Nominations for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards were revealed Tuesday morning on MTV.com. As usual, the nominees are mostly pop, hip-hop and R&B, but there are a fair few rock acts in the mix, most notably fun. The band's up for Best New Artist and Best Pop Video for their hit single "We Are Young," featuring Janelle Monáe .
In the Best Rock Video category, The Black Keys will go up against Coldplay , Imagine Dragons , Jack White and Linkin Park . In addition, Gotye will compete for the top prize, Video of the Year -- the band's video for " Somebody That I Used to Know " will compete against videos from Drake , Katy Perry , M.I.A. and Rihanna .
The trophies will be presented on Thursday, September 6, live on MTV. For the full list of nominees, check out MTV.com .
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