And the 2013 MTV VMA nominees are...

2013-07-17 14:37
 
New York - The man in the suit and tie and the duo who buys clothes at thrift shops are the leaders at this year's MTV Video Music Awards.

MTV announced on Wednesday that Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have six nominations each. Bruno Mars has four nominations.

Timberlake's Mirrors, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' Thrift Shop and Mars' Locked Out of Heaven will battle Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines and Taylor Swift's I Knew You Were Trouble for video of the year.

Timberlake's Mirrors and Suit & Tie are up for best male video, pop video and collaboration, among others. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' nominations include hip-hop video and collaboration.
Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Pink and Thirty Seconds to Mars have three nominations each.

The VMAs will air live on 25 August from Brooklyn's Barclays Centre.

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees are:
 
Video Of The Year
Justin Timberlake - Mirrors
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz - Thrift Shop
Bruno Mars  - Locked Out of Heaven
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell - Blurred Lines
Taylor Swift - I Knew You Were Trouble
 
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 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
 
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
 
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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 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
 
Best Rock Video
Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
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  - Up In The Air
Vampire Weekend - Diane Young

Best Art Direction
Capital Cities - Safe and Sound
Thirty Seconds To Mars - Up In The Air
Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu - Q.U.E.E.N
Lana Del Rey - National Anthem
Alt-J - Tesselate
 
Best Choreography
Chris Brown - Fine China
Ciara - Body Party
Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull – Live It Up
will.i.am feat. Justin Bieber – #thatPOWER
Bruno Mars - Treasure
 
Best Cinematography
Thirty Seconds To Mars - Up In The Air
Lana Del Rey - Ride
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Sacrilege
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton - Can’t Hold Us
A-Trak & Tommy Trash - Tuna Melt
 
Best Direction
Justin Timberlake feat. JAY-Z - Suit & Tie
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton - Can’t Hold Us
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Sacrilege
fun. - Carry On
Drake - Started From The Bottom
 
Best Editing
P!nk feat. Nate Ruess - Just Give Me A Reason
Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch - Sweet Nothing
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton - Can’t Hold Us
Justin Timberlake - Mirrors
Miley Cyrus - We Can’t Stop
 
Best Visual Effects
Flying Lotus – Tiny Tortures
Skrillex feat. The Door – Breakin’ A Sweat
The Weeknd – Wicked Games
Duck Sauce – It’s You
Capital Cities – Safe and Sound

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