Rihanna’s five leads the prize pack
accolades keep rolling in for Gotye, aka Wally de Backer, who scored a nomination for Video of the Year at the MTV Video Music Awards for Somebody That I Used to Know, US stars Rihanna and Drake led the pack with five nominations each. Last year’s big winner Katy Perry had four. Gotye’s clip, which also features Kiwi singer Kimbra, is up against Rihanna’s hit We Found Love; Rihanna and Drake’s duet for Take Care; Katy Perry for Wide Awake; and MIA for Bad Girls. The show will air live from Los Angeles on September 6 and will feature performances from One Direction, up for best pop video for their song What Makes You Beautiful.