Shakira, Red Hot Chili Peppers Dominate 2006 VMA Nominee List

Up-and-comers Panic! At the Disco join Madonna and Aguilera in fight for top video

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The 2006 MTV VMA nominations have been announced, and predictably, this year's most prominent artists dominate the list. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Shakira each earned seven nominations, while VMA veterans like Madonna and Christina Aguilera find themselves competing against emo-cabaret act Panic! At the Disco for key awards. Read the entire list of nominees below.

Video of the Year:
Christina Aguilera -- "Ain't No Other Man"
Panic! at the Disco -- "I Write Sins Not Tragedies"
Madonna -- "Hung Up"
Red Hot Chili Peppers -- "Dani California"
Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean -- "Hips Don't Lie"

Best Male Video:
James Blunt -- "You're Beautiful"
Nick Lachey -- "What's Left of Me"
T.I. -- "What You Know"
Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx -- "Gold Digger"
Busta Rhymes/Lloyd Banks/Mary J. Blige/DMX/Missy Elliot/Papoose & Rah Digga -- "Touch It"

Best Female Video:
Christina Aguilera -- "Ain't No Other Man"
Kelly Clarkson -- "Because of You"
Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland -- "Promiscuous"
Madonna -- "Hung Up"
Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean -- "Hips Don't Lie"

Best Group Video:
All American Rejects -- "Move Along"
Fall Out Boy -- "Dance, Dance"
Gnarls Barkley -- "Crazy"
Panic! at the Disco -- "I Write Sins Not Tragedies"
Red Hot Chili Peppers -- "Dani California"

Best Rap Video:
50 Cent -- "Window Shopper"
Busta Rhymes/Lloyd Banks/Mary J. Blige/DMX/Missy Elliot/Papoose & Rah Digga -- "Touch It"
Chamillionaire -- "Ridin'"
T.I. -- "What You Know"
Yung Joc feat. Nitti -- "It's Goin' Down"

Best R&B Video:
Beyonce Knowles feat. Slim Thug -- "Check On It"
Mary J. Blige -- "Be Without You"
Chris Brown -- "Yo! (Excuse Me Miss)"
Mariah Carey -- "Shake It Off"
Jamie Foxx feat. Ludacris -- "Unpredictable"

Best Hip-Hop Video:
Black Eyed Peas -- "My Humps"
Common -- "Testify"
Daddy Yankee -- "Rompe"
Three 6 Mafia -- "Stay Fly"
Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx -- "Gold Digger"

Best Dance Video:
Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland -- Promiscuous"
Madonna -- "Hung Up"
Sean Paul -- "Temperature"
Pussycat Dolls feat. Snoop Dogg -- "Buttons"
Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean -- "Hips Don't Lie"

Best Rock Video:
30 Seconds to Mars -- "The Kill"
AFI -- "Miss Murder"
Green Day -- "Wake Me Up When September Ends"
Panic! at the Disco -- "I Write Sins Not Tragedies"
Red Hot Chili Peppers -- "Dani California"

Best Pop Video:
Christina Aguilera -- "Ain't No Other Man"
Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland -- "Promiscuous"
Madonna -- "Hung Up"
Pink -- "Stupid Girls"
Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean -- "Hips Don't Lie"

Best New Artist in a Video:
Angels & Airwaves -- "The Adventure"
Avenged Sevenfold -- "Bat Country"
James Blunt -- You're Beautiful"
Panic! at the Disco -- "I Write Sins Not Tragedies"
Rihanna -- "S.O.S."

Best Direction in a Video:
10 Years -- "Wasteland"
AFI -- "Miss Murder"
Common -- "Testify"
Gnarls Barkley -- "Crazy"
RHCP -- "Dani California"

Best Choreography in a Video:
Christina Aguilera -- "Ain't No Other Man"
Madonna -- "Hung Up"
Sean Paul -- "Temperature"
Pussycat Dolls feat. Snoop Dogg -- "Buttons"
Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean -- "Hips Don't Lie"

Best Special Effects in a Video:
Angels & Airwaves -- "The Adventure"
Beck -- "Hell Yes"
Missy Elliot -- "We Run This"
Pearl Jam -- "Life Wasted"
U2 -- "Origin of the Species"

Best Art Direction in a Video:
10 Years -- "Wasteland"
Common -- "Testify"
Panic! at the Disco -- "I Write Sins Not Tragedies"
RHCP -- "Dani California"
Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean -- "Hips Don't Lie"

Best Editing in a Video:
All American Rejects -- "Move Along"
Angels & Airwaves -- "The Adventure"
Gnarls Barkley -- "Crazy"
RHCP -- "Dani California"
U2 -- "Origin of the Species"

Best Cinematography in a Video:
AFI -- "Miss Murder"
James Blunt -- "You're Beautiful"
Prince -- "Black Sweat"
RHCP -- "Dani California"
Ashlee Simpson -- "Invisible"

Viewer's Choice Award:
Chris Brown -- "Run It"
Fall Out Boy -- "Dance, Dance"
Kelly Clarkson -- "Becuase of You"
Rihanna -- "S.O.S."
Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean -- "Hips Don't Lie"