Justin Bieber, Rihanna and One Direction Nab Nominations at 2012 MuchMusic Awards


Justin Bieber, Rihanna and One Direction Nab Nominations at 2012 MuchMusic Awards


Other nominees for the upcoming Canadian video awards include Drake, Beyonce Knowles, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Lady GaGa, Nicki Minaj and Carly Rae Jepsen.

Nominees for this year's MuchMusic Video Awards have been announced. Canadian native Justin Bieber, Bajan singer Rihanna and British boyband One Direction are among the musicians who enter battles to win coveted prizes at the upcoming Canadian awards show.

Bieber is vying for International Video of the Year by a Canadian, thanks to his newly-premiered clip for single "Boyfriend". The teen is competing against Avril Lavigne ("Smile"), Drake ft. Riri ("Take Care"), Nickelback ("When We Stand Together") and Simple Plan ("Astronaut").

He's additionally listed in International Video of the Year - Artist through Chris Brown's "Next 2 You" where he serves as a featured guest. Other contenders in this category include Riri, Beyonce Knowles, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Lady GaGa and Nicki Minaj.

In the Group category for International Video of the Year, Harry Styles and his bandmates face stiff competition against Coldplay, The Wanted, Bad Meets Evil, LMFAO, Maroon 5 and Selena Gomez & The Scene.

Canadian rising star Carly Rae Jepsen scores two nods Video of the Year and Pop Video of the Year, thanks to her "Call Me Maybe" clip. In the former category, she faces off Drizzy, Down With Webster, Hedley and Marianas Trench.

2012 MuchMusic Video Awards will be held on June 17. Redfoo and SkyBlu are set to co-host the event, while Katy is scheduled to make a live performance.

Video of the Year:

  • Carly Rae Jepsen - "Call Me Maybe"
  • Down With Webster - "She's Dope"
  • Drake - "Headlines"
  • Hedley - "Invincible"
  • Marianas Trench - "Fallout"
Post-Production of the Year:
  • Down With Webster - "Big Wheels"
  • Marianas Trench - "Fallout"
  • Shaun Boothe - "Let Me Go"
  • The New Cities - "Heatwave"
  • These Kids Wear Crowns - "I Wanna Dance With Somebody"
Cinematography of the Year:
  • City and Colour - "Fragile Bird"
  • Hedley - "Invincible"
  • Kreesha Turner - "Rock Paper Scissors"
  • Marianas Trench - "Fallout"
  • Shawn Desman - "Moneyshot/Something Stupid"
Director of the Year:
  • Aleesia ft. Big Sean - "Kiss It Bye Bye"
  • Danny Fernadnes ft. Josh Ramsay and Belly - "Hit Me Up"
  • Down With Webster - "Royalty"
  • Marianas Trench - "Haven't Had Enough"
  • Nelly Furtado - "Big Hoops"
Pop Video of the Year:
  • Anjulie - "Brand New Chick"
  • Carly Rae Jepsen - "Call Me Maybe"
  • Hedley - "Invincible"
  • Marianas Trench - "Haven't Had Enough"
  • Victoria Duffield - "Shut Up and Dance"
MuchLOUD Rock Video of the Year:
  • Arkells - "Michigan Left"
  • F*cked Up - "Queen of Hearts"
  • Sam Roberts Band - "I Feel You"
  • The Sheepdogs - "I Don't Know"
  • Theory of a Deadman - "Chick Came Back"
MuchVIBE Hip-Hop Video of the Year: MuchFACT Indie Video of the Year:
  • Arcade Fire - "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)"
  • City and Colour - "Fragile Bird"
  • Danny Fernadnes ft. Josh Ramsay and Belly - "Hit Me Up"
  • Down With Webster - "She's Dope"
  • LIGHTS - "Banner"
International Video of the Year - Artist: International Video of the Year - Group: International Video of the Year by a Canadian:

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