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Marianas Trench lead the 2013 MMVAs with six nominations

Posted on May 21st, 2013

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The list of nominees for the 2013 MMVAs are out and Marianas Trench lead with six nominations! Four piece pop band Marianas Trench are nominated for Pop Video of the Year and MuchFACT Video of the Year, with Drake and Marianas Trench going head to head in the categories of Video of the Year, Director of the Year and Your Fave Video. The Toronto MC has scored noms for Director of the Year, Hip Hop Video of the Year and Your Fave Artist of the Year, coming in second with a whopping five nominations. Marianas Trench won the Wildcard vote for Your Fave Artist/Group, beating out Drake for the most nominations this year.

Classfied scored four nominations, including Hip Hop Video of the Year, with Serena Ryder and deadmau5, coming in with three nominations this year. Billy Talent also have three nominations after winning the Wildcard vote for Your Fave Video for their vid Surprise Surprise.

No strangers to the MMVAs, Hedley, The Sheepdogs, Justin Bieber and Metric all received two nominations a piece with Young Empires scoring their first two nominations. Tyler Shaw, winner of the 2012 Covers Casting Call, is up for his second MMVA for MuchFACT Video of the Year. Shaw was presented with an MMVA during last year’s awards show when he became the second person ever to win the Covers Casting Call.

MMVA performer and co-host PSY along with MMVA performer Demi Lovato are going head to head for International Video of the Year – Artist. The competition in their category is steep, with One Direction, Taylor Swift and Wildcard winner P!nk rounding out the list. The two are also nominated for International Video of the Year – Artist.

Check out the full list of nominees below and see who’s taking home a MMVA on Sunday, June 16 at 9E/6P. Click here to vote for Your Fave Video of the Year, Your Fave International Artist or Group, and Your Fave Artist or Group!

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Classified f. David Myles, Inner Ninja
Drake, Started From the Bottom
Marianas Trench, Desperate Measures
Serena Ryder, Stompa
The Weeknd, Wicked Games

POST-PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR

Billy Talent, Surprise Surprise
Colin Munroe f. Pusha T, The Fight of My Life
deadmau5 f. Chris James, The Veldt
The Sheepdogs, Feeling Good
Young Empires, White Doves

DANCE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Anjulie, You and I
deadmau5 f. Chris James, The Veldt
Draongette, Live In This City
Grimes, Genesis
Mia Martina, HeartBreaker

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Director X – Drake, Started From the Bottom
Kyle Davison – Marianas Trench, Stutter
Noah Pink – Rich Aucoin, Brian Wilson Is Alive
Natalie Rae Robinson – Serena Ryder, Stompa
RT! – Victoria Duffield and Cody Simpson, They Don’t Know About Us

POP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Down With Webster, One In A Million
Hedley, Kiss You Inside Out
Kardinal Offishal f. Karl Wolf, Turn It Up
Marianas Trench, Desperate Measures
Shawn Desman, Too Young To Care

ROCK/ALTERNATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Billy Talent, Surprise Surprise
Matt Mays, Take It On Faith
Metric, Youth Without Youth
Serena Ryder, Stompa
The Sheepdogs, Feeling Good

HIP HOP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Classified f. David Myles, Inner Ninja
Drake, Started From the Bottom
k-os, Nyce 2 Know Ya
Madchild f. Matt Brevner and Dutch Robinson, Jitters
SonReal & Rich Kidd, Hometown

MUCHFACT VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Classified f. David Myles, Inner Ninja
Marianas Trench, Stutter
Metric, Youth Without Youth
Tyler Shaw, Kiss Goodnight
Young Empires, White Doves

INTERNATIONAL VIDEO OF THE YEAR – ARTIST

Demi Lovato, Heart Attack
Ed Sheeran, Give Me Love
Justin Timberlake, Mirrors
Nicki Minaj, Va Va Voom
Phillip Phillips, Home
P!nk, Try
PSY, Gangnam Style
Rihanna, Diamonds
Taylor Swift, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
will.i.am f. Britney Spears, Scream and Shout

INTERNATIONAL VIDEO OF THE YEAR – GROUP

fun., Some Nights
Jay-Z and Kanye West f. Frank Ocean and The Dream, No Church In the Wild
Imagine Dragons, Radioactive
Jonas Brothers, Pom Poms
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis f. Wanz, Thrift Shop
Maroon 5 f. Wiz Khalifa, Payphone
Mumford & Sons, I Will Wait
One Direction, Kiss You
Swedish House Mafia, Don’t You Worry Child
The Lumineers, Stubborn Love

INTERNATIONAL VIDEO OF THE YEAR BY A CANADIAN

Avril Lavigne, Here’s To Never Growing Up
Carly Rae Jepsen, This Kiss
Justin Bieber f. Big Sean, As Long As You Love Me
Tegan and Sara, Closer
Walk Off The Earth, Red Hands

YOUR FAVE ARTIST/GROUP

Carly Rae Jepsen
deadmau5
Drake
Justin Bieber
Marianas Trench – Wildcard Winner

YOUR FAVE VIDEO

Billy Talent, Surprise Surprise – Wildcard Winner
Classified f. David Myles, Inner Ninja
Drake, Started From The Bottom
Hedley, Kiss You Inside Out
Marianas Trench, Stutter

YOUR FAVE INTERNATIONAL ARTIST/GROUP

Demi Lovato
One Direction
P!nk – Wildcard Winner
PSY
Taylor Swift

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