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MTV VMAs 2018: See The Full List of Nominations

VMAsThe 2018 MTV VMAs nominations have been revealed, and the list includes artists who broke new ground—and broke records—all year. Leading the pack is Cardi B with 10 nominations, mostly for her collaboration with Bruno Mars, “Finesse.” Trailing closely after her are The Carters (Bey and Jay, obvi) with eight nominations for “APES**T.” Childish Gambino—real name Donald Glover—and Drake both have seven nominations, for “This Is America” and “God’s Plan,” respectively.

MTV made headlines last year when it dropped gendered categories from its Movie and TV Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), meaning all male, female, and nonbinary artists will compete in the same award categories. The Best Female Video and Best Male Video awards are now combined into one category: Artist of the Year. And that’s not the only change: A new category—Video With a Message—has been added to celebrate videos that inspired viewers to stand up and fight injustice.

Check out the full list of nominees, below:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Ariana Grande, “No Tears Left to Cry” – Republic Records

Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B, “Finesse (Remix)” – Atlantic Records

Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug, “Havana” – Syco Music/Epic Records

The Carters, “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment

Childish Gambino, “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records

Drake, “God’s Plan” – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Ariana Grande – Republic Records

Bruno Mars – Atlantic Records

Camila Cabello – Syco Music/Epic Records

Cardi B – Atlantic Records

Drake – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records

Post Malone – Republic Records

SONG OF THE YEAR

Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B, “Finesse (Remix)” – Atlantic Records

Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug, “Havana” – Syco Music/Epic Records

Drake, “God’s Plan” – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records

Dua Lipa, “New Rules” – Warner Bros. Records

Ed Sheeran, “Perfect” – Atlantic Records

Post Malone feat. 21 Savage, “rockstar” – Republic Records

BEST NEW ARTIST (Presented by Taco Bell®)

Bazzi – iamcosmic/Atlantic Records

Cardi B – Atlantic Records

Chloe x Halle – Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records

Hayley Kiyoko – Atlantic Records

Lil Pump – Warner Bros. Records

Lil Uzi Vert – Atlantic Records

BEST COLLABORATION

Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be” – Warner Bros. Records

Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B, “Finesse (Remix)” – Atlantic Records

The Carters, “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment

Jennifer Lopez feat. DJ Khaled and Cardi B, “Dinero” – Epic Records/Nuyorican Productions

Logic feat. Alessia Cara and Khalid, “1-800-273-8255” – Def Jam Recordings

N.E.R.D and Rihanna, “Lemon” – i am OTHER/Columbia Records

PUSH ARTIST OF THE YEAR

JULY 2018 – Chloe x Halle – Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records

JUNE 2018 – Sigrid – Island Records

MAY 2018 – Lil Xan – Columbia Records

APRIL 2018 – Hayley Kiyoko – Atlantic Records

MARCH 2018 – Jessie Reyez – Island Records

FEBRUARY 2018 – Tee Grizzley – 300 Entertainment

JANUARY 2018 – Bishop Briggs – Island Records

DECEMBER 2017 – Grace VanderWaal – Syco Music/Columbia Records

NOVEMBER 2017 – Why Don’t We – Atlantic Records

OCTOBER 2017 – PRETTYMUCH – Syco Music/Columbia Records

SEPTEMBER 2017 – SZA – TDE/Aftermath/Interscope Records

AUGUST 2017 – Kacy Hill – Def Jam Recordings

JULY 2017 – Khalid – RCA Records

JUNE 2017 – Kyle – Atlantic Records

MAY 2017 – Noah Cyrus – Republic Records

BEST POP

Ariana Grande, “No Tears Left to Cry” – Republic Records

Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug, “Havana” – Syco Music/Epic Records

Demi Lovato, “Sorry Not Sorry” – Island Records

Ed Sheeran, “Perfect” – Atlantic Records

Pink, “What About Us” – RCA Records

Shawn Mendes, “In My Blood” – Island Records

BEST HIP-HOP

Cardi B feat. 21 Savage, “Bartier Cardi” – KSR/Atlantic Records

The Carters, “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment

Drake, “God’s Plan” – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records

J. Cole, “ATM” – Dreamville/Roc Nation/Interscope Records

Migos feat. Drake, “Walk It Talk It” – Quality Control/Capitol Records

Nicki Minaj, “Chun-Li” – Young Money/Cash Money Records

BEST LATIN

Daddy Yankee, “Dura” – El Cartel Records/UMLE

J Balvin, Willy William, “Mi Gente” – UMLE/Republic Records

Jennifer Lopez feat. DJ Khaled and Cardi B, “Dinero” – Epic Records/Nuyorican Productions

Luis Fonsi, Demi Lovato, “Échame La Culpa” – UMLE/Republic/Island/Universal Music Latino

Maluma, “Felices los 4” – Sony Music Entertainment US Latin

Shakira feat. Maluma, “Chantaje” – Sony Music Entertainment US Latin

BEST DANCE

Avicii feat. Rita Ora, “Lonely Together” – Geffen Records

Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa, “One Kiss” – Columbia Records

The Chainsmokers, “Everybody Hates Me” – Disruptor Records/Columbia Records

David Guetta and Sia, “Flames” – Atlantic Records

Marshmello feat. Khalid, “Silence” – RCA Records/Ultra Records

Zedd and Liam Payne, “Get Low (Street Video)” – Interscope Records

BEST ROCK

Fall Out Boy, “Champion” – Island Records

Foo Fighters, “The Sky Is a Neighborhood” – RCA Records

Imagine Dragons, “Whatever It Takes” – KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records

Linkin Park, “One More Light” – Warner Bros. Records

Panic! at the Disco, “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” – Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records

Thirty Seconds to Mars, “Walk On Water” – Interscope Records

VIDEO WITH A MESSAGE

Childish Gambino, “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records

Dej Loaf and Leon Bridges, “Liberated” – Columbia Records

Drake, ‘God’s Plan” – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records

Janelle Monáe, “PYNK” – Bad Boy Records/Atlantic Records

Jessie Reyez, “Gatekeeper” – Island Records

Logic feat. Alessia Cara and Khalid, “1-800-273-8255” – Def Jam Recordings

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Alessia Cara, “Growing Pains” – Def Jam Recordings – Cinematography by Pau Castejón

Ariana Grande, “No Tears Left to Cry” – Republic Records – Cinematography by Scott Cunningham

The Carters, “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Cinematography by Benoit Debie

Childish Gambino, “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records – Cinematography by Larkin Seiple

Eminem feat. Ed Sheeran, “River” – Shady/Aftermath/Interscope Records – Cinematography by Frank Mobilio and Patrick Meller

Shawn Mendes, “In My Blood” – Island Records – Cinematography by Jonathan Sela

BEST DIRECTION

The Carters, “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Directed by Ricky Saix

Childish Gambino, “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records – Directed by Hiro Murai

Drake, “God’s Plan” – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records – Directed by Karena Evans

Ed Sheeran, “Perfect” – Atlantic Records – Directed by Jason Koenig

Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton, “Say Something” – RCA Records – Directed by Arturo Perez Jr.

Shawn Mendes, “In My Blood” – Island Records – Directed by Jay Martin

BEST ART DIRECTION

The Carters, “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Art Direction by Jan Houlevigue

Childish Gambino, “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records – Art Direction by Jason Kisvarday

J. Cole, “ATM” – Dreamville/Roc Nation/Interscope Records – Art Direction by Miles Mullin

Janelle Monáe, “Make Me Feel” – Bad Boy Records/Atlantic Records – Art Direction by Pepper Nguyen

SZA, “The Weekend” – TDE/RCA Records – Art Direction by SZA and Solange

Taylor Swift, “Look What You Made Me Do” – Big Machine Records – Art Direction by Brett Hess

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Ariana Grande, “No Tears Left to Cry” – Republic Records – Visual Effects by Vidal and Loris Paillier for Buf

Avicii feat. Rita Ora, “Lonely Together” – Geffen Records – Visual Effects by KPP

Eminem feat. Beyoncé, “Walk on Water” – Shady/Aftermath/Interscope Records – Visual Effects Supervisor Rich Lee for Drive Studios

Kendrick Lamar and SZA, “All The Stars” – TDE/Aftermath/Interscope Records – Visual Effects by Loris Paillier for BUF Paris

Maroon 5, “Wait” – 222/Interscope Records – Visual Effects by TIMBER

Taylor Swift, “Look What You Made Me Do” – Big Machine Records – Visual Effects by Ingenuity Studios

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B, “Finesse (Remix)” – Atlantic Records – Choreography by Phil Tayag and Bruno Mars

Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug, “Havana” – Syco Music/Epic Records – Choreography by Calvit Hodge and Sara Bivens

The Carters, “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Jaquel Knight

Childish Gambino, “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records – Choreography by Sherrie Silver

Dua Lipa, “IDGAF” – Warner Bros. Records – Choreography by Marion Motin

Justin Timberlake, “Filthy” – RCA Records – Choreography by Marty Kudelka, AJ Harpold, Tracy Phillips, and Ivan Koumaev

BEST EDITING

Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B, “Finesse (Remix)” – Atlantic Records – Editing by Jacquelyn London

The Carters, “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Taylor Ward and Sam Ostrove

Childish Gambino, “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records – Editing by Ernie Gilbert

Janelle Monáe, “Make Me Feel” – Bad Boy Records/Atlantic Records – Editing by Deji Laray

N.E.R.D and Rihanna, “Lemon” – i am OTHER/Columbia Records – Editing by Taylor Ward

Taylor Swift, “Look What You Made Me Do” – Big Machine Records – Editing by Chancler Haynes for Cosmo

Taken from GLAMOUR US. Read the original here.

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