Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna Among 2012 Much Music Nominees

Nominations for the 2012 Much Music Video Awards have been announced.

While Drake and Justin Bieber lead the pack, with nominations including Video of the Year, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna and Beyonce are among those nominated in International categories.

Set to take place June 17 in Ontario, the Much Music Awards will be hosted by Redfoo and SkyBlu.

Chris Brown’s collaboration with Justin Bieber (“Next 2 You”), Beyonce’s “Run The
World (Girls),” and Flo Rida’s “Good Feeling” are among videos nominated for International Video of the Year.

Nicki Minaj has two nominations in that category as well – one for “Starships” and the other for “Turn Me On” with David Guetta.

Maroon 5, Coldplay and The Wanted have nominations in the International Group category, while Rihanna shares International Video of the Year by a Canadian with Drake for “Take Care.”

See nominations in the International categories below. For a
complete list visit the Much Music Awards official website.

The 2012 Much Music Video Awards air June 17.

International Video of the Year – Artist:
Beyonce Knowles – “Run The World (Girls)”
Chris Brown ft. Justin Bieber – “Next 2 You”
David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj – “Turn Me On”
Flo Rida – “Good Feeling”
Katy Perry – “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)”
Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”
Lady GaGa – “Marry the Night”
Nicki Minaj – “Starships”
Pitbull ft. Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer – “Give Me Everything”
Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris – “We Found Love”

International Video of the Year – Group:
Bad Meets Evil ft. Bruno Mars – “Lighters”
Cobra Starship ft. Sabi – “You Make Me Feel”
Coldplay – “Paradise”
Foster the People – “Houdini”
Gym Class Heroes ft. Adam Levine – “Stereo Hearts”
LMFAO – “Sexy and I Know It”
Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera – “Moves Like Jagger”
One Direction – “One Thing”
Selena Gomez and The Scene – “Love You Like a Love Song”
The Wanted – “Glad You Came”

International Video of the Year by a Canadian:
Avril Lavigne – “Smile”
Drake ft. Rihanna – “Take Care”
Nickelback – “When We Stand Together”
Justin Bieber – “Boyfriend”
Simple Plan – “Astronaut”

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