2012 MTV Video Music Awards nominations
Music fans across the globe will be treated to another another exciting ceremony celebrating the top music videos of the past year when the annual MTV Video Music Awards airs live on Thursday, September 6, 2012.
Nominees were announced on Tuesday, July 31 when fans began voting on their favorites in categories such as best male, female, rock and hip hop video, as well as Video of the Year.
Among this year’s nominees, Rihanna and Drake lead the way with five nods each. Katy Perry follows with four nominations, while Beyonce, Coldplay and Watch The Throne (Kanye West and Jay-Z) all have three nods.
In the ‘Video of the Year category, Drake’s ‘Take Care’, Rihanna’s ‘We Found Love’ and Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ are set to battle it out with Katy Perry’s ‘Wide Awake’ and MIA’s ‘Bad Girls’.
Alicia Keys and teen heartthrob group One Directon (who are also in contention for Best New Artist) are set to perform live at this year’s ceremony.
Meanwhile, early rumors in July also have centered around a possible OMG! moment as Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart reunite as presenters at this year’s VMA’s.