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Katy Perry Is Going To Rule The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards

By Gotty™ / 07.21.11

Nominations for the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards were announced yesterday, on the off chance that your thing is watching music videos on TV instead of YouTube and find the associated award shows interesting. Katy Perry racks up nine nominations to lead the field while Adele and Kanye pull into second with a respectable seven nominations. The most surprising nods would belong to rookie rapper Tyler who jumps into the mix with two chances to win, including the bug-infested video for “Yonkers” being up for “Video Of The Year.”

The list of nominees are below and the 28th edition of the VMA’s will be held at The Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on August 28th.

Video Of The Year

1. Adele – “Rolling in the Deep”
2. Tyler, The Creator – “Yonkers”
3. Katy Perry – “Firework”
4. Beastie Boys – “Make Some Noise”
5. Bruno Mars – “Grenade”

Best New Artist

1. Foster the People – ” Pumped Up Kicks”
2. Wiz Khalifa – “Black and Yellow”
3. Tyler, The Creator – “Yonkers”
4. Big Sean featuring Chris Brown – “My Last”
5. Kreayshawn – “Gucci Gucci”

Best Hip-Hop Video

1. Wayne featuring Cory Gunz – “6’7′”
2. Kanye West featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi – “All Of The Lights”
3. Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes – ” Look at Me Now”
4. Lupe Fiasco – “The Show Goes On”
5. Nicki Minaj – “Super Bass”

Best Male Video

1. Cee Lo Green – “F*** You”
2. Eminem featuring Rihanna – “Love The Way You Lie”
3. Bruno Mars – “Grenade”
4. Kanye West Featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi – “All Of The Lights”
5. Justin Bieber – “U Smile”

Best Female Video

1. Adele – ” Rolling In The Deep”
2. Katy Perry – “Firework”
3. Beyonce – “Run The World (Girls)”
4. Nicki Minaj – “Super Bass”
5. Lady Gaga – “Born This Way”

Best Pop Video

1. Adele – “Rolling In The Deep”
2. Bruno Mars – “Grenade”
3. Britney Spears – “Till The World Ends”
4. Katy Perry – “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)”
5. Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer & Afrojack – “Give Me Everything”

Best Rock Video

1. The Black Keys – “Howlin For You”
2. Foo Fighters – “Walk”
3. Foster the People – “Pumped Up Kicks”
4. Mumford & Sons – “The Cave”
5. Cage The Elephant – “Shake Me Down”

Best Collaboration

1. Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer & Afrojack – “Give Me Everything”
2. Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes – “Look At Me Now”
3. Kanye West Featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi – ” All Of The Lights”
4. Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West – “E.T.”
5. Nicki Minaj featuring Drake – ” Moment 4 Life”

Best Art Direction

1. Adele – “Rolling In The Deep”
2. Katy Perry featuring Kanye West – ” E.T.”
3. Lady Gaga – “Judas”
4. Kanye West featuring Dwele – “Power”
5. Death Cab For Cutie – ” You Are A Tourist”

Best Choreography

1. Beyonce – “Run The World (Girls)”
2. Britney Spears – “Till The World Ends”
3. Lady Gaga – “Judas”
4. Bruno Mars – “The Lazy Song”
5. LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & Goon- “Rock Party Rock Anthem”

Best Cinematography

1. Adele – “Rolling In The Deep”
2. 30 Seconds To Mars – “Hurricane”
3. Eminem featuring Rihanna – ” Love The Way You Lie”
4. Katy Perry – “Teenage Dream”
5. Beyonce – “Run The World (Girls)”

Best Direction

1. Adele – “Rolling In The Deep”
2. Katy Perry featuring Kanye West – “E.T.”
3. Eminem featuring Rihanna – “Love The Way You Lie”
4. 30 Seconds To Mars – “Hurricane”
5. Beastie Boys – ” Make Some Noise”

Best Editing

1. Katy Perry featuring Kanye West – “E.T.”
2. 30 Seconds To Mars – “Hurricane”
3. Adele – ” Rolling In The Deep”
4. Manchester Orchestra – “Simple Math”
5. Kanye West Featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi – “All Of The Lights”

Best Special Effects

1. Katy Perry featuring Kanye West – “E.T.”
2. Linkin Park – “Waiting For The End”
3. Manchester Orchestra – “Simple Math”
4. Kanye West featuring Dwele – “Power”
5. Chromeo – ” Don’t Turn The Lights On”

Watch below as Katy Perry joins host Sway to discuss a few of the nominations…because we never pass up a slick chance to post Katy.


TAGS2011 MTV Video Music AwardsAdeleEVERYTHING ELSEHEADLINESKanye WestKaty PerryMUSICMUSIC VIDEOSSMOKE BREAKSpotlightTV/MoviesTyler The Creator

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