Justin Bieber Leads 2021 MTV EMA Nominations

Justin Bieber is the top nominee for the 2021 MTV EMA — the European version of the VMAs.

Bieber has eight nominations, including two nods for song of the year. He is a finalist in that category for his smashes “Peaches” (featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon) and “Stay” (a collab with The Kid Laroi). Bieber won in that category five years ago for “Sorry.”

JB is followed by Doja Cat and Lil Nas X with six nods each; and Ed Sheeran, Olivia Rodrigo and The Kid Laroi with five nods each.

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Lady Gaga, who won last year’s award for best artist, is nominated again in that category, along with Doja Cat (last year’s best new artist winner), Sheeran, Bieber, Lil Nas X and The Weeknd.

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Taylor Swift, who won best video two years ago for “ME!,” her collab with Brendon Urie, is nominated again this year for “willow.” Bieber, who shared in that award last year for DJ Khaled featuring Drake’s “Popstar,” is also nominated again this year for “Peaches.”

The 2021 MTV EMA will take place at the Papp László Budapest Sportaréna in Hungary and broadcast live on MTV channels in 180 countries on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m. ET. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are the show’s executive producers. Debbie Phillips and Chloe Mason are producers.

Voting is now open at mtvema.com until Nov. 10 at 5:59 p.m. ET.

Here’s the complete list of 2021 MTV EMA nominees.

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Best artist
Doja Cat
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Lil Nas X
The Weeknd

Best song
Doja Cat ft. SZA – “Kiss Me More”
Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits”
Justin Bieber – “Peaches” ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon
Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Drivers License”
The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber – “Stay”

Best video
Doja Cat ft. SZA – “Kiss Me More”
Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits”
Justin Bieber – “Peaches” ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon
Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
Taylor Swift – “willow”

Best collaboration
Black Eyed Peas, Shakira – “Girl Like Me”
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak) – “Leave the Door Open”
Doja Cat ft. SZA – “Kiss Me More”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber – “Stay”
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande – “Save Your Tears” (remix)

Best group
BTS
Imagine Dragons
Jonas Brothers
Little Mix
Måneskin
Silk Sonic

Best new
Giveon
Griff
Olivia Rodrigo
Rauw Alejandro
Saweetie
The Kid Laroi

Best pop
BTS
Doja Cat
Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Olivia Rodrigo

Best electronic
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Joel Corry
Marshmello
Skrillex
Swedish House Mafia

Best rock
Coldplay
Foo Fighters
Imagine Dragons
Kings Of Leon
Måneskin
The Killers

Best alternative
Halsey
Lorde
Machine Gun Kelly
Twenty One Pilots
Willow
Yungblud

Best Latin
Bad Bunny
J. Balvin
Maluma
Rauw Alejandro
Rosalía
Shakira

Best hip hop
Cardi B
DJ Khaled
Drake
Kanye West
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj

Best K-pop
BTS
LISA
Monsta X
NCT 127
ROSÉ
Twice

Best push
24KGoldn
Fousheé
girl in red
Griff
JC Stewart
JXDN
Latto
Madison Beer
Olivia Rodrigo
Remi Wolf
SAINt JHN
The Kid Laroi

Biggest fans
Ariana Grande
Blackpink
BTS
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift

Video for good
Billie Eilish – “Your Power”
Demi Lovato – “Dancing With the Devil”
girl in red – “Serotonin”
H.E.R. – “Fight For You”
Harry Styles – “Treat People With Kindness”
Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”

Best U.S. act
Ariana Grande
Doja Cat
Lil Nas X
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift