2011 VMA nominees announced

Katy Perry leads the 2011 VMA's with nine nominations .

On August 28th at 9/8C, MTV will host the 2011 VMA’s, or Video Music Awards, held annually to celebrate the best music videos of the year at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The nominees are as follows:

BEST POP VIDEOS:

  • Adele “Rolling in the Deep”
  • Britney Spears “Till the World Ends”
  • Bruno Mars “Grenade”
  • Katy Perry “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
  • Pitbull f/ Ne-Yo, Nayer, and Afrojack “Give Me Everything”

BEST ROCK VIDEOS:

  • Cage the Elephant “Shake Me Down”
  • Foo Fighters “Walk”
  • Foster the People “Pumped Up Kicks”
  • Mumford and Sons “The Cave”
  • The Black Keys “Howlin’ For You”

BEST HIP HOP VIDEOS:

  • Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes “Look At Me Now”
  • Kanye West f/ Rihanna and Kid Cudi “All of the Lights”
  • Lil Wayne “6 Foot, 7 Foot”
  • Lupe Fiasco “The Show Goes On”
  • Nicki Minaj “Super Bass”

BEST NEW ARTIST:

  • Big Sean f/ Chris Brown “My Last”
  • Foster the People “Pumped Up Kicks”
  • Kreayshawn “Gucci Gucci”
  • Tyler, the Creator “Yonkers”
  • Wiz Khalifa “Black and Yellow”

BEST FEMALE VIDEO:

  • Adele “Rolling in the Deep”
  • Beyonce “Run the World (Girls)”
  • Katy Perry “Firework”
  • Lady Gaga “Born This Way”
  • Nicki Minaj “Super Bass”

BEST MALE VIDEO:

  • Bruno Mars “Grenade”
  • Cee Lo Green “F*** You”
  • Eminem f/ Rihanna “Love the Way You Lie”
  • Justin Bieber “U Smile”
  • Kanye West f/ Rihanna and Kid Cudi “All of the Lights”

BEST COLLABORATION:

  • Chris Brown f/ Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes “Look at Me Now”
  • Kanye West f/ Rihann and Kid Cudi “All of the Lights”
  • Katy Perry f/ Kanye West “E.T.”
  • Nicki Minaj f/ Drake “Moment 4 Life”
  • Pitbull f/ Ne-Yo, Nayer, and Afrojack “Give Me Everything”

BEST ART DIRECTION:

  • Adele “Rolling in the Deep”
  • Death Cab for Cutie “You Are a Tourist”
  • Kanye West f/ Dwele “Power”
  • Katy Perry f/ Kanye West “E.T.”
  • Lady Gaga “Judas”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY:

  • Beyonce “Run the World (Girls)”
  • Britney Spears “Till the World Ends”
  • Bruno Mars “The Lazy Song”
  • Lady Gaga “Judas”
  • LMFAO f/ Lauren Bennett and Goon “Party Rock Anthem”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:

  • Thirty Seconds to Mars “Hurricane”
  • Adele “Rolling in the Deep”
  • Beyonce “Run the World (Girls)”
  • Eminem f/ Rihanna “Love the Way You Lie”
  • Katy Perry “Teenage Dream”

BEST DIRECTION

  • Thirty Seconds to Mars “Hurricane”
  • Adele “Rolling in the Deep”
  • Beastie Boys “Make Some Noise”
  • Eminem f/ Rihanna “Love the Way You Lie”
  • Katy Perry f/ Kanye West “E.T.”

BEST EDITING:

  • Thirty Seconds to Mars “Hurricane”
  • Adele “Rolling in the Deep”
  • Kanye West f/ Rihanna and Kid Cudi “All of the Lights”
  • Katy Perry f/ Kanye West “E.T.”
  • Mancester Orchestra “Simple Math”

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS :

  • Chromeo “Don’t Turn the Lights On”
  • Kanye West f/ Dwele “Power”
  • Katy Perry f/ Kanye West “E.T.”
  • Linkin Park “Waiting For the End”
  • Manchester Orchestra “Simple Math

VIDEO OF THE YEAR:

Adele “Rolling in the Deep”

Beastie Boys “Make Some Noise”

Bruno Mars “Grenade”

Katy Perry “Firework”

Tyler, the Creator “Yonkers”

Click HERE to visit the homepage of the VMA’s to view the nominated videos and to hear updates on the upcoming event!

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~ by bristolstudios on July 26, 2011.

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