Actually West received the most nods with seven, while Beyoncé, received six. and Jay-Z, earned five.
Last year West and Jay-Z collabo’d on the album “Watch the Throne.” Their songs — “Ni**as In Paris” and “Otis” — are up for video of the year. Beyoncé has two nominations in the same category with “Love on Top” and “Countdown.” The fifth nominee is Usher’s “Climax.”
Other multiple nominees include Brown, Lil Wayne, Drake and J. Cole.
Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj are among the stars that will perform.
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will receive a lifetime achievement award.
This year’s show will be hosted by Samuel L. Jackson and once again takes place at the Shrine Auditorium in downtown LA on July 1.