Drake and Justin Bieber Lead MuchMusic Awards Nominations


Drake and Justin Bieber Lead MuchMusic Awards Nominations


The rapper scoops seven nominations, the teen singer sweeps four nods, while Hedley receive six gongs.
BET Awards is not the only prize-giving event which announced nominations this week as Canadian MuchMusic Video Awards has also uncovered musicians vying for its coveted trophies. Drake receives seven nominations, while Justin Bieber makes his entrance onto the list with four nods.

The 23-year-old rapper and the 16-year-old pop singer will compete against each other in UR FAVE New Artist, UR FAVE Video and International Video of the Year by a Canadian. In the latest category, both of them get double nominations. Drake is listed for "Over" and star-studded "Forever", while Justin is on the battle for "One Time" and "Baby". The two are joined by Avril Lavigne's "Alice (Underground)".

Drake gets his three other nods in International Video of the Year - Group, MuchVIBE Hip-Hop Video of the Year and Cinematography of the Year. In International Video of the Year, he is nominated for his collaboration with Young Money rappers in "Bedrock". This star-studded rap group are facing off 3OH!3, Cobra Starship, Gorillaz, Green Day, Jonas Brothers, Kings of Leon, MGMT, Black Eyed Peas and Tokio Hotel.

Other singers who get multiple gongs at the awards show are Hedley with six nods and Classified, Alexisonfire, Stereos and Danny Fernandes with three each. Lady GaGa, Adam Lambert, Ke$ha, Eminem, Rihanna and Taylor Swift also appear on the nominations list.

2010 MuchMusic Video Awards will take place on June 20 with Miley Cyrus as a co-host. Serving as musical guests, meanwhile, are Justin Bieber and Katy Perry.

Video of the Year:
  • Billy Talent - "Devil On My Shoulder"
  • Danny Fernandes - "Addicted"
  • Hedley - "Perfect"
  • Nickelback - "I'd Come For You"
  • Stereos - "Summer Girl"
Post-Production of the Year: Cinematography of the Year: Director of the Year:
  • Billy Talent - "Saint Veronika"
  • Classified - "Oh Canada"
  • Hedley - "Perfect"
  • K-OS featuring Saukrates - "I Wish I Knew Natalie Portman"
  • Shawn Desman - "Shiver"
Pop Video of the Year:
  • Down With Webster - "Your Man"
  • Faber Drive - "G-Get Up And Dance"
  • Hedley - "Cha-Ching"
  • Marianas Trench -"Celebrity Status"
  • Stereos - "Summer Girl"
MuchLOUD Rock Video of the Year: MuchVIBE Hip-Hop Video of the Year: MuchFACT Indie Video of the Year: International Video of the Year - Artist: International Video of the Year - Group: International Video of the Year by a Canadian: UR FAVE Video: UR FAVE International Video: UR FAVE New Artist:

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