2012 MTV VMA’s

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I love watching the VMA’s for the fashion statements the stars make on the red carpet. This morning, MTV announced its VMA nominitions. Check out the full list of nominees and my predictions for the winners. Would love to hear your comments on my predictions! The VMA’s are September 6 at 8pm. I will be live tweeting the red carpet and award show @MyStyleDaily

Video of the Year
Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”
Gotye, “Somebody That I Used To Know”
Rihanna, “We Found Love”
Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”
M.I.A., “Bad Girls”

Who Will Win: Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”

Who Should Win: M.I.A., “Bad Girls”

Best New Artist
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”
One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
The Wanted, “Glad You Came”

Who Will Win: Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”

Who Should Win: Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Childish Gambino, “Heartbeat”
Drake feat. Lil Wayne, “HYFR”
Kanye West feat. Pusha T, Big Sean & 2 Chainz, “Mercy”
Watch the Throne, “Paris”
Nicki Minaj feat. 2 Chainz, “Beez in the Trap”

Who Will Win: Nicki Minaj feat. 2 Chainz, “Beez in the Trap”

Who Should Win: Childish Gambino, “Heartbeat”

Best Male Video
Justin Bieber, “Boyfriend”
Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”
Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”
Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”
Usher, “Climax”

Who Will Win: Justin Bieber, “Boyfriend”

Who Should Win: Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”

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

Who Will Win: Selena Gomez & The Scene, “Love You Like a Love Song”

Who Should Win: Rihanna, “We Found Love”

Best Pop Video
One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”
Rihanna, “We Found Love”
Justin Bieber, “Boyfriend”
Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa, “Payphone”

Who Will Win: One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”

Who Should Win: Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa, “Payphone”

Best Rock Video
Coldplay, “Paradise”
The Black Keys, “Lonely Boy”
Linkin Park, “BURN IT DOWN”
Jack White, “Sixteen Saltines”
Imagine Dragons, “It’s Time”

Who Will Win: Linkin Park, “BURN IT DOWN”

Who Should Win: Linkin Park, “BURN IT DOWN”

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

Who Will Win: Calvin Harris, “Feel So Close”

Who Should Win: Martin Solveig, “The Night Out”

Best Video With a Message
Demi Lovato, “Skyscraper”
Rise Against, “Ballad of Hollis Brown”
Kelly Clarkson, “Dark Side”
Gym Class Heroes, “The Fighter”
K’Naan feat. Nelly Furtado, “Is Anybody Out There?”
Lil Wayne, “How to Love”

Who Will Win: Demi Lovato, “Skyscraper”

Who Should Win: Lil Wayne, “How to Love”

Best Art Direction
Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”
Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”
Lana Del Rey, “Born to Die”
Regina Spektor, “All the Rowboats”
Of Monsters & Men, “Little Talks”

Who Will Win: Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”

Who Should Win: Of Monsters & Men, “Little Talks”

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

Who Will Win: Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”

Who Should Win: Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”

Best Cinematography
M.I.A., “Bad Girls”
Adele, “Someone Like You”
Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”
Coldplay feat. Rihanna, “Princess of China”
Lana Del Rey, “Born to Die”

Who Will Win: Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”

Who Should Win: Coldplay feat. Rihanna, “Princess of China”

Best Direction
M.I.A., “Bad Girls”
Duck Sauce, “Big Bad Wolf”
Coldplay feat. Rihanna, “Princess of China”
Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”
Watch the Throne, “Otis”

Who Will Win: Watch the Throne, “Otis”

Who Should Win: Coldplay feat. Rihanna, “Princess of China”

Best Editing
Beyoncé, “Countdown”
A$AP Rocky, “Goldie”
Gotye, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Watch the Throne, “Paris”
Kanye West feat. Pusha T, Big Sean and 2 Chainz, “Mercy”

Who Will Win: Gotye, “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Who Should Win: Gotye, “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Best Visual Effects
Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”
Rihanna, “Where Have You Been”
David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, “Turn Me On”
Linkin Park, “BURN IT DOWN”
Skrillex, “First of the Year (Equinox)”

Who Will Win: Rihanna, “Where Have You Been”

Who Should Win: Linkin Park, “BURN IT DOWN”

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