It has come to light that Blur has been nominated for the Best Alternative Artist for the 2023 MTV EMA Awards. The winners will be announced at the ceremony in Paris on November 5th.
The nominations for the 2023 MTV EMAs have been revealed. The awards ceremony is due to take place at the Paris Nord Villepinte in the French capital.
Taylor Swift leads the nominations with a total of seven nods, including ‘Best Artist’, ‘Best Song’ (‘Anti-Hero’) and ‘Best Video’ (‘Anti-Hero’).
Olivia Rodrigo and SZA follow closely behind, having earned six nominations apiece. Both acts appear in the ‘Best Artist’, ‘Best Song’, ‘Best Video’ and ‘Best US Act’ categories. Rodrigo is also up for ‘Best Pop’ and ‘Biggest Fans’, with SZA in the running for ‘Best R&B’ and ‘Best Live’.
Elsewhere, Doja Cat, Måneskin, Miley Cyrus and Nicki Minaj have each received four nods. The ‘Best Rock’ category is made up of Arctic Monkeys, Foo Fighters, Måneskin, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Killers. Meanwhile, the ‘Best Alternative’ list features Blur, Fall Out Boy, Lana Del Rey, Paramore, Thirty Seconds To Mars and Yungblud.
The ‘Best UK & Ireland Act’ nominees are Calvin Harris, Central Cee, PinkPantheress, Raye, Sam Smith and Tom Grennan. Central Cee and PinkPantheress are among the 26 first-time nominees in 2023.
This year, the MTV EMAs has introduced the new ‘Best Afrobeats’ category. Asake, Aya Nakamura, Ayra Starr, Burna Boy, Davido and Rema are all up for the inaugural award.
Fans can vote for their favorites across categories including ‘Best Song’, ‘Best Artist’, ‘Best Collaboration’ and ‘Best Afrobeats’ at the official MTV EMA website until October 31, at 10:59pm GMT.