MTV Video Music Awards: And the Nominees Are…

The nominee list for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards was revealed this morning. Rihanna and Drake top the number of nominations with 5 nods each. Katy Perry, who was the big winner last year isn’t far behind with 4 chances at an award.

Performers confirmed for the show include VMA veteran Alicia Keys, and the boys from One Direction, who are first-timers at the award show.

Viewers can vote for their favorites starting today up until August 24, 6p.m EST when voting for all categories, except for “Best New Artist” ends. “Best New Artist” voting continues through the show, which will air September 6th. The show will kick off at Los Angeles’ Staples Center at 8 p.m.

We’ve got all the major categories, as well as the videos from the highly coveted “Video of the Year” section right here.

Watch and head over to MTV for the complete list and to vote.

Video of the Year
Rihanna, “We Found Love”
Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”
Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”
Gotye, “Somebody That I Used To Know”
M.I.A., “Bad Girls”

Best Female Video
Rihanna, “We Found Love”
Selena Gomez & The Scene, “Love You Like a Love Song”
Katy Perry, “Part of Me”
Nicki Minaj, “Starships”
Beyonce, “Love on Top”

Best Male Video
Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”
Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”
Justin Bieber, “Boyfriend”
Usher, “Climax”
Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”

Best New Artist
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”
One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”
The Wanted, “Glad You Came”

Best Rock Video
Coldplay, “Paradise”
Linkin Park, “Bur in Down”
The Black Keys, “Lonely Boy”
Imagine Dragons, “It’s Time”
Jack White, “Sixteen Saltines”

Best Pop Video
Rihanna, “We Found Love”
Justin Bieber, “Boyfriend”
One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa, “Payphone”
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Drake feat. Lil Wayne, “HYFR”
Childish Gambino, “Heartbeat”
Kanye West feat. Pusha T, Big Sean & 2 Chainz, “Mercy”
Nicki Minaj feat. 2 Chainz, “Beez in the Trap”
Watch the Throne, “Paris”

Best Electronic Dance Music Video
Calvin Harris, “Feel So Close”
Duck Sauce, “Big Bad Wolf”
Martin Solveig, “The Night Out”
Skrillex, “First of the Year (Equinox)”
Avicii, “Le7els”

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