Rihanna, Kanye West up for MuchMusic award

Canada's music video awards set for June 15

TORONTO -- Rihanna, Kanye West, Timbaland, Flo Rida and Fall Out Boy will vie for best international video at the 19th annual MuchMusic Video Awards on June 15.

Canada's music video awards, which will air live from Toronto on MuchMusic, Canada's music video cable channel, also will see homegrown musicians Avril Lavigne, Nelly Furtado, Feist, Belly and City and Colour compete for best Canadian artist.

Billy Talent, Finger Eleven, Hedley, illScarlett and Simple Plan will compete in the best Canadian group competition, voted on by the Canadian public.