MTV EMA 2017 Nominations: Camila Cabello, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee Score Nods

Camila Cabello, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee
The nominees for the MTV Europe Music Awards have been announced and it includes the song of the year, "Despacito." GettyImages

Camila Cabello is on fire right now as she has scored a nomination at the MTV EMA 2017. The former Fifth Harmony bandmate is nominated in the Best Pop category where she will be competing with her former "The X-Factor USA" mentor Demi LovatoMiley CyrusShawn Mendes and Taylor Swift. Cabello also recently celebrated getting a nod at the Latin Grammys 2017 in the Best Urban song for her collaboration with Pitbull and J Balvin.

Also nominated in the Best Song category is "Despacito" with the hitmakers Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi. The duo will be competing with Clean Bandit with "Rockabye" that features Sean Paul and Anne-Marie, as well as "Wild Thoughts" by DJ Khaled that features Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, "Shape of You" by Ed Sheeran and "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" by Shawn Mendes.

Leading the pack of nods is Taylor Swift with 6 followed by Shawn Mendes with 5. Both of the previous acts are competing in the Best Artist category along with Ariana GrandeEd Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar and Miley Cyrus.

The MTV EMAs 2017 will take place in London on Sunday, November 16 at the SSE Arena and Rita Ora was recently announced to be the main host of the event. Fans will determine who the winners are with voting starting today at the official website. Check the complete nominations list below and tell us who are your favorite artists to win at the EMAs!

BEST SONG
Clean Bandit - Rockabye ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie
DJ Khaled - Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee - Despacito (Remix) ft. Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes - There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back

BEST ARTIST
Ariana Grande
Ed Sheeran
Kendrick Lamar
Miley Cyrus
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST LOOK
Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
Rita Ora
Taylor Swift
ZAYN

BEST NEW ARTIST
Dua Lipa
Julia Michaels
Khalid
KYLE
Rag‘n’Bone Man

BEST POP
Camila Cabello
Demi Lovato
Miley Cyrus
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST VIDEO
Foo Fighters - Run
Katy Perry - Bon Appétit ft. Migos
Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.
KYLE – iSpy ft. Lil Yachty
Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do

BEST LIVE
Bruno Mars
Coldplay
Ed Sheeran
Eminem
U2

BEST ELECTRONIC
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers

BEST ROCK
Coldplay
Foo Fighters
Royal Blood
The Killers
U2

BEST HIP HOP
Drake
Eminem
Future
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Imagine Dragons
Lana Del Rey
Lorde
The xx
Thirty Seconds To Mars

BEST FANS
Ariana Grande
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST PUSH ARTIST
Hailee Steinfeld
Jon Bellion
Julia Michaels
Kacy Hill
Khalid
KYLE
Noah Cyrus
Petite Meller
Rag'n'Bone Man
SZA
The Head And The Heart

BEST WORLD STAGE
Steve Aoki – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2016
Kings of Leon – Live from Oude Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2016
Tomorrowland 2017
DNCE – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
The Chainsmokers – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
Foo Fighters – Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017

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Armando Tinoco is an Orange County-based writer with a degree in Marketing from Cal. State Fullerton and a degree in Graphic Design from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. In addition to reporting for Latin Times and when he is not watching Brazilian and Mexican telenovelas or quoting lines from "Clueless" and "Friends" he is brushing up his skills in CSS and responsive website design. Some of his celebrity idols include Eiza Gonzalez, Paulina Rubio and Amanda Bynes.

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