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Justin Timberlake leads MTV VMA nominations

Justin Timberlake leads MTV VMA nominations

Jul 17 2013, 11:36am CDT | by

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead this year's MTV Video Music Award nominations. The 'Mirrors' singer and 'Thrift Shop' hitmakers share six nominations apiece at the annual...

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Justin Timberlake leads MTV VMA nominations

Jul 17 2013, 11:36am CDT | by

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

The 'Mirrors' singer and 'Thrift Shop' hitmakers share six nominations apiece at the annual awards ceremony, including the coveted Video of the Year prize.

Justin's 'Mirrors' video - which pays a moving tribute to his grandparents' marriage - earned the star four nominations ranging from the top prize, Best Male Video, Best Pop Video and Best Editing. In addition to 'Mirrors', his comeback single 'Suit & Tie', which features rapper Jay-Z, picked up two additional nods for Best Collaboration and Best Direction.

First time nominees Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are celebrating nods for three different visuals, with their number one hit single 'Thrift Shop' up for Video of the Year; 'Can't Hold Us' up for Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Cinematography, Best Direction and Best Editing; and finally, 'Same Love' up for Best Video with a Social Message.

Both acts face stiff competition in the top category, however, as Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines', Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble' and Bruno Mars' 'Locked Out of Heaven' also compete for the Video of the Year award.

Bruno follows Justin and Macklemore in third place for the most nominations, landing four in total, while Robin, Pink, Miley Cyrus and 30 Seconds to Mars all have three nods each.

Meanwhile, newcomers Iggy Azalea and Austin Mahone will compete for the renamed Artist to Watch prize, which was previously called Best New Artist.

The MTV Video Music Awards take place in Brooklyn, New York, on August 25.

MTV Video Music Awards 2013 - selected nominations list:

Video of the Year

Justin Timberlake, 'Mirrors'

Bruno Mars, 'Locked Out of Heaven'

Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell and T.I., 'Blurred Lines'

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz, 'Thrift Shop'

Taylor Swift, 'I Knew You Were Trouble'

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'

P!nk feat. Nate Ruess, 'Just Give Me A Reason'

Demi Lovato, 'Heart Attack'

Artist to Watch

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'

P!nk feat. Nate Ruess, 'Just Give Me A Reason'

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'

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 & Kendrick Lamar, 'F**kin Problems'

J. Cole feat. Miguel, 'Power Trip'

Best Rock Video

Imagine Dragons, 'Radiocative'

Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy, 'My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)'

Mumford & Sons Mumford & Sons, 'I Will Wait'

30 Seconds to Mars Thirty Seconds to Mars, 'Up in the Air'

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'

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
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