MTV Video Music Awards 2011: Full List of Nominations

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On August 28, the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards will be handed out.

While MTV selects winners arbitrarily, and the irony of a network that ceased playing music videos years ago still holding an award show for them always kills us, there's simply no denying this event is always a fun, outrageous time.

With these big-name stars on hand, next month's show should be no different. Here's the full list of nominees for the 2011 MTV VMAs ...

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 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 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 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. We'll have red carpet and award show coverage, as always!

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