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Katy Perry leads MTV EMAs nominations

Katy Perry looks set to dominate in Scotland at the upcoming MTV Europe Music Awards in Glasgow after scoring a massive seven nominations.

The pop superstar topped the list when the nominations were announced on Tuesday (16Sep14) - just two days before Scots go to the polls to vote on independence from the U.K. - landing two nods for her hit track Dark Horse, including Best Song and Best Video.


Perry will compete against her chart rivals Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj for the Best Female title, and she will face Problem hitmaker Grande again in the Best Pop category along with Miley Cyrus, One Direction and 5 Seconds of Summer.


The Firework hitmaker will also compete for Best Live, Best Look and Biggest Fans.


The awards will be handed out at a ceremony in Glasgow on 9 November (14).


The list of main nominations is as follows:

Best Song:


Katy Perry - Dark Horse featuring Juicy J


Ariana Grande - Problem featuring Iggy Azalea


Eminem - The Monster featuring Rihanna


Pharrell Williams - Happy


Sam Smith - Stay With Me

Best Pop:


Katy Perry


5 Seconds of Summer


Ariana Grande


Miley Cyrus


One Direction

Best Female:


Katy Perry


Ariana Grande


Beyonce


Nicki Minaj


Taylor Swift

Best Male:


Ed Sheeran


Eminem


Justin Bieber


Justin Timberlake


Pharrell Williams

Best Live:


Katy Perry


Beyonce


Bruno Mars


Justin Timberlake


One Direction

Best New:


5 Seconds of Summer


Ariana Grande


Charli XCX


Kiesza


Sam Smith

Best Video:


Katy Perry - Dark Horse featuring Juicy J


Iggy Azalea - Black Widow featuring Rita Ora


Kiesza - Hideaway


Pharrell Williams - Happy


Sia - Chandelier

Best Rock:


Arctic Monkeys


The Black Keys


Coldplay


Imagine Dragons


Linkin Park

Best Alternative:


Fall Out Boy


Lana Del Rey


Lorde


Paramore


Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best Hip-Hop:


Drake


Eminem


Iggy Azalea


Kanye West


Nicki Minaj

Biggest Fans:


5 Seconds of Summer


Ariana Grande


Justin Bieber


Nicki Minaj


One Direction.