It's time to honor some of the best artists and their music videos. Nominees for this year's Video Music Award included artists such as Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, and newcomers such as Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X. There's a new K-Pop category and there are a few weeks when fans are watching for their favorite artists can vote. Here are some of the notable nominees for this year's VMAs:
Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift are the most nominated artists
Thank you very much, next! Among the artists with the most nominations for this year's VMAs are Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift. With the latest album by Ariana Grande, Thank U, Next came several music videos and even a collaboration with the Vogue Magazine . Grande has ten nominations this year, including Video of the Year and Artist of the Year.
VMA legend Taylor Swift has also received ten nominations for this year's awards. Her music videos such as "You Need to Calm Down" featured many celebrities such as RuPaul, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Adam Rippon. Her song "Me!" With Brendon Urie of Panic! Nominees for Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects also enjoyed the disco.
Lil Nas X and "Old Town Road" are nominated
He has the horses behind him and a nomination for the video of the year. Although "Old Town Road" premiered just a few months ago, it has become an internet sensation that now ranks # 1 on Billboard's "Hot 100" music charts for 16 weeks. In fact, Lil Nas X, the singer on Old Town Road, received a number of nominations from the 2019 VMAs.
Besides the video of the year, MTV nominated Lil Nas X for the song of the year, the best new artist, the best collaboration, the best hip hop, the best director, the best cut quality and the best art direction. Not bad for one of the Twitter members.
Artists like Billie Eilish, BTS and Halsey have received some nominations
Halsey returns to her native New Jersey with her nomination for Artist of the Year. Other candidates include Cardi B, Billie Eilish, Jonas Brothers, Shawn Mendes and Ariana Grande. Halsey is also nominated in the Best Collaboration category for her song with BTS entitled Boy With Luv.
As one of the most popular artists in the world, the K-Pop group BTS has been awarded with several awards nominations, including Best Art Direction, Best Collaboration, Best Choreography and Best K-Pop. This is the first year the award ceremony included a K-Pop category. The VMAs nominated BTS along with artists such as BlackPink, EXO, Monsta X ft. French Montana, Tomorrow X Together, NCT 127.
Billie Eilish received a handful of nominations for her scary and whimsical music videos. "Bad Guy" is nominated for Best Pop, Best Director, Best Editing and Video of the Year. "Hostage" is nominated for the best camera. "When the Party's Over" is nominated for the best visual effects. Billie Ei
The MTV Video Music Awards will be held on August 26, 2019, 9:00 pm (CET) at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.