Rihanna, Drake Lead MTV VMA Noms

It’s the year of Rihanna and Drake at the MTV VMA awards. The two-time collaborators (and on-and-off exes) lead all nominees with five apiece, including Video of the Year. And for added drama, they’ll both be competing against Chris Brown in separate categories; Rihanna goes head-to-head with Brown for Best Choreography and Drake faces Brown for Best Male Video. (Rihanna is also featured guest in Drake’s heavily nominated “Take Care” as well as Coldplay’s “Princess of China,” which has two nominations.) Biggest snub: Lady Gaga was left off the list entirely. I think she’ll survive.

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