The MTV Video Music Award Nominations

Jill Devine
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Even though I feel old every year I watch the MTV Video Music Awards, I still watch.  The nominations have come out and here they are, from huffingtonpost.com:

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead this year’s MTV Video Music Awards nominations.

Pink, Miley Cyrus, Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift have also bagged multiple nods across the categories, which celebrate the past 12 months of music visuals.

The MTV Video Music Awards will take place for the first time in Brooklyn, New York at the Barclays Center on Sunday, August 25 from 9pm.

The full list of nominations for the MTV VMAs 2013 are as follows:

Video of the Year
Justin Timberlake: ‘Mirrors’
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz: ‘Thrift Shop’
Bruno Mars: ‘Locked Out of Heaven’
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell: ‘Blurred Lines’
Taylor Swift: ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’

Best Hip Hop Video
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton: ‘Can’t Hold Us’
Drake: ‘Started From The Bottom’
Kendrick Lamar: ‘Swimming Pools’
A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar: ‘F**kin’ Problems’
J. Cole feat. Miguel: ‘Power Trip’

Best Male Video
Justin Timberlake: ‘Mirrors’
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell: ‘Blurred Lines’
Bruno Mars: ‘Locked Out of Heaven’
Ed Sheeran: ‘Lego House’
Kendrick Lamar: ‘Swimming Pools’

Best Female Video
Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko: ‘Stay’
Taylor Swift: ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’
Miley Cyrus: ‘We Can’t Stop’
Pink feat. Nate Ruess: ‘Just Give Me A Reason’
Demi Lovato: ‘Heart Attack’

Best Pop Video
Bruno Mars: ‘Locked Out of Heaven’
Justin Timberlake: ‘Mirrors’
Fun.: ‘Carry On’
Miley Cyrus: ‘We Can’t Stop’
Selena Gomez: ‘Come and Get It’

Artist To Watch, Presented by Taco Bell
Twenty One Pilots: ‘Holding On To You’
Zedd feat. Foxes: ‘Clarity’
Austin Mahone: ‘What About Love’
The Weeknd: ‘Wicked Games’
Iggy Azalea: ‘Work’

Best Collaboration
Justin Timberlake, feat. Jay-Z: ‘Suit & Tie’
Pitbull feat. Christina Aguilera: ‘Feel This Moment’
Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding: ‘I Need Your Love’
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell: ‘Blurred Lines’
Pink feat. Nate Ruess: ‘Just Give Me A Reason’

Best Video With A Social Message
Kelly Clarkson: ‘People Like Us’
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: ‘Same Love’
Snoop Lion: ‘No Guns Allowed’
Miguel: ‘Candles in the Sun’
Beyoncé: ‘I Was Here’

Best Rock Video
Imagine Dragons: ‘Radioactive’
Fall Out Boy: ‘My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)’
Mumford & Sons: ‘I Will Wait’
Thirty Seconds To Mars: ‘Up in the Air’
Vampire Weekend: ‘Diane Young’

Best Art Direction
Capital Cities: ‘Safe and Sound’
Thirty Seconds To Mars: ‘Up in the Air’
Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu: ‘Q.U.E.E.N’
Lana Del Rey: ‘National Anthem’
Alt-J: ‘Tesselate’

Best Choreography
Chris Brown: ‘Fine China’
Ciara: ‘Body Party’
Jennifer Lopes feat. Pitbull: ‘Live It Up’
will.i.am feat. Justin Bieber: ‘#thatPOWER’
Bruno Mars: ‘Treasure’

Best Cinematography
Thirty Seconds To Mars: ‘Up in the Air’
Lana Del Rey: ‘Ride’
Yeah Yeah Yeahs: ‘Sacrilege’
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton: ‘Can’t Hold Us’
A-Trak & Tommy Trash: ‘Tuna Melt’

Best Direction
Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z: ‘Suit & Tie’
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton: ‘Can’t Hold Us’
Yeah Yeah Yeahs: ‘Sacrilege’
Fun.: ‘Carry On’
Drake: ‘Started From The Bottom’

Best Editing
Pink feat. Nate Ruess: ‘Just Give Me A Reason’
Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch: ‘Sweet Nothing’
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton: ‘Can’t Hold Us’
Justin Timberlake: ‘Mirrors’
Miley Cyrus: ‘We Can’t Stop’

Will you watch?

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