Katy Perry Leads The Pack Of MTV’s VMA Nominations

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by Radar Staff

Mrs. Russell Brand continues to have a killer year.

Teenage Dream singer Katy Perry has the most nominations – nine in all – for the 2011 MTV’s Video Music Awards to be held in August.

Among Perry’s nods: Video of the Year and Best Female Video for Firework.

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Close on her heels — singer Adele with seven nods, including Video of the Year and Best Female Video.

Canadian teen sensation Justin Bieber continues to rack up the honors: he was nominated for Best Male Video for U Smile. (Interestingly, his competition includes Cee Lo Green for F**k You , Eminem, and Kanye West).

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Lady Gaga scored a nomination for Best Female Video for her runaway hit Born This Way, while Britney Spears continues her comeback by nabbing a nod for Best Pop Video for Til The World Ends.

The nominations were released late Wednesday.

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Fans can vote on their favorites by logging onto MTV.com. The show will be broadcast live on MTV on August 28 from Los Angeles.

Here are the nominations in some of the major categories:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

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

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–k You ( Forget You)
Eminem & Rihanna, Love the Way You Lie
Bruno Mars, Grenade
Kanye West , Rihanna & Kid Cudi, All of the Lights
Justin Bieber, “U Smile”

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

Lil Wayne & Cory Gunz, 6’7′
Kanye West , Rihanna & Kid Cudi, All of the Lights
Nicki Minaj, Super Bass
Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, Look At Me Now
Lupe Fiasco, The Show Goes On

BEST POP VIDEO

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

BEST ROCK VIDEO

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

BEST NEW ARTIST

Foster the People
Wiz Khalifa
Tyler, the Creator
Big Sean feat. Chris Brown
Kreayshawn

To read the complete list of nominations, go to MTV.COM.

 

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