MTV EMA nominees: Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, Doja Cat, Nicki Minaj & more

Kendrick LamarBeyoncéDoja Cat and Lizzo are among the list of nominees for the 2022 MTV Europe Music Awards. 

Nicki Minaj leads the pack with five nominations, including Best Artist and Best Song with “Super Freaky Girl.”

Nicki’s also up for Best Hip Hop Artist alongside Kendrick, Drake, Future, Jack Harlow, Lil Baby and Megan Thee Stallion.

This year’s list includes 17 first-time nominees, such as Summer WalkerBaby KeemSaucy Santana and Shenseea, who’s up for Best Push (breakthrough artist). 

Earning nods for Best R&B artists are ChlöeGivēonH.E.R.Khalid, Summer Walker and SZA.

The 2022 MTV EMAs will take place November 13 in Düsseldorf, Germany and will air live on MTV throughout 170 different countries. The show will be available to stream globally on Paramount+ beginning November 14.

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