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MTV Announces 2011 VMA Nominations, Katy Perry Leads With Nine Nods

Kanye West and Katy Perry
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MTV announced the nominees for the 2011 Video Music Awards on Wednesday night. Katy Perry led the group with nine nods, while stars like Kanye West, Bruno Mars and Adele followed close behind. The awards show, now in its 28th year, will be broadcast live on MTV August 28. Check out all the nominees in the major categories below.

Best Pop Video

Adele, ‘Rolling in the Deep’
‘Britney Spears, ‘Till the World Ends’
Bruno Mars, ‘Grenade’
Katy Perry, ‘Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)’
Pitbull, ‘Give Me Everything’ feat. Ne-Yo, Nayer and Afrojack

Best Rock Video

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

Best Hip-Hop Video

Chris Brown, ‘Look at Me Now’ feat. Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes
Kanye West, ‘All of the Lights’ feat. Rihanna and Kid Cudi
Lil Wayne, ’6 Foot, 7 Foot’ feat. Cory Gunz
Lupe Fiasco, ‘The Show Goes On’
Nicki Minaj, ‘Super Bass’

Best New Artist

Big Sean, ‘My Last’ feat. Chris Brown
Kreayshawn, ‘Gucci Gucci’
Foster the People ‘Pumped Up Kicks’
Tyler, The Ceator, ‘Yonkers’
Wiz Khalifa, ‘Black and Yellow’

Best Female Video

Adele, ‘Rolling in the Deep’
Beyonce, ‘Run the World (Girls)’
Katy Perry, ‘Firework’
Lady Gaga, ‘Born This Way’
Nicki Minaj, ‘Super Bass’

Best Male Video

Bruno Mars, ‘Grenade’
Cee Lo Green,’F— You’
Eminem, ‘Love the Way You Lie’ feat. Rihanna
Justin Bieber, ‘U Smile’
Kanye West, ‘All of the Lights’ feat. Rihanna and Kid Cudi

Best Collaboration

Chris Brown, ‘Look at Me Now’ feat. Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes
Kanye West, ‘All of the Lights’ feat. Rihanna and Kid Cudi
Katy Perry, ‘E.T.’ feat. Kanye West
Nicki Minaj, ‘Moment 4 Life’ feat. Drake
Pitbull, ‘Give Me Everything’ feat. Ne-Yo, Nayer and Afrojack

Video of the Year

Adele, ‘Rolling in the Deep’
Beastie Boys, ‘Make Some Noise’
Bruno Mars, ‘Grenade’
Katy Perry, ‘Firework’
Tyler, The Creator, ‘Yonkers’

[PopCrush]

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