Taylor Swift and Muse to play MTV Europe Music Awards

02/10/12

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift, Muse and No Doubt will perform at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) next month.

It will be the US singer's first MTV EMA appearance, while Muse will play a track from their new album The 2nd Law, released this week.

The awards, hosted by model Heidi Klum, take place in Frankfurt on 11 November.

Rihanna leads the way with six nominations, Taylor Swift has five, while Katy Perry and Justin Bieber have four each.

Organisers say more performers and presenters will be named soon.

Last year's awards, which took place in Belfast, pulled in 39 million television viewers, a record for the event.

The public still have until 9 November to vote in all the categories.

A selected list of nominations includes

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 MonĂ¡e - We Are Young

Best new (act): 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 UK & Ireland act: Conor Maynard; Rita Ora; One Direction; Jessie J; Ed Sheeran

See the full list at the MTV website