Ariana Grande leads 2019 MTV EMAs nominations with seven nods

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Ariana Grande leads 2019 MTV EMAs nominations as she secures a staggering seven nods... while newcomer Billie Eilish receives six

By Connie Rusk For Mailonline

Published: 12:05 BST, 1 October 2019 | Updated: 12:08 BST, 1 October 2019

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Ariana Grande leads the nominations for the 2019 MTV EMAs. 

The singer, 26, secured seven nods, including Best Artist and Best Video for her smash hit thank you, next as well as Best Song, Best Live, Biggest Fans, Best Act and Best Pop, when the nominations were revealed on Tuesday. 

EMA nominee newcomers Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish followed shortly behind with six nominations each.   

Ariana Grande leads the nominations for the 2019 MTV EMAs, which were announced on Tuesday (pictured in April)

Ariana Grande leads the nominations for the 2019 MTV EMAs, which were announced on Tuesday (pictured in April)

Latin American sensation J Balvin received five nominations including Best Artist, while Lizzo and Taylor Swift join the above contenders for Best U.S. Act, scoring four nods each.

Nicki Minaj, Calvin Harris, and Lana Del Rey are also all up for nominations for the upcoming award ceremony next month.  

To tease this year’s nominees, MTV poured fans a taste of Seville with beautiful coffee art reveals. 

EMA nominee newcomers and Billie Eilish followed shortly behind with six nominations each (pictured last month)

EMA nominee newcomers and Billie Eilish followed shortly behind with six nominations each (pictured last month)

As a play on the traditional Spanish cortado, the nominees for Best Artist, Best Video and Biggest Fans were revealed via artistic foam cream visuals. 

The 2019 MTV EMAs will take place at the FIBES, Conference & Exhibition Centre of Seville, Spain, and broadcast live on MTV on Sunday, November 3.  

And Ariana leads the way with her thank, you next hit. 

Caffeine kick: To tease this year¿s nominees, MTV poured fans a taste of Seville with beautiful coffee art reveals (pictured Miley Cyrus)

Cool: As a play on the traditional Spanish cortado, the nominees for Best Artist, Best Video and Biggest Fans were revealed via artistic foam cream visuals (pictured Ariana Grande)

Caffeine kick: To tease this year’s nominees, MTV poured fans a taste of Seville with beautiful coffee art reveals (pictured left , right Ariana Grande)

In the video, the No Tears Left To Cry songstress paid homage to girl power cult films such as Mean Girls, Legally Blonde, and 13 Going On 30. 

She even got one of the fan favorite actress' from the Legally Blonde film, Jennifer Coolidge, to reprise her role as Paulette, while Kris Jenner reenacted Regina George's mum Mrs George from Mean Girls. 

Ariana even got her dog, Toulouse, to be part of the tribute,

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