MTV VMA 2022 nominations: Kendrick Lamar, Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow lead

Kendrick Lamar, Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow are main the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) nominations, which had been introduced on Tuesday, with seven nominations every.

Harlow and Lil Nas X each earned a number of nods for his or her No. 1 hit collaboration Business Child, whereas Lamar is nominated for the primary time since 2018.

They’re adopted by Doja Cat and Harry Types with six every, whereas Aussie rapper The Child LAROI scored three nods for his collaboration with Justin Bieber on the one Keep. Their track was additionally nominated as a Tune of Summer time eventually yr’s VMAs.

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(L-R) Kendrick Lamar, Jack Harlow, Lil Nas X lead the MTV VMA 2022 nominations
(L-R) Kendrick Lamar, Jack Harlow, Lil Nas X lead the MTV VMA 2022 nominations, which had been introduced Tuesday (AP)
Jack Harlow, left, and Lil Nas X arrive at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Las Vegas.
Harlow and Lil Nas X each earned a number of nods for his or her No. 1 hit collaboration Business Child (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Different artists who’re nominated this yr embody Billie Eilish, Drake, Elton John, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd.

Madonna, who’s the most-awarded artist in MTV historical past with 20 wins, turns into the one artist to be nominated in every of the VMAs’ 5 a long time (Nineteen Eighties-2020s), as she earns her 69th nomination for Madame X.

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There are a complete of 26 first-time nominees this yr, together with Child Keem with 4 and Gayle, Kacey Musgraves and Eurovision 2021 winners Måneskin with two every.

The Kid Laroi arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Aussie rapper The Child LAROI scored three nods for his collaboration with Justin Bieber on the one Keep (Evan Agostini/ Invision/AP)

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Anitta, Becky G, Dove Cameron, Karol G, Itzy, Jid, Muni Lengthy, Tems, Moist Leg and extra have additionally made their nomination debut.

Followers can vote for his or her favorite stars throughout 22 gender-neutral classes, together with Video of the Yr, Artist of the Yr, Greatest Collaboration and two all-new classes: Greatest Lengthy-form Video and Greatest Metaverse Efficiency.

Nominations for social classes together with Group of the Yr and Tune of Summer time can be introduced at a later date.

The home used to be owned by pop star Madonna.
Madonna has grow to be the one artist to be nominated in every of the VMAs 5 a long time (Nineteen Eighties-2020s) after earns her 69th nomination for Madame X. (AP)

This yr’s VMAs will happen in New Jersey on Sunday, August 28 (Monday, August 29 AEST) on the Prudential Middle in Newark.

See the total checklist of the 2022 MTV VMA nominees:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Doja Cat – “Lady” – Kemosabe Data / RCA Data

Drake ft. Future & Younger Thug – “Method 2 Horny” – OVO/Republic

Ed Sheeran – “Shivers” – Atlantic Data

Harry Types – “As It Was” – Columbia Data

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Data

Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal” – Geffen Data

Taylor Swift – “All Too Effectively” (10 Minute Model) (Taylor’s Model) – Republic Data

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Dangerous Bunny – Rimas Leisure

Drake – OVO/Republic

Ed Sheeran – Atlantic Data

Harry Types – Columbia Data

Jack Harlow – Technology Now / Atlantic Data

Lil Nas X – Columbia Data

Lizzo – Atlantic Data

SONG OF THE YEAR

Adele – “Simple On Me” – Columbia Data

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom / Interscope Data

Doja Cat – “Lady” – Kemosabe Data / RCA Data

Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Chilly Coronary heart (PNAU Remix)” – EMI / Interscope Data

Lizzo – “About Rattling Time” – Atlantic Data

The Child LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY” – Columbia Data

BEST NEW ARTIST

Child Keem – Columbia Data

Dove Cameron – Disruptor Data / Columbia Data

GAYLE – Atlantic Data / Arthouse Data

Latto – Streamcut / RCA Data

Måneskin – Arista Data

SEVENTEEN – PLEDIS Leisure/Geffen Data

PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

September 2021: Griff – “One Evening” – Warner Data

October 2021: Remi Wolf – “Horny Villain” – Island Data

November 2021: Nessa Barrett – “i hope ur depressing till ur useless” – Warner Data

December 2021: SEVENTEEN – “Rock With You” – PLEDIS Leisure / Geffen Data

January 2021: Mae Muller – “Higher Days” – Capitol Data UK

February 2022: GAYLE – “abcdefu” – Atlantic Data / Arthouse Data

March 2022: Sheneesa – “R U That” – Wealthy Immigrants / Interscope Data

April 2022: Omar Apollo – “Tamagotchi” – Warner Data

Could 2022: Moist Leg – “Chaise Longue” – Domino Recording Firm

June 2022: Muni Lengthy – “Child Boo” – Supergiant Data LLC / Def Jam Recording

July 2022: Doechii – “Persuasive” – Prime Canine Leisure / Capitol Data

BEST COLLABORATION

Drake ft. Future & Younger Thug – “Method 2 Horny” – OVO/Republic

Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Chilly Coronary heart (PNAU Remix)” – EMI / Interscope Data

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Data

Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie” – 300 Leisure

Publish Malone & The Weeknd – “One Proper Now” – Mercury Data / Republic Data

ROSALÍA ft. The Weeknd – “LA FAMA” – Columbia Data

The Child LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY” – Columbia Data

BEST POP

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom / Interscope Data

Doja Cat – “Lady” – Kemosabe Data / RCA Data

Ed Sheeran – “Shivers” – Atlantic Data

Harry Types – “As It Was” – Columbia Data

Lizzo – “About Rattling Time” – Atlantic Data

Olivia Rodrigo – “traitor” – Geffen Data

BEST HIP-HOP

Eminem & Snoop Dogg – “From The D 2 The LBC” – Shady / Aftermath / Interscope Data

Future ft. Drake, Tems – “WAIT FOR U” – Freebandz / Epic Data

Kendrick Lamar – “N95” – pgLang / Prime Dawg Leisure / Aftermath / Interscope Data

Latto – “Massive Vitality” – Streamcut / RCA Data

Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Child – “Do We Have A Drawback?” – Younger Cash / Money Cash / Republic Data

Pusha T – “Weight-reduction plan Coke” – G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam

BEST ROCK

Foo Fighters – “Love Dies Younger” – RCA Data

Jack White – “Taking Me Again” – Third Man Data

Muse – “Will not Stand Down” – Warner Data

Crimson Scorching Chili Peppers – “Black Summer time” – Warner Data

Shinedown – “Planet Zero” – Elektra Music Group

Three Days Grace – “So Referred to as Life” – RCA Data

BEST ALTERNATIVE

Avril Lavigne ft. blackbear – “Love It When You Hate Me” – Elektra Music Group / DTA Data

Think about Dragons x JID – “Enemy” – KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Data

Machine Gun Kelly ft. WILLOW – “emo woman” – Dangerous Boy / Interscope Data

Måneskin – “I WANNA BE YOUR SLAVE” – Arista Data

Panic! At The Disco – “Viva Las Vengeance” – Fueled By Ramen / Elektra Music Group

Twenty One Pilots – “Saturday” – Fueled By Ramen / Elektra Music Group

WILLOW, Avril Lavigne ft. Travis Barker – “G R O W” – MSFTSMusic / Roc Nation Data

BEST LATIN

Anitta – “Envolver” – Warner Data

Dangerous Bunny – “Tití Me Preguntó” – Rimas Leisure

Becky G X KAROL G – “MAMIII” – Kemosabe Data / Sony Music Latin / RCA Data

Daddy Yankee – “REMIX” – Republic Data

Farruko – “Pepas” – Sony Music US Latin

J Balvin & Skrillex – “In Da Getto” – Sueños Globales, LLC /Common Music Latino / Asylum Data UK

BEST R&B

Alicia Keys – “Metropolis of Gods (Half II)” – AKW

Chlöe – “Have Mercy” – Parkwood Leisure / Columbia Data

H.E.R. – “For Anybody” – RCA Data

Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Facet” – Maintain Cool/RCA Data

Summer time Walker, SZA & Cardi B – “No Love (Prolonged Model)” – LVRN / Interscope Data

The Weeknd – “Out Of Time” – XO / Republic Data

BEST Ok-POP

BTS – “But To Come (The Most Lovely Second)” – BIGHIT Music / Geffen Data

ITZY – “LOCO” – JYP Leisure

LISA – “LALISA” – YG Leisure / Interscope Data

SEVENTEEN – “HOT” – PLEDIS Leisure/Geffen Data

Stray Children – “MANIAC” – JYP Leisure

TWICE – “The Feels” – JYP Leisure

VIDEO FOR GOOD

Kendrick Lamar – “The Coronary heart Half 5” – pgLang / Prime Dawg Leisure / Aftermath / Interscope Data

Latto – “P*ssy” – Streamcut / RCA Data

Lizzo – “About Rattling Time” – Atlantic Data

Rina Sawayama – “This Hell” – Soiled Hit

Stromae – “Fils de joie” – Mosaert Label / The Darkroom / Interscope Data

BEST METAVERSE PERFORMANCE

BLACKPINK The Digital | PUBG – YG Leisure / Interscope Data

BTS | Minecraft – BIGHIT Music / Geffen Data

Charli XCX | Roblox – Atlantic Data

Justin Bieber – An Interactive Digital Expertise | Wave – Def Jam

Rift Tour ft. Ariana Grande | Fortnite – Republic Data

Twenty One Pilots Live performance Expertise | Roblox – Fueled By Ramen / Elektra Music Group

BEST LONGFORM VIDEO

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles – Darkroom / Interscope Data

Foo Fighters – Studio 666 – RCA Data

Kacey Musgraves – star-crossed – Interscope Data / MCA Nashville

Madonna – Madame X – Interscope Data

Olivia Rodrigo – driving house 2 u – Geffen Data

Taylor Swift – “All Too Effectively” (10 Minute Model) (Taylor’s Model) – Republic Data

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Child Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “household ties” – Columbia Data

Camila Cabello ft. Ed Sheeran – “Bam Bam” – Epic Data

Harry Types – “As It Was” – Columbia Data

Kendrick Lamar – “N95” – pgLang / Prime Dawg Leisure / Aftermath / Interscope Data

Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Facet” – Maintain Cool / RCA Data

Taylor Swift – “All Too Effectively” (10 Minute Model) (Taylor’s Model) – Republic Data

BEST DIRECTION

Child Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “household ties” – Columbia Data

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom / Interscope Data

Ed Sheeran – “Shivers” – Atlantic Data

Harry Types – “As It Was” – Columbia Data

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Data

Taylor Swift – “All Too Effectively” (10 Minute Model) (Taylor’s Model) – Republic Data

BEST ART DIRECTION

Adele – “Oh My God” – Columbia Data

Doja Cat – “Get Into It (Yuh)” – Kemosabe Data / RCA Data

Drake ft. Future & Younger Thug – “Method 2 Horny” – OVO / Republic Data

Kacey Musgraves – “easy instances” – Interscope Data / MCA Nashville

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Data

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie” – 300 Leisure

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom / Interscope Data

Coldplay X BTS – “My Universe” – Atlantic Data

Kendrick Lamar – “The Coronary heart Half 5” – pgLang/Prime Dawg Leisure/Aftermath/Interscope Data

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Data

Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie” – 300 Leisure

The Child LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY” – Columbia Data

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

BTS – “Permission to Dance” – BIGHIT Music/Geffen Data

Doja Cat – “Lady” – Kemosabe Data / RCA Data

FKA twigs ft. The Weeknd – “Tears In The Membership” – Atlantic Data

Harry Types – “As It Was” – Columbia Data

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Data

Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Facet” – Maintain Cool / RCA Data

BEST EDITING

Child Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “household ties” – Columbia Data

Doja Cat – “Get Into It (Yuh)” – Kemosabe Data / RCA Data

Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal” – Geffen Data

ROSALÍA – “SAOKO” – Columbia Data

Taylor Swift – “All Too Effectively” (10 Minute Model) (Taylor’s Model) – Republic Data

The Weeknd – “Take My Breath” – XO / Republic Data

– Reported with Selection and CNN.

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