MTV VMA Nominees Include Frank Ocean, M.I.A., The Black Keys, Jack White

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MTV VMA Nominees Include Frank Ocean, M.I.A., The Black Keys, Jack White

The 2012 MTV Video Music Awards nominees have been announced with Rihanna and Drake tied for the most noms earning five each. Other standouts include Frank Ocean, who received three nominations for the “Swim Good” video, directed by Nabil Elderkin, and M.I.A., also with three nominations for her “Bad Girls” video.

The Black Keys’ “Lonely Boy” will be up against Jack White’s “Sixteen Saltines” for Best Rock Video, and A$AP Rocky’s self-directed video for “Goldie” is up for best editing. A complete list of nominations can be found on the MTV website where fans can also vote for their favorites this year.

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