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Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis leaders of the pack with the 2013 MTV EMA nominations

Justin Timberlake
MTV (DStv Channel 130) today announced the nominees for the “2013 MTV EMA,” the world’s annual music awards show that celebrates the year’s hottest artists from around the globe. Musical powerhouse and multi-talented Justin Timberlake and breakthrough artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the EMA nominations with five nods each, while always captivating superstars Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke are each up for four awards. Representing for Africa at the global music celebration will be LCNVL, Mafikizolo, P-Square, Wizkid and Fuse ODG – who are all nominated in the Best African Act category. The “2013 MTV EMA” will broadcast live on MTV (DStv Channe
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
l 130) on Sunday 10 November at 22:00 CAT from the stunning new Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam (official red carpet show starts at 21:00 CAT). Continuing his hot streak after a long hiatus from music, Timberlake continues to dominate 2013, securing EMA nominations for Best Male, Best Live, Best Look, Best US Act and Best Video for “Mirrors”.  First-time EMA nominees Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will compete for Best New, Best Hip Hop, Best Song for “Thrift Shop (ft. Wanz)”, Best US Act and Best World Stage for their performance at MTV World Stage Wireless 2013 in July. Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus will go head to head for the Best Female title, and both will vie against Robin Thicke for Best Video. Gaga is also up for Best Look and Biggest Fans, while Cyrus has secured additional nods for Best Pop and Best US Act.  Thicke’s other nominations are for Best Song for “Blurred Lines (ft. T.I. & Pharrell), Best US Act and Best World Stage for his performance in Malaysia earlier this month.  Perennial EMA nominee Justin Bieber is once again nominated for Best Pop, Best Male, Biggest Fans and Best Canadian Act. Other notable EMA nominees include Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Green Day, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Daft Punk, Rudimental, Icona Pop and One Direction, who are each up for three EMA nominations (with 1D’s Harry Styles also nabbing a nod for Best Look). Artists with two EMA nods include Rihanna, Katy Perry, Eminem, Jay Z, Bastille, Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Paramore, Rita Ora, Drake, Afrojack, Avicii, Calvin Harris and Iggy Azalea. MTV will announce EMA performers and presenters at a later date.

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