NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber qualified prospects this year’s listing of nominees at the 2021 MTV Video clip Music Awards, adopted closely by Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and to start with-time nominee Olivia Rodrigo.
Bieber has seven nods, like movie of the 12 months and most effective way for “POPSTAR,” artist of the 12 months, ideal cinematography for “Holy” and most effective pop song, greatest editing and best collaboration for “Peaches.”
Megan Thee Stallion is appropriate powering with six nominations, typically from her hit tune “WAP,” triggering nods for online video of the 12 months, artist of the yr, finest collaboration and finest hip-hop music. She also was nominated for a second time in the best hip-hop track group for her work on Lil Baby’s “On Me (The Remix).”
Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and Rodrigo each individual have five nominations. Bieber and Megan Thee Stallion will compete with Ariana Grande, Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo and Taylor Swift for artist of the calendar year.
The video clip of the year group is stuffed by “WAP” by Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion “POPSTAR” by DJ Khaled featuring Drake and Bieber “Kiss Me More” by Doja Cat showcasing SZA Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” Lil Nas X’s “MONTERO (Connect with Me By Your Title)” and The Weeknd’s “Save Your Tears.”
“WAP” is also up for music of the year, along with “Mood” by 24kGoldn featuring iann dior “Leave 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 City, airing from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Sept. 12. The exhibit will simulcast across CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop, Tv set Land, VH1 and The CW Community.
The very best new artist nominees are: 24kGoldn, Giveon, The Kid LAROI, Olivia Rodrigo, Polo G and Saweetie. Very best rock song nominees are Evanescence’s “Use My Voice,” Foo Fighters’ “Shame Disgrace,” John Mayer’s “Last Prepare Home,” The Killers’ “My Own Soul’s Warning,” Kings Of Leon’s “The Bandit” and Lenny Kravitz’s “Raise Vibration.”