(from top left to right): Girls' Generation, KARA, SHINee, 2NE1, CNBLUE and 2PM [SM Entertainment/DSP Media/YG Entertainment/FNC Music/JYP Entertainment]
A number of top Korean idols have been nominated for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards Japan (MTV VMAJ).
On Tuesday, the official website of MTV VMAJ 2012 showed that Girls' Generation's album of the same name and KARA's "Super Girl" received nominations under the category of best album of the year.
2PM received a nod in the best group video category for "I'm Your Man" and CNBLUE's "In My Head" and 2NE1's "I am the Best" were both nominated under the best new artist video segment.
This year, the MTV VMAJ 2012 will be hosted by popular Japanese electro trio Perfume and take place at the Makuhari Messe Hall in Chiba on June 23.
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