2010 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees Announced!

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vma 2010 2010 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees Announced!

MTV has just announced the nominees for the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards and Lady Gaga is officially leading the pack with a record breaking 13 nominations, including one for Best Pop Video for her smash hit, “Bad Romance”.

Check out all of the nominees NOW!

[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm] follows close behind with eight nominations, including one for Video of the Year for his emotional single, “Not Afraid”. Hip hop rookie [lastfm]B.o.B[/lastfm] managed to grab five nods for “Airplanes” featuring [lastfm]Hayley Williams[/lastfm] and “Nothing On You” with [lastfm]Bruno Mars[/lastfm].

In addition, newcomers [lastfm]Drake[/lastfm], [lastfm]Justin Bieber[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Ke$ha[/lastfm] received their first nominations ever.

Be sure to tune in to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards airing live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 12th at 9PM (Live Eastern/Tape delayed Pacific).

Additional performers, presenters and a host will be revealed on a later date.

Fans can begin voting for specific categories at VMA.MTV.com today >

[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] stated, “I’m so honored for all the little monsters and self-professed freaks of the universe, to have more VMA nominations in a single year than any artist in MTV history. Ironically, I’m even more proud it’s an unlucky number; 13″

THE NOMINEES ARE…

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Bad Romance”
[lastfm]Florence + the Machine[/lastfm] – “Dog Days Are Over”
[lastfm]B.o.B[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Hayley Williams[/lastfm] – “Airplanes”
[lastfm]30 Seconds To Mars[/lastfm] – “Kings and Queens”Eminem – “Not Afraid”
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Beyoncé[/lastfm] – “Telephone”

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Bad Romance”
[lastfm]Ke$ha[/lastfm] – “Tik Tok”
[lastfm]Katy Perry[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm] – “California Gurls”
[lastfm]Beyoncé[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Video Phone (Extended Remix)”
[lastfm]Taylor Swift[/lastfm] – “Fifteen”

BEST MALE VIDEO
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm] – “Not Afraid”
[lastfm]Usher[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]will.i.am[/lastfm] – “OMG”
[lastfm]B.o.B[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Hayley Williams[/lastfm] – “Airplanes”
[lastfm]Drake[/lastfm] – “Find Your Love”
[lastfm]Jason Derulo[/lastfm] – “In My Head”

BEST COLLABORATION
[lastfm]B.o.B[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Hayley Williams[/lastfm] – “Airplanes”
[lastfm]Beyoncé[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Video Phone (Extended Remix)”
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Beyoncé[/lastfm] – “Telephone”
[lastfm]3OH!3[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Ke$ha[/lastfm] – “My First Kiss”
[lastfm]Jay-Z[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Alicia Keys[/lastfm] – “Empire State of Mind”

BEST NEW ARTIST

[lastfm]Ke$ha[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Jason Derulo[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Nicki Minaj[/lastfm]
OMG! [lastfm]Justin Bieber[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Broken Bells[/lastfm]

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm] – “Not Afraid”
[lastfm]B.o.B[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Hayley Williams[/lastfm] – “Airplanes”
[lastfm]Drake[/lastfm], [lastfm]Kanye West[/lastfm], [lastfm]Lil Wayne[/lastfm] & [lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm] – “Forever”
[lastfm]Jay-Z[/lastfm] & [lastfm]Swizz Beats[/lastfm] – “On To The Next One”
[lastfm]Kid Cudi[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]MGMT[/lastfm] & [lastfm]Ratatat[/lastfm] – “Pursuit Of Happiness”

BEST POP VIDEO
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Bad Romance”
[lastfm]Katy Perry[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm] – “California Gurls”
[lastfm]Ke$ha[/lastfm] – “Tik Tok”
[lastfm]Beyoncé[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Video Phone (Extended Remix)”
[lastfm]B.o.B[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Bruno Mars[/lastfm] – “Nothing on You”

BEST ROCK VIDEO
[lastfm]30 Seconds To Mars[/lastfm] – “Kings and Queens”
[lastfm]MUSE[/lastfm] – “Uprising”
[lastfm]Paramore[/lastfm] – “Ignorance”
[lastfm]Florence + the Machine[/lastfm] – “Dog Days Are Over”
[lastfm]MGMT[/lastfm]– “Flash Delirium”

BEST DANCE MUSIC VIDEO
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Bad Romance”
[lastfm]Enrique Iglesias[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Pitbull[/lastfm] – “I Like It”
[lastfm]Cascada[/lastfm] – “Evacuate The Dancefloor”
[lastfm]David Guetta[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Akon[/lastfm] – “Sexy Chick”
[lastfm]Usher[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]will.i.am[/lastfm] – “OMG”

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO
[lastfm]Dan Black[/lastfm] – “Symphonies”
[lastfm]Gorillaz[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Bobby Womack[/lastfm] & [lastfm]Mos Def[/lastfm] – “Stylo”
[lastfm]The Black Keys[/lastfm] – “Tighten Up”
[lastfm]Coldplay[/lastfm] – “Strawberry Swing”

BEST DIRECTION
[lastfm]Jay-Z[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Alicia Keys[/lastfm] – “Empire State of Mind” – Hype Williams
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Bad Romance” – Francis Lawrence
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm] – “Not Afraid” – Rich Lee
[lastfm]30 Seconds To Mars[/lastfm] – “Kings and Queens” – Bartholomew Cubbins
[lastfm]P!nk[/lastfm] – “Funhouse” – Dave Meyers

BEST ART DIRECTION
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Bad Romance”
[lastfm]Florence + the Machine[/lastfm] – “Dog Days Are Over”
[lastfm]30 Seconds To Mars[/lastfm] – “Kings and Queens”
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm] – “Not Afraid”
[lastfm]Beyoncé[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Video Phone (Extended Remix)”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Bad Romance” – Laurieann Gibson
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Beyoncé[/lastfm] – “Telephone” – Laurieann Gibson
[lastfm]Usher[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]will.i.am[/lastfm] – “OMG” – Aakomon “AJ”
[lastfm]Beyoncé[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Video Phone (Extended Remix)” – Frank Gatson
[lastfm]Janelle Monáe[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm]Big Boi[/lastfm] – “Tightrope” – Janelle Monae & The Memphis Jookin Community

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm] – “Not Afraid”
[lastfm]Jay-Z[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Alicia Keys[/lastfm] – “Empire State of Mind”
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Bad Romance”
[lastfm]Florence + the Machine[/lastfm] – “Dog Days Are Over”
[lastfm]Mumford and Sons[/lastfm] – “Little Lion Man”

BEST EDITING
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Bad Romance”
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm] – “Not Afraid”
[lastfm]P!nk[/lastfm] – “Funhouse”
[lastfm]Rihanna[/lastfm] – “Rude Boy”
[lastfm]Miike Snow[/lastfm] – “Animal”

BEST SFX (SPECIAL EFFECTS)
[lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Bad Romance” – Tim Jarvis
[lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm] – “Not Afraid” – Animaholics-VFX
[lastfm]MUSE[/lastfm] – “Uprising” – Sam Stevens
[lastfm]Green Day[/lastfm] – “21st Century Breakdown” – Laundry
[lastfm]Dan Black[/lastfm] – “Symphonies” – Corinne Bance & Axel D’Harcourt

Vote NOW @ VMA.MTV.com >

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