Madonna nominated at the MTV EMAs 2006
MTV Networks International revealed today that Justin Timberlake is confirmed to host and perform at the 13th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, set to air live simultaneously from the Bella Center and R?dhuspladsen Town Square in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 2nd, 2006.
MTV also revealed the category nominees with Red Hot Chili Peppers leading the pack with four nominations, closely followed by Madonna, Shakira, Nelly Furtado, Christina Aguilera, Kanye West and Muse with three each.
In addition, Muse and Nelly Furtado will perform at the Awards with many more to be announced in the coming weeks along with the exclusive elements of the event available on the web and mobile.
The MTV EMAs 2006 will be seen by a potential audience of more than 1.4 billion people on MTV channels worldwide, through TV syndication and digital elements.
Queens of pop Madonna, Nelly Furtado, Christina Aguilera and Shakira will be battling it out on the 2nd November with three nominations each including Female. Madonna, Nelly Furtado and Christina Aguilera all received nods in Album for Confessions on a Dance Floor, Loose and Back To Basics respectively, and Madonna, Christina Aguilera and Shakira will go head to head in the Pop category.
In the Song category, Shakira is nominated for her smash hit, “Hips Don’t Lie”, and Nelly Furtado for her Timbaland produced hit, “Maneater”.
Christina Aguilera – Back to Basics
Madonna – Confessions on a Dance Floor
Muse – Black Holes and Revelations
Nelly Furtado – Loose
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Stadium Arcadium
Sponsored by Replay Blue Jeans, The new Opel/Vauxhall Corsa and Sony Ericsson, the MTV Europe Music Awards 2006 will comprise 30 individual categories. The nominations were compiled by MTV Europe’s voting “Academy” of 1700 people, consisting of key figures from the music industry and MTV viewers from across Europe. With the exception of the Video and the Free Your Mind awards, the winners of which are chosen exclusively by MTV Europe, all categories will be voted for by MTV’s audiences.
Viewers can vote now for their favourite artists online through MTV’s network of local websites via www.mtveuropemusicawards.com and through WAP at www.mtvema.com for the Song category.
Based on a press release courtesy of MTV News.
Check out MTV News for more updates on the 2006 ceremony.