MTV Networks International has unveiled the nominations for the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) and the first three confirmed performers at the Berlin ceremony - Green Day, Leona Lewis and Tokio Hotel.

The EMAs take place at the O2 World, Berlin on Nov. 5 at 9pm CET and will be broadcast live by MTV in more than 40 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Kings of Leon and Lady GaGa top the list of nominees with five each. Green Day has snagged three nominations - best live act, best group and best rock.

Leona Lewis has been nominated in the best female category, while German rock act Tokio Hotel is up for best group.

"The MTV Europe Music Awards prides itself on consistently delivering exceptional live performances by some of the biggest and most exciting musical acts in the world - and this year will be no exception," said Bruce Gillmer, co-executive producer and SVP, Talent & Music, MTV Networks International, in a statement. "In addition, the awards' nominations honour the musical achievements of a truly broad range of artists from superstars such as Beyonce and U2 to newer acts Daniel Merriweather and Pixie Lott."

The 2009 EMAs will comprise 13 categories and 23 regional awards. Eleven categories will be selected by MTV viewers - voting opened on today (Sept. 21).

The awards are sponsored by Sony Ericsson and Dell with a further sponsor to be announced shortly.