Justin Timberlake And Macklemore Lead MTV VMAs 2013 Nominations

17 July 2013, 13:58

The likes of Bruno Mars, Robin Thicke and Ed Sheeran are also up for awards this year.

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis lead the pack in this year's MTV Video Music Awards 2013 with six nominations between them.

The 'Suit & Tie' singer has picked up a huge number of awards for his 2012 single 'Mirrors', including Video Of The Year, Best Male Video, Best Pop Video and Best editing.

Justin's comeback single 'Suit & Tie' has also been nominated receiving nods for Best Direction and Best Collaboration between himself and duet partner Jay-Z.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have also had a successful showing with 'Thrift Shop' gaining a Video Of The Year nomination and their Ray Dalton team-up 'Can't Hold Us' being given the nod for Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Cinematography, Best Direction and Best Edition.

Check out a picture of Justin Timberlake on stage at a gig in Dublin recently below (Credit: Getty):

Other stars who are set to have good showings at this year's VMAs include Robin Thicke, Bruno Mars, Pink and Miley Cyrus.

Bruno Mars' 'Locked Out Of Heaven' won the singer three nods, with an additional nomination for 'Treasure', while Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' is up for three in total.

UK singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran also landed a nod for his single 'Lego House', released in the US this year, which is up for Best Male Video.

Check out the full list of VMAs 2013 nominations right here.

The MTV Video Music Awards 2013 will take place live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on 25th August.