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08:30 Tue Sep 18 2012
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Gin Wigmore and Kimbra (Getty)
Gin Wigmore and Kimbra (Getty)

Kiwi singers Gin Wigmore and Kimbra are in the running for a 2012 MTV EMA award.

The pair both received nominations in the ‘Worldwide Act’ category of the awards, which celebrate the biggest musical artists from all over the globe.

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And they are in prestigious company – pop princess Rihanna is up for six awards at the event and Taylor Swift has five nominations.

Justin Bieber and Katy Perry have each scored four EMA nominations and other acts up for awards include Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, One Direction and Lana Del Rey.

Gin Wigmore and Kimbra are up against Australian acts Gotye, Temper Trap and 360 in the Australia/New Zealand category. Fans can vote for their favourite artists and the category winner will go on to compete for the Asia/Pacific title and the chance to take out the ‘Worldwide Act’ distinction.

The 2012 MTV EMA awards will broadcast live on Monday, 12 November from Frankfurt's historic Festhalle.

Here are the full list of nominees:

BEST SONG
Carly Rae Jepsen – ‘Call Me Maybe’
Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris – ‘We Found Love’
Gotye – ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’
Pitbull feat. Chris Brown – 'International Love'
fun. feat. Janelle Monae – ‘We Are Young’

BEST NEW
Rita Ora
fun.
One Direction
Lana Del Rey
Carly Rae Jepsen

BEST FEMALE
Rihanna
Katy Perry
P!nk
Taylor Swift
Nicki Minaj

BEST MALE
Justin Bieber
Kanye West
Flo Rida
Pitbull
Jay Z

BEST POP
Justin Bieber
No Doubt
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift
Rihanna

BEST LIVE
Taylor Swift
Lady Gaga
Jay Z & Kanye West
Green Day
Muse

BEST HIP HOP
Jay Z & Kanye West
Nas
Rick Ross
Drake
Nicki Minaj

BEST ROCK
Linkin Park
Green Day
Muse
The Killers
Coldplay

BEST ELECTRONIC
David Guetta
Swedish House Mafia
Avicii
Skrillex
Calvin Harris

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Jack White
The Black Keys
Arctic Monkeys
Florence + The Machine
Lana Del Rey

BEST VIDEO
M.I.A. – ‘Bad Girls’
Lady Gaga – ‘Marry The Night’
Katy Perry – 'Wide Awake'
Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris – 'We Found Love'
PSY – ‘Gangnam Style’

BEST LOOK
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna
Jack White
Taylor Swift
A$AP Rocky

BIGGEST FANS
Justin Bieber
One Direction
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Katy Perry

BEST WORLD STAGE
Arcade Fire
Arctic Monkeys
B.o.B
Evanescence
Flo Rida
Jason Derulo
Joe Jonas
Justin Bieber
Kasabian
Ke$ha
LMFAO
Maroon 5
Nelly Furtado
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Sean Paul
Snoop Dogg
Snow Patrol
Taylor Swift

BEST PUSH
Nov – Foster The People
Dec – Lana Del Rey
Jan – Mac Miller
Feb – Michael Kiwanuka
March – Gotye
April – Rebecca Ferguson
May – fun.
June – Rita Ora
July – Conor Maynard
August – Of Monsters And Men
September – Carly Rae Jepsen

MTV BEST AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND ACT
360
The Temper Trap
Gotye
Gin Wigmore
Kimbra

Check out all the action from the 2011 MTV EMA's in the gallery below!

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