2008 Video Music Awards Nominations

Nominees for the MTV Video Music Awards, which take place Sept. 7 in Los Angeles:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR Chris Brown, “Forever” The Jonas Brothers, “Burnin’ Up” The Pussycat Dolls, “When I Grow Up” Britney Spears, “Piece Of Me” The Ting Tings, “Shut Up And Let Me Go”

BEST NEW ARTIST Miley Cyrus Katy Perry Jordin Sparks Taylor Swift Tokio Hotel

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO Mary J. Blige, “Just Fine” Lupe Fiasco, “Superstar” Flo Rida, “Low” Lil Wayne, “Lollipop” Kanye West, “Homecoming”

BEST POP VIDEO: Danity Kane, “Damaged” The Jonas Brothers, “Burnin’ Up” Panic At The Disco, “Nine In The Afternoon” Britney Spears, “Piece Of Me” Tokio Hotel, “Ready, Set, Go!”

BEST ROCK VIDEO Fall Out Boy, “Beat It” Foo Fighters, “The Pretender” Linkin Park, “Shadow of the Day” Paramore, “crushcrushcrush” Slipknot, “Psychosocial”

BEST FEMALE VIDEO Mariah Carey, “Touch My Body” Katy Perry, “I Kissed A Girl” Rihanna, “Take a Bow” Jordin Sparks, “No Air” Britney Spears – “Piece of Me”

BEST MALE VIDEO Chris Brown, “With You” Flo Rida, “Low” Lil Wayne, “Lollipop” T.I., “No Matter What” Usher, “Love In This Club”

BEST DANCING IN A VIDEO Chris Brown, “Forever” Danity Kane, “Damaged” Madonna, “4 Minutes” Ne-Yo, “Closer” The Pussycat Dolls, “When I Grow Up”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY Adele, “Chasing Pavements” Chris Brown, “Forever” Chris Brown feat. T-Pain, “Kiss Kiss” Gnarls Barkley, “Run” The Pussycat Dolls, “When I Grow Up”

BEST DIRECTION Erykah Badu, “Honey” Linkin Park, “Shadow Of The Day” Panic At The Disco, “Nine In The Afternoon” The Pussycat Dolls, “When I Grow Up” Rihanna, “Take A Bow”

BEST EDITING Erykah Badu, “Honey” Death Cab For Cutie, “I Will Possess Your Heart” Ne-Yo, “Closer” Katy Perry, “I Kissed A Girl” Weezer, “Pork And Beans”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY Erykah Badu, “Honey” Death Cab For Cutie, “I Will Possess Your Heart” Katy Perry, “I Kissed A Girl” The Pussycat Dolls, “When I Grow Up” The White Stripes, “Conquest”

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS Erykah Badu, “Honey” Coldplay, “Violet Hill” Missy Elliott, “Ching-A-Ling” Linkin Park, “Bleed It Out” Kanye West, “Good Life”

BEST ART DIRECTION Gnarls Barkley, “Run” MGMT, “Electric Feel” Katy Perry, “I Kissed A Girl” The Pussycat Dolls, “When I Grow Up” The White Stripes, “Conquest”