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  • Awards: 2008 MTV Video Music Awards – What to Expect

    September 6.08 @ 10:43 pm
    Posted By: admin

    With less than 24 hours to go until the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards in Hollywood, there is a lot of anticipation of what is expected. Last year, the world was stunned with Britney Spears horrendous comeback performance and has everyone pondering what will happen this year.

    MTV.com has mentioned what we can expect at this year’s awards.

    • Hosted by British Comic and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” co-star Russell Brand
    • Kanye West to close the show. (I wonder what he will perform. Possibly his new single “Love Lockdown” from his upcoming 4th album.)
    • Kanye West is reportedly to reveal his plans for his upcoming album at the awards
    • T.I. is expected to perform his new single which is a duet with Pop/R&B sensation Rihanna
    • Christina Aguilera will perform her new single “Keeps Getting Better” from her upcoming Keeps Getting Better – A Decade of Hits
    • Live performances by Rihanna, Lil Wayne, P!nk, Kid Rock, T-Pain, Lupe Fiasco andmore.
    • Katy Perry & Travis Barker to perform a Madonna classic “Like A Virgin”
    • Britney Spears is suppose to make an appearance of some sort but not sure exactly what she will be doing
    • John Legend, Danity Kane, Kobe Bryant, Leona Lewis, Ciara, Ashlee Simpson and more many to present awards
    • Plenty of surprises – (hmm I wonder what will happen.)

    Some of this years nominees are:

    Best Hip-Hop Video:

    • Mary J. Blige – “Just Fine”
    • Lupe Fiasco (featuring Matthew Santos) – “Superstar”
    • Flo Rida (featuring T-Pain) – “Low”
    • Lil Wayne (featuring Static Major) – “Lollipop”
    • Kanye West (featuring Chris Martin) – “Homecoming”

    Best Male Video:

    • Chris Brown – “With You”
    • Flo Rida (featuring T-Pain) – “Low”
    • Lil Wayne (featuring Static Major) – “Lollipop”
    • T.I. – “No Matter What”
    • Usher (featuring Young Jeezy) – “Love in This Club”

    Best Female Video:

    • Mariah Carey – “Touch My Body”
    • Katy Perry – “I Kissed a Girl”
    • Rihanna – “Take a Bow”
    • Jordin Sparks (featuring Chris Brown) – “No Air”
    • Britney Spears – “Piece of Me”

    Best Choreography in a Video:

    • Adele — “Chasing Pavements”
    • Chris Brown — “Forever”
    • Chris Brown (featuring T-Pain) — “Kiss Kiss”
    • Gnarls Barkley — “Run”
    • Pussycat Dolls — “When I Grow Up”

    To view the rest of the nominees – visit the mtv.com

    Tune in to MTV tomorrow (Sept 8th,) at 8PM (EST) for the Opening Act on the red carpet and at 9PM (EST) for the live award show from Hollywood. The Young, Fresh & New will be LIVE blogging through out the show awards. Be sure to check it for the updates!

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