See the Full List of 2010 MTV VMA Nominees!

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It's a rock, pop, country and hip-hop showdown!

UsMagazine.com has a sneak peek at the nominees in two categories for this year's MTV Video Awards. Lady Gaga leads the pack with 13 nominations, while Eminem is close behind with 8 chances to score a Moonman.

BEST FEMALE VIDEO:
– "Bad Romance" – Lady Gaga
– "Tik Tok" – Ke$ha
– "California Gurls" – Katy Perry
– "Video Phone (extend remix)" — Beyonce featuring Lady Gaga
– "Fifteen" – Taylor Swift

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

Broadcast live from Los Angeles, this year's VMAs get underway Sept. 12 at 9 p.m. Other nominees include:

BEST COLLABORATION
– "Airplanes" – B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams
– "Video Phone (Extended Remix)" – Beyonce featuring Lady Gaga
– "Telephone" – Lady Gaga featuring Beyonce
– "My First Kiss" – 3OH!3 featuring Ke$ha
– "Empire State of Mind" – Jay-Z and Alicia Keys
 
BEST MALE VIDEO
– "Not Afraid" – Eminem
– "Airplanes" – B.o.B  featuring Hayley Williams 
– "In My Head" – Jason Derulo   
 
BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO
– "Airplanes" – B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams
– "Forever" – Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
– "Pursuit Of Happiness" – Kid Cudi featuring MGMT & Ratatat

BEST POP VIDEO
– "Bad Romance" – Lady Gaga   
– "Tik Tok" – Ke$ha
– "Nothing on You" – B.o.B featuring Bruno Mars

BEST ROCK VIDEO
– "Kings and Queens" – 30 Seconds To Mars
– "Ignorance" – Paramore
– "Flash Delirium" – MGMT
 
BEST DANCE MUSIC VIDEO
– "Bad Romance" – Lady Gaga   
– "Evacuate The Dancefloor" – Cascada
– "OMG" – Usher featuring Will.I.Am

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
– "Bad Romance" – Lady Gaga 
– "Kings and Queens" – 30 Seconds To Mars
– "Not Afraid" – Eminem 

BEST ART DIRECTION
– "Bad Romance" – Lady Gaga
– "Not Afraid" – Eminem
– "Video Phone (Extended Remix)" – Beyonce featuring Lady Gaga     

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

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

BEST DIRECTION
– "Empire State of Mind" – Jay-Z and Alicia Keys
– "Bad Romance" – Lady Gaga
– "Not Afraid" – Eminem
– "Kings and Queens" – 30 Seconds To Mars

PHOTOS: Worst VMA looks of all time

BEST EDITING
– "Bad Romance" – Lady Gaga
– "Not Afraid" – Eminem
– "Rude Boy" – Rihanna
– "Animal" – Miike Snow

BEST SFX (SPECIAL EFFECTS)
– "Bad Romance" – Lady Gaga
– "Not Afraid" – Eminem
– "Uprising" – Muse
– "21st Century Breakdown" – Green Day
– "Symphonies" – Dan Black

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

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