The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees, Revealed

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Selina, Demi and Taylor are all nominees, Oh my??!!! 😉

For all the Music lovers out there in the world, the MTV VMA:s are quickly approaching—there’s just a little over a month until the moonman heads to the Barclays Center for the annual awards show’s first-ever Brooklyn-based broadcast. It’s fitting, then, that the just-announced nominees just may be the coolest yet. Justin Timberlake and Macklemore top the list, with six impressive mentions apiece, and Teen Vogue favorites Ed Sheeran, Vampire Weekend, and Selena Gomez also earn major nods. And get this: Demi, Miley, and Taylor are all in the running for the same award. How can that much awesomeness fit into one category? There’s no word on who’ll be taking the stage to perform just yet, but with so many rad nominees, the lineup is bound to be unforgettable.

Below, check out 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 & 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. Mickey 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 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” 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 — ”Radiocative” 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” Thirty 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 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 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”

Best Visual Effects Flying Lotus — ”Tiny Tortures” Skrillex feat. The Door — ”Breakin’ a Sweat” The Weeknd — ”Wicked Games” Duck Sauce — ”It’s You” Capital Cities — ”Safe and Sound”

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