The MTV Video Music Award nominations for this year have been announced. Among many nominees, rockers Green Day leads with eight nods in total, including Video of the Year, Best Group Video, Viewer's Choice for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," and Best Art Direction for "American Idiot." As for the soloist, Gwen Stefani and rapper Missy Elliott follow with six nods each, whereas U2 gets 5 nods.
In addition, British band Coldplay also is nominated for Video of the Year for their "Speed of Sound." Further it is reported that Green Day will also perform at the 22nd annual VMAs, host by Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs in Miami, Fla., on August 28. Perform along the music group is Kanye West and Kelly Clarkson, whose "Since U Been Gone" is nominated for Best Female Video and Best Pop Video.