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MTV VMAs 2011 Nominees Revealed!

MTV VMAs 2011 Nominees Revealed!

The nominees for the 2011 MTV VMAs are out!

Katy Perry leads the pack with nine nominations, including Best Pop Video, Best Collaboration, Best Direction, Best Special Effects, and Video of the Year for “Firework.”

British songstress Adele and Kanye West tied for seven nods, while Bruno Mars earned four.

Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and Nicki Minaj each scored three nominations. Also up for Moonmen awards: Eminem, Chris Brown, 30 Seconds to Mars, and Pitbull.

The 2011 MTV VMAs airs live Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. ET. Head on over to MTV.com to vote for your favorites!

Click inside for a full list of nominees

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Tyler, The Creator – Yonkers
Katy Perry – Firework
Bruno Mars – Grenade
Beastie Boys – Make Some Noise

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Beyonce – Run The World (Girls)
Katy Perry – Firework
Nicki Minaj – Super Bass
Lady Gaga – Born This Way

BEST MALE VIDEO
Cee Lo Green – F*** You
Eminem feat. Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie
Bruno Mars – Grenade
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi – All of the Lights
Justin Bieber – U Smile

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
Lil Wayne feat. Cory Gunz – 6’7’
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi – All Of The Lights
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now
Nicki Minaj – Super Bass
Lupe Fiasco – The Show Goes On

BEST NEW ARTIST
Foster The People
Wiz Khalifa
Big Sean feat. Chris Brown
Tyler, The Creator
Kreayshawn

BEST POP VIDEO
Katy Perry – Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Bruno Mars – Grenade
Pitbull feat. NE-YO, Nayer & Afrojack – Give Me Everything
Britney Spears – Till The World Ends

BEST ROCK VIDEO
The Black Keys – Howlin For You
Foo Fighters – Walk
Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks
Mumford & Sons – The Cave
Cage The Elephant – Shake Me Down

BEST COLLABORATION
Pitbull feat. NE-YO, Nayer & Afrojack – Give Me Everything
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi – All Of The Lights
Katy Perry feat. Kanye West- E.T.
Nicki Minaj feat. Drake – Moment 4 Life

BEST ART DIRECTION
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Katy Perry feat. Kanye West – E.T.
Lady Gaga – Judas
Kanye West – Power
Death Cab For Cutie – You Are A Tourist

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Beyonce – Run The World (Girls)
Britney Spears – Till The World Ends
Lady Gaga – Judas
Bruno Mars – The Lazy Song
LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – Party Rock Anthem

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Beyonce – Run The World (Girls)
Eminem feat. Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie
Katy Perry – Teenage Dream
Thirty Seconds To Mars – Hurricane

BEST DIRECTION
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Eminem feat. Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie
Katy Perry feat. Kayne West – E.T.
Thirty Seconds To Mars – Hurricane
Beastie Boys – Make Some Noise

BEST EDITING
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Katy Perry feat. Kayne West – E.T.
Thirty Seconds To Mars – Hurricane
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi – All Of The Lights
Manchester Orchestra – Simple Math

BEST SFX (SPECIAL EFFECTS)
Manchester Orchestra – Simple Math
Katy Perry feat. Kanye West – E.T.
Kanye West – Power
Linkin Park – Waiting For The End
Chromeo – Don’t Turn The Lights On

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Posted to: 2011 MTV VMAs, Adele, Beyonce Knowles, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga

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wiz khalifa better win best new artist!!! TGOD(:

I don’t get the hype over Adele ..I really don’t..even though I love her …..I don’t get the hype sounds like an old black lady from the 60s . She kinda has the same sound as Duffy and Amy Winehouse…

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