It’s that time of year again and the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards nominations are in! As far as those leading with nominations we have Kanye West and Adele with 7 nods, Bruno Mars with 4, and Beyonce, Eminem and Nicki Minaj with 3 nods each. Chris Brown, Tyler the Creator and Lil Wayne join the list with 2 nominations.
“Yonkers” by Odd Future’s Tyler, the Creator and “Rolling in the Deep” by British singer Adele will be fighting for the Video of the Year title. Big Sean‘s “My Last” and Wiz Khalifia‘s “Black & Yellow” will be vying for the Best New Artist award as well. Click here to peep the entire nomination list!
The MTV VMAs are scheduled to air LIVE from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater on Sunday, August 28 at 9/8 CST. Congrats to all the nominees!
COMMON TO SET TO RELEASE 9TH STUDIO ALBUM
Rapper/actor Common is set to drop his ninth studio album through Warner Brothers records. The lead single “Ghetto Dreams” features Nas and hit the web earlier this month.
♫ Common – Ghetto Dreams (feat. Nas)
The album, The Dreamer, The Believer is scheduled to hit iTunes and record stores on November 22. It has been two years since Common’s last album, Universal Mind Control (2008).