VMA Nomination Categories:

Video Of The Year
Outkast, "Hey Ya!"
Usher featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris, "Yeah!"
Britney Spears, "Toxic"
D12, "My Band"
Jay-Z, "99 Problems"

Best Male Vide
Usher featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris, "Yeah!"
Jay-Z, "99 Problems"
Justin Timberlake, "Senorita"
Kanye West featuring Syleena Johnson, "All Falls Down"
Prince, "Musicology"

Best Female Video
Britney Spears, "Toxic"
Beyoncé, "Naughty Girl"
Alicia Keys, "If I Ain't Got You"
Jessica Simpson, "With You"
Christina Aguilera, "The Voice Within"

Best Group Video
No Doubt, "It's My Life"
D12, "My Band"
Hoobastank, "The Reason"
Maroon 5, "This Love"
Good Charlotte, "Hold On"

Best Rap Video
Jay-Z, "99 Problems"
D12, "My Band"
50 Cent featuring Snoop Dogg & G-Unit, "P.I.M.P." Remix
Ludacris, "Stand Up"
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz featuring Ying Yang Twins, "Get Low"

Best R&B Video
Usher, "Burn"
Alicia Keys, "If I Ain't Got You"
Brandy featuring Kanye West, "Talk About Our Love"
Beyoncé, "Me, Myself and I"
R. Kelly, "Step in the Name of Love"

Best Hip-Hop Video
Outkast, "Hey Ya!"
Black Eyed Peas, "Hey Mama"
Kanye West featuring Syleena Johnson, "All Falls Down"
Nelly featuring P. Diddy and Murphy Lee, "Shake Ya Tailfeather"
Chingy featuring Ludacris and Snoop Dogg, "Holidae In"

Best Dance Video
Usher featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris, "Yeah!"
Black Eyed Peas, "Hey Mama"
Beyoncé, "Naughty Girl"
Britney Spears, "Toxic"
Missy Elliott, "I'm Really Hot"

Best Rock Video
Jet, "Are You Gonna Be My Girl"
The Darkness, "I Believe in a Thing Called Love"
Hoobastank, "The Reason"
Evanescence, "My Immortal"
Linkin Park, "Breaking the Habit"

Best Pop Video
Britney Spears, "Toxic"
Jessica Simpson, "With You"
Hilary Duff, "Come Clean"
No Doubt, "It's My Life"
Avril Lavigne, "Don't Tell Me"

Best New Artist In A Video
Jet, "Are You Gonna Be My Girl"
Maroon 5, "This Love"
JoJo, "Leave (Get Out)"
Kanye West featuring Syleena Johnson, "All Falls Down"
Yellowcard, "Ocean Avenue"
The Darkness, "I Believe in a Thing Called Love"

MTV2 Award
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Maps"
Elephant Man, "Pon De River"
Yellowcard, "Ocean Avenue"
Twista featuring Kanye West and Jamie Foxx, "Slow Jamz"
Franz Ferdinand, "Take Me Out"
Modest Mouse, "Float On"

Best Choreography In A Video
Usher featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris, "Yeah!"
Black Eyed Peas, "Hey Mama"
Missy Elliott, "I'm Really Hot"
Beyoncé, "Naughty Girl"
Sean Paul, "Like Glue"

Breakthrough Video
Franz Ferdinand, "Take Me Out"
Modest Mouse, "Float On"
Kanye West featuring Syleena Johnson, "All Falls Down"
New Found Glory, "All Downhill From Here"
White Stripes, "The Hardest Button to Button"
Steriogram, "Walkie Talkie Man"

Best Direction In A Video
Jay-Z, "99 Problems" (Director: Mark Romanek)
No Doubt, "It's My Life" (Director: David LaChapelle)
Outkast, "Hey Ya!" (Director: Bryan Barber)
White Stripes, "The Hardest Button to Button" (Director: Michel Gondry)
Steriogram, "Walkie Talkie Man" (Director: Michel Gondry)

Best Special Effects In A Video
Incubus, "Megalomaniac"
Outkast, "Hey Ya!"
White Stripes, "The Hardest Button to Button"
Modest Mouse, "Float On"
Steriogram, "Walkie Talkie Man"

Best Art Direction In A Video
Steriogram, "Walkie Talkie Man"
No Doubt, "It's My Life"
Outkast, "Hey Ya!"
Alicia Keys, "You Don't Know My Name"
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Maps"

Best Editing In A Video
Jay-Z, "99 Problems"
White Stripes, "The Hardest Button to Button"
Jet, "Are You Gonna Be My Girl"
Simple Plan, "Perfect"
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Maps"

Best Cinematography In A Video
Jay-Z, "99 Problems"
No Doubt, "It's My Life"
Beyoncé, "Naughty Girl"
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Maps"
Christina Aguilera, "The Voice Within"