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Thursday, 21 July 2011

VMA Nominations announced!

So the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) nominations have been announced and Katy Perry is leading the charge with nine nominations. Closely followed by Brit Adele with seven.
Kanye West and Bruno Mars lead the way for male nominations, however we at SCP HQ are unsure why and Lady Gaga has just a couple!

The Firework singer spoke out on Twitter of her nominations saying;

“OMG! I just got word that I'm nominated for 9 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS!!! I'm kinda speechless/nervous/turned on! NOW it's up to YOU to VOTE!”

We love the VMA, its always full of surprises and memorable performances - think Britney/Madonna/Gaga. We’ll be bring you our predictions over the next few weeks, however until then here is the full list of VMA nominations:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adele - Rolling in the Deep
Tyler -  The Creator - Yonkers
Katy Perry - Firework
Bruno Mars - Grenade
Beastie Boys - Make Some Noise

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Adele - Rolling in the Deep
Katy Perry - Firework
Beyonce Run the World (Girls)
Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
Lady Gaga - Born This Way

BEST MALE VIDEO
Cee Lo Green - F*ck You
Eminem feat. Rihanna - Love the Way You Lie
Bruno Mars - Grenade
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi - All of the Lights
Justin Bieber - U Smile

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
Lil Wayne feat. Cory Gunz - 67
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi - All of the Lights
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes - Look at Me Now
Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
Lupe Fiasco - The Show Goes On

BEST NEW ARTIST
Foster the People - Pumped Up Kicks
Wiz Khalifa - Black and Yellow
Tyler - The Creator - Yonkers
Big Sean feat. Chris Brown - My Last
Kreayshawn - Gucci Gucci

BEST POP VIDEO
Adele - Rolling in the Deep
Bruno Mars - Grenade
Pitbull feat. 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
The Black Keys - Howlin for You
Foo Fighters - Walk
Foster the People - Pumped Up Kicks
Mumford & Sons - The Cave
Cage the Elephant - Shake Me Down

BEST COLLABORATION
Pitbull feat. NE-YO - Nayer & Afrojack - Give Me Everything
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes - Look at Me Now
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi - All of the Lights
Katy Perry feat. Kanye West - E.T.
Nicki Minaj feat. Drake - Moment 4 Life

BEST ART DIRECTION
Adele - Rolling in the Deep
Katy Perry - Firework
Lady Gaga - Judas
Kanye West - Power
Death Cab for Cutie - You Are a Tourist

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Beyonce - Run the World (Girls)
Britney Spears - Till the World Ends
Lady Gaga - Judas
Bruno Mars - The Lazy Song
LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock - Party Rock Anthem

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Adele - Rolling in the Deep
Beyonce - Run the World (Girls)
Eminem feat. Rihanna - Love the Way You Lie
Katy Perry - Teenage Dream
Thirty Seconds to Mars - Hurricane

BEST DIRECTION
Adele - Rolling in the Deep
Beastie Boys - Make Some Noise
Katy Perry feat. Kanye West - E.T.
Thirty Seconds to Mars - Hurricane
Eminem feat. Rihanna - Love the Way You Lie

BEST EDITING
Katy Perry feat. Kanye West - E.T.
Thirty Seconds to Mars - Hurricane
Adele - Rolling in the Deep
Rihanna & Kid Cudi - All of the Lights
Manchester Orchestra - Simple Math

BEST SFX (SPECIAL EFFECTS)
Manchester Orchestra - Simple Math
Katy Perry feat. Kanye West - E.T.
Kanye West - Power
Linkin Park - Waiting for the End
Chromeo - Dont Turn the Lights On

Britney has always been one of the highlights of the VMA's, some great performances and some *ahem* not so good! Here is one of her better ones!

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