Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande lead the nominations with nine nominations each, including their joint hit “Rain On Me” that could rise as video and song of the year.
Lady Gaga Y Ariana Grande lead this year’s MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) nominations with nine nominations each, including their joint success Rain on me that could rise as video and song of the year.
Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande – Rain On Me (Official Music Video)
The important awards, which will hold a gala without an audience on August 30 in New York, announced their nominations on Thursday and added two categories specifically designed for the coronavirus pandemic: Best Home Music Video and Quarantine Performance.
After Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande they stood Billie eilish and The Weekend, with six candidates each and Taylor Swift, with five mentions since his acclaimed latest work, Folklore, was released after the deadline.
The Weeknd – Blinding Lights
Among Latinos, J Balvin received four nominations, three for best Latin video and one for his collaboration with black Eyed Peas in Rhythmor (Bad boys for life).
Black Eyed Peas, J Balvin – RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)
By categories, the candidates for the best video clip of the year are, in addition to Rain on me: Everything I Wanted from Billie eilish, Blinding Lights from The Weekend, The Man from Taylor Swift, Life is good from Future ft. Drake Y Godzilla from Eminem ft. Juice WRLD.
Billie Eilish – everything i wanted
For its part, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Megan Thee Stallion, Post Malone, Da Baby and The Weeknd will compete to be named artist of the year.
Taylor Swift – The Man (Official Video)
While Ariana Grande, absent in that section, will have double the ballots to win the award for the best collaboration for her songs with Justin Bieber, Stuck with U, and Lady Gaga, Rain on me.
Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber – Stuck with U
In the category of best Latin video J Balvin starts as a favorite with three mentions: One for her song Yellow and two others for collaborating with Anuel AA, Daddy yankee, Ozuna Y Karol G in China on the one hand, and on the other with Maluma in What a pity.
Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Karol G, Ozuna & J Balvin – China (Official Video)
Cob from Karol G Y Nicki mianj, I Perreo Alone from Bad bunny Y Mamacita from Black Eyed Peas ft. Ozuna & J. Rey Soul complete the section.
Yo Perreo Sola – Bad Bunny (Official Video)
The Spanish Rosalia, which last year triumphed by winning best Latin choreography and video for With Height, this year received a nomination in the technical categories for the edition of To Pallet.
ROSALÍA – A Palé (Official Video)
As a curiosity, in the technical categories that normally recognize filmmakers, photographers and editors, this year there are three pop stars: Billie Eilish and Taylor Swift, directors of their videos xanny and The Man; and the rapper A $ AP Rocky, art director of Babushka Boi.
Instead, Billie Eilish’s brother and her regular producer, Finneas, debuts as a nominated artist in the category of best video of the alternative genre, where he will fight heavyweights such as The 1975 Y King’s wool.
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MTV Video Music Awards 2020: These are the nominees