Gangnam Style at MTV EMA's; Psy Nominated 'Best Video' [NOMINEES]
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Psy will perform his mega-hit, "Gangnam Style" at the 2012 MTV European Music Awards on Sunday. "Gangnam Style" has been nominated for "Best Video." Psy will also perform "Gangnam Style" for all his European fans and will become the first South Korean artist to ever perform at the award show.
Psy's "Gangnam Style" has been an incredible success all around the world. It has been viewed online over 670 million times. The South Korean rapper can also boast of his record-breaking 4.9 million "likes" on Facebook in just over 4 months of Gangnam Style's release.
Also set to perform at the MTV EMA's is Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, The Killers, and Carly Rae Jepsen. Leading the pack of nomination is Barbadian R&B singer, Rihanna, with 6 nominations including Best Video for "We Found Love."
The MTV EMA's will be hosted at Frankfurt's Festhalle concert venue in Germany. Last year's EMA's were held in Belfast and gather 23 million views on all venues, and nearly 160 million votes worldwide.
Here are the nominations for the 2012 MTV European Music Awards, from Vancouver Sun:
BEST SONG: Carly Rae Jepsen/"Call Me Maybe"; Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris/"We Found Love"; Gotye/"Somebody That I Used To Know"; Pitbull feat. Chris Brown/"International Love'; fun. feat. Janelle Monáe/"We Are Young"
BEST NEW: Rita Ora; fun.; One Direction; Lana Del Rey; Carly Rae Jepsen
BEST FEMALE: Rihanna; Katy Perry; P!nk; Taylor Swift; Nicki Minaj
BEST MALE: Justin Bieber; Kanye West; Flo Rida; Pitbull; Jay-Z
BEST POP: Justin Bieber; No Doubt; Katy Perry; Taylor Swift; Rihanna
BEST LIVE: Taylor Swift; Lady Gaga; Jay-Z & Kanye West; Green Day; Muse
BEST HIP HOP: Jay-Z & Kanye West; Nas; Rick Ross; Drake; Nicki Minaj
BEST ROCK: Linkin Park; Green Day; Muse; The Killers; Coldplay
BEST ELECTRONIC: David Guetta; Swedish House Mafia; Avicii; Skrillex; Calvin Harris
BEST ALTERNATIVE: Jack White; The Black Keys; Arctic Monkeys; Florence + The Machine; Lana Del Rey
BEST VIDEO: M.I.A./"Bad Girls"; Lady Gaga/"Marry The Night"; Katy Perry/"Wide Awake"; Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris/"We Found Love"; PSY/"Gangnam Style"
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Nov 10, 2012 12:03 PM EST