A two-hour 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards will air globally on MTV in 180 countries and territories on Monday, 9 November, screening in Australia at 7am on MTV.
Due to the COVID pandemic it isn’t yet clear if this will be a pre-recorded virtual ceremony as yet.
Lady Gaga is in the lead with seven nods, 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: Tones And I, Baker Boy, G Flip, The Kid Laroi and Hayden James for Best Australian Act. And Benee, Jawsh 685, The Naked and Famous, Baynk and L.A.B for Best New Zealand Act.
Voting is now open at mtvema.com (and no you don’t have to be European to vote).