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VMA Nominations: Taylor Swift vs. Ariana Grande and More — Full List

The most important names in music (motion pictures) will face off on the 2019 MTV VMAs subsequent month, and Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande are already throughout the lead with 10 nominations apiece. The overall itemizing of nominees had been launched on Tuesday, inserting the Cats star and Scream Queens alumna in a dull heat, with Billie Eilish (9) and Lil Nas X (8) following intently behind.

Hosted by comedian Sebastian Maniscalco, this yr’s VMAs will air keep on Monday, Aug. 26 at 8/7c. Peruse the entire itemizing of nominees underneath:

COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINEES

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
21 Savage ft. J. Cole –  “hundreds”
Billie Eilish – “Unhealthy Man”
Ariana Grande – “thank u, subsequent”
Jonas Brothers – “Sucker”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Outdated Metropolis Avenue (Remix)”
Taylor Swift – “You Should Calm Down”

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Cardi B
Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Jonas Brothers
Shawn Mendes

SONG OF THE YEAR
Drake – “In My Feelings”
Ariana Grande – “thank u, subsequent”
Jonas Brothers – “Sucker”
Girl Gaga & Bradley Cooper – “Shallow”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Outdated Metropolis Avenue (Remix)”
Taylor Swift – “You Should Calm Down”

BEST NEW ARTIST
Ava Max
Billie Eilish
H.E.R.
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
ROSALÍA

BEST COLLABORATION
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Outdated Metropolis Avenue (Remix)”
Girl Gaga & Bradley Cooper – “Shallow”
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita”
Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie – “ME!”
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – “I Don’t Care”
BTS ft. Halsey – “Boy With Luv”

PUSH ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Bazzi
CNCO
Billie Eilish
H.E.R.
Lauv
Lizzo

BEST POP
5 Seconds of Summer season – “Less complicated”
Cardi B & Bruno Mars – “Please Me”
Billie Eilish – “Unhealthy Man”
Ariana Grande – “thank u, subsequent”
Jonas Brothers – “Sucker”
Taylor Swift – “You Should Calm Down”
Khalid

BEST HIP HOP
2 Chainz ft. Ariana Grande – “Rule the World”
21 Savage ft. J. Cole –  “hundreds”
Cardi B – “Money”
DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – “Bigger”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Outdated Metropolis Avenue (Remix)”
Travis Scott ft. Drake – “SICKO MODE”

BEST R&B
Anderson .Paak ft. Smokey Robinson – “Make It Increased”
Childish Gambino – “Feels Like Summer season”
H.E.R. ft. Bryson Tiller – “Would possibly’ve Been”
Alicia Keys – “Elevate A Man”
Ella Mai – “Journey”
Normani ft. 6lack – “Waves”

BEST Okay-POP
BTS ft. Halsey – “Boy With Luv”
BLACKPINK – “Kill This Love”
Monsta X ft. French Montana – “Who Do You Love”
TOMORROW X TOGETHER – “Cat & Canine”
NCT 127 – “Frequent”
EXO – “Tempo”

BEST LATIN
Anuel AA, Karol G – “Secreto”
Unhealthy Bunny ft. Drake – “MIA”
benny blanco, Tainy, Selena Gomez, J Balvin – “I Can’t Get Enough”
Daddy Yankee ft. Snow – “Con Calma”
Maluma – “Mala Mía”
ROSALÍA & J Balvin ft. El Guincho – “Con Altura”

BEST DANCE
The Chainsmokers ft. Bebe Rexha – “Title You Mine”
Clear Bandit ft. Demi Lovato – “Solo”
DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B – “Taki Taki”
David Guetta, Bebe Rexha & J Balvin – “Say My Title”
Marshmello & Bastille – “Happier”
Silk Metropolis & Dua Lipa – “Electrical power”

BEST ROCK
The 1975 – “Love It If We Made It”
Fall Out Boy – “Bishops Knife Trick”
Take into consideration Dragons – “Pure”
Lenny Kravitz – “Low”
Panic! At The Disco – “Extreme Hopes”
twenty one pilots – “My Blood”

VIDEO FOR GOOD
Halsey – “Nightmare”
The Killers – “Land of the Free”
Jamie N Commons, Skylar Grey ft. Gallant – “Runaway Follow”
John Legend – “Preach”
Lil Dicky – “Earth”
Taylor Swift – “You Should Calm Down”

BEST DIRECTION
Billie Eilish – “Unhealthy Man” (Directed by Dave Meyers)
FKA twigs – “Cellophane” (Directed by Andrew Thomas Huang)
Ariana Grande – “thanks, subsequent” (Directed by Hannah Lux Davis)
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Outdated Metropolis Avenue (Remix)” (Directed by Calmatic)
LSD ft. Labrinth, Sia, Diplo – “No New Buddies” (Directed by Dano Cerny)
Taylor Swift – “You Should Calm Down” (Directed by Drew Kirsch & Taylor Swift)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Billie Eilish – “when the social gathering’s over” (Seen Outcomes by Ryan Ross, Andres Jaramillo)
FKA twigs – “Cellophane” (Seen Outcomes by Matt Chandler, Fabio Zaveti for Analog)
Ariana Grande – “God is a Girl” (Seen Outcomes by Fabrice Lagayette, Kristina Prilukova & Rebecca Rice for Mathematic)
DJ Khaled ft. SZA – “Merely Us” (Seen Outcomes by Sergii Mashevskyi)
LSD ft. Labrinth, Sia, Diplo – “No New Buddies” (Seen Outcomes by Ethan Chancer)
Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie – “ME!” (Seen Outcomes by Loris Paillier & Lucas Salton for BUF VFX)

BEST EDITING
Anderson .Paak ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Tints” (Modifying by Elias Talbot)
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Outdated Metropolis Avenue (Remix)” (Modifying by Calmatic)
Billie Eilish – “Unhealthy Man” (Modifying by Billie Eilish)
Ariana Grande – “7 Rings” (Modifying by Hannah Lux Davis & Taylor Walsh)
Solange – “Almeda” (Modifying by Solange Knowles, Vinnie Hobbs, Jonathon Proctor)
Taylor Swift – “You Should Calm Down” (Modifying by Jarrett Fijal)

BEST ART DIRECTION
BTS ft. Halsey – “Boy With Luv” (Art work Course by JinSil Park, BoNa Kim (MU:E))
Ariana Grande – “7 Rings” (Art work Course by John Richoux)
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Outdated Metropolis Avenue (Remix)” (Art work Course by Itaru Dela Vegas)
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita” (Art work Course by Tatiana Van Sauter)
Taylor Swift – “You Should Calm Down” (Art work Course by Brittany Porter)
Kanye West and Lil’ Pump ft. Adele Givens – “I Love It” (Art work Course by Tino Schaedler)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
FKA twigs – “Cellophane” (Choreography by Kelly Yvonne)
ROSALÍA & J Balvin ft. El Guincho – “Con Altura” (Choreography by Attraction La’Donna)
LSD ft. Labrinth, Sia, Diplo – “No New Buddies” (Choreography by Ryan Heffington)
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita” (Choreography by Calvit Hodge, Sara Biv)
Solange – “Almeda”(Choreography by Maya Taylor, Solange Knowles)
BTS ft. Halsey – “Boy With Luv” (Choreography by Rie Hata)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Anderson .Paak ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Tints” (Cinematography by Elias Talbot)
Billie Eilish – “hostage” (Cinematography by Pau Castejon)
Ariana Grande – “thanks, subsequent” (Cinematography by Christopher Probst)
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita” (Cinematography by Scott Cunningham)
Solange – “Almeda” (Cinematography by Chayse Irvin, Ryan Marie Helfant, Justin Hamilton)
Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie – “ME!” (Cinematography by Starr Whitesides)

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James Ashley

James Ashley is a 2006 graduate of De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines. After working over a decade as an additional writer at USA News, he decided to start his own news publication. He mainly focuses on technology, sports articles and editorials. He likes to listen to music and play chess in his free time.

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