Vote For Lady Gaga + Out Magazine Pictures

The 2009 VMA nominations are out and Lady Gaga leads with the way with a total of 9 nominations, including Video of the Year & Best New Artist! Gaga will battle it out for the moonmen on September 13th in NYC! Voting is now live at VMA.MTV.COM, vote now and vote often to help Gaga win! About her nominations, Lady Gaga told MTV:

"After years of hustle in New York City, where we made our art videos in bars, myself and the Haus of Gaga are honored to receive nine nominations for the 2009 VMAs. We believe in the immensity and the promise of 'showbiz' and will continue to give it mouth-to-mouth, till its vomiting return. All you need is a camcorder, a flashlight and one truly great idea. Thank you, MTV, for being our video flagship, and for supporting this bunch of inspired kids, who love to get wasted and make art together."

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In other Lady Gaga news, for her first Out Magazine cover story, Lady Gaga channels '50s B horror movies to create her most stunning and iconic photo portfolio to date. The shoot photographer Ellen von Unwerth says she was influenced by fantasies of "a kind of Frankenstein's bride who gets attacked by a sexy vampire and becomes one herself." Scroll down to see some of these breath-taking photos. To view the full slideshow, click here.