MTV today announced the nominees for the annual MTV Europe Music Awards 2012, with Rihanna and Justin Bieber striding (or even, lunging) out in front with a hefty 5 nominations each.

The 'Biggest Fans' category returns for its second year, and if the VMA voting is anything to go by, things are likely to get pretty heated between One Direction fans and EVERYONE ELSE.

Check out the full list of nominees below - who do you think should win?

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 Act

Rita Ora
Fun
One Direction
Lana Del Rey
Carly Rae Jepsen

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Best Female
Rihanna
Katy Perry
Pink
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 and Kanye West
Green Day
Muse

Best Hip-Hop
Jay-Z and Kanye West
Nas
Rick Ross
Drake
Nicki Minaj

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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

Best Look

Nicki Minaj
Rihanna
Jack White
Taylor Swift
A$AP
Rocky

Biggest Fans
Justin Bieber
One Direction
Lady GaGa
Rihanna
Katy Perry

Best World Stage

Arcade Fire
Arctic Monkeys
B.o.B
Evanescence
Flo Rida
Jason Derulo
Joe Jonas
Justin Bieber
Kasabian
Ke$ha
LMFAO
Maroon 5
Nelly Furtado
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Sean Paul
Snoop Dogg
Snow Patrol
Taylor Swift

The 19th annual MTV EMA will broadcast live on Sunday, 11th November at 9pm from Frankfurt’s historic Festhalle on MTV channels around the world.

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