Notable Nominations: Justin Timberlake and Macklemore Lead the Pack at the MTV VMAs

By  July 17, 2013

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After beginning the year with a battle of dressed up vs. dressed down, Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will go head to head for Video of the Year at the 2013 MTV VMA’s. The rapper and the comeback kid racked up six nods each with Bruno Mars coming from behind with 4 nominations of his own. Voting’s already open now, so it’s time to decide whether you want join the rat pack or head to the thrift shop. Check out the highlights below:

Video of the Year:
“Locked out of Heaven” | Bruno Mars
“Mirrors” | Justin Timberlake
“Thrift Shop” | Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz
“Blurred Lines” | Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell
“I Knew You Were Trouble” | Taylor Swift

Best Female Video:
“Heart Attack” | Demi Lovato
“We Can’t Stop” | Miley Cyrus
“Just Give Me a Reason” | Pink feat. Nate Ruess
“Stay” | Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko
“I Knew You Were Trouble” | Taylor Swift

Best Male Video:
“Locked Out of Heaven” | Bruno Mars
“Lego House” | Ed Sheeran
“Mirror” | Justin Timberlake
“Swimming Pools (Drank)” | Kendrick Lamar
“Blurred Lines” | Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell

Best Pop Video:
“Locked Out of Heaven” | Bruno Mars
“Carry On” | fun.
“Mirrors” | Justin Timberlake
“We Can’t Stop” | Miley Cyrus
“Come & Get It” | Selena Gomez

Best Rock Video:
“My Songs Know What You Did In the Dark (Light Em Up) | Fall Out Boy
“Radioactive” | Imagine Dragons
“I Will Wait” | Mumford & Sons
“Up In the Air” | Thirty Seconds to Mars
“Diane Young” | Vampire Weekend

Best Hip Hop Video:
“F—ckin’ Problems” | A$AP Rocky feat. 2 Chainz, Drake, & Kendrick Lamar
“Started From the Bottom” | Drake
“Power Trip” | J. Cole feat. Miguel
“Swimming Pools (Drank)” | Kendrick Lamar
“Can’t Hold Us” | Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Ray Dalton

For the full list of nominees and to vote, please visit MTV.com.