Beyonce and Lady Gaga Tied With Nine '2009 MTV Video Music Awards' Nominations While Britney Spears Comes In a Close Second With

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KANYE WEST, EMINEM AND COLDPLAY VIE FOR FOUR AWARDS EACH, GREEN DAY GETS THREE NOMINATIONS WHILE JAY-Z GRABS TWO

The 26th Annual Awards Show Will Broadcast Live From New York City On Sunday, September 13 at9:00PM, (Live ET/Tape Delayed PT)

NEW YORK,Aug. 4-- MTV today announced the nominees for the"2009 MTV Video Music Awards." The ladies lead the pack as Beyonce and LadyGaga earn nine nominations each for "Single Ladies (Put A Ring on It)," "PokerFace" and "Paparazzi" respectively.Britney Spearsfollows with an impressiveseven combined nominations for "Womanizer" and "Circus." Jay-Z, Green Day,Eminem,Kanye Westand Coldplay will each find themselves vying for severalmoonmen on the big night. In addition, Latin Grammy award-winning PuertoRican duo Wisin Y Yandel, rapper Drake and rockers Kings of Leon are a few ofthe artists who have received their first VMA nomination. Included in theimpressive line-up of first-time nominees is rapperAsher Rothwho findshimself up against one of today's most notorious artists Eminem, in the "BestHip-Hop" category. As previously announced,Russell Brandwill host and set toperform are Green Day, P!nk,Taylor Swiftand Muse.Katy Perry, Ne-Yo andGossip Girl's Chace Crawford are confirmed presenters. The "2009 MTV VideoMusic Awards" will air live onSunday, September 13, 2009at9PM(Live ET/Tapedelayed PT) and onSunday, September 20at5pm ETwith Spanish subtitles onMTV Tr3s. MTV will announce additional performers, nominees and presenters ona later date.

"I'm excited and honored to be tied for most nominated for the VMAs. I'vebeen blessed this year to have 'Single Ladies' become a video people reallyconnected with and responded to. I've spent so much time watching all thegreat versions people created all around the world. It's beautiful to feel youtouch people and bring a song to life with a video." - Beyonce

"After years of hustle inNew York City, where we made our art videos inbars, myself and the Haus of Gaga are honored to receive 9 nominations for the2009 VMAs. We believe in the immensity and the promise of 'showbiz' and willcontinue to give it mouth-to-mouth, till its vomiting return. All you need isa camcorder, a flashlight, and one truly GREAT idea. Thank you MTV for beingour video flagship, and for supporting this bunch of inspired kids, who loveto get wasted and make art, together."- Lady Gaga and the Haus

Viewers can vote for general VMAs categories, including "Best New Artist,"by visiting vma.mtv.com beginningTuesday, August 4. "Best New Artist" votingcontinues through the show, live onSeptember 13. In addition,VerizonWirelesssubscribers can vote by texting VMA to 97979 (standard message ratesapply.)

MTV,Pepsi and Rock Band(TM) have created a new category at this year'sVMAs, "Best Performance in a Pepsi Rock Band Video" that allows fans, for thefirst time, to win their very own Moonman. This summer, contestants enteredtheir originalRock Band(TM) music videos, which fans will then vote on toselect the ultimate winner. Viewers can help decide which band will travel tothe "2009 MTV Video Music Awards," walk the red carpet, receive their Moonman,and be featured in an MTV produced promotional spot airing the night of theshow by logging on towww.PepsiRockBand.comfromAugust 8 - September 1.

Following are the nominees for the "2009 MTV Video Music Awards":    2009 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEES    VIDEO OF THE YEAR    Beyonce                               Lady Gaga    Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On   Title: Poker Face     It)    Album: I AM...SASHA FIERCE            Album: The Fame    Director:Jake NavaDirector:Ray KayLabel: Music World Music/ColumbiaLabel: InterscopeProduction Company: AnonymousProduction Company: Rockhard Films     Content    Producer:John WinterProducer:Jil Hardin-----------------------------------   ----------------------------------    EminemKanye WestTitle: We Made You                    Title: Love Lockdown    Album: Relapse                        Album: 808's and Heartbreak    Director:Joseph KahnDirector:Simon HenwoodLabel: Interscope                     Label: hiphopsince1978/Roc-A-FellaProduction Company:HSI Productions

         Production Company:HSI ProductionsProducer: Mary Ann Tanedo             Producer: Hagai Shaham    -----------------------------------   -----------------------------------Britney SpearsTitle: Womanizer    Album: Circus    Director:Joseph KahnLabel:Jive/Zomba Label Group

         Production Company:HSI ProductionsProducer: Mary Ann Tanedo    -----------------------------------    BEST NEW ARTIST    Lady Gaga                             Drake    Title: Poker Face                     Title: Best I Ever Had    Album: The Fame                       Album: So Far Gone Mixtape    Director:Ray KayDirector:Kanye WestLabel: Interscope                     Label: Young Money/ Universal                                           RepublicProduction Company: Rockhard FilmsProduction Company: GhostTown Media    Producer:Jil HardinProducer: Justin Benoliel    ----------------------------------    -----------------------------------    3OH!3                                 Kid Cudi    Title: Don't Trust Me                 Title: Day N'Nite    Album: Want                           Album: Man On The Moon    Director:Steve JoczDirector: SoMe    Label: Photo Finish Records           Label: G.O.O.D Music/Fool's GoldProduction Company: Dignity & ShameProduction Company: Snoop Talk    Producer: Travis Kopach               Producer:Stuart Leed-----------------------------------   --------------------------------Asher RothTitle:I Love CollegeAlbum: Asleep in the Bread Aisle    Director: Jay Lia/Scooter Braun    Label: SRC/Universal     Motown/SchoolboyProduction Company: Soundis Azaiz    Producer: Jonathan Lia Pruductions    ----------------------------------    BEST MALE VIDEO    EminemKanye WestTitle: We Made You                    Title: Love Lockdown    Album: Relapse                        Album: 808's and Heartbreak    Director:Joseph KahnDirector:Simon HenwoodLabel: Interscope                     Label: hiphopsince1978/Roc-A-FellaProduction Company:HSI Productions

         Production Company:HSI ProductionsProducer: Mary Ann Tanedo             Producer: Hagai Shaham    -----------------------------------   -----------------------------------    Jay-Z                                 T.I. featuring Rihanna    Title: D.O.A (Death of Auto-Tune)     Title: Live Your Life    Album: The Blueprint 3                Album: Paper Trail    Director:Anthony MandlerDirector:Anthony MandlerLabel: Roc Nation                     Label: Atlantic RecordsProduction Company:Les Enfants

         

         Production Company:Les Enfants

         Terribles                             Terribles    Producer: Ciarro Pardo                Producer:Gina Leonard--------------------------------      -------------------------------    Ne-Yo    Title: Miss Independent    Album: The Year of the Gentleman    Director:Chris RobinsonLabel: Def JamProduction Company: Robot Films    Producer:Megan Gutman--------------------------------    BEST FEMALE VIDEOKaty PerryBeyonce    Title: Hot n Cold                     Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On                                           It)    Album: One of The Boys                Album: I AM...SASHA FIERCE    Director:Alan FergusonDirector:Jake NavaLabel: Capitol Records                Label: Music World Music/Columbia

         Production Company: Frank TheProduction Company: Anonymous     Plumber/Anonymous Content             Content    Producer:Melissa LarsenProducer:John Winter-----------------------------         ------------------------------------Kelly ClarksonLady Gaga    Title: My Life Would Suck Without     Title: Poker Face     You    Album: All I Ever Wanted              Album: The Fame    Director:Wayne IshamDirector:Ray KayLabel: RCA                            Label: InterscopeProduction Company: Razor FactoryProduction Company: Rockhard Films    Producer:Craig FanningProducer:Jil Hardin---------------------------------     ----------------------------------Taylor SwiftP!nk    Title: You Belong With Me             Title: So What    Album: Fearless                       Album: Funhouse    Director:Roman WhiteDirector:Dave MeyersLabel: Big Machine Records            Label: LaFace RecordsProduction Company: RevolutionProduction Company: Radical Media     Pictures    Producer:Randy BrewerProducer:Derek Roberto------------------------------        ---------------------------------    BEST HIP HOP VIDEO    EminemKanye WestTitle: We Made You                    Title: Love Lockdown    Album: Relapse                        Album: 808's and Heartbreak    Director:Joseph KahnDirector:Simon HenwoodLabel: Interscope                     Label: hiphopsince1978/Roc-A-FellaProduction Company:HSI Productions

         Production Company:HSI ProductionsProducer: Mary Ann Tanedo             Producer: Hagai Shaham    -----------------------------------   -----------------------------------    Jay-ZAsher RothTitle: D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)    Title:I Love CollegeAlbum: The Blueprint 3                Album: Asleep in the Bread Aisle    Director:Anthony MandlerDirector: Jay Lia/Scooter Braun    Label: Roc Nation                     Label: SRC/Universal                                           Motown/SchoolboyProduction Company:Les Enfants

         

         Production Company: Soundis Azaiz     Terribles    Producer: Ciarro Pardo                Producer: Jonathan Lia Pruductions    ---------------------------------     ----------------------------------    Flo Rida    Title: Right Round    Album: R.O.O.T.S.    Director:Malcolm JonesLabel: Atlantic Records/Poe Boy Ent.Production Company: Jason Valens    Producer: Cafe 451    ------------------------------------    BEST POP VIDEO    Beyonce                               Lady Gaga    Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On   Title: Poker Face     It)    Album: I AM...SASHA FIERCE            Album: The Fame    Director:Jake NavaDirector:Ray KayLabel: Music World Music/ColumbiaLabel: InterscopeProduction Company: AnonymousProduction Company: Rockhard Films     Content    Producer:John WinterProducer:Jil Hardin-----------------------------------   ----------------------------------Britney SpearsCobra Starship featuring Leighton                                           Meester    Title: Womanizer                      Title: Good Girls Go Bad    Album: Circus                         Album: Hot Mess    Director:Joseph KahnDirector:Kai ReganLabel:Jive/Zomba Label GroupLabel: Fueled By Ramen/DecayDanceProduction Company:HSI Productions

         Production Company: East Pleasant                                           Pictures    Producer: Mary Ann Tanedo             Producer:Xander Strohm-----------------------------------   ---------------------------------    Wisin y Yandel    Title: Abusadora    Album: La Revolucion    Director:Jessy TerreroLabel: Machete MusicProduction Company: Terrero Films    Producer:Josh Goldstein---------------------------------    BEST ROCK VIDEO    Coldplay                              Kings of Leon    Title:Viva La VidaTitle: Use Somebody    Album:Viva La VidaAlbum: Only By the Night    Director: Hype Williams               Director:Sophie MullerLabel: Capitol                        Label: RCAProduction Company: NaailiaProduction Company: Oil Factory     Entertainment    Producer: Hype Williams               Producer:Grant Jue---------------------------           -------------------------------    Green Day                             Fall Out Boy    Title: 21 Guns                        Title: I Don't Care    Album: 21(st) Century Breakdown       Album: Folie A Deux    Director:Marc WebbDirector:Alan Ferguson HemingwayLabel: Reprise Records                Label: IslandProduction Company:DNA Inc

         Production Company: Frank The                                           Plumber    Producer:Michael AngelosProducer:Melissa Larsen-------------------------------       ---------------------------------    Paramore    Title: Decode    Album: Twilight, Original Motion     Picture Soundtrack    Director:Shane DrakeLabel: Atlantic/Fueled By Ramen/Chop     ShopProduction Company: Red Van Pictures    Producer:Brandon Bonfiglio------------------------------------    BEST CHOREOGRAPHY    BeyonceBritney SpearsTitle: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On   Title: Circus     It)    Album: I AM...SASHA FIERCE            Album: Circus    Director:Jake NavaDirector:Francis LawrenceLabel: Music World Music/ColumbiaLabel: Jive RecordsProduction Company: AnonymousProduction Company:DNA IncContent    Producer:John WinterProducer:Heather HellerChoreographer: Jaquel Knight & Frank  Choreographer:Andre FuentesGatson Jr.    ------------------------------------  ----------------------------    Ciara featuringJustin TimberlakeAR Rahman & Pussy Cat Dolls                                           featuring Nicole Scherzinger    Title: Love Sex Magic                 Title: Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)    Album: Fantasy Ride                   Album: Doll Domination 2.0    Director:Diane MartelDirector:Thomas KlossLabel: LaFace Records/Zomba Label     Label: Interscope     GroupProduction Company:HSI Productions

         Production Company:DNA IncProducer:Jil HardinProducer:Michael AngelosChoreographer: Jamaica Craft &        Choreographer: Robin Antin & Mikey     "Marty" James Martin Kudelka          Minden    -----------------------------------   -----------------------------------Kristina DeBargeTitle: Goodbye    Album: Exposed    Director:Ray KayLabel: Island/Def JamProduction Company: Rockhard Films    Producer: Nicole Acacio    Choreographer: Jamaica Craft    ----------------------------------    BEST DIRECTION    Beyonce                               Lady Gaga    Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On   Title: Paparazzi     It)    Album: I AM...SASHA FIERCE            Album: The Fame    Director:Jake NavaDirector:Jonas AkerlundLabel: Music World Music/ColumbiaLabel: Interscope/Konlive/StreamlineProduction Company: AnonymousProduction Company: Factory Films     Content                               Ltd.    Producer:John WinterProducer:Steven Johnson-----------------------------------   ------------------------------------    Green Day                             Cobra Starship featuring Leighton                                           Meester    Title: 21 Guns                        Title: Good Girls Go Bad    Album: 21(st) Century Breakdown       Album: Hot Mess    Director:Marc WebbDirector:Kai ReganLabel: Reprise Records                Label: Fueled By Ramen/DecayDanceProduction Company:DNA Inc

         Production Company: East Pleasant                                           Pictures    Producer:Michael AngelosProducer:Xander Strohm-------------------------------       ---------------------------------Britney SpearsTitle: Circus    Album: Circus    Director:Francis LawrenceLabel: Jive RecordsProduction Company:DNA IncProducer:Heather Heller---------------------------    BEST EDITING    BeyonceBritney SpearsTitle: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On   Title: Circus     It)    Album: I AM...SASHA FIERCE            Album: Circus    Director:Jake NavaDirector:Francis LawrenceLabel: Music World Music/ColumbiaLabel: Jive RecordsProduction Company: AnonymousProduction Company:DNA IncContent    Producer:John WinterProducer:Heather HellerEditor:Jarrett FijalEditor:Jarrett Fijal-----------------------------------   ---------------------------    Miley Cyrus                           Coldplay    7 Things                              Title:Viva La VidaAlbum: Breakout                       Album:Viva La VidaDirector:Brett RatnerDirector: Hype Williams    Label:Hollywood Records

         Label: CapitolProduction Company:HSI Productions

         Production Company: Naailia                                           Entertainment    Producer: Skot Bradford               Producer: Hype Williams    Editor:Jarrett FijalEditor: Hype Williams    -----------------------------------   ---------------------------    Lady Gaga    Title: Paparazzi    Album: The Fame    Director:Jonas AkerlundLabel: Interscope/Konlive/StreamlineProduction Company: Factory Films     Ltd.    Producer:Steven JohnsonEditor:Danny Tull& Jonas Akerlund    ------------------------------------    BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS    Beyonce                               Gnarls Barkley    Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On   Title: Who's Gonna Save My Soul     It)    Album: I AM...SASHA FIERCE            Album: The Odd Couple    Director:Jake NavaDirector:Chris MilkLabel: Music World Music/ColumbiaLabel: Atlantic Records/DowntownProduction Company: AnonymousProduction Company: Radical Media     Content                               Inc    Producer:John WinterProducer:Anne JohnsonSpecial Effects: VFX Effects/Louis    Special Effects: Gradient     Mackall V                             Effects/Image-Metrics    -----------------------------------   ----------------------------------    Lady Gaga                             Eminem    Title: Paparazzi                      Title: We Made You    Album: The Fame                       Album: Relapse    Director:Jonas AkerlundDirector:Joseph KahnLabel: Interscope/Konlive/Streamline  Label: InterscopeProduction Company: Factory FilmsProduction Company:HSI ProductionsLtd.    Producer:Steven JohnsonProducer: Mary Ann Tanedo    Special Effects: Chimney Pot          Special Effects: Ingenuity Engine    ------------------------------------  -----------------------------------Kanye Westft Mr.Hudson    Title: Paranoid    Album: 808's and Heartbreak    Director:NABIL    Label: hiphopsince1978/Roc-A-FellaProduction Company: Partizan    Producer: Justin Benoliel andKathleen HeffernanSpecial Effects: Wizardflex    ------------------------------    BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY    Beyonce                               Coldplay    Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On   Title:Viva La VidaIt)    Album: I AM...SASHA FIERCE            Album:Viva La VidaDirector:Jake NavaDirector: Hype Williams    Label: Music World Music/ColumbiaLabel: CapitolProduction Company: AnonymousProduction Company: Naailia     Content                               Entertainment    Producer:John WinterProducer: Hype Williams    Cinematographer:Jim FealyCinematographer:John Perez-----------------------------------   ---------------------------    Lady Gaga                             Green Day    Title: Paparazzi                      Title: 21 Guns    Album: The Fame                       Album: 21(st) Century Breakdown    Director:Jonas AkerlundDirector:Marc WebbLabel: Interscope/Konlive/Streamline  Label: Reprise RecordsProduction Company: Factory FeaturesProduction Company:DNA IncProducer:Steven JohnsonProducer:Michael AngelosCinematographer: Eric Broms           Cinematographer: Jonathan Sela    ------------------------------------  -------------------------------Britney SpearsTitle: Circus    Album: Circus    Director:Francis LawrenceLabel: Jive RecordsProduction Company:DNA IncProducer:Heather HellerCinematographer:Thomas Kloss-----------------------------    BEST ART DIRECTION    BeyonceBritney SpearsTitle: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On   Title: Circus     It)    Album: I AM...SASHA FIERCE            Album: Circus    Director:Jake NavaDirector:Francis LawrenceLabel: Music World Music/ColumbiaLabel: Jive RecordsProduction Company: AnonymousProduction Company:DNA IncContent    Producer:John WinterProducer:Heather HellerArt Director:Niamh ByrneArt Director:Laura Fox& Charles                                           Varga    -----------------------------------   ---------------------------------    Lady Gaga                             Gnarls Barkley    Title: Paparazzi                      Title: Who's Gonna Save My Soul    Album: The Fame                       Album: The Odd Couple    Director:Jonas AkerlundDirector:Chris MilkLabel: Interscope/Konlive/Streamline  Label: Atlantic Records/DowntownProduction Company: Factory FeaturesProduction Company: Radical Media                                           Inc    Producer:Steven JohnsonProducer:Anne JohnsonArt Director:Jason HamiltonArt Director:Zach Matthews------------------------------------  ---------------------------------    Coldplay    Title:Viva La VidaAlbum:Viva La VidaDirector: Hype Williams    Label: CapitolProduction Company: Naailia     Entertainment    Producer: Hype Williams    Art Director:Gregory De Maria------------------------------    BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO    Death Cab For Cutie                   Gnarls Barkley    Title: Grapevine Fires                Title: Who's Gonna Save My Soul    Album: Narrow Stairs                  Album: The Odd Couple    Director:Walter RobotDirector:Chris MilkLabel: Atlantic                       Label: Atlantic Records/DowntownProduction Company: Merge @Production Company: Radical Media     Crossroads    Producer: Walter Robot                Producer:Anne Johnson---------------------------           ---------------------------------    Cold War Kids                         Anjulie    Title: I've Seen Enough               Title: Boom    Album: Loyalty to Loyalty             Album: Anjulie    Director:Vern MoanDirector:Adria PettyLabel: Downtown Records               Label:Concord

         Production Company:Vern Moon

         Production Company: Harves    Producer:Vern MoonProducer:Scott Howard-----------------------------         --------------------------    Chairlift    Title: Evident Utensil                Bat For Lashes    Album: Does You Inspire You           Title: Daniel    Director:Ray TintoriAlbum: Two Suns    Label:Columbia/Kanine Records        Director:Johan Renck

         Production Company: Court 13          Label: Astralwerks     Omnimedia    Producer:Bob Weisz

         Production Company: RAF/RSA Film                                          Producer:Eva Templeman------------------------------        --------------------------------Major LazerPassion Pit    Title: Hold The Line                  Title: The Reeling    Album: Guns Don't Kill People Lazers  Album: Manners     Do    Director: Ferry Gouw                  Director: Humble    Label: Downtown Records               Label:Columbia/Frenchkiss RecordsProduction Company: Ferry GouwProduction Company: Humble    Producer: Ferry Gouw                  Producer: Kim Koby    ------------------------------------  ----------------------------------    Matt & Kim                            Yeah Yeah Yeahs    Title: Lessons Learned                Title: Heads Will Roll    Album: Grand                          Album: It's Blitz!    Director:Taylor Cohen& Otto         Director:Richard AyoadeArsenault    Label: Fader                          Label: D G C/InterscopeProduction Company: FVNMOProduction Company: Warp Films    Producer:Taylor Cohen, Otto          Producer:Jon AdamsArsenault    -----------------------------         ------------------------------    BEST VIDEO (THAT SHOULD HAVE WON A MOONMAN)    U2                                    Dr Dre    Title: Where The Streets Have No      Title: Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang     Name    Album:Joshua TreeAlbum: The Chronic    Director: Miert Avis                  Director:Andre Young(Dr. Dre)    Label: Island                         Label:Interscope/The Atlantic Group--------------------------------      ------------------------------------    Beastie Boys                          Bjork    Title: Sabotage                       Title: Human Behavior    Album: III Communication              Album: Debut    Director:Spike JonzeDirector:Michel GondryLabel: Grand Royal/Capitol Records    Label:Elektra Entertainment----------------------------------    ----------------------------    RadioheadGeorge MichaelTitle:Karma PoliceTitle: Freedom    Album: OK Computer                    Album: Listen Without Prejudice Vol.                                           1    Director:Jonathan GlazerDirector:David FincherLabel: Capitol Records                Label: Columbia Records    ------------------------              -----------------------------------    Foo Fighters                          Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers    Title: Everlong                       Title: Into The Great Wide Open    Album: The Colour And The Shape       Album: Into The Great Wide Open    Director:Michel GondryDirector:Jeff SteinLabel: Capitol Records/Roswell        Label: MCA Records    -------------------------------       -------------------------------    OK GoDavid Lee RothTitle: Here It Goes Again             Title: California Girls    Album: Oh No                          Album: Crazy From The Heat    Director: OK GO & Trish Sie           Director: Pete Angelus andDavid LeeRoth    Label: Capitol Records                Label: Warner Bros. Records    ---------------------------           ------------------------------------

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