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(Allhiphop News) The 2013 edition of MTV’s Video Music Awards is heading to Brooklyn for the first time. On August 25, some of the biggest music stars in the world will take center stage at the house that HOV built – The Barclays Center.

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will go into the night with the most nominations as both acts earn 6 nods a piece. Up next is pop singer Bruno Mars with 4 nominations.

Rap standouts Drake and Kendrick Lamar each garnered multiple nominations. They will compete against Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, A$AP Rocky, and J. Cole for the “Best Hip Hop Video” award. Other Hip Hop artists Snoop Lion, Jay-Z, T.I., Pharrell, 2 Chainz, and Iggy Azalea received nominations as well.

R&B performers Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Robin Thicke, Miguel, Ciara, Janelle Monáe, Erykah Badu, and The Weeknd will also vie for the newly designed moonman.

Fans can vote for who they think should win most of the VMAs at mtv.com through August 12th. “Artist To Watch” voting will continue until the winner is announced live on the air. The “Best Song of the Summer” will be announced on August 12th.

Check out the full list of nominees below. Who do you think should win the award for “Best Hip Hop Video”?

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”
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 (Formerly Best New Artist)
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 – “Radioactive”
Fall Out Boy – “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)”
Mumford & 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 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
Capital Cities – “Safe and Sound”
Duck Sauce – “It’s You”
Flying Lotus – “Tony Tortures”
Skrillex feat. the Doors –  “Breakn’ a Sweat”
The Weeknd – “Wicked Games”

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