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2009 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees

August 5, 2009

Show airs live on Sunday, September 13, at 9 p.m. on MTV.

*By MTV News staff*

The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards nominations are in! Beyoncé and Lady Gaga lead the way with nine nods apiece, and Kanye West and Eminem are facing off in the same four categories.

Hosted by Russell Brand for the second year in a row, the VMAs will air live from Radio City Music Hall in New York. Taylor Swift, Pink, Green Day and Muse are already confirmed to perform. Celebrity presenters include Katy Perry, Ne-Yo and Chace Crawford.

A complete list of nominees follows. The ones in bold are my bets.

Video of the Year
» Beyoncé, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
» Lady Gaga, “Poker Face”
» Eminem, “We Made You”
» Kanye West, “Love Lockdown”
» Britney Spears, “Womanizer”

Best New Artist
» Lady Gaga, “Poker Face”
» Drake, “Best I Ever Had”
» 3OH!3, “Don’t Trust Me”
» Kid Cudi, “Day ‘N’ Nite”
» Asher Roth, “I Love College”

Best Male Video
» Eminem, “We Made You”
» Ne-Yo, “Miss Independent”
» Kanye West, “Love Lockdown”
» T.I. (featuring Rihanna), “Live Your Life”
» Jay-Z, “D.O.A.”

Best Female Video
» Lady Gaga, “Poker Face”
» Beyoncé, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
» Katy Perry, “Hot N Cold”
» Kelly Clarkson, “My Life Would Suck Without You”
» Taylor Swift, “You Belong With Me”
» Pink, “So What”

Best Hip-Hop Video
» Eminem, “We Made You”
» Flo Rida, “Right Round”
» Kanye West, “Love Lockdown”
» Asher Roth, “I Love College”
» Jay-Z, “D.O.A.”

Best Pop Video
» Britney Spears, “Womanizer”
» Beyoncé, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
» Lady Gaga, “Poker Face”
» Wisin y Yandel, “Abusadora”
» Cobra Starship (featuring Leighton Meester), “Good Girls Go Bad”

Best Rock Video
» Coldplay, “Viva la Vida”
» Paramore, “Decode”
» Kings of Leon, “Use Somebody”
» Green Day, “21 Guns”
» Fall Out Boy, “I Don’t Care”

Breakthrough Video
» Yeah Yeah Yeahs, “Heads Will Roll”
» Matt and Kim, “Lessons Learned”
» Passion Pit, “The Reeling”
» Bat for Lashes, “Daniel”
» Anjulie, “Boom”
» Cold War Kids, “I’ve Seen Enough”
» Death Cab for Cutie, “Grapevine Fires”
» Gnarls Barkley, “Who’s Gonna Save My Soul”
» Chairlift, “Evident Utensil”
» Major Lazer, “Hold the Line”

Best Video (That Should Have Won A Moonman)
» David Lee Roth, “California Girls”
» Foo Fighters, “Everlong”
» U2, “Streets Have No Name”
» George Michael, “Freedom”
» OK Go, “Here It Goes Again”
» Tom Petty, “Into the Great Wide Open”
» Dr. Dre (featuring Snoop Dogg), “Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang”
» Beastie Boys, “Sabotage”
» Björk, “Human Behavior”
» Radiohead, “Karma Police”

Best Choreography
» Beyoncé, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
» Kristinia DeBarge, “Goodbye”
» Britney Spears, “Circus”
» Ciara (featuring Justin Timberlake), “Love Sex Magic”
» A. R. Rahman and Pussycat Dolls (featuring Nicole Scherzinger), “Jai Ho!”

Best Direction
» Beyoncé, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
» Lady Gaga, “Paparazzi”
» Britney Spears, “Circus”
» Cobra Starship (featuring Leighton Meester), “Good Girls Go Bad”
» Green Day, “21 Guns”

Best Editing
» Beyoncé, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
» Lady Gaga, “Paparazzi”
» Britney Spears, “Circus”
» Miley Cyrus, “7 Things”
» Coldplay, “Viva la Vida”

Best Special Effects
» Gnarls Barkley, “Who’s Gonna Save My Soul”
» Lady Gaga, “Paparazzi”
» Beyoncé, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
» Eminem, “We Made You”
» Kanye West (featuring Mr. Hudson), “Paranoid”

Best Cinematography
» Beyoncé, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
» Lady Gaga, “Paparazzi”
» Britney Spears, “Circus”
» Green Day, “21 Guns”
» Coldplay, “Viva la Vida”

Art Direction
» Beyonce “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)”<
» Lady Gaga, “Paparazzi”
» Britney Spears, “Circus”
» Gnarls Barkley, “Who’s Gonna Save My Soul”
» Coldplay, “Viva la Vida”

My bias for Lady Gaga, Eminem, Beyonce, and U2 are so obvious.

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  1. August 13, 2009 4:42 pm

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