Beyonce and Lady Gaga each snagged nine nominations for this year's MTV Video Music Awards.
The nominees, announced Thursday, also include artists like Britney Spears, Eminem, Kanye West and Coldplay.
Vying for Video of the Year? Britney Spears' "Womanizer," Beyonce's "Single Ladies," Eminem's "We Made You," Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" and Kanye West's "Love Lockdown."
The show airs Sunday, Sept. 13, at 9 p.m. Comedian Russell Brand will host again, despite the criticism he received last year for repeatedly making fun of the Jonas Brothers' purity rings.
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Expect performances from Taylor Swift, Pink, Green Day and Muse, MTV's Web site notes.