Ariana Grande Tops 2019 MTV EMAs With Seven Nominations

The ‘7 Rings’ hitmaker is closely tailed by new pop sensation Billie Eilish in the nomination list of the upcoming prestigious MTV European Music Awards.

AceShowbizAriana Grande leads the pack at the upcoming MTV European Music Awards with seven nominations, with Billie Eilish right behind her with six.

The 26-year-old singer is up for the prestigious Best Artist award, but will have some tough competition in the form of Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes, J Balvin and Miley Cyrus. She will also compete for the Best Video gong for “Thank U, Next”, Best Song for “7 Rings”, Best Pop, Best Live, Best Act (Home Region) and Biggest Fans.

And while Billie is a relative newcomer in the music industry, she is also sure to enjoy success at the ceremony, which will take place on November 3 in Seville, Spain.

As well as being up for Best Song for her smash hit “Bad Guy”, Billie will compete in the Best New Artist category against Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Ava Max, Lewis Capaldi and Mabel.

Both “Old Town Road” star Nas and Shawn are also up for six awards, with the latter nominated alongside collaborator and real-life girlfriend Camila Cabello in the Best Collaboration category for their tune Senorita. Nas will also compete in that category, with his worldwide smash “Old Town Road”.

Latino star Balvin is up for five nominations, while Taylor and Lizzo both received four.

The full list of MTV EMA Award nominees is as follows:

Best Video:

  • Ariana Grande – “Thank U, Next”
  • Billie Eilish – “Bad Guy”
  • Lil Nas X – “Old Town Road (Remix)” ft. Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Rosalia, J Balvin – “Con Altura” ft. El Guincho
  • Taylor Swift – “ME!” ft. Brendon Urie of Panic At The Disco

Best Artist:

  • Ariana Grande
  • J Balvin
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Taylor Swift

Best Song:

  • Ariana Grande – “7 rings”
  • Billie Eilish – “bad guy”
  • Lil Nas X – “Old Town Road (Remix)” ft. Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Post Malone, Swae Lee – “Sunflower”
  • Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello – “Senorita”

Best Collaboration:

  • BTS, Halsey – “Boy With Luv”
  • Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road (Remix)”
  • Mark Ronson, Miley Cyrus – “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart”
  • Rosalia, J Balvin – “Con Altura” ft. El Guincho
  • Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello – “Senorita”
  • The Chainsmokers, Bebe Rexha – “Call You Mine”

Best New:

  • Ava Max
  • Billie Eilish
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo
  • Mabel

Best Pop:

  • Ariana Grande
  • Becky G
  • Camila Cabello
  • Halsey
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Shawn Mendes

Best Live:

  • Ariana Grande
  • BTS
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Pink
  • Travis Scott (II)

Best Rock:

  • Green Day
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Liam Gallagher
  • Panic At The Disco
  • The 1975

Best Hip-Hop:

  • 21 Savage
  • Cardi B
  • J. Cole
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Travis Scott (II)

Best Alternative:

  • FKA Twigs
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Solange Knowles
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • Vampire Weekend

Best Electronic:

  • Calvin Harris
  • DJ Snake
  • Marshmello
  • Martin Garrix
  • The Chainsmokers

Best Look:

  • Halsey
  • J Balvin
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo
  • Rosalia

Biggest Fans:

  • Ariana Grande
  • Billie Eilish
  • BTS
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Taylor Swift

Best Push:

  • Ava Max
  • Billie Eilish
  • CNCO
  • H.E.R.
  • Jade Bird
  • Juice WRLD
  • Kiana Lede
  • Lauv
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Lizzo
  • Mabel
  • Rosalia

Best World Stage:

  • Bebe Rexha – Isle of MTV Malta 2019
  • Hailee Steinfeld – Isle of MTV Malta 2018
  • Muse – Bilbao, Spain 2018
  • The 1975 – Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019
  • Twenty One Pilots – Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019

Best UK & Ireland Act:

  • Dave
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Little Mix
  • Mabel

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