Beyonce & Lady Gaga Lead MTV VMA Nominations

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    Beyonce will perform at the Oakland Arena tonight.

    MTV announced the nominees for the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards on Tuesday and the ladies of music lead the pack of Moon Man hopefuls.

    Beyonce earned nine nominations for "Single Ladies (Put A Ring on It)" and Lady Gaga earned a combined nine for "Poker Face" and "Paparazzi."

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    "I'm excited and honored to be tied for most nominated for the VMAs. I've been blessed this year to have 'Single Ladies' become a video people really connected with and responded to," Beyonce said in a statement. "I've spent so much time watching all the great versions people created all around the world. It's beautiful to feel you touch people and bring a song to life with a video."

    Newcomer Lady Gaga was also humbled by her nine VMA nominations.

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    "After years of hustle in New York City, where we made our art videos in bars, myself and the Haus of Gaga are honored to receive 9 nominations for the 2009 VMAs," Lady Gaga and the Haus said in statement. "We believe in the immensity and the promise of 'showbiz' and will continue to give it mouth-to-mouth, till its vomiting return. All you need is a camcorder, a flashlight, and one truly GREAT idea. Thank you MTV for being our video flagship, and for supporting this bunch of inspired kids, who love to get wasted and make art, together."

    Jay-Z, Green Day, Eminem, Kanye West and Coldplay also scored multiple nominations and Wisin Y Yandel, 3OH!3, rappers Drake and Asher Roth and rockers Kings of Leon are some of this year's the first time nominees.

    As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, Britney Spears earned an impressive seven combined nominations for "Womanizer" and "Circus."

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    As previously announced, Russell Brand will host and Green Day, Pink, Taylor Swift and Muse are set to perform. Katy Perry, Ne-Yo and "Gossip Girl's" Chace Crawford are confirmed presenters

    Viewers can vote for their favorite nominees by visiting vma.mtv.com.

    The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards will air on September 13, 2009. This year's VMAs will take place in several strewn locations throughout New York City, including Radio City Music Hall.

    Complete List Of 2009 VMA nominees:

    VIDEO OF THE YEAR
    Beyonce: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
    Lady Gaga: 'Poker Face"
    Eminem: "We Made You"
    Kanye West: "Love Lockdown"
    Britney Spears: "Womanizer"

    BEST NEW ARTIST
    3OH!3
    Lady Gaga
    Kid Cudi
    Drake
    Asher Roth

    BEST MALE VIDEO
    Eminem: "We Made You"
    Kanye West: "Love Lockdown"
    Jay-Z: "D.O.A (Death of Auto-Tune)"
    T.I. featuring Rihanna: "Live Your Life"
    Ne-Yo: "Miss Independent"

    BEST FEMALE VIDEO
    Beyonce: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
    Lady Gaga: "Poker Face"
    Taylor Swift: "You Belong With Me"
    Kelly Clarkson" "My Life Would Suck Without You"
    Katy Perry: "Hot 'N Cold"
    Pink: "So What"

    BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
    Eminem: "We Made You"
    Kanye West: "Love Lockdown"
    Flo Rida: "Right Round"
    Asher Roth: "I Love College"
    Jay-Z: "D.O.A (Death of Auto-Tune)"

    BEST POP VIDEO
    Beyonce: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
    Britney Spears: "Womanizer"
    Cobra Starship featuring Leighton Meester: "Good Girls Go Bad"
    Lady Gaga: "Poker Face"
    Wisin y Yandel: "Abusadora"

    BEST ROCK VIDEO
    Coldplay: "Viva La Vida"
    Kings Of Leon: "Use Somebody"
    Green Day: "21 Guns"
    Fall Out Boy: "I Don't Care"
    Paramore: "Decode"

    BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
    Beyonce: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
    Britney Spears: "Circus"
    Ciara featuring Justin Timberlake: "Love Sex Magic"
    AR Rahman & Pussy Cat Dolls featuring Nicole Scherzinger: "Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)"
    Kristina DeBarge: "Goodbye"

    BEST DIRECTION
    Beyonce: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
    Lady Gaga: "Paparazzi"
    Green Day: "21 Guns"
    Cobra Starship featuring Leighton Meester: "Good Girls Go Bad"
    Britney Spears: "Circus"

    BEST EDITING
    Beyonce: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
    Britney Spears: "Circus"
    Miley Cyrus: "7 Things"
    Coldplay: "Viva La Vida"
    Lady Gaga: "Paparazzi"

    BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
    Beyonce: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
    Gnarls Barkley: "Who's Gonna Save My Soul"
    Lady Gaga: "Paparazzi"
    Eminem: "We Made You"
    Kanye West ft Mr. Hudson: "Paranoid"

    BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
    Beyonce: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
    Coldplay: "Viva La Vida"
    Green Day: "21 Guns"
    Britney Spears: "Circus"
    Lady Gaga: "Paparazzi"

    BEST ART DIRECTION
    Beyonce: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
    Britney Spears: "Circus"
    Lady Gaga: "Paparazzi"
    Gnarls Barkley: "Who's Gonna Save My Soul"
    Coldplay: "Viva La Vida"

    BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO
    Death Cab For Cutie: "Grapevine Fires"
    Gnarls Barkley: "Who's Gonna Save My Soul"
    Anjulie: "Boom"
    Cold War Kids: "I've Seen Enough"
    Chairlift: "Evident Utensil"
    Bat For Lashes: "Daniel
    Major Lazer: "Hold The Line"
    Passion Pit: "The Reeling"
    Matt & Kim: "Lessons Learned"
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs: "Heads Will Roll"

    BEST VIDEO (THAT SHOULD HAVE WON A MOONMAN)
    U2: "Where The Streets Have No Name"
    Dr Dre: "Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang"
    Beastie Boys: "Sabotage"
    Bjork: "Human Behavior"
    Radiohead: "Karma Police"
    George Michael: "Freedom"
    Foo Fighters: "Everlong"
    Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers: "Into The Great Wide Open"
    OK Go: "Here It Goes Again"
    David Lee Roth: "California Girls"

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