MTV announces nominations for 2017 EMAs

movie & TV October 22, 2017 14:00

By The Nation

MTV has announced an extensive first lineup of performers for the 2017 MTV EMAs including Grammy nominated and multi-platinum superstar Demi Lovat, singer-songwriter Shawn Mende, pop songstress Kesha Camila Cabello, rockers The Killers and London's own hometown hero Stormzy.

Actress Natalie Dormer, currently on stage in London’s West End starring in “Venus in Fur, indie pop singer Madison Beer and singer/actress Sabrina Carpenter are set to present awards at the show.

The 2017 MTV EMAs will broadcast around the globe from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London on November 12 and will air live on MTV Asia on November 13. The repeat telecast airs on the same day.

For the 2017 MTV EMAs, Shawn Mendes is nominated for “Best Song” for “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” and has also earned nods in the “Best Artist,” “Best Pop,” “Biggest Fans” and “Best Canadian Act” categories. Demi Lovato and Camila Cabello are also both up for “Best Pop,” and The Killers are nominated for “Best Rock.” Stormzy is up for “Best UK & Ireland Act.” The artists join previously announced performer and this year’s 2017 MTV EMA host Rita Ora, who will be performing her highly-anticipated new single.

Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.