Megan Thee Stallion & Justin Bieber Lead The Nominations For the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards  - The Shade Room

Megan Thee Stallion & Justin Bieber Lead The Nominations For the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards 

It looks like it’s almost that time of year again as the nominations for MTV’s Video Music Awards (VMAs) were announced on Wednesday. A number of artists have been recognized for their contributions to music over the past year, including Megan Thee Stallion and Justin Bieber who are leading in nominations.

Megan has a total of six nominations. She and Cardi B. are nominated for Video of the Year for their hit record “WAP.” The single has also been nominated for Song of the Year, Best Collaboration, and Best Hip-Hop. Justin Bieber earned a total of seven nominations, also including Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Best Pop, among a few other categories.

This year’s VMA’s will be returning to New York City on September 12th and will be taking place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Fans are now able to vote between now and September 3rd for their favorite artist across a total of 14 categories.

 

Check out the list of nominees below:

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR 

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

DJ Khaled ft. Drake – “POPSTAR” (Starring Justin Bieber)

Doja Cat ft. SZA – “Kiss Me More”

Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits”

Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”

The Weeknd – “Save Your Tears”

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR 

Ariana Grande

Doja Cat

Justin Bieber

Megan Thee Stallion

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

 

SONG OF THE YEAR 

24kGoldn ft. iann dior

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open”

BTS – “Dynamite”

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Dua Lipa – “Levitating”

Olivia Rodrigo – “drivers license”

BEST NEW ARTIST

24kGoldn

Giveon

The Kid LAROI

Olivia Rodrigo

Polo G

Saweetie

 

BEST COLLABORATION

24kGoldn ft. iann dior – “Mood”

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Doja Cat ft. SZA – “Kiss Me More”

Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – “Peaches”

Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa – “Prisoner”

 

BEST HIP-HOP

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Drake ft. Lil Durk – “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Lil Baby ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “On Me (remix)”

Moneybagg Yo – “Said Sum”

Polo G – “RAPSTAR”

Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A.

 

BEST R&B

Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid – “BROWN SKIN GIRL”

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open”

Chris Brown and Young Thug – “Go Crazy”

Giveon – “HEARTBREAK ANNIVERSARY”

H.E.R. ft. Chris Brown – “Come Through”

SZA – “Good Days”

 

Check out the full list of nominees for the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards here.

 

 

 

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