Britney Spears and Amy Winehouse probably never get thrown into the same category, but here they are, leading the pack for most nominations for the upcoming MTV Europe Music Awards. The nominations were announced this morning for the show that will take place in Liverpool England on November 6th.
Beyonce is competing against Alicia Keys, Chris Brown, Kanye West and Lil Wayne in the 'ultimate urban' category, one of 10 awards at the event voted for by music fans. B is also scheduled to perform at the event.
In the best act of 2008 category, Brit will be up against Amy, as well as Coldplay, Leona Lewis and Rihanna. Similar to the VMA's, Blackout has also been nominated for album of the year.
She will be competing against Coldplay and Leona Lewis, as well as Welsh singer Duffy, and Alicia Keys.
Foo Fighters, The Cure, Tokio Hotel, Linkin' Park and Metallica are up for the best live band award.Duffy, Jonas Brothers, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and One Republic are nominated in the best new act category. The Beatles and Madonna are among 40 nominations for best act ever.
Is Britne your early favorite for album of the year in Europe as well?