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MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) 2018: The Complete List of Nominees

Updated On 18 Aug, 2018 Published On

MTV will be celebrating the biggest names in music, including The Carters, Cardi B and Jennifer Lopez at the Video Music Awards 2018 at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

'Invasion of Privacy' rapper leads with 10 nominations, while the married couple, Jay-Z and Beyoncé, leads eight nominations under their last name, The Carters.

Meanwhile, Drake and Childish Gambino, whose real name is Donald Glover, both have seven opportunities to take home the award.

Bruno Mars and Ariana Grande leads with six and five nominations, respectively.

Here's the complete list of nominees of VMAs 2018, check it out.

Video of the Year Award

Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana”

The Carters – “APES—T”

Drake – “God’s Plan”

 

Artist of the Year Award

Ariana Grande

Bruno Mars

Cardi B

Camila Cabello

Drake

Post Malone

 

Song of the Year Award

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana”

Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”

Drake – “God’s Plan”

Dua Lipa – “New Rules”

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage – “Rockstar”

 

Video of the Year Award

Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana”

The Carters – “APES—T”

Drake – “God’s Plan”

 

Best New Artist Award

Bazzi

Cardi B

Hayley Kiyoko

Chloe x Halle

Lil Pump

Lil Uzi Vert

 

Best Collaboration Award

Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line – “Meant to Be”

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid – “1-800-273-8255”

The Carters – “APES—T”

Jennifer Lopez ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B – “Dinero”

N.E.R.D & Rihanna – “Lemon”

 

Best Pop Video Award

Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”

Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug — “Havana”

P!nk – “What About Us”

Demi Lovato – “Sorry Not Sorry”

Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”

Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”

 

Best Hip-Hop Video  Award

Cardi B ft. 21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi”

The Carters – “APES—T”

Migos ft. Drake – “Walk It Talk It”

Drake – “God’s Plan”

  1. Cole – “ATM”

Nicki Minaj – “Chun-Li”

 

Best Dance Video Award

Avicii ft. Rita Ora — “Lonely Together”

Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – “One Kiss”

Marshmello ft. Khalid – “Silence”

The Chainsmokers – “Everybody Hates Me”

David Guetta & Sia – “Flames”

Zedd & Liam Payne – “Get Low (Street Video)”

 

Best Latin Video Award

Daddy Yankee – “Dura”

J Balvinft. Willy William – “Mi Gente”

Maluma – “Felices los 4”

Jennifer Lopez ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi – “Dinero”

Luis Fonsi ft. Demi Lovato – “Échame La Culpa”

Shakira ft. Maluma – “Chantaje”

 

Best Rock Video Award

Fall Out Boy – “Champion”

Foo Fighters – “The Sky Is a Neighborhood”

Panic! at the Disco – “Say Amen (Saturday Night)”

Imagine Dragons – “Whatever It Takes”

Linkin Park – “One More Light”

Thirty Seconds to Mars – “Walk On Water”

 

Video With a Message Award

Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Dej Loaf and Leon Bridges – “Liberated”

Jessie Reyez – “Gatekeeper”

Drake – “God’s Plan”

Janelle Monáe – “PYNK”

Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid – “1-800-273-8255”

 

Best Cinematography Award

Alessia Cara – “Growing Pains”

Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”

Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran – “River”

The Carters – “APES—T”

Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”

 

Best Direction Award

The Carters – “APES—T”

Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Justin Timberlake ft. Chris Stapleton – “Say Something”

Drake – “God’s Plan”

Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”

Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”

 

Best Art Direction Award

The Carters – “APES—T”

Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

SZA – “The Weekend”

  1. Cole – “ATM”

Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel”

Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

 

Best Visual Effects Award

Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”

Avicii ft. Rita Ora – “Lonely Together”

Maroon 5 – “Wait”

Eminem ft. Beyoncé – “Walk On Water”

Kendrick Lamar & SZA – “All the Stars”

Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

 

Best Choreography Award

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana”

Dua Lipa – “IDGAF”

The Carters – “APES—T”

Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Justin Timberlake – “Filthy”

 

Best Editing Award

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”

The Carters– “APES—T”

N.E.R.D ft. Rihanna – “Lemon”

Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel”

Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

 

Push Artist of the Year Award

July 2018 – Chloe x Halle

June 2018 – Sigrid

May 2018 – Lil Xan

April 2018 – Hayley Kiyoko

March 2018 – Jessie Reyez

February 2018 – Tee Grizzley

January 2018 – Bishop Briggs

December 2017 – Grace VanderWaal

November 2017 – Why Don’t We

October 2017 – PRETTYMUCH

September 2017 – SZA

August 2017 – Kacy Hill

July 2017 – Khalid

June 2017 – Kyle

May 2017 – Noah Cyrus

You can watch, the annual awards ceremony live on Monday, August 20 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on MTV.

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