The nominees are in for the long awaited MTV Video Music Awards. Hip-shaker Shakira and the rejuvenated Red Hot Chili Peppers lead the field with seven nominations, while pop diva Madonna grabbed five and Christina Aguilera received four. The videos from all five artist will go head to head for the 2006 VMA’s which will air live from New York’s Radio City Music Hall on August 31. We hardly can’t wait since word comes through that Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, T.I., Ludacris and the Killers will perform at the star studded fest! To get more information log on to MTV.COM.