Rihanna and Drake Lead Nominations for 2012 MTV Video Music Awards
TheÂ superstars and frequent collaborators,Â earn five nominations including Video of the Year. Rihannaâs âWe Found Loveâ will compete against Drakeâs âTake Care,â for which she is a featured guest (MTV only gives the nomination to the leadÂ artist in the category).
Drakeâs wild Bar Mitzvah re-enactment in the video for âHYFRâ garners him a nomination for Best Hip-Hop Video, while theRihanna-assisted âTake Careâ picks up Best Male Video, Best Art Direction, and Best Cinematography.
Katy Perry finishes with four nods, while BeyoncÃ©, Frank Ocean, M.I.A., The Throne, and Coldplay trail with three nominations apiece.
The 2012 MTV VMAs will air live on September 6 at 8 p.m. EST from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, with performances from Alicia Keys and One Direction.
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