Jay-Z and Kanye West

Rappers Dominate Nominations For 2012 MTV EMA Awards

(AllHipHop News) American Hip-Hop artists dominate the nominations for the 2012 MTV EMA Awards, which will take place live in Frankfurt, Germany.

Jay-Z and Kanye West landed three nominations each, bested only by Justin Bieber and Katy Perry, who have for EMA nominations.

Pitbull and Chris Brown’s single “International Love” is up for Best Song of the Year, while Nicki Minaj will battle Katy Perry, P!nk, Taylor Swift and Rihanna for Best Female.

Jay-Z, Kanye West, Flo Rida and Pitbull will take on Justin Bieber for Best Male.

Other notable nominees include Drake, Nas and Rick Ross who are up for Best Hip-Hop Act, as well as A$AP Rocky, who will battle Taylor Swift, Jack White, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj for Best Look.

B.oB. will take on Snoop Dogg, Flo Rida, Sean Paul and others for Best Stage, while Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller is up for the Best Push Award.

The 2012 EMA Awards will air on Sunday, November 11 at 9:00 PM from FestHalle in Frankfurt.

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