2013 MuchMusic Video Awards: Nominees Announced! @MuchMusic #MMVAs

2013_MuchMusic_Video_AwardsEarlier today audience members joined the NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. team to announce that Vancouver’s own pop-rockersMarianas Trench lead the pack with an incredible six nominations for the 2013 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS. Toronto’s homegrown hero Drake nabbed five nods, while East Coast rapper Classified scored four, and previously announced performer, Demi Lovato, is nominated in two categories this year.

First-time nominees include co-host PSYMacklemore & Ryan LewisPhillip Phillips, and Canadians The WeekndSerena Ryder, and 2012 Coke Coversaward winner Tyler Shaw.The nominees join the biggest street party on the planet, the 2013 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS, airing live on MuchMusic Sunday, June 16 at 9 p.m. ET. The 2013 MMVAs are also simulcast live in the U.S. on Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company. The MMVAs RED CARPET SPECIAL kicks off the night at 8 p.m. ET.

Full list of nominees below. Are YOU excited for the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards?

Video Of The Year
Artist: Classified f. David Myles
Title: Inner Ninja
Director: RT!

Artist: Drake
Title: Started From the Bottom
Director: Director X

Artist: Marianas Trench
Title: Desperate Measures
Director: Kyle Davison

Artist: Serena Ryder
Title: Stompa
Director: Natalie Rae Robison

Artist: The Weeknd
Title: Wicked Games
Director: Abel Tesfaye

Post-Production Of The Year
Artist: Billy Talent
Title: Surprise Surprise
Director: Michael Maxxis

Artist: Colin Munroe f. Pusha T
Title: The Fight Of My Life
Director: Philip Sportel

Artist: deadmau5 f. Chris James
Title: The Veldt
Director: Manroop Takhar; Joel Zimmerman

Artist: The Sheepdogs
Title: Feeling Good
Director: Matt Barnes

Artist: Young Empires
Title: White Doves
Director: Miles Jay

Dance Video Of The Year
Artist: Anjulie
Title: You And I
Director: Ray Wong

Artist: deadmau5 f. Chris James
Title: The Veldt
Director: Manroop Takhar; Joel Zimmerman

Artist: Dragonette
Title: Live In This City
Director: Wendy Morgan

Artist: Grimes
Title: Genesis
Director: Claire Boucher

Artist: Mia Martina
Title: HeartBreaker
Director: Russell Majik

Director Of The Year
Artist: Drake
Title: Started From The Bottom
Director: Director X

Artist: Marianas Trench
Title: Stutter
Director: Kyle Davison

Artist: Rich Aucoin
Title: Brian Wilson Is Alive
Director: Noah Pink

Artist: Serena Ryder
Title: Stompa
Director: Natalie Rae Robison

Artist: Victoria Duffield & Cody Simpson
Title: They Don’t Know About Us
Director: RT!

Pop Video Of The Year
Artist: Down With Webster
Title: One In A Million
Director: Aaron A.

Artist: Hedley
Title: Kiss You Inside Out
Director: Lisa Mann

Artist: Kardinal Offishall f. Karl Wolf
Title: Turn It Up
Director: Chris Strikes

Artist: Marianas Trench
Title: Desperate Measures
Director: Kyle Davison

Artist: Shawn Desman
Title: Too Young To Care
Director: Marc Andre Debruyne; RT!

Rock/Alternative Video Of The Year
Artist: Billy Talent
Title: Surprise Surprise
Director: Michael Maxxis

Artist: Matt Mays
Title: Take It On Faith
Director: Michael Maxxis

Artist: Metric
Title: Youth Without Youth
Director: Justin Broadbent

Artist: Serena Ryder
Title: Stompa
Director: Natalie Rae Robison

Artist: The Sheepdogs
Title: Feeling Good
Director: Matt Barnes

Hip Hop Video Of The Year
Artist: Classified f. David Myles
Title: Inner Ninja
Director: RT!

Artist: Drake
Title: Started From The Bottom
Director: Director X

Artist: k-os
Title: Nyce 2 Know Ya
Director: Kevin Brereton

Artist: Madchild f. Matt Brevner & Dutch Robinson
Title: Jitters
Director: David McDonald

Artist: SonReal & Rich Kidd
Title: Hometown
Director: Liam Mitchell

MuchFACT Video Of The Year
Artist: Classified f. David Myles
Title: Inner Ninja
Director: RT!

Artist: Marianas Trench
Title: Stutter
Director: Kyle Davison

Artist: Metric
Title: Youth Without Youth
Director: Justin Broadbent

Artist: Tyler Shaw
Title: Kiss Goodnight
Director: Marc Andre Debruyne

Artist: Young Empires
Title: White Doves
Director: Miles Jay

Video Of The Year – Artist
Artist: Demi Lovato
Title: Heart Attack
Director: Chris Applebaum

Artist: Ed Sheeran
Title: Give Me Love
Director: Emil Nava

Artist: Justin Timberlake
Title: Mirrors
Director: Floria Sigismondi

Artist: Nicki Minaj
Title: Va Va Voom
Director: Hype Williams

Artist: Phillip Phillips
Title: Home
Director: Joseph Toman

Arist: P!NK
Title: Try
Director: Floria Sigismondi

Artist: PSY
Title: Gangnam Style
Director: Bo Young Lee

Artist: Rihanna
Title: Diamonds
Director: Anthony Mandler

Artist: Taylor Swift
Title: We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
Director: Declan Whitebloom

Artist: will.i.am f. Britney Spears
Title: Scream & Shout
Director: Ben Mor

International Video Of The Year – Group
Artist: fun.
Title: Some Nights
Director: Anthony Mandler

Artist: Jay-Z & Kanye West f. Frank Ocean & The-Dream
Title: No Church In The Wild
Director: Romain Gervais

Artist: Imagine Dragons
Title: Radioactive
Director: Syndrome

Artist: Jonas Brothers
Title: Pom Poms
Director: Marc Klasfeld

Artist: Macklemore And Ryan Lewis f. Wanz
Title: Thrift Shop
Director: Jon Jon Augustavo; Ryan Lewis; Ben Haggerty

Artist: Maroon 5 f. Wiz Khalifa
Title: Payphone
Director: Samuel Bayer

Artist: Mumford & Sons
Title: I Will Wait
Director: Fred & Nick

Artist: One Direction
Title: Kiss You
Director: Vaughan Arnell

Artist: Swedish House Mafia
Title: Don’t You Worry Child
Director: Christian Larson

Artist: The Lumineers
Title: Stubborn Love
Director: Isaac Ravishankara

International Video Of The Year By A Canadian
Artist: Avril Lavigne
Title: Here’s to Never Growing Up
Director: Anonymous

Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen
Title: This Kiss
Director: Justin Francis

Artist: Justin Bieber f. Big Sean
Title: As Long As You Love Me
Director: Anthony Mandler

Artist: Tegan And Sara
Title: Closer
Director: Isaac Rentz

Artist: Walk Off The Earth
Title: Red Hands
Director: Ellis Bahl

Your Fave Artist/Group
Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen
Artist: deadmau5
Artist: Drake
Artist: Justin Bieber
Artist: Marianas Trench

Your Fave Video
Artist: Billy Talent
Title: Surprise Surprise
Director: Michael Maxxis

Artist: Classified f. David Myles
Title: Inner Ninja
Director: RT!

Artist: Drake
Title: Started From The Bottom
Director: Director X

Artist: Hedley
Title: Kiss You Inside Out
Director: Lisa Mann

Artist: Marianas Trench
Title: Stutter
Director: Kyle Davison

Your Fave International Artist or Group
Artist: Demi Lovato
Artist: One Direction
Artist: P!NK
Artist: PSY
Artist: Taylor Swift

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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