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2012 MuchMusic Award Nominees

Canadian music video channel MuchMusic has announced the 2012 MuchMusic Award nominees, recognizing both homegrown and international (mostly American) work.

The show airs live June 17 on MuchMusic and in the US on Fuse.

Check out all the videos at: mmva.muchmusic.com/nominees/

(If you're on the homepage reading this, please click through for the full list...)

Video Of The Year (Canadian)

  • Carly Rae Jepsen "Call Me Baby" (Ben Knetchel, dir.)
  • Down With Webster "She's Dope" (Aaron A, dir.)
  • Drake - "Headlines" (Lamar Hyghly, Drake, Oliver El-Khatib, dir.)
  • Hedley f/ P. Reign "Invincible" (Kyle Davison, dir.)
  • Marianas Trench "Fallout"  (Kyle Davison, dir.)

Director of the Year

  • Aleesia f/ Big Sean "Kiss It Bye Bye "  (RT!, dir.)
  • Danny Fernandes f/ Josh Ramsay & Belly "Hit Me Up " (Marc André Debruyne, dir.)
  • Down With Webster "Royalty " (Chris Wong, dir.)
  • Marianas Trench "Haven't Had Enough" (Kyle Davison, dir.)
  • Nelly Furtado "Big Hoops "(Director X, dir.)

    Post Production of the Year
    • Down With Webster "Big Wheels" (Aaron A, dir.)
    • Marianas Trench "Fallout"  (Kyle Davison, dir.)
    • Shaun Boothe "Let Me Go" (Chris G. dir.)
    • The New Cities "Heatwave" (JP Poliquin, dir.)
    • These Kids Wear Crowns "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" (Colin Minihan, dir.)

    Cinematography of the Year

    • City And Colour "Fragile Bird" (Michael Maxxis, dir.)
    • Hedley f/ P. Reign "Invincible" (Kyle Davison, dir.)
    • Kreesha Turner "Rock Paper Scissors" (Aaron A, dir.)
    • Marianas Trench "Fallout" (Kyle Davison, dir.)
    • Shawn Desman "Moneyshot "/Something Stupid" (RT!, dir.)

    Pop Video of the Year

    • Anjulie "Brand New Chick" (Hannah Lux Davis, dir.)
    • Carly Rae Jepsen "Call Me Baby" (Ben Knetchel, dir.)
    • Hedley f/ P. Reign "Invincible" (Kyle Davison, dir.)
    • Marianas Trench "Haven't Had Enough" (Kyle Davison, dir.)
    • Victoria Duffield "Shut Up and Dance" (Alon Isocianu, dir.)

    MuchLOUD Rock Video of the Year

    • Arkells "Michigan Left" (JP Poliquin, dir.)
    • F*cked Up "Queen Of Hearts" (Scott Cudmore, dir.)
    • Sam Roberts Band "I Feel You" (Dave Pawsey, Jonathan Legris, dir.)
    • The Sheepdogs "I Don’t Know" (Davin Black, Mike Sevigny, dir.)
    • Theory Of A Deadman "Chick Came Back" (Bill Fishman, dir.)

    MuchVIBE Hip-Hop Video of the Year

    • A-Game "Cool Boyz" (Cazhhmere, dir.)
    • Classified f/ Kayo & Jim Cuddy "The Hangover" (The Hansen-MacDonald Brothers, dir.)
    • Drake f/ Lil Wayne & Tyga "The Motto" (Kamar Taylor, Hyghly Alleyne, dir.)
    • Harvey Stripes f/ Lloyd "Come On" (Cazhhmere, dir.)
    • K’Naan f/ Nelly FurtadoIs "Anybody Out There" (Chris Robinson, dir.)

    MuchFACT Indie Video of the Year

    • Arcade Fire "Sprawl II" (Mountains Beyond Mountains)" (Vincent Morisset, dir.)
    • City And Colour "Fragile Bird" (Michael Maxxis, dir.)
    • Danny Fernandes f/ Josh Ramsay & Belly "Hit Me Up" (Marc Anfre Debruyne, dir.)
    • Down With Webster "She’s Dope" (Aaron A, dir.)
    • Lights "Banner" (Sean Michael Turrell, dir.)

    International Video of the YearArtist

    • Beyonce "Run The World (Girls)" (Francis Lawrence, dir.)
    • Chris Brown f/ Justin Bieber "Next 2 You" (Colin Tilley, dir.)
    • David Guetta f/ Nicki Minaj "Turn Me On" (Sanji, dir.)
    • Flo Rida "Good Feeling" (Erik White, dir.)
    • Katy Perry "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" (Marc Klasfeld, dir.)
    • Kelly Clarkson "Stronger" (Shane Drake, dir.)
    • Lady Gaga "Marry The Night" (Lady Gaga, dir.)
    • Nicki Minaj "Starships" (Anthony Mandler, dir.)
    • Pitbull f/ Ne-Yo , Afrojack & Nayer "Give Me Everything" (David Rousseau, dir.)
    • Rihanna f/ Calvin Harris "We Found Love" (Melina, dir.)

     International Video of the Year Group

    • Bad Meets Evil f/ Bruno Mars "Lighters" (Rich Lee, dir.)
    • Cobra Starship f/ Sabi "You Make Me Feel" (Kai Regan, dir.)
    • Coldplay "Paradise" (Matt Whitecross, dir.)
    • Foster The People "Houdini" (Daniels, dir.)
    • Gym Class Heroes f/ Adam Levine "Stereo Hearts" (Hiro Murai, dir.)
    • LMFAO "Sexy And I Know It" (Mickey Finnegan, dir.)
    • Maroon 5 f/ Christina Aguilera "Moves Like Jagger" (Jonas Akerlund, dir.)
    • One Direction "One Thing" (Declan Whitebloom, dir.)
    • Selena Gomez & The Scene "Love You Like A Love Song" (Georgie Greville, Geremy Jasper, dir.)
    • The Wanted "Glad You Came" (Director X, dir.)

    International Video of the Year by a Canadian

    • Avril Lavigne "Smile" (Shane Drake, dir.)
    • Drake f/ Rihanna "Take Care" (Yoann Lemoine, dir.)
    • Justin Bieber "Boyfriend" (Director X, dir.)
    • Nickelback "When We Stand Together" (Justin Francis, dir.)
    • Simple Plan "Astronaut" (Mark Staubach, dir.) 
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