Music acts from all around the world are in Frankfurt, Germany tonight to see who will walk away with the most awards at the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards. A totally glamorous Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, Rita Ora, Lana Del Rey, Carly Rae Jepsen, and other stars started out the night showing off their looks on the red carpet.
An absent Rihanna leads the pack with six nominations, including Best Song and Best Video for her worldwide smash “We Found Love,” plus Best Female, Biggest Fans, Best Look, and Best Pop. Swift is up next with five in categories like Best Female, Biggest Fans, and Best Best Pop. Other nominees include Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Kanye West, Drake, Carly Rae Jepsen, Coldplay, Lana Del Rey, Rita Ora, and Pitbull.
Swift, Muse, and No Doubt are set to take the stage as performers.
See photos from the red carpet (more to be added) below: