MTV VMA Nods Announced!

MTV VMA Nods Announced!

Camila Cabello Portrait Session

Rapper Cardi B leads the pack of nominees for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards with ten nods!  The VMAs will air live on MTV August 20th.  Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars, and Camila Cabello are all in the running for Video and Artist of the Year.  Bruno and Cardi B’s “Finesse,” Camila Cabello’s “Havana,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” and Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” are all up for Song of the Year.  Check out all the nominations and vote for your favorites HERE!

On Forbes’ list of the World’s Highest Paid Entertainers, Ed Sheeran tops the list of highest earning solo artists.  He’s earned $110 million in the past 12 months.  Also on the list of the top solo acts:  Katy Perry earned $83 million, Taylor Swift earned $80 million, Adele earned $69 million, and Beyonce earned $60 million.  Topping the entire list of entertainers was boxer Floyd Mayweather, who earned $550 million in his match against MMA fighter Conor McGregor.  Get the full list HERE!

Kelly Clarkson’s coming to New York next month!  Kelly will headline this year’s U.S. Opening Night Ceremony on August 27th at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens.

Billy Joel already has two banners hanging in Madison Square Garden that note his records of most performances there and most shows in a single run.  But to commemorate his 100th show on Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo and MSG CEO James Dolan will unveil a permanent tribute to the Piano Man.

Nickelodeon is relaunching “Rugrats.”  The series will return with 26 new episodes, plus there’s a live-action movie in the works set to be released in 2020.  The original “Rugrats” premiered in 1991 and ran for nine seasons.

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