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Beyonce and Lady Gaga led MTV’s Video Music Awards with nine nominations apiece. Comeback star Britney Spears is close behind with seven. Eminem, Coldplay and Kanye West are all up for four trophies. The VMAs are Sept. 13.

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
Lady Gaga – “Poker Face”
Eminem – “We Made You”
Kanye West – “Love Lockdown”
Britney Spears – “Womanizer”

Best New Artist
Lady Gaga – “Poker Face”
Drake – “Best I Ever Had”
3OH!3 – “Don’t Trust Me”
Kid Cudi – “Day N’ Nite”
Asher Roth – “I Love College”

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

Best Female Video
Katy Perry – “Hot n Cold”
Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
Kelly Clarkson – “My Life Would Suck Without You”
Lady Gaga – “Poker Face”
Taylor Swift – “You Belong With Me”
Pink – “So What”

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

Best Pop Video
Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
Lady Gaga – “Poker Face”
Britney Spears – “Womanizer”
Cobra Starship feat. Leighton Meester – “Good Girls Go Bad”
Wisin y Yandel – “Abusadora”

Best Rock Video
Coldplay – “Viva la Vida”
Kings of Leon – “Use Somebody”
Green Day – “21 Guns”
Fall Out Boy – “I Don’t Care”
Paramore – “Decode”

Best Choreography
Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
Britney Spears – “Circus”
Ciara feat. Justin Timberlake – “Love Sex Magic”
AR Rahman & Pussy Cat Dolls feat. Nicole Scherzinger – “Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)”
Kristinia DeBarge – “Goodbye”

Best Direction
Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
Lady Gaga – “Paparazzi”
Green Day – “21 Guns”
Cobra Starship feat. Leighton Meester – “Good Girls Go Bad”
Britney Spears – “Circus”

Best Editing
Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
Britney Spears – “Circus”
Miley Cyrus – “7 Things”
Coldplay – “Viva la Vida”
Lady Gaga – “Paparazzi”

Best Special Effects
Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
Gnarls Barkely – “Who’s Gonna Save My Soul”
Lady Gaga – “Paparazzi”
Eminem – “We Made You”
Kanye West feat. Mr Hudson – “Paranoid”

Best Cinematography
Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
Coldplay – “Viva la Vida”
Lady Gaga – “Paparazzi”
Green Day – “21 Guns”
Britney Spears – “Circus”

Best Art Direction
Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
Britney Spears – “Circus”
Lady Gaga – “Paparazzi”
Gnarls Barkley – “Who’s Gonna Save My Soul”
Coldplay – “Viva la Vida”

Breakthrough Video
Death Cab for Cutie – “Grapevine Fires”
Gnarls Barkely – “Who’s Gonna Save My Soul”
Cold War Kids – “I’ve Seen Enough”
Anjulie – “Boom”
Chairlift – “Evident Utensil”
Bat for Lashes – “Daniel”
Major Lazer – “Hold the Line”
Passion Pit – “The Reeling”
Matt & Kim – “Lessons Learned”
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Heads Will Roll”

Best Video (That Should Have Won a Moonman)
U2 – “Where the Streets Have No Name”
Dr. Dre – “Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang”
Beastie Boys – “Sabotage”
Björk – “Human Behavior”
Radiohead – “Karma Police”
George Michael – “Freedom”
Foo Fighters – “Everlong”
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – “Into the Great Wide open”
OK Go – “Here It Goes Again”
David Lee Roth – “California Girls”