MTV VMA 2020 Nominations  

“MTV have taken lockdown into consideration and added a few new categories”

MTV VMA 2020 Nominations

The biggest awards ceremony of the year for MTV, the Video Music Awards is almost upon us. We’ve got the complete list of nominations for you guys, so it’s time to recap on your music and get to voting!

Leading the way this year is Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande with the most nominations for their recent collab ‘Rain On Me’ which isn’t much of a surprise as that song truly is a bop. Doing it for the guys is The Weeknd with plenty of nominations for this years work, but will it all be worth it?

MTV have taken lockdown into consideration and added a few new categories to fit in with quarantine life, these categories are Best Music Video from Home and Best Quarantine Performance
The 2020 MTV VMAs will air live on Sunday, August 30 on MTV channels and digital platforms. Here is the full released list of all categories and their nominees for 2020:

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

Da Baby
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Megan Thee Stallion
Post Malone
The Weeknd

Push Best New Artist

Doja Cat
Jack Harlow
Lewis Capaldi
Roddy Rich
Tate McRae
Yungblud

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 Rich – 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

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

Best Hip Hop

DaBaby – Bop
Eminem ft Juice WRLD – Godzilla
Future ft Drake – Life Is Good
Megan Thee Stallion – Savage
Roddy Rich – The Box
Travis Scott – Highest in the Room

Best R&B

Alicia Keys – Underdog
Chloe x Halle – Do It
H.E.R ft YG – Slide
Khalid ft Summer Walker – Eleven
Lizzo – Cuz I Love You
The Weeknd – Blinding Lights

Best K-Pop

BTS – On
EXO – Obsession
(G)I-DLE – Oh My God
Red Velvet – Psycho
Tomorrow X Together – 9 and Three Quarters (Run Away)

Best Latin

Anuel AA ft Daddy Yankee, Ozuna Karol G, J Balvin – China
Bad Bunny – Yo Perreo Sola
Black Eyed Peas ft Ozuna, J. Rey Soul – Mamacita
J Balvin – Amarillo
Karol G ft Nicki Minaj – Tusa
Maulma ft J Balvin – Qué Pena

Best Rock

Blink-182 – Happy Days
Coldplay – Orphans
Evanescence – Wasted On You
Fall Out Boy ft Wyclef Jean – Dear Future Self ( Hands Up)
Green Day – Oh Yeah!
The Killers – Caution

Best Alternative

The 1975 – If You’re Too Shy
All Time Low – Some Kind of Disaster
Finneas – Let’s Fall In Love for the Night
Lana Del Rey – Doin’ Time
Machine Gun Kelly – Bloody Valentine
Twenty One Pilots – Level of Concern

 Best Music Video From Home

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

 Best Quarantine Performance

Chloe x Halle – Do it (from MTV Prom-Athon)
CNCO – MTV Unplugged At Home
DJ D-Nice – Club MTV Presents: #DanceTogether
Lady Gaga – Smile from One World: Together At Home
Post Malone – Nirvana Tribute

Video For Good

Anderson Peak – 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 Direction

Billie Eilish: xanny – Darkroom / Interscope Records – Directed by Billie Eilish
Doja Cat: Say So – Kemosabe / RCA Records – Directed by Hannah Lux Davis
Dua Lipa: Don’t Start Now – Warner Records – Directed by Nabil
Harry Styles: Adore You – Columbia Records – Directed by Dave Meyers
Taylor Swift: The Man – Republic Records – Directed by Taylor Swift
The Weeknd: Blinding Lights – XO / Republic Records – Directed by Anton Tammi

 Best Cinematography

5 Seconds of Summer: Old Me – Interscope Records – Cinematography by Kieran Fowler
Camila Cabello ft. DaBaby: My Oh My – Syco Music / Epic Records – Cinematography by Scott Cunningham
Billie Eilish: all the good girls go to hell – Darkroom / Interscope Records – Cinematography by Christopher Probst
Katy Perry: Harleys In Hawaii – Capitol Records – Cinematography by Arnau Valls
Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande: Rain On Me – Streamline / Interscope Records – Cinematography by Thomas Kloss
The Weeknd: Blinding Lights – XO / Republic Records – Cinematography by Oliver Millar

Best Art Direction

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

Best Visual Effects

Billie Eilish: all the good girls go to hell – Darkroom / Interscope Records – Visual Effects by Drive Studios
Demi Lovato: I Love Me – Island Records – Visual Effects by Hoody FX
Dua Lipa: Physical – Warner Records – Visual Effects by EIGHTY4
Harry Styles: Adore You – Columbia Records – Visual Effects by Mathematic
Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande: Rain On Me – Streamline / Interscope Records – Visual Effects by Ingenuity Studios
Travis Scott: HIGHEST IN THE ROOM – Epic Records / Cactus Jack – Visual Effects by ARTJAIL, SCISSOR FILMS & FRENDER

Best Choreography

BTS: On – Big Hit Entertainment – Choreography by Son Sung Deuk, Lee Ga Hun, Lee Byung Eun
CNCO & Natti Natasha: Honey Boo – Sony Music Latin / RCA Records – Choreography by Kyle Hanagami
DaBaby: BOP – SCMG / Interscope Records – Choreography by Dani Leigh and Cherry
Dua Lipa: Physical – Warner Records – Choreography by Charm La’Donna
Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande: “Rain On Me” – Streamline / Interscope Records – Choreography by Richy Jackson
Normani: Motivation – Keep Cool / RCA Records – Choreography by Sean Bankhead

 Best Editing

Halsey: Graveyard – Capitol Records – Edited by Emilie Aubry, Janne Vartia & Tim Montana
James Blake: Can’t Believe the Way We Flow – Republic Records – Edited by Frank Lebon
Lizzo: Good As Hell – Atlantic Records – Edited by Russell Santos & Sofia Kerpan
Miley Cyrus: Mother’s Daughter – RCA Records – Edited by Alexandre Moors, Nuno Xico
ROSALÍA: A Palé – Columbia Records – Edited by Andre Jones
The Weeknd: Blinding Lights – XO / Republic Records – Edited by Janne Vartia & Tim Montana

Head over to http://www.mtv.com/vma/vote/ to cast your vote now!

 Let us know who you’ll be voting for in the comments!

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