Kanye West: Two Nominations (Solo), Three Nominations (Watch The Throne)
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MTV Video Music Awards 2012: Nominations List
6. Kanye West: Two Nominations (Solo), Three Nominations (Watch The Throne)
Kanye received two solo nominations for the 2012 Video Music Awards for his video for 'Mercy', which is up for both Best Hip-Hop Video and Best Editing. The rapper's collective Watch The Throne with Jay-Z also received three nominations across Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Editing and Best Direction.