The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards nominees were announced this overnight, with Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis leading the pack. Those artists are tied for six nominations each, including video of the year and best direction. Other top nominees include Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Bruno Mars and Robin Thicke. Beyoncé, Katy Perry and Selena Gomez also received nominations and will all face off against each other for best female video. MTV also broke new ground by announcing several of the nominees through Instagram and Vine videos.
The show airs on Sunday, Aug. 25 (Monday Aug. 26 AEST). Read on for the full list of nominees.