The nominees for the MTV Video Music Awards was recently announced and Katy Perry leads with nine, including Best Female Video and Video of the Year. Coming in second is soul singer Adele and controversial rapper Kanye West with seven nominations each. Some were speculating that Lady Gaga would lead the pack however the theatrical performer is up for only three alongside Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, and Eminem. Katy was interviewed by MTV News regarding her feelings on receiving nine nominations:
“I have nine nominations! Nine? I thought that was a typo or something! Oh my god, really? That’s the most nominations I’ve ever gotten for anything,” she added excitedly.
To see the full list of nominees and to place your votes, visit MTV.com. Also, be sure to tune in on Sunday, August 28th for the live show to see how Katy fairs.