Bieber, Rosalía and Rauw Alejandro, among the nominees for the MTV EMA 2021

Justin Bieber accumulates the highest number of nominations of the imminent European Music Awards (EMA) of the MTV network, with his name as a possible winner in 8 nominations, followed by Doja Cat and Lil Nas X, in 6, and Ed Sheeran, Olivia Rodrigo and The Kid Laroi, at 5.
It will be on November 14 in a live ceremony held from the Papp László Budapest Sportaréna of Hungary when it will be revealed how many of those options for triumph materialize, as well as the name of the “best Spanish artist”, whose award will go to the hands of Aitana, Ana Mena, C. Tangana, Collective Da Silva or Pablo Alborán.
In addition, the Spanish Rosalía will compete in the category of “best Latin artist”, where she will see the faces of the Colombians J Balvin, Shakira and Maluma and the Puerto Ricans Bad Bunny and Rauw Alejandro, who also competes for the award for revelation artist.
The author and performer of “Todo de ti” will face Giveon, Griff, Olivia Rodrigo, Saweetie and The Kid Laroi.
As MTV has revealed, one of the most contested categories will be the one corresponding to the award for “best artist”, which will be fought between Doja Cat, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Lil Nas X and The Weekend.
The best song, meanwhile, could be “Kiss Me More” by Doja Cat and SZA; Sheeran’s “Bad Habits”; Bieber’s “Peaches,” opposite Daniel Caesar and Giveon; “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” by Lil Nas X; “Drivers License” by O. Rodrigo; or “Stay” by The Kid Laroi (also with Bieber in the credits).
That song could also become the best collaboration, which could also fall on: Black Eyed Peas and Shakira for “GIRL LIKE ME”; Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak (as Silk Sonic) with “Leave the Door Open”; Doja Cat and SZA for the aforementioned “Kiss Me More”; Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow for “INDUSTRY BABY”, or The Weeknd and Ariana Grande for the remix of “Save Your Tears”.
BTS, Imagine Dragons, Jonas Brothers, Little Mix, Silk Sonic and the Italians Måneskin, winners of the last Eurovision Song Contest, could win the award for the best group, while the best video could go to the hands of the aforementioned “Kiss Me More “,” Bad Habits “,” Peaches “,” MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name) “, or” Willow “by Taylor Swift or” Wild Side “by Normani and Cardi B.
By styles, the award for the best pop artist will be decided between the South Koreans BTS, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Sheeran, Bieber and Rodrigo. The electronic one will be for Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Joel Corry, Marshmello, Skrillex or Swedish House Mafia. And the hip hop one for Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Drake, Kanye West, Megan Thee Stallion or Nicki Minaj.
Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, Kings Of Leon, Maneskin (with their second nomination) and The Killers will fight for rock, while the alternative field, in a questionable shortlist due to the nature of the contenders, could belong to Halsey , Lorde, Machine Gun Kelly, Twenty One Pilots, WILLOW or YUNGBLUD.
In the category of video with a positive message, along with artists like Billie Eilish (“Your Power”), are Demi Lovato (“Dancing With The Devil”) and the irreverent “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” by Lil Nas X , both bearers of LGTBQ + rights. His victory would be a declaration of intent, taking into account that the gala will take place in the Hungarian capital, whose government has been widely questioned for its recent retrograde policies in this area.
There will also be an award for the “best fans”, with nominees such as BTS, Bieber and Taylor Swift, the best emerging artist promoted by MTV (with names like Olivia Rodrigo and girl in red) and the best K-Pop artist, for which BTS, LISA, Monsta X, NCT 127, ROSÉ, and TWICE will face off.
–The MTV EMAs will defend equality on November 14 in Budapest
The MTV European Music Awards will take place on November 14 in Budapest. The election of the city also has a profound social discourse.
The director of MTV, specifically its international president and CEO, Chris McCarthy, has defended in this regard the fact that this next gala will be held in the Hungarian capital despite the legal reforms undertaken by the government of that country to undermine rights of homosexuals.
“Growing up gay in a working-class community, being able to see references on TV was tremendously inspiring and helpful to me (…). That is why I am proud to work at ViacomCBS, which has always led a speech in favor of of equality, and I feel that it is a great honor to be able to stand in solidarity with my brothers from the LGBTQ + community by celebrating these MTV EMAs 2021 in Hungary, “McCarthy said in statements collected by the network.
Along these lines, a collaboration agreement has been announced with All Out, the leading international advocacy group for this group, to promote diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the world.
As part of the agreement, young people around the world fighting to promote “equality and love” while fighting anti-LGBTQ + policies will be honored with the “MTV EMA Generation Change Award.”
The MTV EMAs will take over from their brothers on the other side of the Atlantic, the Video Music Awards, which were held last September and made debutant Olivia Rodrigo one of the night’s great favorites, along with Lil Nas X, one of the new ambassadors for the LGBTQ + cause.

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Bieber, Rosalía and Rauw Alejandro, among the nominees for the MTV EMA 2021

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