The “California Girl” leads the MTV Video Music Award 2011 with 9 nominations.

I’m not surprised when the” California Gurls” leads the MTV Video Music Award 2011 with 9 nominations.

Katy Perry snagged nine MTV Video Music Award nominations — leading the field of this year’s music video awards. Perry was nominated for for Video of the Year and Best Female Video for “Firework,” Best Cinematography for “Teenage Dream,” Best Special Effects for “E.T.” featuring Kanye West, Best Pop Video, Best Collaboration, Best Editing and Best Direction.

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