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Katy Perry leads the 2011 MTV Video Music Award Nominations with 9 nods, with singer Adele and rapper Kanye West comes in second with 7 nods each.

Katy is presently nominated for Best Pop Video, Best Collaboration, Best Direction, Best Special Effects and the coveted Video of the Year award.

Adele captures nominations for Best Female Video and Best Pop Video for her highly acclaimed hit Rolling In the Deep.

Kanye West’s 7 nods comes in large part to his collaboration with Katy Perry when they joined forces for E.T. Kanye also received nominations for Best Male Video and Best Collaboration for “All of the Lights” featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi.

Rihanna managed to collect four for features in Kanye West’s All Of The Lights and Eminem’s Love The Way You Lie.

See full list of nomination below.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”
Beastie Boys, “Make Some Noise”
Bruno Mars, “Grenade”
Katy Perry, “Firework”
Tyler, The Creator, “Yonkers”

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”
Beyoncé, “Run the World (Girls)”
Katy Perry, “Firework”
Lady Gaga, “Born This Way”
Nicki Minaj, “Super Bass”

BEST MALE VIDEO
Bruno Mars, “Grenade”
Cee Lo Green, “F— You”
Eminem featuring Rihanna, “Love the Way You Lie”
Justin Bieber, “U Smile”
Kanye West featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi, “All of the Lights”

BEST NEW ARTIST
Big Sean featuring Chris Brown, “My Last”
Foster the People, “Pumped Up Kicks”
Kreayshawn, “Gucci Gucci”
Tyler, The Creator, “Yonkers”
Wiz Khalifa, “Black and Yellow”

BEST POP VIDEO
Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”
Bruno Mars, “Grenade”
Britney Spears, “Till the World Ends”
Katy Perry, “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)”
Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer and Afrojack, “Give Me Everything”

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO
Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes, “Look at Me Now”
Kanye West featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi, “All of the Lights”
Lil Wayne, “6 Foot, 7 Foot”
Nicki Minaj, “Super Bass”
Lupe Fiasco, “The Show Goes On”

BEST ROCK VIDEO
Cage the Elephant, “Shake Me Down”
Foo Fighters, “Walk”
Foster the People, “Pumped Up Kicks”
Mumford & Sons, “The Cave”
The Black Keys, “Howlin’ for You”

BEST COLLABORATION
Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes, “Look at Me Now”
Kanye West featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi, “All of the Lights”
Katy Perry featuring Kanye West, “E.T.”
Nicki Minaj featuring Drake, “Moment 4 Life”
Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer, and Afrojack, “Give Me Everything”

BEST ART DIRECTION
Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”
Death Cab for Cutie, “You Are a Tourist”
Kanye West featuring Dwele, “Power”
Katy Perry featuring Kanye West, “E.T.”
Lady Gaga, “Judas”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Beyoncé, “Run the World (Girls)”
Britney Spears, “Till the World Ends”
Bruno Mars, “The Lazy Song”
Lady Gaga, “Judas”
LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & Goon, “Party Rock Anthem”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
30 Seconds to Mars, “Hurricane”
Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”
Beyoncé, “Run the World (Girls)”
Eminem featuring Rihanna, “Love the Way You Lie”
Katy Perry, “Teenage Dream”

BEST DIRECTION
30 Seconds to Mars, “Hurricane”
Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”
Beastie Boys, “Make Some Noise”
Eminem featuring Rihanna, “Love the Way You Lie”
Katy Perry featuring Kanye West, “E.T.”

BEST EDITING
30 Seconds to Mars, “Hurricane”
Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”
Katy Perry featuring Kanye West, “E.T.”
Kanye West featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi, “All of the Lights”
Manchester Orchestra, “Simple Math”

BEST SFX
Chromeo, “Don’t Turn the Lights On”
Kanye West featuring Dwele, “Power”
Katy Perry featuring Kanye West, “E.T.”
Linkin Park, “Waiting for the End”
Manchester Orchestra, “Simple Math”