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Lady Gaga Scores 13 VMA Nominations

"God put me on Earth for three reasons: to make loud music, gay videos and cause a damn raucous."

August 3, 2010 2:03 PM ET

Lady Gaga scored a record-shattering 13 nominations for the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, including two nods apiece in the Best Female Video, Best Collaboration, Best Pop Video and Video of the Year categories. Eminem racked up the second-most nominations with eight, including Video of the Year and Best Hip-Hop Video for "Not Afraid."

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"I'm so honored for all the little monsters and self-professed freaks of the universe, to have more VMA nominations in a single year than any artist in MTV history. Ironically, I'm even more proud it's an unlucky number; 13," Gaga said in a statement. "A long time ago the world told me and my little monsters we would never be heard, together we changed the rules. God put me on Earth for three reasons: To make loud music, gay videos, and cause a damn raucous."

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All of Gaga's nominations come from a trio of songs: Fame Monster's "Bad Romance" and a pair of Beyoncé collaborations, "Telephone" and "Video Phone (Extended Remix)." B.o.B and Hayley Williams' "Airplanes," 30 Seconds to Mars' "Kings and Queens" and, most surprisingly, Florence and the Machine's "Dog Days Are Over," will also compete for Video of the Year. As Rolling Stone reported earlier today, Paramore, Muse, MGMT, 30 Seconds to Mars and Florence and the Machine will compete for Best Rock Video.

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Perhaps in an attempt to drum up some drama for this year's ceremony, which will air live on September 12th from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre, both Taylor Swift (Best Female Video for "Fifteen") and Kanye West (Best Hip-Hop Video for "Forever") were nominated, making a reunion between the two at the VMAs seemingly inevitable.

B.o.B. wound up with five nominations, and Ke$ha earned three for "TiK ToK." The Black Keys and Gorillaz both scored nods for Breakthrough Video (for "Tighten Up" and "Stylo," respectively) and Justin Bieber will compete against Ke$ha, Jason Derulo, Nicki Minaj and Broken Bells for Best New Artist. See the full list of 2010 nominees below:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Florence + The Machine - "Dog Days Are Over"
30 Seconds To Mars - "Kings and Queens"
Lady Gaga featuring Beyoncé - "Telephone"
Eminem - "Not Afraid"
B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams - "Airplanes"

BEST COLLABORATION
B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams - "Airplanes"
Beyoncé featuring Lady Gaga - "Video Phone (Extended Remix)"
Lady Gaga featuring Beyonce – "Telephone"
3OH!3 featuring Kesha - "My First Kiss"
Jay-Z & Alicia Keys - "Empire State of Mind"

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Ke$ha - "Tik Tok"
Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg - "California Gurls"
Beyoncé featuring Lady Gaga - "Video Phone (Extended Remix)"
Taylor Swift - "Fifteen"

BEST MALE VIDEO
Eminem - "Not Afraid"
Usher featuring Will.I.Am - "OMG"
B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams - "Airplanes"
Drake - "Find Your Love"
Jason Derulo - "In My Head"

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO
B.o.B. featuring Hayley Williams - "Airplanes"
Eminem - "Not Afraid"
Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem - "Forever"
Jay-Z & Swizz Beats - "On To The Next One"
Kid Cudi featuring MGMT & Ratatat - "Pursuit Of Happiness"

BEST NEW ARTIST
Ke$ha - "Tik Tok"
Jason Derulo - "In My Head"
Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris - "Baby"
Nicki Minaj featuring Sean Garrett - "Massive Attack"
Broken Bells - "The Ghost Inside"

BEST POP VIDEO
Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg - "California Gurls"
Ke$ha - "Tik Tok"
Beyoncé featuring Lady Gaga - "Video Phone (Extended Remix)"
B.o.B featuring Bruno Mars - "Nothing on You"

BEST ROCK VIDEO
30 Seconds To Mars - "Kings and Queens"
Muse - "Uprising"
Paramore - "Ignorance"
Florence + the Machine - "Dog Days Are Over"
MGMT - "Flash Delirium"

BEST DANCE MUSIC VIDEO
Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull - "I Like It"
Cascada - "Evacuate The Dancefloor"
David Guetta featuring Akon - "Sexy Chick"
Usher featuring Will.I.Am - "OMG"

BEST ART DIRECTION
Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Florence + The Machine - "Dogs Days Are Over"
Eminem - "Not Afraid"
30 Seconds To Mars - "Kings and Queens"
Beyoncé featuring Lady Gaga - "Video Phone (Extended Remix)"

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Lady Gaga featuring Beyoncé - "Telephone"
Beyoncé featuring Lady Gaga - "Video Phone (Extended Remix)"
Usher featuring Will.I.Am - "OMG"
Janelle Monáe featuring Big Boi - "Tightrope"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Eminem - "Not Afraid"
Jay-Z & Alicia Keys - "Empire State of Mind"
Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Mumford and Sons - "Little Lion Man"
Florence + The Machine - "Dog Days Are Over"

BEST DIRECTION
Jay-Z & Alicia Keys - "Empire State of Mind"
Director: Hype Williams

Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Director: Francis Lawrence

Eminem - "Not Afraid"
Director: Rich Lee

P!nk - "Funhouse"
Director: Dave Meyers

30 Seconds To Mars - "Kings and Queens"
Director: Bartholomew Cubbins

BEST EDITING
Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Editor: Jarrett Fijal

Eminem - "Not Afraid"
Editor: Ken Mowe

Rihanna - "Rude Boy"
Editor: Clark Eddy

P!nk - "Funhouse"
Editor: Chris Davis

Miike Snow - "Animal"
Editor: Frank Macias

BEST SFX (SPECIAL EFFECTS)
Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Special Effects: Tim Jarvis

Eminem - "Not Afraid"
Special Effects: Animaholics-VFX

Muse - "Uprising"
Special Effects: Sam Stevens

Green Day - "21st Century Breakdown"
Special Effects: Laundry

Dan Black - "Symphonies"
Special Effects: Corinne Bance & Axel D’Harcourt

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO
Dan Black - "Symphonies"
Gorillaz featuring Bobby Womack & Mos Def - "Stylo"
Coldplay - "Strawberry Swing"
The Black Keys - "Tighten Up"

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