Hedley leads MuchMusic nominees


TORONTO -- Canadian rock group Hedley led all comers as nominations for the 19th MuchMusic Video Awards were unveiled Wednesday.

Hedley grabbed six nominations, with homegrown music acts Belly and illScarlett close behind with five each.

Other multiple nominees include City and Colour, Feist, Sam Roberts and Simple Plan.

MuchMusic, Canada's music video channel, last week said Rihanna, Kanye West, Timbaland, Flo Rida and Fall Out Boy will vie for best international video in the people's choice competitions.

The awards ceremony from Toronto will air live on MuchMusic on June 15.