Punk trio Green Day have topped the list of nominees for the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards after claiming eight nods this morning (25JUL05).

Promos for the group's BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS and AMERICAN IDIOT are up for awards.

Gwen Stefani and Missy Elliott earned six nominations awards each, while Irish rockers U2 scored five and goths My Chemical Romance picked up four.

The award for Video of The Year will be fought by Green Day's Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Coldplay's SPEED OF SOUND, JESUS WALKS by Kanye West, GWEN STEFANI'S HOLLABACK GIRL and Snoop Dogg's DROP IT LIKE IT'S HOT.

The 20 awards will be handed out by show host SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS at Miami, Florida's American Airlines Arena on 28 August (05).

25/07/2005 09:17