Monday 19 February 2018

Justin Timberlake leads VMA nominations

Bruno Mars has also received several nods
Taylor Swift is representing the girls, with several nominations

The singer has been nominated for six gongs at the MTV Awards

The full list of contenders for the annual awards ceremony was unveiled today with singer-and-actor Justin topping the list of nominees with an impressive six nods.

The star - who made a comeback with album The 20/20 Experience earlier this year- appears in several of the event's biggest categories, including Video of the Year and Best Male Video.

His Mirrors video earned him the respective nominations, while it also garnered nods in the Best Pop Video and Best Editing categories.

His Suit & Tie offering with hip-hop mogul Jay-Z is in the running for Best Collaboration and Best Direction.

Meanwhile, Bruno Mars has been named in four groups including Video of the Year, Best Pop Video and Best Male Video for his hit single Locked Out Of Heaven.

Pink, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus and 30 Seconds To Mars have each picked up three nominations.

Robin's storming number one hit Blurred Lines featuring T.I and Pharrell and Taylor Swift's I Knew You Were Trouble are all competing against Justin, Bruno and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis for the coveted Video of the year title.

A whole host of stars including Calvin Harris, fun. and Kendrick Lamar all feature on the nominees list.

The MTV Video Music Awards 2013 will take place on Sunday August 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

 

The full list of 2013 MTV Video Music Award nominees

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 and 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

Pink 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

 

Artist To Watch, Presented by Taco Bell:

Twenty One Pilots, Holding On To You

Zedd feat. Foxes, Clarity

Austin Mahone, What About Love

The Weekend, 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

Pink 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, I Will Wait

30 Seconds To Mars, Up in the Air

Vampire Weekend, Diane Young

 

Best Art Direction:

Capital Cities, Safe and Sound

30 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:

30 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:

Pink 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

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