Our Lady Peace Leads MuchMusic Video Nominees
With six nominations, Our Lady Peace leads the list of nominees for Canada's 14th annual MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVA). Close behind is fellow rock act Treble Charger with five, while Chantal KreviazuWith six nominations, Our Lady Peace leads the list of nominees for Canada's 14th annual MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVA). Close behind is fellow rock act Treble Charger with five, while Chantal Kreviazuk, Matthew Good, Shawn Desman, and Swollen Members are tied with four nods each. The awards will be handed out June 22 at the MuchHeadquarters in Toronto.
OLP's clip for "Innocent" and Treble Charger's "Hundred Million" will compete for the best video, best director, MuchLOUD best rock video, best post-production, and best cinematography awards.
Our Lady Peace's "Somewhere Out There" has also landed the act in the People's Choice voting for favorite Canadian group. The band will compete with triple nominees Simple Plan ("I'd Do Anything") and Sum 41 ("Still Waiting"), Swollen Members ("Breath" featuring Nelly Furtado), and Theory Of A Deadman ("Nothing Could Come Between Us").
Kreviazuk's "In This Life," Good's "Weapon," and Desman's "Get Ready" are nominated in the People's Choice favorite Canadian artist category, where they will compete with three-time nominee Avril Lavigne ("Sk8er Boi") and Sam Roberts ("Brother Down"). People's Choice votes can be cast through the MuchMusic Web site.
In People's Choice international categories, Coldplay's "In My Place," Good Charlotte's "The Anthem," Linkin Park's "Somewhere I Belong," Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Can't Stop," and the White Stripes' "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground" will compete for favorite international group. Vying for the people's choice favorite international artist award will be 50 Cent's "In Da Club," Christina Aguilera's "Dirrty," Eminem's "Lose Yourself," Justin Timberlake's "Cry Me a River," and Nelly's "Hot in Herre."
The two other MMVA international categories are the most crowded, each listing 10 nominated videos. Eminem has two entries in the best international video - artist column ("Without Me" and "Cleaning Out My Closet), a category dominated by pop and hip-hop. Also up for that award is 50 Cent's "In Da Club," Ashanti's "Happy," Beyonce's "Work it Out," Aguilera's "Beautiful," Timberlake's "Cry Me a River," Missy Elliot's "Work It," Nelly's "Hot In Herre," and Sean Paul's "Gimme the Light."
Meanwhile, the best international video - group category is comprised solely of rock acts. Vying for the honor will be Audioslave's "Cochise," Coldplay's "In My Place," Disturbed's "Prayer," Good Charlotte's "The Anthem," Linkin Park's "Somewhere I Belong," Queens Of The Stone Age's "Go With the Flow," System Of A Down's "Boom!," the Music's "Take the Long Road and Walk It," the White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army," and Weezer's "Keep Fishin'."
The full list of nominees can be found at the MuchMusic Web site.