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Last Updated: Wednesday August 04 2010 07:54 GMT

Lady Gaga up for record 13 MTV Video Music Awards

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is in the running to win a record 13 MTV Video Music Awards.

The Poker Face singer's got the most nominations ever in a single year, including best female video and best dance music video for Bad Romance.

She's also the first female artist to get two nominations for video of the year, for Bad Romance and her collaboration with Beyoncé, Telephone.

And Justin Bieber's got his first nomination as best new artist, with the video for his hit single, Baby.

Elsewhere, American rapper Eminem was the most nominated male artist, making it onto the shortlist for eight awards, including video of the year and best male video for Not Afraid.

Back in the best female video category, Lady Gaga will be facing competition from Katy Perry's California Gurls, Ke$ha's Tik Tok, and Taylor Swift's Fifteen.