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2021 MTV EMA Ongoing Voting Shows Bieber Leading in All Eight Nominations

Voting for the 2021 MTV EMA is already ongoing, with a live awarding event slated to happen on Nov. 14, 2021 at the Papp László Budapest Sportaréna in Hungary. The ceremonies will also be broadcasted live on all MTV channels from all over the world at 9 p.m. CET. In the meantime, fans of the nominated artists can still cast their votes at

Currently in the lead among the nominees listed, is Justin Bieber for eight categories namely Best Pop, Best Artist, and two for Best Song; one for “Stay” and another for “Peaches”. Following close behind Bieber, are Doja Cat and Lil Nas X who have six nominations each. Other artists who has multiple nominations include Ed Sheeran, The Kid Laroi, and Olivia Rodrigo.

List of Nominees for the Four Major Categories

The aforementioned artists above also received nominations for the Best Local Act category for their corresponding hometowns. The nominees for the major awards are listed below:

Best Artist

  • Doja Cat;
  • Ed Sheeran;
  • Justin Bieber;
  • Lady Gaga;
  • Lil Nas X and; The Weeknd.

Best Pop

  • BTS;
  • Doja Cat;
  • Dua Lipa;
  • Ed Sheeran;
  • Justin Bieber and;
  • Olivia Rodrigo.

Best Song

  • Doja Cat ft. SZA: “Kiss Me More”;
  • Ed Sheeran: “Bad Habits”;
  • Justin Bieber: “Peaches” ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon;
  • Lil Nas X: “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”;
  • Olivia Rodrigo: “Drivers License” and
  • ;The Kid Laroi, Justin Bieber: “STAY”.

Best Video

  • Doja Cat ft. SZA: “Kiss Me More”
  • ;Ed Sheeran: “Bad Habits”;
  • Justin Bieber: “Peaches” ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon
  • ;Lil Nas X: “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
  • ;Normani ft. Cardi B: “Wild Side” and
  • ;Taylor Swift: “Willow”.