The nominees for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards
were announced this morning with Rihanna
leading the pack with five nods each and Katy Perry
comes in close with four chances to take home a moonman.
's will take place on September 6 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles at 8pm ET.
Check out the complete list of nominees below:Video of the Year:Katy Perry
, "Wide Awake"
Gotye, "Somebody That I Used To Know"Rihanna