Timberlake, Macklemore lead with 6 MTV VMA nods

MTV announced Wednesday that Justin Timberlake and Macklemore&Ryan Lewis have six nominations each. Bruno Mars has four nominations.

Timberlake's "Mirrors," Macklemore& Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" and Mars' "Locked Out of Heaven" will battle Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" and Taylor Swift's "I Knew You Were Trouble" for video of the year.

Timberlake's "Mirrors" and "Suit&Tie" are up for best male video, pop video and collaboration, among others. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' nominations include hip-hop video and collaboration.

Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Pink and Thirty Seconds to Mars have three nominations each.

The VMAs will air live Aug. 25 from Brooklyn's Barclays Center.

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