Beyonce Leads MTV VMA Nominations

Beyonce MTV VMA Nominations
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Beyonce leads the nominations for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, with videos from her self-titled “visual album” up for eight statuettes at the August 24 kudocast. Eminem and Iggy Azalea follow with seven noms apiece.

Nominations for video of the year go to Beyonce and Jay Z’s “Drunk in Love,” Pharrell’s ubiquitous “Happy,” Azalea and Charli XCX’s “Fancy,” Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” and Sia’s “Chandelier.” Other nominees with multiple nods include Arcade Fire, Sam Smith and Ariana Grande.

The 31st installment of the show, this year’s ceremonies will be held at the newly renovated Forum in Inglewood, Calif. 


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