MTV Video Music Awards 2012 Nominations Announced!

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    MTV Video Music Awards 2012 Nominees:‬

    Video of the Year

    ‪Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”

    ‪Gotye, “Somebody That I Used To Know”

    ‪Rihanna, “We Found Love”

    ‪Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”

    ‪M.I.A., “Bad Girls”

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    Best New Artist

    ‪Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”

    ‪Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”

    ‪Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”

    ‪One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”

    ‪The Wanted, “Glad You Came”

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    Best Hip-Hop Video

    ‪Childish Gambino, “Heartbeat”

    ‪Drake feat. Lil Wayne, “HYFR”

    ‪Kanye West feat. Pusha T, Big Sean & 2 Chainz, “Mercy”

    ‪Watch the Throne, “Paris”

    Nicki Minaj feat. 2 Chainz, “Beez in the Trap”


    Best Male Video

    ‪Justin Bieber, “Boyfriend”

    ‪Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”

    Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”

    ‪Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”

    ‪Usher, “Climax”


    Best Female Video

    ‪Rihanna, “We Found Love”

    ‪Katy Perry, “Part of Me”

    ‪Beyonce, “Love on Top”‬

    ‪Nicki Minaj, “Starships”

    ‪Selena Gomez & The Scene, “Love You Like a Love Song”

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    Best Pop Video

    ‪One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”

    ‪Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”

    ‪Rihanna, “We Found Love”

    ‪Justin Bieber, “Boyfriend”

    ‪Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa, “Payphone”

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    Best Rock Video

    ‪Coldplay, “Paradise”

    ‪The Black Keys, “Lonely Boy”

    ‪Linkin Park, “BURN IT DOWN”

    ‪Jack White, “Sixteen Saltines”

    ‪Imagine Dragons, “It’s Time”

    Best Electronic Dance Music Video‬

    ‪Duck Sauce, “Big Bad Wolf”

    ‪Calvin Harris, “Feel So Close”

    ‪Skrillex, “First of the Year (Equinox)”

    ‪Martin Solveig, “The Night Out”

    ‪Avicii, “Le7els”‬


    Best Video With a Message

    ‪Demi Lovato, “Skyscraper”

    ‪Rise Against, “Ballad of Hollis Brown”

    ‪Kelly Clarkson, “Dark Side”

    ‪Gym Class Heroes, “The Fighter”

    K’Naan feat. Nelly Furtado, “Is Anybody Out There?”

    Lil Wayne, “How to Love”
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    Best Art Direction

    ‪Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”

    ‪Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”

    ‪Lana Del Rey, “Born to Die”

    ‪Regina Spektor, “All the Rowboats”

    ‪Of Monsters & Men, “Little Talks”

    Best Choreography

    ‪Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”

    ‪Rihanna, “Where Have You Been”

    ‪Beyonce, “Countdown”

    ‪Avicii, “Le7els”

    ‪Jennifer Lopez f/Pitbull, “Dance Again”
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    Best Cinematography

    ‪M.I.A., “Bad Girls”

    ‪Adele, “Someone Like You”

    ‪Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”

    ‪Coldplay feat. Rihanna, “Princess of China”

    ‪Lana Del Rey, “Born to Die”

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    Best Direction

    ‪M.I.A., “Bad Girls”

    ‪Duck Sauce, “Big Bad Wolf”

    ‪Coldplay feat. Rihanna, “Princess of China”

    ‪Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”

    ‪Watch the Throne, “Otis”

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    Best Editing

    ‪Beyonce, “Countdown”

    ‪A$AP Rocky, “Goldie”

    ‪Gotye, “Somebody That I Used to Know”

    ‪Watch the Throne, “Paris”

    ‪Kanye West feat. Pusha T, Big Sean and 2 Chainz, “Mercy”

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    Best Visual Effects

    ‪Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”

    ‪Rihanna, “Where Have You Been”

    ‪David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, “Turn Me On”

    ‪Linkin Park, “BURN IT DOWN

    What do you think of all the nominees?

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