2012 MTV Movie Awards: LMFAO, Kid Cudi + More Earn Best Music Noms
The Best Music award goes to the song "with enough melody magic to set the tone of an entire scene." LMFAO's 'Party Rock Anthem' is a contender for the scene from '21 Jump Street' when the song plays in the background during a raucous party. The Steve Aoki Dance Remix of Cudi's 'Pursuit of Happiness' is nominated for a similar scene from 'Project X.' Also nominated are the Chemical Brothers' 'The Devil Is in the Details' from 'Hanna,' Figurine's 'Impossible' from 'Like Crazy,' and College's 'A Real Hero' from 'Drive.'
A couple of musicians nabbed Movie Awards nominations for their acting skills. Rapper Ice Cube is up for Best Cast along with five other actors from '21 Jump Street,' while Lenny Kravitz is one of six performers nominated for the same award for 'The Hunger Games.'
Best Music Nominees for the 2012 MTV Movie Awards:
College Feat. Electric Youth, 'A Real Hero'
Kid Cudi, 'Pursuit of Happiness (Steve Aoki Dance Remix)'
LMFAO, 'Party Rock Anthem'
The Chemical Brothers, 'The Devil Is in the Details'