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MTV Video Music Awards 2011 Predictions: Who You Got?

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Music’s most entertaining night of nights, the MTV Video Music Awards, air this Sunday.

While no host has been confirmed yet, big guns like Lady Gaga, Adele, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Pitbull are scheduled to perform.

Fourteen categories are represented and Katy Perry leads the way with a whopping nine nominations, with Adele and Kanye West close behind with seven apiece.

Here’s who we think will be taking moon men home on the night (we’ve bolded and italicized our selections):

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Tyler, The Creator – Yonkers
Katy Perry – Firework
Bruno Mars – Grenade
Beastie Boys – Make Some Noise

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Beyoncé – Run The World (Girls)
Katy Perry – Firework
Nicki Minaj – Super Bass
Lady Gaga – Born This Way

BEST MALE VIDEO
Cee Lo Green – F*** You
Eminem feat. Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie
Bruno Mars – Grenade
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi – All of the Lights
Justin Bieber – U Smile

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
Lil Wayne feat. Cory Gunz​ – 6’7’
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi – All Of The Lights
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now
Nicki Minaj – Super Bass
Lupe Fiasco – The Show Goes On

BEST NEW ARTIST
Foster The People
Wiz Khalifa
Big Sean feat. Chris Brown
Tyler, The Creator
Kreayshawn

BEST POP VIDEO
Katy Perry – Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Bruno Mars – Grenade
Pitbull feat. NE-YO, Nayer & Afrojack – Give Me Everything
Britney Spears​ – Till The World Ends

BEST ROCK VIDEO
The Black Keys – Howlin For You
Foo Fighters – Walk
Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks
Mumford & Sons – The Cave
Cage The Elephant – Shake Me Down

BEST COLLABORATION
Pitbull feat. NE-YO, Nayer & Afrojack – Give Me Everything
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – Look At Me Now
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi – All Of The Lights
Katy Perry feat. Kanye West- E.T.
Nicki Minaj feat. Drake – Moment 4 Life

BEST ART DIRECTION
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Katy Perry feat. Kanye West – E.T.
Lady Gaga – Judas
Kanye West – Power
Death Cab For Cutie – You Are A Tourist

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Beyonce – Run The World (Girls)
Britney Spears – Till The World Ends
Lady Gaga – Judas
Bruno Mars – The Lazy Song
LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – Party Rock Anthem

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Beyonce – Run The World (Girls)
Eminem feat. Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie
Katy Perry – Teenage Dream
Thirty Seconds To Mars – Hurricane

BEST DIRECTION
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Eminem feat. Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie
Katy Perry feat. Kayne West​ – E.T.
Thirty Seconds To Mars – Hurricane
Beastie Boys – Make Some Noise

BEST EDITING
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Katy Perry feat. Kayne West – E.T.
Thirty Seconds To Mars – Hurricane
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi – All Of The Lights
Manchester Orchestra – Simple Math

BEST SFX (SPECIAL EFFECTS)
Manchester Orchestra – Simple Math
Katy Perry feat. Kanye West – E.T.
Kanye West – Power
Linkin Park – Waiting For The End
Chromeo – Don’t Turn The Lights On

The MTV Video Music Awards air Sunday night at 9/8c.

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