Tuesday, August 04, 2009

2009 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees

Beyonce and Lady Gaga lead the field with nine MTV Video Music Award nominations apiece. All of Beyonce's are for "Single Ladies", while Lady Gaga has four for "Poker Face" and five for "Paparazzi". Kelly Clarkson scored one nomination for Best Female Video for "My Life Would Suck Without You".

Here are the full list of nominees. You can vote for the non-technical categories at the VMA Website.

2009 MTV Video Music Award Nominees

Video Of The Year
Beyonce - Single Ladies
Britney Spears - Womanizer
Eminem - We Made You
Kanye West - Love Lockdown
Lady Gaga - Poker Face

Best Female Video
Beyonce - Single Ladies
Katy Perry - Hot N Cold
Kelly Clarkson - My Life Would Suck Without You
Lady Gaga - Poker Face
Pink - So What

Best Hip-Hop Video
Asher Roth - I Love College
Eminem - We Made You
Flo Rida - Right Round
Jay-Z - D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)
Kanye West - Love Lockdown

Best Male Video
Eminem - We Made You
Jay-Z - D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)
Kanye West - Love Lockdown
Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
T.I. f/ Rihanna - Live Your Life

Best New Artist
3Oh!3 - Don't Trust Me
Asher Roth - I Love College
Drake - Best I Ever Had
Kid Cudi - Day N' Nite
Lady Gaga - Poker Face

Best Pop Video
Beyonce - Single Ladies
Britney Spears - Womanizer
Cobra Starship - Good Girls Go Bad
Lady Gaga - Poker Face
Wisin & Yandel - Abusadora

Best Rock Video
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Fall Out Boy - I Don't Care
Green Day - 21 Guns
Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
Paramore - Decode

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

Best Video (That Should Have Won A Moonman)
Beastie Boys - Sabotage
Bjork - Human Behavious
David Lee Roth - California Girls
Dr. Dre - Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang
Foo Fighters - Everlong
George Michael - Freedom
OK Go - Here It Goes Again
Radiohead - Karma Police
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - Into The Great Wide Open
U2 - Where The Streets Have No Name

And in the non-voting categories:

Best Art Direction
Beyonce - Single Ladies
Britney Spears - Circus
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Gnarles Barkley - Who's Gonna Save My Soul
Lady Gaga - Paparazzi

Best Choreography
A.R. Rahman & Pussycat Dolls f/ Nicole Scherzinger - Jai Ho! (choreography by Robin Antin & Mikey Minden)
Beyonce - Single Ladies (choreography by Jaquel Knight & Frank Gatson Jr.)
Britney Spears - Circus (choreography by Andre Fuentes)
Ciara f/ Justin Timberlake - Love Sex Magic (choreography by Jamaica Craft)
Kristinia DeBarge - Goodbye (choreography by Jamaica)

Best Cinematography
Beyonce - Single Ladies
Britney Spears - Circus
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Green Day - 21 Guns
Lady Gaga - Paparazzi

Best Direction
Beyonce - Single Ladies
Britney Spears - Circus
Cobra Starship - Good Girls Go Bad
Green Day - 21 Guns
Lady Gaga - Paparazzi

Best Editing
Beyonce - Single Ladies
Britney Spears - Circus
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Lady Gaga - Paparazzi
Miley Cyrus - 7 Things

Best Special Effects
Beyonce - Single Ladies
Eminem - We Made You
Gnarles Barkley - Who's Gonna Save My Soul
Kanye West f/ Mr. Hudson - Paranoid
Lady Gaga - Paparazzi

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