Taylor Swift leads MTV VMA nominations

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Taylor Swift has been nominated for nine awards at this year's MTV Music Video Awards.

She's up for the most awards followed by Ed Sheeran with six and Beyonce and Mark Ronson with five each.

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Ed Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud is up for best male video

Ellie Goulding is up for best female video, for Love Me Like You Do.

Other British acts up for awards are George Ezra, FKA Twigs and James Bay in the artists to watch category.

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Miley Cyrus has been announced as this year's host

The awards take place in Los Angeles on 30 August and will be hosted by Miley Cyrus.

Video of the Year

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar - Bad Blood

Beyonce - 7/11

Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk, featuring Bruno Mars

Kendrick Lamar - Alright

Best Female Video

Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do

Beyonce - 7/11

Nicki Minaj - Anaconda

Sia - Elastic Heart

Taylor Swift - Blank Space

Best Male Video

Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud

The Weekend - Earned It

Nick Jonas - Chains

Kendrick Lamar - Alright

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk