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MTV has unveiled the nominations for the 2020 MTV EMAs and as you’ve guessed it features our very own Nigerian superstars Burna Boy and Rema vying for the Best African Act category.

Other African singers nominated include Master KG, Kabza de Small and DJ Maphorisa (South Africa), Sheebah (Uganda), and Gaz Mawete (Democratic Republic of The Congo). In 2019, Burna Boy won the coveted award.

Lady Gaga is in the lead with seven nods on the international scene, including “Best Artist,” “Best Pop,” and “Best Video” for her duet with Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me,” which also secured a position in the “Best Song” and “Best Collaboration” categories. BTS and Justin Bieber each received five nods, within categories including “Biggest Fans” and “Best Pop.”

The nominations include three new categories: “Best Latin,” “Video for Good” and “Best Virtual Live.” The “Best Local Act” category returns, with nominations including Lady Gaga, Megan Thee Stallion, and Cardi B for “Best US Act,” Justin Bieber, and The Weeknd for “Best Canadian Act” and Dua Lipa for “Best UK & Ireland Act,” and more.

Marking the 27th edition of one of the biggest nights in global music, the 2020 MTV EMAs will unite fans at home with the world’s hottest names in music. The two-hour show will air globally on MTV in 180 countries and territories on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Here’s the complete list of nominees. (Winners in the equivalent categories at the MTV Video Music Awards are marked with an asterisk.

Best Video
Billie Eilish, “everything i wanted”
Cardi B f. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”
DJ Khaled ft. Drake, “Popstar”
Karol G ft. Nicki Minaj, “Tusa”
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, “Rain on Me”
Taylor Swift, “The Man”
The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights” *

Best Artist
Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga *
Miley Cyrus
The Weeknd

Best Song
BTS, “Dynamite”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”
Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now”
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, “Rain on Me” *
Roddy Ricch, “The Box
The Weeknd, Blinding Lights”

Best Collaboration
BLACKPINK x Selena Gomez, “Ice Cream”
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”
Justin Bieber ft. Quavo, “Intentions”
Karol G ft. Nicki Minaj, “Tusa”
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, “Rain on Me” *
Sam Smith and Demi Lovato, “I’m Ready”

Best Pop
Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Little Mix

Best Group
5 Seconds of Summer
Chloe x Halle
Little Mix

Best New
Doja Cat *
Jack Harlow
Roddy Ricch

Biggest Fans
Ariana Grande
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift

Best Latin
Anuel AA
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Karol G
Maluma *

Best Rock
Coldplay *
Green Day
Liam Gallagher
Pearl Jam
Tame Impala
The Killers

Best Hip Hop
Cardi B
Megan Thee Stallion *
Roddy Ricch
Travis Scott

Best Electronic
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers

Best Alternative
FKA twigs
Hayley Williams
Machine Gun Kelly *
The 1975
Twenty one pilots

Video for Good
Anderson .Paak, “Lockdown”
David Guetta & Sia, “Let’s Love”
Demi Lovato, “I Love Me”
H.E.R., “I Can’t Breathe” *
Jorja Smith, “By Any Means”
Lil Baby, “The Bigger Picture”

Best Push
AJ Mitchell
Conan Gray
Doja Cat *
Jack Harlow
Lil Tecca
Tate McRae

Best Virtual Live
J Balvin, Behind the Colores Live Experience
Katy Perry, @ Tomorrow Land Around the World
Little Mix, UNCancelled
Maluma, Papi Juancho Live
Post Malone, Nirvana Tribute

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