2011 MTV VMA Nominations List

July 21, 2011 By:
2011 MTV VMA Nominations List

It’s that time of year again! The 2011 MTV Video Music Award nominations are! Kanye West, Adele, Lady Gaga and Eminem are all leading the pack this year.

It’s been a big year for music. Kanye West scored seven nominations. Also getting seven nods was British singer Adele, all for a single video, "Rolling in the Deep."

Katy Perry has the most nominations – nine in all – including nominations for her "Firework" clip, including Video of the Year and Best Female Video. She's also up for Best Collaboration and Best Direction for "E.T.," featuring Kanye West.

Bruno Mars earned four nods followed by Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj and Eminem, all with three each.

Here is the full list of nominations:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Adele “Rolling In The Deep”

Tyler, The Creator “Title: Yonkers”

Katy Perry “Firework”

Bruno Mars “Grenade”

Beastie Boys “:Make Some Noise”

BEST FEMALE VIDEO

Adele “Rolling In The Deep”

Katy Perry “Firework”

Beyonce “Run The World (Girls)”

Nicki Minaj “Super Bass”

Lady Gaga “Born This Way”

BEST MALE VIDEO

Cee Lo Green “F*** You”

Eminem feat. Rihanna “Love The Way You Lie”

Bruno Mars “Grenade”

Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi “All Of The Lights”

Justin Bieber “U Smile”

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

Lil Wayne feat. Cory Gunz “6’7’”

Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi “All Of The Lights”

Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes “Title: Look At Me Now”

Nicki Minaj “Super Bass”

Lupe Fiasco “The Show Goes On”

BEST NEW ARTIST

Foster The People “Pumped Up Kicks”

Wiz Khalifa “Title: Black and Yellow”

Tyler, The Creator “Yonkers”

Big Sean feat. Chris Brown “My Last”

Kreayshawn “Gucci Gucci”

BEST POP VIDEO

Adele “Rolling In The Deep”

Bruno Mars “Grenade”

Pitbull feat. NE-YO, Nayer & Afrojack “Give Me Everything”

Katy Perry “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)”

Britney Spears “Till The World Ends”

BEST ROCK VIDEO

The Black Keys “Howlin For You”

Foo Fighters “Walk”

Foster The People “Pumped Up Kicks”

Mumford & Sons “The Cave”

Cage The Elephant “Shake Me Down”

BEST COLLABORATION

Pitbull feat. NE-YO, Nayer & Afrojack “Give Me Everything”

Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes “Look At Me Now”

Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi “All Of The Lights”

Katy Perry feat. Kanye West “E.T.”

Nicki Minaj feat. Drake “Moment 4 Life”

The VMA’s will be live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on August 28, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.