MTV Worldwide Act Nominees Announced

Britney Spears to compete with Lena, BIGBANG, Abdelfattah, Grini and Restart

MTV have announced the five nominees that will compete in the all-new Worldwide Act category at the 2011 MTV European Music Awards.

For the past five weeks, MTV has given fans across the globe a chance to vote for their favorite hometown artists, all to help that local act secure the nomination and represent their respective region at this year’s awards ceremony in Belfast.

Starting today, these five nominees will go head to head in one last round of voting in an effort to earn the Worldwide Act distinction. The five global finalists are: Lena (Europe); BIGBANG (Asia Pacific); Abdelfattah Grini (Africa/India/Middle East); Britney Spears (North America); and Restart (Latin America).


Hosted by multi-talented singer and actress Selena Gomez, the 2011 MTV EMAs will premiere Sunday, November 6 at 9pm.


The Worldwide Act category celebrates diversity and the breadth of all the music that MTV has to offer by nominating incredible artists from all corners of the world.

Fans can vote at until 11:59pm CET on Friday, November 4, and the Worldwide Act winner will be announced at the show in Belfast.