NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry’s “Firework” had enough sparks to claim a leading nine MTV Video Music Award nominations, including video of the year.
Perry — who hosted the network’s Wednesday night special announcing the nominations — was also nominated for best female video for “Firework,” and best pop video for “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.).”READ MORE: Driver Slams Into BMW Dealership In Hancock Park
Adele tied Kanye West with seven nominations. The best-selling British diva will compete with Perry for top video with “Rolling in the Deep.” Others in the category include the Beastie Boys for “Make Some Noise”; rapper Tyler, the Creator for “Yonkers”; and Bruno Mars for “Grenade.”
Mars was nominated for four Moonman trophies. Other multiple nominees include Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Eminem.READ MORE: Dave Chappelle Agrees To Meet With Netflix's Transgender Employees
The VMAs will air live from Los Angeles on Aug. 28.
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