mendes and Taylor Swift are all up for the Best Artist award.

Relive all the MTV EMA 2016 magic below!

As always, the winners will be determined by the fans so be sure to vote for your favorite artists on mtvema.com!
 
We'll find out who came out on top come November 13 when the 2017 MTV EMA is broadcasted live around the globe from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London.
 
Check out the full list of nominees below.

2017 MTV EMA NOMINEES

BEST SOUTHEAST ASIA ACT
Isyana Sarasvati (Indonesia)
Faizal Tahir (Malaysia)
James Reid (Philippines)
The Sam Willows (Singapore)
Slot Machine (Thailand)
Dam Vinh Hung (Vietnam)
Palitchoke Ayanaputra (Thailand) Social Wildcard Winner! Voted by you fans!
VOTE HERE!

BEST KOREA ACT
Highlight
Mamamoo
Wanna One
Seventeen
Gfriend
VOTE HERE!

BEST JAPAN ACT
BABYMETAL
KOHH
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
Rekishi
Wednesday Campanella
VOTE HERE!

BEST MAINLAND CHINA / HONG KONG / TAIWAN ACT
Wang Sulong
Pakho Chau
Huo Zun
He Jie
Bii
VOTE HERE!

BEST SONG
Clean Bandit - Rockabye ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie
DJ Khaled - Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee - Despacito (Remix) ft. Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes - There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back
 
BEST ARTIST
Ariana Grande
Ed Sheeran
Kendrick Lamar
Miley Cyrus
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift
 
BEST LOOK
Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
Rita Ora
Taylor Swift
ZAYN
 
BEST NEW
Dua Lipa
Julia Michaels
Khalid
KYLE
Rag'n'Bone Man
 
BEST POP
Camila Cabello
Demi Lovato
Miley Cyrus
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift
 
BEST VIDEO
Foo Fighters - Run
Katy Perry - Bon Appétit ft. Migos
Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.
KYLE – iSpy ft. Lil Yachty
Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do
 
BEST LIVE
Bruno Mars
Coldplay
Ed Sheeran
Eminem
U2
 
BEST ELECTRONIC
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers
 
BEST ROCK
Coldplay
Foo Fighters
Royal Blood
The Killers
U2
 
BEST HIP HOP
Drake
Eminem
Future
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone
 
BEST ALTERNATIVE
Imagine Dragons
Lana Del Rey
Lorde
The xx
Thirty Seconds To Mars
 
BIGGEST FANS
Ariana Grande
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift
 
BEST PUSH
Hailee Steinfeld
Jon Bellion
Julia Michaels
Kacy Hill
Khalid
KYLE
Noah Cyrus
Petite Meller
Rag'n'Bone Man
SZA
The Head And The Heart
 
BEST WORLD STAGE
Steve Aoki – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2016
Kings of Leon – Live from Oude Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2016
Tomorrowland 2017
DNCE – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
The Chainsmokers – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
Foo Fighters – Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017

Vote now at mtvema.com and party with us Live From London for the MTV EMA 2017 on 13 Nov, 3am (SG/PH/MAL) 2am (WIB) and the same-day ENCORE at 7pm (SG/PH/MAL) 6pm (WIB)!
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