Lady Gaga snubbed for this year’s MTV awards and her fans are pissed

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By Jay-Jay Feeney

The finalists for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards have been announced and fans of Lady Gaga are outraged that she doesn’t get one single nomination.

"VMAs are nothing without Gaga" trended on Twitter.

Lady GaGa has won 13 VMAs during her career and was nominated for a record nine in 2009. She wore a meat dress to the 2010 ceremony.

Rihanna and Drake lead the nominations, with five each.

The awards will be held on September 7 NZ time.

Here are all the finalists:

Best Pop Video

fun. f/ Janelle Monae - 'We Are Young'
Justin Bieber - 'Boyfriend'
Maroon 5 f/ Wiz Khalifa - 'Payphone'
One Direction - 'What Makes You Beautiful'
Rihanna - 'We Found Love'

Best Rock Video
The Black Keys - 'Lonely Boy'
Coldplay - 'Paradise'
Imagine Dragons - 'It's Time'
Jack White - 'Sixteen Saltines'
Linkin Park - 'Burn It Down'

Best Hip-Hop Video
Childish Gambino - 'Heartbeat'
Drake f/ Lil Wayne - 'HYFR'
Kanye West f/ Pusha T, Big Sean, and 2 Chainz - 'Mercy'
Nicki Minaj f/ 2 Chainz - 'Beez in the Trap'
The Throne - 'Paris'

Best New Artist

Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Call Me Maybe'
Frank Ocean - 'Swim Good'
fun. f/ Janelle Monae - 'We Are Young'
One Direction - 'What Makes You Beautiful'
The Wanted - 'Glad You Came'

Best Female Video
Beyoncé - 'Love on Top'
Katy Perry - 'Part of Me'
Nicki Minaj - 'Starships'
Rihanna - 'We Found Love'
Selena Gomez & The Scene - 'Love You Like a Love Song'

Best Male Video
Chris Brown - 'Turn Up the Music'
Drake f/ Rihanna - 'Take Care'
Frank Ocean - 'Swim Good'
Justin Bieber - 'Boyfriend'
Usher - 'Climax'

Best Electronic Dance Music Video
Avicii - 'Le7els'
Calvin Harris - 'Feels So Close'
Duck Sauce - 'Big Bad Wolf'
Martin Solveig - 'The Night Out'
Skrillex - 'First of the Year (Equinox)'

Best Video with a Message
Demi Lovato - 'Skyscraper'
Gym Class Heroes f/ Ryan Tedder - 'The Fighter'
Kelly Clarkson - 'Dark Side'
K'Naan f/ Nelly Furtado - 'Is Anybody Out There?'
Lil Wayne - 'How to Love'
Rise Against - 'Ballad of Hollis Brown'

Video of the Year
Drake f/ Rihanna - 'Take Care'
Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used to Know'
Katy Perry - 'Wide Awake'
M.I.A. - 'Bad Girls'
Rihanna - 'We Found Love'

Best Art Direction
Drake f/ Rihanna - 'Take Care'
Katy Perry - 'Wide Awake'
Lana Del Rey - 'Born to Die'
Of Monsters & Men - 'Little Talks'
Regina Spektor - 'All the Rowboats'

Best Choreography
Avicii - 'Le7els'
Beyoncé - 'Countdown'
Chris Brown - 'Turn Up the Music'
Jennifer Lopez f/ Pitbull - 'Dance Again'
Rihanna - 'Where Have You Been'

Best Cinematography
Adele - 'Someone Like You'
Coldplay f/ Rihanna - 'Princess of China'
Drake f/ Rihanna - 'Take Care'
Lana Del Rey - 'Born to Die'
M.I.A. - 'Bad Girls'

Best Direction
Coldplay f/ Rihanna - 'Princess of China'
Duck Sauce - 'Big Bad Wolf'
Frank Ocean - 'Swim Good'
M.I.A. - 'Bad Girls'
The Throne - 'Otis'

Best Editing

A$AP Rocky - 'Goldie'
Beyoncé - 'Countdown'
Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used to Know'
Kanye West f/ Pusha T, Big Sean and 2 Chainz - 'Mercy'
The Throne - 'Paris'

Best Visual Effects
David Guetta f/ Nicki Minaj - 'Turn Me On'
Katy Perry - 'Wide Awake'
Linkin Park - 'Burn It Down'
Rihanna - 'Where Have You Been'
Skrillex - 'First of the Year (Equinox)'


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