VMAs 2009: The Nominations Have Been Announced! Lady Gaga & Beyonce 9 Nominations Trump Britney's 7

The 2009 MTV VMA nominees are OUT! And sorry, Britney fans, but Lady Gaga and Beyonce are the big earners so far with NINE NOMINATIONS EACH for "Single Ladies (Put A Ring on It)," "Poker Face," and "Paparazzi" leaving Britney in the dust with a "paltry" seven nominations for "Womanizer."

Also, WTG, Drake! What up, dude. Hope that knee heals. He's up on the leaderboard with his first-ever nomination for Best New Artist!

Check out the 2009 VMAs categories below, and go vote!

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Beyoncé: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"

Lady Gaga: "Poker Face"

Eminem: "We Made You"

Kanye West: "Love Lockdown"

Britney Spears: "Womanizer"

BEST NEW ARTIST

3OH!3

Lady Gaga

Kid Cudi

Drake

Asher Roth

BEST MALE VIDEO

Eminem: "We Made You"

Kanye West: "Love Lockdown"

Jay-Z: "D.O.A (Death of Auto-Tune)"

T.I. featuring Rihanna: "Live Your Life"

Ne-Yo: "Miss Independent"

BEST FEMALE VIDEO

Beyoncé: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"

Lady Gaga: "Poker Face"

Taylor Swift: "You Belong With Me"

Kelly Clarkson" "My Life Would Suck Without You"

Katy Perry: "Hot 'N Cold"

Pink: "So What"

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO

Eminem: "We Made You"

Kanye West: "Love Lockdown"

Flo Rida: "Right Round"

Asher Roth: "I Love College"

Jay-Z: "D.O.A (Death of Auto-Tune)"

BEST POP VIDEO

Beyoncé: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"

Britney Spears: "Womanizer"

Cobra Starship featuring Leighton Meester: "Good Girls Go Bad"

Lady Gaga: "Poker Face"

Wisin y Yandel: "Abusadora"

BEST ROCK VIDEO

Coldplay: "Viva La Vida"

Kings Of Leon: "Use Somebody"

Green Day: "21 Guns"

Fall Out Boy: "I Don't Care"

Paramore: "Decode"

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Beyoncé: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"

Britney Spears: "Circus"

Ciara featuring Justin Timberlake: "Love Sex Magic"

AR Rahman & Pussy Cat Dolls featuring Nicole Scherzinger: "Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)"

Kristina DeBarge: "Goodbye"

BEST DIRECTION

Beyoncé: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"

Lady Gaga: "Paparazzi"

Green Day: "21 Guns"

Cobra Starship featuring Leighton Meester: "Good Girls Go Bad"

Britney Spears: "Circus"

BEST EDITING

Beyoncé: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"

Britney Spears: "Circus"

Miley Cyrus: "7 Things"

Coldplay: "Viva La Vida"

Lady Gaga: "Paparazzi"

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS

Beyoncé: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"

Gnarls Barkley: "Who’s Gonna Save My Soul"

Lady Gaga: "Paparazzi"

Eminem: "We Made You"

Kanye West ft Mr. Hudson: "Paranoid"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Beyoncé: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"

Coldplay: "Viva La Vida"

Green Day: "21 Guns"

Britney Spears: "Circus"

Lady Gaga: "Paparazzi"

BEST ART DIRECTION

Beyoncé: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"

Britney Spears: "Circus"

Lady Gaga: "Paparazzi"

Gnarls Barkley: "Who’s Gonna Save My Soul"

Coldplay: "Viva La Vida"

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO

Death Cab For Cutie: "Grapevine Fires"

Gnarls Barkley: "Who’s Gonna Save My Soul"

Anjulie: "Boom"

Cold War Kids: "I've Seen Enough"

Chairlift: "Evident Utensil"

Bat For Lashes: "Daniel

Major Lazer: "Hold The Line"

Passion Pit: "The Reeling"

Matt & Kim: "Lessons Learned"

Yeah Yeah Yeahs: "Heads Will Roll"

BEST VIDEO (THAT SHOULD HAVE WON A MOONMAN)

U2: "Where The Streets Have No Name"

Dr Dre: "Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang"

Beastie Boys: "Sabotage"

Bjork: "Human Behavior"

Radiohead: "Karma Police"

George Michael: "Freedom"

Foo Fighters: "Everlong"

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers: "Into The Great Wide Open"

OK Go: "Here It Goes Again"

David Lee Roth: "California Girls"