Justin Timberlake, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Lead MTV VMA Nominations
Justin Timberlake | Photo Credits: Samir Hussein/WireImage
Timberlake's "Mirrors" and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" will compete against Bruno Mars' "Locked Out of Heaven," Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" and Taylor Swift's "I Knew You Were Trouble," for the top prize, Video of the Year.
Timberlake's "Mirrors" is also up for Best Male Video, Best Pop Video and Best Editing, while his collaboration with Jay-Z on "Suit & Tie" is nominated for Best Collaboration, and Best Direction. Macklemore and Lewis' single "Thrift Shop" is up for Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Cinematography, Best Direction. The group's "Can't Hold Us" featuring Ray Dalton is up for Best Editing and "Same Love" received a nod for "Best Video with a Social Message."
See the full list of nominees here.
Fans can vote in general VMA categories by visiting vma.mtv.com while "Artist to Watch" can be voted on via MTV's official Facebook page.
The MTV Video Music Awards will air live from Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Sunday, August 25th at 9/8c.