Meet the MTV VMA Nominees!

09/04/2012 at 06:00 AM EDT

Meet the MTV VMA Nominees!
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Video of the Year
• Katy Perry, "Wide Awake"
• Gotye, "Somebody That I Used To Know"
• Rihanna, "We Found Love"
• Drake feat. Rihanna, "Take Care"
• M.I.A., "Bad Girls"

Best New Artist
• Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, "We Are Young"
• Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"
• Frank Ocean, "Swim Good"
• One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful"
• The Wanted, "Glad You Came"

Best Hip-Hop Video
• Childish Gambino, "Heartbeat"
• Drake feat. Lil Wayne, "HYFR"
• Kanye West feat. Pusha T, Big Sean & 2 Chainz, "Mercy"
• Watch the Throne, "Paris"
• Nicki Minaj feat. 2 Chainz, "Beez in the Trap"

Best Male Video
• Justin Bieber, "Boyfriend"
• Frank Ocean, "Swim Good"
• Drake feat. Rihanna, "Take Care"
• Chris Brown, "Turn Up the Music"
• Usher, "Climax"



Best Female Video
• Rihanna, "We Found Love"
• Katy Perry, "Part of Me"
• Beyoncé, "Love on Top"
• Nicki Minaj, "Starships"
• Selena Gomez & The Scene, "Love You Like a Love Song"

Best Pop Video
• One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful"
• Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, "We Are Young"
• Rihanna, "We Found Love"
• Justin Bieber, "Boyfriend"
• Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa, "Payphone"

Best Rock Video
• Coldplay, "Paradise"
• The Black Keys, "Lonely Boy"
• Linkin Park, "BURN IT DOWN"
• Jack White, "Sixteen Saltines"
• Imagine Dragons, "It's Time"

Best Electronic Dance Music Video
• Duck Sauce, "Big Bad Wolf"
• Calvin Harris, "Feel So Close"
• Skrillex, "First of the Year (Equinox)"
• Martin Solveig, "The Night Out"
• Avicii, "Le7els"

Best Video With a Message
• Demi Lovato, "Skyscraper"
• Rise Against, "Ballad of Hollis Brown"
• Kelly Clarkson, "Dark Side"
• Gym Class Heroes, "The Fighter"
• K'Naan feat. Nelly Furtado, "Is Anybody Out There?"
• Lil Wayne, "How to Love"

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