MTV EMA Nominations 2015: Nicki Minaj, Drake, Rihanna All Receive Nods

See the full nominations list.

Nicki Minaj MTV VMA's 2015

The nominations for the 2015 MTV EMA's have been announced! 

After calling her out at the MTV VMA's, Nicki Minaj will go head to head with Miley Cyrus to win the 'Best Female' award, also facing competition from Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Ellie Goulding. 

The 'Anaconda' rapper will have to beat the boys to take home the gong for 'Best Hip Hop,' as Drake, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar and Wiz Khalifa also gained nominations. 

Meanwhile, after missing out on a VMA nomination, Nicki's still absent from the 'Best Music Video' category this time round. Missing out on a place to Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell and Macklemore.

The 2015 MTV EMA will broadcast live across the globe on Sunday, 25 October at 9:00PM GMT

See the full nominations list below. 

BEST SONG

Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do
Major Lazer & DJ Snake featuring MØ - Lean On
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk!
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar - Bad Blood
Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth - See You Again

BEST POP
5 Seconds of Summer                                        
Ariana Grande                                                     
Justin Bieber                                                        
One Direction                                                      
Taylor Swift                                                          

BEST FEMALE
Ellie Goulding                                                       
Miley Cyrus                                                          

Nicki Minaj                                                           
Rihanna                                                                 
Taylor Swift
                                                               

BEST MALE
Ed Sheeran                                                           
Jason Derulo                                                        
Justin Bieber                                                        
Kanye West                                                          
Pharrell Williams
                                            

BEST LIVE ACT
Ed Sheeran
Foo Fighters
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett
Taylor Swift

BEST NEW ACT
Echosmith                                                             
James Bay                                                             
Jess Glynne                                                          
Shawn Mendes                                                    
Tori Kelly                              
                            

BEST VIDEO
Kendrick Lamar - 'Alright'
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - 'Downtown'
Pharrell Williams - 'Freedom'
Sia - 'Elastic Heart'
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar -'Bad Blood'

BEST ROCK
AC/DC                                                                   
Coldplay                                                                
Foo Fighters                                                         
Muse                                                                     
Royal Blood          
                                 

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Fall Out Boy                                                          
Florence + the Machine                                    
Lana Del Rey                                                        
Lorde                                                                    
Twenty One Pilots                                               

BEST HIP HOP
Drake                                                                    
Kanye West                                                          
Kendrick Lamar                                                   
Nicki Minaj                                                           
Wiz Khalifa           
                                                           

BEST ELECTRONIC
Avicii                                                                     
Calvin Harris                                                         
David Guetta                                                        
Major Lazer                                                          
Martin Garrix                                                       

BEST PUSH
Echosmith                                                             
James Bay                                                             
Jess Glynne                                                          
Kwabs                                                                    
Natalie La Rose                                                    
Royal Blood                                                          
Shamir                                                                   
Shawn Mendes                                                    
Tori Kelly                                                              
Years & Years                                                       
Zara Larsson         
                                      

BEST COLLABORATION
David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rhexa & Afrojack - 'Hey Mama' 
Justin Bieber, Skrillex, Diplo - 'Where Are You Now?'
Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars - 'Uptown Funk!'
Taylor Swift & Kendrick Lamar -'Bad Blood'
Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth - 'See You Again'

BIGGEST FANS

5 Seconds of Summer                                        
Justin Bieber                                                        
Katy Perry                                                            
One Direction                                                      
Taylor Swift
                                                            

BEST LOOK

Justin Bieber                                                        
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis                                
Nicki Minaj                                                           
Rita Ora                                                                 
Taylor Swift                                                          

BEST WORLD STAGE

Afrojack - Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland UK 2014
Alicia Keys - O2 Academy Glasgow, Scotland UK 2014
B.O.B. - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2014
Biffy Clyro - O2 Academy Glasgow, Scotland UK 2014
Charli XCX - Circus, Helsinki, Finland 2014
Dizzee Rascal - Isle of MTV, Malta 2014
Ed Sheeran - V Festival, Hylands Park, UK 2014
Iggy Azalea - Wireless Festival, London, UK 2014
Jason Derulo - Isle of MTV, Malta 2015
Jessie Ware - Cork, Ireland 2014
Kaiser Chiefs - MTV Crashes Plymouth, UK 2014
Slash - O2 Academy Glasgow, Scotland UK 2014
Tomorrowland - Belgium & Brazil 2015
YG - MTV Evolution, Manila, Philippines 2015

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