Earlier today, 27th September, MTV announced the nominees for this year’s MTV European Music Awards. Big names like Beyonce and Justin Bieber lead the nominations table with five nominations each, but among the nominees for the regional awards includes many familiar faces from this year’s Eurovision contestants and some from previous years as well.Laura Tesoro has been nominated for Best Belgian Act while Douwe Bob and Amir have been nominated for Best Dutch Act and Best French Act respectively. This year’s Italian entry Francesca Michielen will face off against 2014 Eurovision representative Emma Marrone and three others in the Best Italian Act category. While Poland’s slavic beauty Cleo who represented her country along with rapper Donotan in 2014 will do battle with Margaret who missed out on being selected for Eurovision 2016 with her song ‘Cool Me Down’.
The awards will take place on 6th November in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and fans can vote for their favourite acts on the MTV EMA Website.
In the meantime you can also check out the nominees for our Eurovision NI Awards and vote for your favourites in our polls.