Aug 12, 2021 Entertainment

MTV Releases 2021 Video Music Award Nominees With Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion, Olivia Rodrigo Leading

2021 mtv video music awards – after experiencing some delays due to the coronavirus pandemic – are back and ready to pick up where the show left off.

Announced Tuesday, the live ceremony will air on MTV on Sunday, September 12 and will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the first time in seven years.

Feather Last year’s VMAs, we looked at the likes of Lady Gaga And Weekend Take home the iconic “Moon Person” statue. this year . with Justin Biber (seven nominations) and rapper Megan The Stallion (Six nominations) Leading the way, his nights could be as big as that.

Additionally, be on the lookout Billy Elishohandjob btshandjob Doja Catohandjob Flyhandjob lil nass xhandjob Olivia Rodrigo And give it, which has a good chance of winning, as they all have five nominations for the dazzling music videos they released this year. With Cardi’s “WAP” and DJ Khaled’s “Popstar”.

Connected: 2017 MTV Video Music Awards Winners and Top Moments

Fans can vote for their favorite candidates mtv vma page.

See the full list of nominations below:

video of the year

  • “WAP” – Cardi B ft Megan The Stallion, Atlantic Records

  • “Popstar” – DJ Khaled ft Drake (Starring Justin Bieber) OVO / We The Best / Epic Records

  • “Kiss me more.” – Doja Cat ft SZA, Kemosabe Records / RCA Records

  • “Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran, Atlantic Records

  • “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X, Columbia Records

  • “Save Your Tears” – The Weeknd, XO / Republic Records

artist of the Year

  • Ariana Grande, Republic Records

  • Doja Cat, Kemosabe Records / RCA Records

  • Justin Bieber, Def Jamo

  • Megan The Stallion, 300 Entertainment

  • Olivia Rodrigo, Geffen Records

  • Taylor Swift, Republic Records

song of the year

  • “Mood” – 24kGoldn ft. Ian Dyer, Records LLC / Columbia Records

  • “Leave the Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson.Pak, Silk Sonic, Aftermath Entertainment / Atlantic Records

  • “Dynamite” – BTS, Bigit Music

  • “WAP” – Cardi B ft Megan The Stallion, Atlantic Records

  • “Levitating” – Dua Lipa, Warner Records

  • “Drivers License” – Olivia Rodrigo, Geffen Records

best new artist

  • 24kGoldn Records LLC / Columbia Records

  • Given, Epic Records / Not So Fast

  • The Kid Laroi, Columbia Records

  • Olivia Rodrigo, Geffen Records

  • Polo G, Columbia Records

  • Sweety, Warner Records

Push Performance of the Year

  • “Are you bored yet?” – Voloz, Atlantic Records

  • “Daisy” – Ashnikko, Warner Records

  • “Gorgeous” – St JN, God Complex / Hitco

  • “Coco” – 24kGoldn Records LLC / Columbia Records

  • “Break My Heart” – Jesse Stewart, Elektra Music Group

  • “Sex Lies” – Lato, RCA Records

  • “Selfish” – Madison Beer, Epic Records / Sing It Loud

  • “Without You” – The Kid Laroi, Columbia Records

  • “Drivers License” – Olivia Rodrigo, Geffen Records

  • “Serotonin” – Girl in Red, World in Red / AWAL

  • “My Slime” – Fushi, RCA Records

  • “Think About Me” – JXDN, DTA Records / Elektra Music Group

best cooperation

  • “Mood” – 24kGoldn ft. Ian Dyer, Records LLC / Columbia Records

  • “WAP” – Cardi B ft Megan The Stallion, Atlantic Records

  • “Kiss me more.” – Doja Cat ft SZA, Kemosabe Records / RCA Records

  • “Laugh Now Cry Letter” – Drake ft. Lil Dirk, OVO / Republic Records

  • “Peaches” – Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Givone, Def Jamo

  • “Prisoner” – Miley Cyrus ft Dua Lipa, RCA Records

best pope

  • “Situation” – Ariana Grande, Republic Records

  • “That’s Why I Am” – Billie Eilish, Darkroom / Interscope Records

  • “Butter” – BTS, Bigit Music

  • “Treat People With Kindness” – Harry Styles, Columbia Records

  • “Peaches” – Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Givone, Def Jamo

  • “Good 4 You” – Olivia Rodrigo, Geffen Records

  • “Surprise” – Shawn Mendes, Island Records

  • “Willow” – Taylor Swift, Republic Records

best hip-hop

  • “WAP” – Cardi B ft Megan The Stallion, Atlantic Records

  • “Laugh Now Cry Letter” – Drake ft. Lil Dirk, OVO / Republic Records

  • “On Me (Remix)” – Lil Baby ft Megan The Stallion, Quality Control / Motown

  • “Sad Some” – Moneybag Yo, N-Less Entertainment / Interscope Records

  • “Rapstar” – Polo G, Columbia Records

  • “Franchise” – Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & Mia, Cactus Jack / Epic Records

best rock

  • “Use My Voice” – Evansense, BMG

  • “Shame Shame” – Foo Fighters, Roswell Records / RCA Records

  • “Last Train Home” – John Mayer, Columbia Records

  • “My Own Soul Warning” – The Killer, Island

  • “The Bandit” – Kings of Leon, RCA Records

  • “Raise the Vibration” – Lenny Kravitz, Roxy Records / BMG

best choice

  • “Stop Making This Hurt” – Bleachers, RCA Records

  • “Heat Waves” – Glass Animals, Republic Records

  • “Follow You” – Imagine Dragons, Kidinacorner / Interscope Records

  • “My Ex Best Friend” – Machine Gun Kelly ft Blackbear, Bad Boy / Interscope Records

  • “Shy Away” – Twenty One Pilots, Fueled by Ramen

  • “Transparent Spirit” – Willow ft. Travis Barker, MSFTSMMusic / Rock Nation

best latin

  • “Dakiti” – Bad Bunny x Jha Cortez, The Orchard

  • “Take Was an Oliver” – Billie Eilish and Rosalia, Darkroom / Interscope Records

  • “Girl Like Me” – Black Eyed Peas & Shakira, Epic Records

  • “Un Die (One Day)” – Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, Tawny, Universal Music Latino / Neon16

  • “Bichota” – Karol G, Universal Music Latino

  • “Hawaii” – Maluma, Sony Music US Latin

Best R&B

  • “Brown Skin Girl” – Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, St. Jean, Wizkid, Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records

  • “Leave the Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson.Pak, Silk Sonic, Aftermath Entertainment / Atlantic Records

  • “Go Crazy” – Chris Brown and Young Thugs, Chris Brown Entertainment/RCA Records

  • “Heartbreak Anniversary” – Givone, Epic Records / Not So Fast

  • “Come Thru” – Her ft. Chris Brown, MBK Entertainment / RCA Records

  • “Good Days” – SZA, Top Dog Entertainment / RCA Records

Best K-Pop

  • “Dumdi Dumdi” – G)I-DLE, Republic Records

  • “Ice Cream” – Blackpink and Selena Gomez, YG Entertainment / Interscope Records

  • “Butter” – BTS, Bigit Music

  • “The Gambler” – Monsta X, Starship Entertainment

  • “Ready to Love” – ​​Seventeen, Pledis Entertainment

  • “Alcohol-Free” – Twice, JYP Entertainment Company

video for good

  • “Your Power” – Billie Eilish, Darkroom / Interscope Records

  • “Dancing with the Devil” – Demi Lovato, Island

  • “Fight for You” – HER, MBK Entertainment / RCA Records

  • “Worldwide Beautiful” – Kane Brown, Sony Music Nashville / RCA Records

  • “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X, Columbia Records

  • “Entrepreneur” – Pharrell Williams ft. Jay-Z, Columbia Records

best direction

  • “Your Power” – Billie Eilish, Directed By: Billie Eilish, Darkroom / Interscope Records

  • “Popstar (Starring Justin Bieber)” – DJ Khaled ft. Drake, Directed by: Julian Christian Lutz aka Director X, OVO / V The Best / Epic Records

  • “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Directed by Lil Nas X: Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino, Columbia Records

  • “Willow” – Taylor Swift, Directed by: Taylor Swift, Republic Records

  • “Franchise” – Travis Scott ft. Young Thug and Mia, Directed by: Travis Scott, Cactus Jack / Epic Records

  • “Lumberjack” – Tyler, The Creator, Directed by: Wolf Haley, Columbia Records

best cinematography

  • “Brown Skin Girl” – Beyonce, Blue Ivy, Saint JHN, Wizkid, Cinematography by: Benoit Soler, Malik H. Saeed, Mohamed Atta Ahmed, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant, Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records

  • “That’s Why I Am” – Billie Eilish, Cinematography by: Rob Witt, Darkroom / Interscope Records

  • “Shame Shame” – Foo Fighters, Cinematography by: Santiago Gonzalez, Roswell Records/RCA Records

  • “Holly” – Justin Bieber ft. Chance the Rapper, Cinematography by: Elias Talbot, RBMG/Def Jam

  • “911” – Lady Gaga, Cinematography by: Jeff Cronenweth, Interscope Records

  • “Solar Power” – Lorde, Cinematography by: Andrew Stroud, Lava/Republic Records

Best Art Direction

  • “Already” – Beyoncé, Shatta Vale, Major Lazer, Art Direction: Susan Lins, Gerard Santos, Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records

  • “Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran, Art Direction by: Alison Dominitz, Atlantic Records

  • “911” – Lady Gaga, Art Direction: Tom Foden, Peter Andrus, Interscope Records

  • “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X, Art Direction: John Richoux, Columbia Records

  • “Best Friend” – Sowety ft. Doja Cat, Art Direction by: Art Haynes, Warner Records

  • “Willow” – Taylor Swift, Art Direction: Ethan Tobman, Regina Fernandez, Republic Records

best visual effects

  • “Build a Bitch” – Bella Porch, Visual Effects: Andrew Donohoe, Denhove Visuals, Denis Strahov, Ren Jacobson, Wahur Kusk, Tatjana Pavlik, Yekaterina Vetrova, Warner Records

  • “Higher Power” – Coldplay, Visual Effects by: Mathematica, Atlantic Records

  • “You Right” – Doja Cat and the Weekend, Visual Effects by: La Pac, Anthony Lestremau, Julian Misaire, Petr Shkolny, Alexei Bella, Micah Scher, Antoine Hache, Mikros MPC, Nicolas Huguet, Guillaume Ho Song Feng, Benjamin Lenfent, Stephen Pivron, MPC Bangalore, Chanakya Chander, Raju Ganesh, David Roxell, Kemosabe Records / RCA Records

  • “Tangerine” – Glass Beasts, Visual Effects: Ronan Fourreau, Republic Records

  • “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X, Visual Effects by: Mathematica, Columbia Records

  • “All I Know So Far” – P! NK, Visual Effects By: BUF, VFX Supervisors: Dominic Vidal and Geoffrey Nickett, VFX Producers: Annabelle Zoelin and Camille Gibrat, RCA Records

best choreography

  • “34+35” – Ariana Grande, Choreography by: Brian Nicholson and Scott Nicholson, Republic Records

  • “Butter” – BTS, Choreography By: Son Sung, Bigit Music with BHM Performance Directing Team

  • “Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran, Choreography by: Natricia Bernard, Atlantic Records

  • “Shame Shame” – Foo Fighters, Choreography by: Nina McNally, Roswell Records / RCA Records

  • “Treat People With Kindness” – Harry Styles, Columbia Records

  • “Be Kind” – Marshmallow & Halsey, Choreography by: Dani Vitale, AstralWorks / Capitol Records

best editing

  • “Leave the Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson. Pak, Sonic Silk, Editing by: Troy Charbonnett, Aftermath Entertainment/Atlantic Records

  • “Butter” – BTS, Editing by: Yong Sok Choi from Lumpense, Bigit Music

  • “What’s Next” – Drake, Editing by: Noah Kendall, OVO / Republic Records

  • “Treat People With Kindness” – Harry Styles, Columbia Records

  • “Peaches” – Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Givone, Def Jamo

  • “Prisoner” – Miley Cyrus ft Dua Lipa, RCA Records

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