Mumford & Sons, Foo Fighters Nominated For 2011 MTV Video Music Awards


Mumford & Sons and the Foo Fighters have both landed nominations in the Best Rock Video category for the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.

Mumford & Sons receive the nod for their scooter driving antics in ‘The Cave‘, while Foo Fighters’ typically light-hearted approach to ‘Walk‘ has secured their nomination.

Elsewhere, Foster the People‘s summer-tinged ‘Pumped Up Kicks‘ also has a place on the Best Rock section as well Best New Artist, while chart sensation Adele has places on the Best Pop Video, Best Female Video and Video Of The Year categories.

The 2011 MTV VMAs are due to take place on August 28th at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre.

Selected shortlist:

Best Pop Video:

Adele, Rolling in the Deep
Britney Spears, Till the World Ends
Bruno Mars, Grenade
Katy Perry, Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer, and Afrojack, Give Me Everything

Best Rock Video:

Cage The Elephant, Shake Me Down
Foo Fighters, Walk
Foster the People, Pumped Up Kicks
Mumford & Sons, The Cave
The Black Keys, Howlin’ For You

Best New Artist:

Big Sean featuring Chris Brown, My Last
Foster The People, Pumped Up Kicks
Kreayshawn, Gucci Gucci
Tyler, The Creator, Yonkers
Wiz Khalifa, Black and Yellow

Best Female Video:

Adele, Rolling in the Deep
Beyoncé, Run the World (Girls)
Katy Perry, Firework
Lady Gaga, Born This Way
Nicki Minaj, Super Bass

Video Of The Year:

Adele, Rolling in the Deep
Beastie Boys, Make Some Noise
Bruno Mars, Grenade
Katy Perry, Firework
Tyler, The Creator, Yonkers

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