Jepsen’s smash hit “Call Me Maybe” achieved the No. 1 spot in 47 countries and has sold an incredible 10 million singles worldwide, and her new album “KISS” debuted at No. 1 in Japan and in the top 5 in 15 countries. fun.’s hit song “We Are Young” was in the top 10 in airplay in nearly 30 territories and sold more than 8.5 million copies worldwide. Rita Ora’s debut album “Ora” went straight to No. 1 on the UK charts and has already achieved Gold status; she’s the only artist this year to have three consecutive No. 1’s in the UK.
These three talented newcomers join previously announced performers Taylor Swift, Muse and No Doubt. Hosted by supermodel, entrepreneur and hometown girl Heidi Klum, the 19th annual awards show will broadcast live from Frankfurt’s historic Festhalle on Sunday, 11th November at 9PM CET* on MTV channels around the world, and is sponsored by partners such as Microsoft and Replay.Jepsen, fun. and Ora have each been nominated for Best PUSH and Best New, while Jepsen and fun. are also up for Best Song. As previously announced, Rihanna and Taylor Swift top the list of the “2012 MTV EMA” nominees with six and five nods, respectively, with Justin Bieber and Katy Perry following closely behind with four nominations each. Lady Gaga, Lana Del Rey, Nicki Minaj, Jay Z and Kanye West each received three EMA nominations, while Green Day, Gotye, Pitbull, Flo Rida, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Jack White and One Direction are up for two awards. MTV will announce additional EMA performers and presenters at a later date.