Lady Gaga, Eminem and Beyonce Lead VMA Nominees

Published August 3, 2010

Lady Gaga leads the pack of MTV Video Music Awards nominees with a record-breaking 13 nominations, including two nominations in several categories.

The pop phenomenon received double nominations for Video of the Year, Best Female Video, Best Collaboration and Best Pop Video in addition to nods for Best Dance Video and several professional categories.

Eminem trails Gaga with eight nods, including nominations for Video of the Year, Best Male Video and Best Hip-Hop Video for "Not Afraid." Beyonce also received two nominations in several categories. Bey's "Video Phone" featuring Gaga is nominated for Video of the Year, Best Female Video, Best Collaboration and Best Pop Video while her appearance on Gaga's "Telephone" earned her nods in the Video of the Year and Best Collaboration categories.

B.o.B's "Airplanes" featuring Paramore's Hayley Williams was nominated for Video of the Year, Best Collaboration, Best Male Video and Best Hip-Hop Video while "Nothing On You" featuring Bruno Mars will be competing for Best Pop Video honors.

Jay-Z, Usher, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Jason Derulo, Kid Cudi and Justin Bieber were also nominated. Click here for a complete list of nominees.

The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards are scheduled to air September 12 at 9 p.m. 

Written by Carl Chery, BET.com

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