LONDON — Producer and rapper Sean “P. Diddy” Combs will host the MTV Europe Music Awards in Barcelona, Spain, on Nov. 14.
Confirmed celebrity presenters include Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry and Spanish supermodel Esther Canadas, among others.
Controversial rap artist Eminem is a frontrunner in four categories with nominations for male artist, hip hop, album (“The Eminem Show”) and video (“Without Me”).
U.S. singer-songwriter Pink is short-listed for female artist, song (“Get the Party Started”) and album (“Missundaztood”) and pop artist.
Spanish singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias, who will give his debut MTV Europe Music Awards performance, is nominated for song (“Hero”), male act, pop act and Spanish act. Colombian pop rock artist Shakira is up for song, female act, new act and pop act.
Coldplay is short-listed for group, album (“A Rush of Blood to the Head”), rock act and U.K. & Ireland act.
Coldplay, Wyclef Jean and Robbie Williams will perform at the awards.