Green Day Top VMA Noms

Gwen, Missy pull in several nods for annual video awards

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Green Day's "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" and "American Idiot" earned the veteran punk rockers eight 2005 MTV Video Music Award nominations, more than any other act, including a nod for Video of the Year for "Boulevard." Gwen Stefani and Missy Elliott are next with six nominations. The No Doubt frontwoman scored a Video of the Year nomination for "Hollaback Girl." Coldplay's "Speed of Sound," Kanye West's "Jesus Walks" and Snoop Dogg's "Drop It Like It's Hot" (featuring Pharrell) round out the nominees for the evening's biggest award.

U2's "Vertigo" helped the Irish rockers grab five nominations, while Coldplay's "Speed of Sound" helped Chris Martin and Co. earn four nods.

Rapper/music mogul P. Diddy will host the awards show, to be held in Miami on August 28th. Green Day, Kanye West and Kelly Clarkson are scheduled to perform.

The 2005 MTV Video Music Awards nominees:

Video of the Year
Coldplay, "Speed of Sound"
Kanye West, "Jesus Walks"
Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell, "Drop It Like It's Hot"
Gwen Stefani, "Hollaback Girl"

Best Male Video
50 Cent, "Candy Shop"
Kanye West, "Jesus Walks"
Beck, "E-Pro"
Usher, "Caught Up"
John Legend, "Ordinary People"

Best Female Video
Amerie, "1 Thing"
Mariah Carey, "We Belong Together"
Gwen Stefani, "Hollaback Girl"
Shakira featuring Alejandro Sanz, "La Tortura"
Kelly Clarkson, "Since U Been Gone"

Best Rap Video
Eminem, "Just Lose It"
T.I., "U Don't Know Me"
The Game & 50 Cent, "Hate It Or Love It"
Ying Yang Twins, "Wait (The Whisper Song)"
Ludacris, "Number One Spot"

Best Group Video
Black Eyed Peas, "Don't Phunk With My Heart"
The Killers, "Mr. Brightside"
Destiny's Child featuring T.I. & Lil' Wayne, "Soldier"
U2, "Vertigo"
Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Best R&B Video
Alicia Keys, "Karma"
Mariah Carey, "We Belong Together"
Ciara featuring Ludacris, "Oh"
Usher & Alicia Keys, "My Boo"
John Legend, "Ordinary People"

Best Hip-Hop Video
Common, "Go"
Nas featuring Olu Dara, "Bridging The Gap"
Kanye West, "Jesus Walks"
Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell, "Drop It Like It's Hot"
Missy Elliott featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop, "Lose Control"

Best Dance Video
Ciara, "1,2 Step"
Missy Elliott featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop, "Lose Control"
Destiny's Child, "Lose My Breath"
Shakira featuring Alejandro Sanz, "La Tortura"
Jennifer Lopez, "Get Right"

Best Rock Video
Foo Fighters, "Best of You"
My Chemical Romance, "Helena"
Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
Weezer, "Beverly Hills"
The Killers, "Mr. Brightside"

Best Pop Video
Ashlee Simpson, "Pieces of Me"
Kelly Clarkson, "Since U Been Gone"
Gwen Stefani, "Hollaback Girl"
Lindsay Lohan, "Rumors"
Jesse McCartney, "Beautiful Soul"

Best New Artist in a Video
Ciara, "1,2 Step"
The Killers, "Mr. Brightside"
The Game, "Dreams"
My Chemical Romance, "Helena"
John Legend, "Ordinary People"

MTV2 Award (voted on by fans)
Akon featuring Styles P, "Locked Up"
Fall Out Boy, "Sugar, We're Going Down"
The Bravery, "An Honest Mistake"
Mike Jones featuring Slim Thug & Paul Wall, "Still Tippin'"
Daddy Yankee, "Gasolina"
My Chemical Romance, "Helena"

Breakthrough Video
Eminem and Ian Inaba, "Mosh"
Sarah McLachlan and Sophie Muller, "World On Fire"
Gorillaz and Jamie Hewlett, "Feel Good INC."
U2 and Alex & Martin: "Vertigo"
Missy Elliott featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop and Dave Meyers, "Lose Control"

Best Direction in a Video
Green Day, Samuel Bayer, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
White Stripes, Floria Sigismondi, "Blue Orchid"
Jennifer Lopez, Francis Lawrence/Diane Martel, "Get Right"
U2, Alex & Martin, "Vertigo"
Missy Elliott featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop, Dave Meyers, "Lose Control"

Best Choreography in a Video
Amerie, Jamaica Scott, "1 Thing"
Missy Elliott featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop, Hi Hat, "Lose Control"
Gwen Stefani, Kishaya Dudley, "Hollaback Girl"
My Chemical Romance, Michael Rooney, "Helena"
Jennifer Lopez, Richmond Talauega, Anthony Talauega, "Get Right"

Best Special Effects in a Video
Coldplay, A52, "Speed of Sound"
The Mars Volta, Artificial Army, "The Widow"
Gorillaz, Passion Pictures, "Feel Good INC."
Missy Elliott featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop, Radium, "Lose Control"
Ludacris, 20Twenty, "Number One Spot"
U2, Jam Abelenet, "Vertigo"

Best Art Direction in a Video
Green Day, Jan Roelfs, "American Idiot"
System Of A Down, Jeremy Reed, "B.Y.O.B."
Gwen Stefani, Zach Matthewes, "What You Waiting For?"
White Stripes, Sue Tebbutt, "Blue Orchid"
The Killers, Laura Fox: "Mr. Brightside"

Best Editing in a Video
Coldplay, Adam Pertofsky, "Speed of Sound"
Gwen Stefani, Dustin Robertson, "What You Waiting For?"
Foo Fighters, Nathan Cox, "Best of You"
Jennifer Lopez, Dustin Robertson, "Get Right"
Green Day, Tim Royes, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
Simple Plan, Richard Alarcron, "Untitled"

Best Cinematography in a Video
Coldplay, Harris Savides, "Speed of Sound"
Simple Plan, Michael Bernard, "Untitled"
Green Day, Samuel Bayer, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
U2, Omer Ganai, "Vertigo"
Modest Mouse, Danny Hiele, "Ocean Breathes Salty"
White Stripes, Chris Soos, "Blue Orchid"

Best Soundtrack from a Video Game
Electronic Arts, "Def Jam: Fight For NY"
Rockstar Games, "Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition"
Konami Video Game, "Dance Dance Revolution Extreme"
Activision Video Game, "Tony Hawks Underground 2"
Electronic Arts, "Madden 2005"