GOSSIP NEWS >> Justin Bieber: 2011 MuchMusic Awards Fan Favorite

Making a surprise appearance at the annual Canadian music celebration, Justin Bieber joined in on the 2011 MuchMusic Video Awards in downtown Toronto on Sunday night (June 19).

There to support co-host girlfriend Selena Gomez, the "Next 2 You" hitmaker also finds himself nominated for UR FAVE Artist and International Video of the Year by a Canadian honors.

As for the show, the 2011 MMVAs feature performances by top acts including Lady Gaga, Snoop Dogg, Bruno Mars and Avril Lavigne.

Adding to the celebrity-strong presence are Colin Farrell, Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed - who are all among the scheduled presenters.

Meanwhile, Rihanna leads the pack with six MMVA nominations while Miss Gomez, Drake, Arcade Fire and Avril Lavigne are among other artists picking up multiple bids.

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