Justin Bieber leads this 12 months’s checklist of nominees on the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards, adopted intently by Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and first-time nominee Olivia Rodrigo.
Bieber has seven nods, together with video of the 12 months and finest course for “POPSTAR,” artist of the 12 months, finest cinematography for “Holy” and finest pop tune, finest modifying and finest collaboration for “Peaches.”
Megan Thee Stallion is correct behind with six nominations, largely from her hit tune “WAP,” triggering nods for video of the 12 months, artist of the 12 months, finest collaboration and finest hip-hop tune. She additionally was nominated for a second time in the perfect hip-hop tune class for her work on Lil Child’s “On Me (The Remix).”
Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and Rodrigo every have 5 nominations. Bieber and Megan Thee Stallion will compete with Ariana Grande, Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo and Taylor Swift for artist of the 12 months.
The video of the 12 months class is stuffed by “WAP” by Cardi B that includes Megan Thee Stallion; “POPSTAR” by DJ Khaled that includes Drake and Bieber; “Kiss Me Extra” by Doja Cat that includes SZA; Ed Sheeran’s “Unhealthy Habits”; Lil Nas X’s “MONTERO (Name Me By Your Title)”; and The Weeknd’s “Save Your Tears.”
“WAP” can also be up for tune of the 12 months, alongside “Temper” by 24kGoldn that includes iann dior; “Go away The Door Open” by Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak and Silk Sonic; “Dynamite” by BTS; Dua Lipa’s “Levitating” and Rodrigo’s “drivers license.”
The 2021 VMAs will return to New York Metropolis, airing from the Barclays Heart in Brooklyn on Sept. 12. The present will simulcast throughout CMT, Comedy Central, Brand, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Community, Pop, TV Land, VH1 and The CW Community.
The most effective new artist nominees are: 24kGoldn, Giveon, The Child LAROI, Olivia Rodrigo, Polo G and Saweetie. Greatest rock tune nominees are Evanescence’s “Use My Voice,” Foo Fighters’ “Disgrace Disgrace,” John Mayer’s “Final Practice Residence,” The Killers’ “My Personal Soul’s Warning,” Kings Of Leon’s “The Bandit” and Lenny Kravitz’s “Elevate Vibration.”