The fight to be the queen and the king of the music world is on. The fans are excited about who will own the kingdom? Who will rule the hearts again? Who will take the crown on head and be the king and the queen at 2018’s MTV VMA awards?
The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards are to be held on August 20, 2018, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The 35th annual award show will air live from the venue for the 12th time, the most of any previous venue in its history.
Cardi B and her 10 nominations that include song and artist of the year makes it clear that who is leading the industry. Bruno Mars is the prince with 6 nominations. Beyonce and Jay Z fight for the throne with 8 nominations like the video of the year, best collaboration, and best hip-hop. Childish Gambino and Drake both received 7 no, nominations each. ED Sheeran, Dua Lipa, and Bazzi are also following the pack.
The nominees were revealed on July 16, 2018, via an IGTV video. The 16 categories of nominations are Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Collaboration, Push Artist of the Year, Best Pop, Best Latin, Best Dance, Video with a Message, Best Art Direction, Best Choreography, Best Cinematography, Best Direction, Best Editing, Best Visual Effects.
Some of the important nominations from the official list go like this:
Video of the Year
- Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) — “Havana“
- Childish Gambino — “This Is America“
- Drake — “God’s Plan“
- Ariana Grande — “No Tears Left to Cry“
- Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) — “Finesse“
Artist of the Year
- Camila Cabello
- Cardi B
- Ariana Grande
- Post Malone
- Bruno Mars
Song of the Year
- Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) – “Havana“
- Drake – “God’s Plan“
- Dua Lipa – “New Rules“
- Post Malone (featuring 21 Savage) – “Rockstar“
- Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) – “Finesse“
- Ed Sheeran – “Perfect“
Best New Artist
- Cardi B
- Chloe x Halle
- Hayley Kiyoko
- Lil Pump
- Lil Uzi Vert
The fight is on, but the result is in your hand. Fans can vote and decide who the winner is until August 10. So are you all excited to see who will walk down the stage with the crown on the head?! Click here and start voting now…