Taylor Swift dominates MTV nominations

The nominees in all 2015 MTV EMA categories have just been announced via MTV’s international Snapchat Discover channel and the voting race is on.

Taylor Swift is leading the way with a record-breaking nine nominations including three nods to her global smash hit “Bad Blood” for Best Song, Best Video and in the brand new category Best Collaboration for her alliance with Kendrick Lamar.

Taylor Swift leads nominees in this year's MTV EMA Awards

The 2015 MTV EMA will broadcast live, 4 a.m. in the Philippines, and at other times across the globe on Oct. 26 from the Mediolanum Forum in Milan, in partnership with Expo 2015. A repeat telecast will air 9 p.m. on the same day.

Man of the moment Justin Bieber is up for no less than six MTV EMAs, boosted by the global success of his current chart-topping track “What Do You Mean?”

The 2015 MTV EMA will also see 2014 MTV EMA host Nicki Minaj and 2015 MTV VMA host Miley Cyrus face off in the Best Female category, and the world’s greatest boy bands One Direction and 5 Seconds of Summer go head to head for both Best Pop and Biggest Fans.

Voting is now open for all categories at, including the Best Southeast Asia Act category, for which fans have chosen wildcard nominee Nadine Lustre via social vote.

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