MTV VMA Nominations

MTV VMA Nominations

It’s been so long since we talked award shows and now we have two sets of nominations this week!! Earlier this week it was the Emmys and now it’s all about The MTV VMAs.

Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga have the most nominations with 9 each including Video of The Year for their collaboration on Rain On Me.  Billie Eilish and The Weekend are behind with 6 each followed by Taylor Swift with 5.  There are two new categories this year “Best Video From Home,” and “Best Quarantine Performance.”  Voting begins now and show will be LIVE on August 30th.

 

Video Of The Year

  • Billie Eilish – “Everything I Wanted”
  • Eminem ft. Juice WRLD – “Godzilla”
  • Future ft. Drake – “Life Is Good”
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”
  • Taylor Swift – “The Man”
  • The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

Artist Of The Year

  • DaBaby
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lady Gaga
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Post Malone
  • The Weeknd

Song Of The Year

  • Billie Eilish – “Everything I Wanted”
  • Doja Cat – “Say So”
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”
  • Megan Thee Stallion – “Savage”
  • Post Malone – “Circles”
  • Roddy Ricch – “The Box”

Best Collaboration

  • Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber – “Stuck with U”
  • Black Eyed Peas ft. J Balvin – “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”
  • Ed Sheeran ft. Khalid – “Beautiful People”
  • Future ft. Drake – “Life Is Good”
  • Karol G ft. Nicki Minaj – “Tusa”
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”

Push Best New Artist, Presented By Chime Banking

  • Doja Cat
  • Jack Harlow
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Roddy Ricch
  • Tate McRae
  • Yungblud

Best Pop

  • BTS – “On”
  • Halsey – “You Should Be Sad”
  • Jonas Brothers – “What a Man Gotta Do”
  • Justin Bieber ft. Quavo – “Intentions”
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”
  • Taylor Swift – “Lover”

Video For Good

  • Anderson .Paak – “Lockdown”
  • Billie Eilish – “All the Good Girls Go to Hell”
  • Demi Lovato – “I Love Me”
  • H.E.R. – “I Can’t Breathe”
  • Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”
  • Taylor Swift – “The Man”

Best Music Video From Home

  • 5 Seconds of Summer – “Wildflower”
  • Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber – “Stuck with U”
  • Blink-182 – “Happy Days”
  • Drake – “Toosie Slide”
  • John Legend – “Bigger Love”
  • Twenty One Pilots – “Level of Concern”

Best Quarantine Performance

  • Chloe & Halle – “Do It” from MTV’s Prom-athon
  • CNCO – Unplugged At Home
  • DJ D-Nice – Club MTV presents #DanceTogether
  • John Legend – #togetherathome Concert Series
  • Lady Gaga – “Smile” from One World: Together At Home
  • Post Malone – Nirvana Tribute

Best Direction

  • Billie Eilish – “Xanny” – Directed by Billie Eilish
  • Doja Cat – “Say So” – Directed by Hannah Lux Davis
  • Dua Lipa – “Don’t Start Now” – Directed by Nabil
  • Harry Styles – “Adore You” – Directed by Dave Meyers
  • Taylor Swift – “The Man” – Directed by Taylor Swift
  • The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights” – Directed by Anton Tammi

Best Cinematography

  • 5 Seconds of Summer – “Old Me” – Cinematography by Kieran Fowler
  • Camila Cabello ft. DaBaby – “My Oh My” – Cinematography by Dave Meyers
  • Billie Eilish – “All the Good Girls Go to Hell” – Cinematography by Christopher Probst
  • Katy Perry – “Harleys In Hawaii” – Cinematography by Arnau Valls
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me” – Cinematography by Thomas Kloss
  • The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights” – Cinematography by Oliver Millar

Best Art Direction

  • A$AP Rocky – “Babushka Boi” – Art Direction by A$AP Rocky & Nadia Lee Cohen
  • Dua Lipa – “Physical” – Art Direction by Anna Colomé Nogu ́
  • Harry Styles – “Adore You” – Art Direction by Laura Ellis Cricks
  • Miley Cyrus – “Mother’s Daughter” – Art Direction by Christian Stone
  • Selena Gomez – “Boyfriend” – Art Direction by Tatiana Van Sauter
  • Taylor Swift – “Lover” – Art Direction by Ethan Tobman

Best Visual Effects

  • Billie Eilish – “All the Good Girls Go to Hell” – Visual Effects by Drive Studios
  • Demi Lovato – “I Love Me” – Visual Effects by Hoody FX
  • Dua Lipa – “Physical” – Visual Effects by EIGHTY4
  • Harry Styles – “Adore You” – Visual Effects by Mathematic
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me” – Visual Effects by Ingenuity Studios
  • Travis Scott – “Highest in the Room” – Visual Effects by ARTJAIL, SCISSOR FILMS & FRENDER

Best Choreography

  • BTS – “On” – Choreography by Son Sung Deuk, Lee Ga Hun, Lee Byung Eun
  • CNCO & Natti Natasha – “Honey Boo” – Choreography by Kyle Hanagami
  • DaBaby – “Bop” – Choreography by Dani Leigh and Cherry
  • Dua Lipa – “Physical” – Choreography by Charm La’Donna
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me” – Choreography by Richy Jackson
  • Normani – “Motivation” – Choreography by Sean Bankhead

Best Editing

  • Halsey – “Graveyard” – Edited by Emilie Aubry, Janne Vartia & Tim Montana
  • James Blake – “Can’t Believe the Way We Flow” – Edited by Frank Lebon
  • Lizzo – “Good As Hell” – Edited by Russell Santos & Sofia Kerpan
  • Miley Cyrus – “Mother’s Daughter” – Edited by Alexandre Moors, Nuno Xico
  • Rosalía – “A Palé” – Edited by Andre Jones
  • The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights” – Edited by Janne Vartia & Tim Montana

(Courtesy of Pulse of Radio)

(Image: AP Images)