Britney Spears Nominated For Seven VMAs; Eminem & Kanye West Go Head-To-Head

Britney Spears has earned an impressive reported seven Moon Man nominations for the upcoming 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, according to E! News’ Marc Malkin. The comeback kid she walked away with three trophies for her hit video “Piece of Me” at last year’s ceremony.

Britney Spears 2009 MTV Video Music Awards

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No word yet on which of Brit’s videos could be honored, but any of her recent hits, including “Womanizer,” “Circus,” “If U Seek Amy” and “Radar,” could be nominated.


In related news, MTV News has announced that hip-hop heavyweights Eminem and Kanye West will duke it against each other in four different categories at next month’s ceremony in New York.

Eminem’s “We Made You” and Kanye’s “Love Lockdown” are both up for Video of the Year, Best Male Video, and Best Hip Hop Video. “We Made You” will face Kanye’s “Paranoid” for a Best Special Effects prize.

The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, hosted by Russell Brand, will air live September 13, 2009.