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2013 MTV Video Music Awards Full List of Nominees

Announcing the 2013 MTV VMA Nominees

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards nominees were announced this overnight, with Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis leading the pack. Those artists are tied for six nominations each, including video of the year and best direction. Other top nominees include Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Bruno Mars and Robin Thicke. Beyoncé, Katy Perry and Selena Gomez also received nominations and will all face off against each other for best female video. MTV also broke new ground by announcing several of the nominees through Instagram and Vine videos.

The show airs on Sunday, Aug. 25 (Monday Aug. 26 AEST). Read on for the full list of 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"
P!nk 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
Twenty One Pilots, "Holding on to You"
Zedd feat. Foxes, "Clarity"
Austin Mahone, "What About Love"
The Weeknd, "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"
P!nk 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 and Sons, "I Will Wait"
Thirty Seconds to Mars, "Up in the Air"
Vampire Weekend, "Diane Young"
 
BEST ART DIRECTION
Capital Cities, "Safe and Sound"
Thirty Seconds To Mars, "Up in the Air"
Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah Badu, "Q.U.E.E.N"
Lana Del Rey, "National Anthem"
Alt-J, "Tessellate"
 
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
Thirty 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
P!nk 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"
 
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Flying Lotus, "Tiny Tortures"
Skrillex feat. The Doors, "Breakin' a Sweat"
The Weeknd, "Wicked Games"
Duck Sauce, "It's You"
Capital Cities, "Safe and Sound"

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