Shawn Mendes Up For MTV Europe Music Awards

Canadian artists Shawn Mendes, Drake, Alessia Cara and Jessie Reyez earned nominations Thursday for this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards.

Mendes, Cara and Drake are vying for Best Canadian Act against Arcade Fire and The Weeknd.

Mendes is nominated in three other categories: Best Pop, Best Live, and Best Fans. He has won eight MTV EMAs since 2015.

Drake has nods for Best Artist, Best Hip-Hop, and Best Song (for “God’s Plan”). He won Best Hip-Hop in 2016.

Jessie Reyez is up for Best New Artist and Best Push while Alessia Cara is nominated in the Best World Stage category for a performance in Singapore.

Previous MTV EMA winners include Justin Bieber, Avril Lavigne and Carly Rae Jepsen.

Overall, Camila Cabello leads the way with six nominations, followed by Ariana Grande with five.

Winners, determined by online voting, will be announced on Nov. 4 in Spain.

Here is the full nomination list:

Best Artist

Ariana Grande

Camila Cabello


Dua Lipa

Post Malone

Best Video

Ariana Grande - "No Tears Left to Cry"

Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug - "Havana"

Childish Gambino - "This Is America"

Lil Dicky ft. Chris Brown - "Freaky Friday"

The Carters - "APES**T"

Best Song

Ariana Grande - "No Tears Left to Cry"

Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line - "Meant To Be"

Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug - "Havana"

Drake - "God's Plan"

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage - "rockstar"

Best Pop

Ariana Grande

Camila Cabello

Dua Lipa

Hailee Steinfeld

Shawn Mendes

Best New



Cardi B

Hayley Kiyoko

Jessie Reyez

Best Look

Cardi B

Dua Lipa


Nicki Minaj

Post Malone

Best Hip-Hop




Nicki Minaj

Travis Scott

Best Live

Ed Sheeran



Shawn Mendes

The Carters

Best Rock

5 Seconds Of Summer

Foo Fighters

Imagine Dragons



Best Alternative

Fall Out Boy

Panic! At The Disco

The 1975

Thirty Seconds To Mars

twenty one pilots

Best Electronic

Calvin Harris

David Guetta


Martin Garrix

The Chainsmokers

Biggest Fans


Camila Cabello

Selena Gomez

Shawn Mendes

Taylor Swift

Best World Stage

Clean Bandit - MTV Crashes Plymouth, UK 2017

Charli XCX - MTV Crashes Plymouth, UK 2017

David Guetta - Trafalgar Square, UK 2017

Jason Derulo - Isle of MTV Malta 2018

Post Malone - Wireless Festival, UK 2018

Migos - Wireless Festival, UK 2018

J Cole - Wireless Festival, UK 2018

Nick Jonas - MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay, Singapore 2018

Alessia Cara - MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay, Singapore 2018

Best Push

PRETTYMUCH (October 2017)

Why Don't We (November 2017 )

Grace VanderWaal (December 2017)

Bishop Briggs (January 2018)

Superorganism (February 2018)

Jessie Reyez (March 2018)

Hayley Kiyoko (April 2018)

Lil Xan (May 2018)

Sigrid (June 2018)

Chloe x Halle (July 2018)

Bazzi (August 2018)

Jorja Smith (September 2018)