Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo Lead 2021 MTV VMA Nominations

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Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo

Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo

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The VMAs are around the corner!

On Wednesday, MTV introduced the nominees for this twelve months’s Video Track Awards and the list choices a number of of 2020 and 2021’s ideal artists! Justin Bieber and Megan Thee Stallion lead the list with seven and six nods, respectively, but are followed carefully within the abet of by seven artists with five nominations.

Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Lil Nas X, Giveon and Olivia Rodrigo all earned five nods. Right here’s the “Drivers License” singer’s first time ever being nominated.

Among the contenders for video of the twelve months — the tip prize of the evening — are Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP,” DJ Khaled and Drake’s video that contains Justin Bieber “POPSTAR,” Doja Cat and SZA’s “Kiss Me Extra,” Ed Sheeran’s “Sinister Habits,” Lil Nas X’s “Montero (Call Me By Your Determine)” and The Weeknd’s Attach Your Tears.

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As for the artist of the twelve months class, Ariana Grande, Doja Cat, Taylor Swift, Rodrigo, Bieber and Megan Thee Stallion are up for the award.

Starting Wednesday and thru Sept. 3, followers can vote all over 14 categories to make a preference their high contenders. (Nominations for simplest team and tune of summer will most likely be introduced at a later date.)

Right here’s the corpulent list of nominees:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Cardi B toes. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

DJ Khaled toes. Drake – “POPSTAR” (Starring Justin Bieber)

Doja Cat toes. SZA – “Kiss Me Extra”

Ed Sheeran – “Sinister Habits”

Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Determine)”

The Weeknd – “Attach Your Tears”

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Ariana Grande

Doja Cat

Justin Bieber

Megan Thee Stallion

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

SONG OF THE YEAR

24kGoldn toes. iann dior – “Mood”

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open”

BTS – “Dynamite”

Cardi B toes. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Dua Lipa – “Levitating”

Olivia Rodrigo – “drivers license”

BEST NEW ARTIST

24kGoldn

Giveon

The Kid LAROI

Olivia Rodrigo

Polo G

Saweetie

PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

September 2020: Wallows – “Are You Bored But?”

October 2020: Ashnikko – “Daisy”

November 2020: SAINt JHN – “Enticing”

December 2020: 24kGoldn – “Coco”

January 2021: JC Stewart – “Damage My Coronary heart”

February 2021: Latto – “Intercourse Lies”

March 2021: Madison Beer – “Selfish”

April 2021: The Kid LAROI – “WITHOUT YOU”

Would possibly perhaps well perhaps 2021: Olivia Rodrigo – “drivers license”

June 2021: girl in red “Serotonin”

July 2021: Fousheé – “my slime”

August 2021: jxdn – “Mediate About Me”

BEST COLLABORATION

24kGoldn toes. iann dior – “Mood”

Cardi B toes. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Doja Cat toes. SZA – “Kiss Me Extra”

Drake toes. Lil Durk – “Snicker Now Tell Later”

Justin Bieber toes. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – “Peaches”

Miley Cyrus toes. Dua Lipa – “Prisoner”

BEST POP

Ariana Grande – “positions”

Billie Eilish – “Attributable to this truth I Am”

BTS – “Butter”

Harry Styles – “Treat Other folks With Kindness”

Justin Bieber toes. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – “Peaches”

Olivia Rodrigo – “kindly 4 u”

Shawn Mendes – “Marvel”

Taylor Swift – “willow”

BEST HIP-HOP

Cardi B toes. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Drake toes. Lil Durk – “Snicker Now Tell Later”

Lil Miniature one toes. Megan Thee Stallion – “On Me (remix)”

Moneybagg Yo – “Said Sum”

Polo G – “RAPSTAR”

Travis Scott toes. Young Thug & M.I.A. – “FRANCHISE”

BEST ROCK

Evanescence – “Spend My Instruct”

Foo Opponents – “Shame Shame”

John Mayer – “Ideal Prepare Home”

The Killers – “My Maintain Soul’s Warning”

Kings Of Leon – “The Bandit”

Lenny Kravitz – “Raise Vibration”

BEST ALTERNATIVE

Bleachers – “Cessation Making This Trouble”

Glass Animals – “Warmth Waves”

Take into consideration Dragons – “Practice You”

Machine Gun Kelly toes. blackbear – “my ex’s simplest friend”

twenty one pilots – “Anxious Away”

WILLOW toes. Travis Barker – “t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l”

BEST LATIN

Sinister Bunny x Jhay Cortez – “Dákiti”

Billie Eilish & ROSALÍA – “Lo Vas A Olvidar”

Shaded Eyed Peas and Shakira – “GIRL LIKE ME”

J. Balvin, Dua Lipa, Sinister Bunny, Tainy – “UN DIA (ONE DAY)”

Karol G – “Bichota”

Maluma – “Hawái”

BEST R&B

Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid – “BROWN SKIN GIRL”

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open”

Chris Brown and Young Thug – “Bolt Loopy”

Giveon – “HEARTBREAK ANNIVERSARY”

H.E.R. toes. Chris Brown – “Attain Through”

SZA – “Loyal Days”

BEST K-POP

(G)I-DLE – “DUMDi DUMDi”

BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez – “Ice Cream”

BTS – “Butter” – BIGHIT MUSIC Monsta X – “Gambler”

SEVENTEEN – “Ready to adore”

TWICE – “Alcohol-Free”

VIDEO FOR GOOD

Billie Eilish – “Your Vitality”

Demi Lovato – “Dancing With The Satan”

H.E.R. – “Fight For You”

Kane Brown – “Worldwide Enticing”

Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Determine)”

Pharrell Williams toes. JAY-Z – “Entrepreneur”

BEST DIRECTION

Billie Eilish – “Your Vitality” – Directed by: Billie Eilish

DJ Khaled toes. Drake – “POPSTAR (Starring Justin Bieber)” – Directed by: Julien Christian Lutz aka Director X

Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Determine)” – Directed by: Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino

Taylor Swift – “willow” – Directed by: Taylor Swift

Travis Scott toes. Young Thug & M.I.A – “Franchise” – Directed by: Travis Scott

Tyler, The Creator – “LUMBERJACK” – Directed by: Wolf Haley

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid – “BROWN SKIN GIRL” – Cinematography by: Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, MOHAMMAED ATTA AHMED, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant

Billie Eilish – “Attributable to this truth I Am” – Cinematography by: Put off Witt

Foo Opponents – “Shame Shame” – Cinematography by: Santiago Gonzalez

Justin Bieber toes. Probability The Rapper – “Holy” – Cinematography by: Elias Talbot

Lady Gaga – “911” – Cinematography by: Jeff Cronenweth

Lorde – “Solar Vitality” – Cinematography by: Andrew Stroud

BEST ART DIRECTION

Beyoncé, Shatta Wale, Predominant Lazer – “ALREADY” – Art Direction by: Susan Linns, Gerard Santos

Ed Sheeran – “Sinister Habits” – Art Direction by: Alison Dominitz

Lady Gaga – “911” – Art Direction by: Tom Foden, Peter Andrus

Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Determine)” – Art Direction by: John Richoux

Saweetie toes. Doja Cat – “Most efficient Friend” – Art Direction by: Art Haynes

Taylor Swift – “willow” – Art Direction by: Ethan Tobman, Regina Fernandez

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Bella Poarch – “Arrangement A Bitch” – Visual Outcomes by: Andrew Donoho, Denhov Visuals, Denis Strahhov, Rein Jakobson, Vahur Kuusk, Tatjana Pavlik, Yekaterina Vetrova

Coldplay – “Increased Vitality” – Visual Outcomes by: Mathematic

Doja Cat & The Weeknd – “You Gorgeous” – Visual Outcomes by: La Pac, Anthony Lestremau, Julien Missaire, Petr Shkolniy, Alexi Bailla, Micha Sher, Antoine Hache, Mikros MPC, Nicolas Huget, Guillaume Ho Tsong Fang, Benjamin Lenfant, Stephane Pivron, MPC Bangalore, Chanakya Chander, Raju Ganesh, David Rouxel

Glass Animals – “Tangerine” – Visual Outcomes by: Ronan Fourreau

Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Determine)” – Visual Outcomes by: Mathematic

P!NK – “All I Know So A ways” – Visual Outcomes by: Dave Meyers, Freenjoy Inc

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Ariana Grande – “34+35” – Choreography by: Brian Nicholson & Scott Nicholson

BTS – “Butter” – Choreography by: SON SUNG DEUK With BHM PERFORMANCE DIRECTING TEAM

Ed Sheeran – “Sinister Habits” – Choreography by: Natricia Bernard

Foo Opponents – “Shame Shame” – Choreography by: Nina McNeely

Harry Styles – “Treat Other folks With Kindness” – Choreography by:Paul Roberts

Marshmello & Halsey – “Be Kind” – Choreography by: Dani Vitale

BEST EDITING

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open” – Modifying by: Troy Charbonnet

BTS – “Butter” – Modifying by: Yong Seok Choi from Lumpens

Drake – “What’s Subsequent” – Modifying by: Noah Kendal

Harry Styles – “Treat Other folks With Kindness” – Modifying by: Claudia Wass

Justin Bieber toes. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – “Peaches” – Modifying by: Mark Mayr, Vinnie Hobbs

Miley Cyrus toes. Dua Lipa – “Prisoner”

The MTV VMAs are build to air dwell from New York City on Sept. 12.

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