Rihanna and her ex-lover Drake led the charge at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, picking up five nominations each.
The chart-toppers, who were rumoured to have casually dated recently, will battle it out in the Video Of The Year category for We Found Love and Drake’s Take Care, which
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They will be competing against Gotye’s Somebody That I Used To Know, Katy Perry’s Wide Awake and M.I.A’s Bad Girls, the Sun reported.
Shockingly, Lady Gaga wasn’t for a single gong, even though her Marry The Night and You And I videos were eligible.
Rihanna is also up for ‘Best Female Video’, ‘Best Pop Video’, ‘Best Choreography’ and ‘Best Visual Effects’, while Drake will be hoping to bag ‘Best Hip-Hop Video’, ‘Best Male Video’, ‘Best Art Direction’ and ‘Best Cinematography’.
The rapper will be going up against his rival Chris Brown for the ‘Best Male Video prize’.