2013 MTV Video Music Awards nominees

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The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will take place on Sunday August 25, 2013 live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Here are the nominees for the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards which will air live on MTV.

2013 MTV Video Music Award Nominees

Video of the Year

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (featuring Wanz) — “Thrift Shop” Bruno Mars — “Locked Out of Heaven”

Taylor Swift — “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Robin Thicke (featuring T.I. and Pharrell) — “Blurred Lines”

Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors”

Best Male Video

Kendrick Lamar — “Swimming Pools (Drank)”

Bruno Mars — “Locked Out of Heaven”

Ed Sheeran — “Lego House”

Robin Thicke (featuring T.I. and Pharrell) — “Blurred Lines”

Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors”

Best Female Video

Miley Cyrus — “We Can’t Stop”

Demi Lovato — “Heart Attack”

Pink (featuring Nate Ruess) — “Just Give Me a Reason”

Rihanna (featuring Mikky Ekko) — “Stay”

Taylor Swift — “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Best Pop Video

Miley Cyrus — “We Can’t Stop”

fun. — “Carry On”

Selena Gomez — “Come & Get It”

Bruno Mars — “Locked Out of Heaven”

Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors”

Best New Artist

Iggy Azalea — “Work”

Austin Mahone — “What About Love”

Twenty One Pilots — “Holding on to You”

The Weeknd — “Wicked Games”

Zedd (featuring Foxes) — “Clarity”

Best Rock Video

30 Seconds to Mars — “Up in the Air”

Fall Out Boy — “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)”

Imagine Dragons — “Radioactive”

Mumford & Sons — “I Will Wait”

Vampire Weekend — “Diane Young”

Best Hip-Hop Video

A$AP Rocky (featuring 2 Chainz, Drake and Kendrick Lamar) — “Fuckin’ Problems”

J. Cole (featuring Miguel) — “Power Trip”

Drake — “Started from the Bottom”

Kendrick Lamar — “Swimming Pools (Drank)”

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (featuring Ray Dalton) — “Can’t Hold Us”

Best Collaboration

Calvin Harris (featuring Ellie Goulding) — “I Need Your Love”

Pink (featuring Nate Ruess) — “Just Give Me a Reason”

Pitbull (featuring Christina Aguilera) – “Feel This Moment”

Robin Thicke (featuring T.I. and Pharrell) — “Blurred Lines”

Justin Timberlake (featuring Jay-Z) — “Suit & Tie”

Best Direction

Drake — “Started from the Bottom” (Directors: Director X and Drake)

Fun. — “Carry On” (Director: Anthony Mandler)

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (featuring Ray Dalton) — “Can’t Hold Us” (Directors: Ryan Lewis, Jason Koenig and Jon Jon Augustavo)

Justin Timberlake (featuring Jay-Z) — “Suit & Tie” (Director: David Fincher)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs — “Sacrilege” (Director: Megaforce)

Best Choreography

Chris Brown — “Fine China” (Choreographers: Richmond Talauega, Anthony Talauega and Anwar “Flii” Burton)

Ciara — “Body Party” (Choreographer: Jamaica Craft)

Jennifer Lopez (featuring Pitbull) — “Live It Up” (Choreographers: J.R. Taylor and Beau Smart)

Bruno Mars — “Treasure” (Choreographer: Bruno Mars)

will.i.am (featuring Justin Bieber) — “#thatPOWER” (Choreographers: Fatima Robinson and Ryo Noguchi)

Best Visual Effects

Capital Cities — “Safe and Sound” (Visual Effects: Grady Hall, Jonathan Wu and Derek Johnson)

Duck Sauce — “It’s You” (Visual Effects: Royal Post / Paris)

Flying Lotus — “Tiny Tortures” (Visual Effects: Dustin Bowser)

Skrillex (featuring The Doors) — “Breakn’ a Sweat” (Visual Effects: Bonnie Brae, BEMO, Jeff Dotson and Erik Lee)

The Weeknd — “Wicked Games” (Visual Effects: Drop and Abel)

Best Art Direction

30 Seconds to Mars — “Up in the Air” (Art Director: Floyd Albee)

Alt-J — “Tessellate” (Art Director: Charlie Lambros)

Capital Cities — “Safe and Sound” (Art Director: Teri Whittaker)

Lana Del Rey — “National Anthem” (Art Director: Lou Asaro)

Janelle Monáe (featuring Erykah Badu) — “Q.U.E.E.N.” (Art Director: Veronica Logsdon)

Best Editing

Miley Cyrus — “We Can’t Stop” (Editors: Paul Martinez and Nick Rondeau)

Calvin Harris (featuring Florence Welch) — “Sweet Nothing” (Editors: Vincent Haycock and Ross Hallard)

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (featuring Ray Dalton) — “Can’t Hold Us” (Editors: Ryan Lewis and Jason Koenig)

Pink (featuring Nate Ruess) — “Just Give Me a Reason” (Editor: Jackie London at Sunset Edit)

Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors” (Editors: Jarrett Fijal and Bonch LA)

Best Cinematography

30 Seconds to Mars — “Up in the Air” (Director of Photography: David Devlin)

A-Trak and Tommy Trash — “Tuna Melt” (Directors of Photography: TS Pfeffer and Robert McHugh)

Lana Del Rey — “Ride” (Director of Photography: Malik Sayeed)

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (featuring Ray Dalton) — “Can’t Hold Us” (Directors of Photography: Jason Koenig, Ryan Lewis and Mego Lin)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs — “Sacrilege” (Director of Photography: Alexis Zabe)

Best Video with a Social Message

Beyoncé — “I Was Here”

Kelly Clarkson — “People Like Us”

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (featuring Mary Lambert) — “Same Love”

Miguel — “Candles in the Sun”

Snoop Lion (featuring Drake and Cori B.) — “No Guns Allowed”

Best Song of the Summer

Miley Cyrus — “We Can’t Stop”

Daft Punk — “Get Lucky”

Selena Gomez — “Come & Get It”

Calvin Harris (featuring Ellie Goulding) — “I Need Your Love”

One Direction — “Best Song Ever”

Robin Thicke (featuring T.I. and Pharrell) — “Blurred Lines”

Best Latino Artist

Daddy Yankee

Don Omar

Jesse & Joy

Pitbull

Alejandro Sanz

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Justin Timberlake