Justin Timberlake is leading the nominations for this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs), along with rap artist Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
Both are up for five prizes at November’s ceremony in Amsterdam, the BBC reported.
Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus go head to head for best female and both are up against Robin Thicke in the video category.
The nominations were announced by Will Ferrell, who revealed the news as character Ron Burgundy from the film Anchorman.
Justin Timberlake is up for five awards including best male and best video for Mirrors.
First-time EMA nominees Macklemore and Ryan Lewis also scooped five nominations, including best song for Thrift Shop and best hip hop award.
They will go head-to-head with Timberlake for best US act
The MTV Europe Music Awards take place at Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome on November 10.