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2022 MTV VMA: See who has been nominated

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Fans vote for their favorite stars in 22 gender-independent categories, including two all-new categories: this year’s video, this year’s artist, the best collaboration, and the best feature-length video and the best Metaverse performance. I can do it.

The 2022 VMA will be broadcast live from Prudential Center in New Jersey at 8 pm (ET / PT) on Sunday, August 28th.

See below for a complete list of candidates.

This year’s video

Doja Cat-“Woman”-Chemosabe Records / RCA Records

Drake Feet Future & Young Thug-“Way 2 Sexy”-OVO / Republic

Ed Sheeran-“Shivering”-Atlantic Records

Harry Styles-“As It Is”-Columbia Records

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow-“Industry Baby”-Columbia Records

Olivia Rodrigo-“Brutal”-Geffen Records

Taylor Swift-“All Too Well” (10-minute version) (Taylor’s version)-Republic Records

This year’s artist

Bad Bunny-Remus Entertainment

Drake-OVO / Republic

Ed Sheeran-Atlantic Records

Harry Styles-Columbia Records

Jack Harlow-Generation Now / Atlantic Records

Lil Nas X-Columbia Records

Lizzo-Atlantic Records

This year’s song

Adele-“Easy On Me”-Columbia Records

Billie Eilish-“Happier than ever”-Dark Room / Interscope Records

Doja Cat-“Woman”-Chemosabe Records / RCA Records

Elton John & Dua Lipa-“Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”-EMI / Interscope Records

Lizzo-“About Damn Time”-Atlantic Records

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber-“STAY”-Columbia Records

Best Rookie Artist

Baby Keem-Columbia Records

Dove Cameron-Disruptor Records / Columbia Records

GAYLE-Atlantic Records / Art House Records

Latto-Streamcut / RCA Records

Måneskin-Arista Records

SEVENTEEN-PLEDIS Entertainment / Geffen Records

This year’s push performance

September 2021: Glyph-“One Night”-Warner Records

October 1, 2021: Remi Wolf-“Sexy Villain”-Island Records

November 1, 2021: Nessa Barrett-“Wishing to be miserable until death”-Warner Records

December 1, 2021: SEVENTEEN-“Rock With You”-PLEDIS Entertainment / Geffen Records

January 2021: Mae Muller-“Better Days”-Capitol Records UK

February 2022: GAYLE-“abcdefu”-Atlantic Records / Arthouse Records

March 2022: Sheneesa-“RU Hat”-Abundant Immigrants / Interscope Records

April 2022: Omar Apollo-“Tamagotchi”-Warner Records

May 2022: Wet Leg-“Chaise Longue”-Domino Records Company

June 2022: Muni Long-“Baby Boo”-Supergiant Records LLC / Def Jam Recording

July 2022: Doechii-“Convincing”-Top Dog Entertainment / Capitol Records

Best collaboration

Drake Feet Future & Young Thug-“Way 2 Sexy”-OVO / Republic

Elton John & Dua Lipa-“Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”-EMI / Interscope Records

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow-“Industry Baby”-Columbia Records

Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa-“Sweet Test Pie”-300 Entertainment

Post Malone & The Weeknd-“One Right Now”-Mercury Records / Republic Records

ROSALÍAft. The Weeknd-“LAFAMA”-Columbia Records

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber-“STAY”-Columbia Records

Best pop

Billie Eilish-“Happier than ever”-Dark Room / Interscope Records

Doja Cat-“Woman”-Chemosabe Records / RCA Records

Ed Sheeran-“Shivering”-Atlantic Records

Harry Styles-“As It Is”-Columbia Records

Lizzo-“About Damn Time”-Atlantic Records

Olivia Rodrigo-“Betrayal”-Geffen Records

Best hip hop

Eminem & Snoop Dogg-“From The D 2 The LBC”-Shady / Aftermath / Interscope Records

Future ft. Drake, Tems-“WAIT FOR U”-Freebandz / Epic Records

Kendrick Lamar-“N95”-pgLang / Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope Records

Latto-“Big Energy”-Streamcut / RCA Records

Nicki Minajft. Lil Baby-“Are there any problems?”-Young Money / Cash Money / Republic Records

Pusha T-“Diet Cork”-GOOD Music / Def Jam

BEST ROCK

Foo Fighters-“Love Dice Young”-RCA Records

Jack White-“Take Me Back”-Third Man Records

Muse-“Don’t Stop”-Warner Records

Red Hot Chili Peppers-“Black Summer”-Warner Records

Shinedown-“Planet Zero”-Electra Music Group

Three Days Grace-“So-called Life”-RCA Records

Best alternative

Avril Lavigneft. blackbear-“Love it when you hate me”-Electra Music Group / DTA Records

Imagine Dragons x JID-“Enemy”-KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records

Machine Gun Kelly Feet Willow-“Emo Girl”-Bad Boy / Interscope Records

Måneskin-“I want to be your slave”-Arista Records

panic!At Disco-“Vivalus Revenge”-Fueled by Ramen / Electra Music Group

21 Pilots-“Saturday”-Fuel by Ramen / Elektra Music Group

WILLOW, Avril Lavigneft. Travis Barker-“GROW”-MSFTS Music / Roc Nation Records

Best Latin

Anitta-“Embolder”-Warner Records

Bad Bunny-“Tití Me Preguntó”-Remus Entertainment

Becky GX KAROL G-“MAMIII”-Kemosabe Records / Sony Music Latin / RCA Records

Daddy Yankee-“REMIX”-Republic Records

Farruko-“Pepas”-Sony Music US Latin

J Balvin & Skrillex-“In Da Getto”-Sueños Globales, LLC / Universal Music Latino / Asylum Records UK

BEST R & B

Alicia Keys-“City of the Gods (Part II)”-AKW

Chlöe-“Have Mercy”-Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records

HER-“Anyone”-RCA Records

Normanift. Cardi B-“Wild Side”-Keep Cool / RCA Records

Summer Walker, SZA & Cardi B-“No Love (Extended Version)”-LVRN / Interscope Records

Weekend-“Time Out”-XO / Republic Records

BEST K-POP

BTS-“YetToCome (The Most Beautiful Moment)”-BIGHIT Music / Geffen Records

ITZY-“LOCO”-JYP Entertainment

LISA-“LA LISA”-YG Entertainment / Interscope Records

SEVENTEEN-“HOT”-PLEDIS Entertainment / Geffen Records

Stray Kids-“MANIAC”-JYP Entertainment

TWICE-“The Feels”-JYP Entertainment

good video

Kendrick Lamar-“The Heart Part 5”-pgLang / Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope Records

Latto-“P * ssy”-Streamcut / RCA Records

Lizzo-“About Damn Time”-Atlantic Records

Rina Sawayama-“This Hell”-Dirty Hit

Stromae-“Fils de joie”-Mosaert Label / The Darkroom / Interscope Records

Best metaverse performance

BLACKPINK The Virtual | PUBG-YG Entertainment / Interscope Records

BTS | Minecraft-BIGHIT Music / Geffen Records

Charli XCX | Roblox-Atlantic Records

Justin Bieber-Interactive Virtual Experience | Wave-Def Jam

Lift Tour Feet Ariana Grande | Fortnite-Republic Records

21 Pilot Concert Experience | Fueled by Roblox-Ramen / Elektra Music Group

Best feature-length video

Billie Eilish-Happier than ever: Love Letter to Los Angeles-Dark Room / Interscope Records

Foo Fighters-Studio 666-RCA Records

Kacey Musgraves-Star Cross-Interscope Records / MCA Nashville

Madonna-Madame X-Interscope Records

Olivia Rodrigo-Going Home 2 u-Geffen Records

Taylor Swift-“All Too Well” (10-minute version) (Taylor’s version)-Republic Records

The best cinematography

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar-“Family Bonds”-Columbia Records

Camila Cabelloft. Ed Sheeran-“BamBam”-Epic Records

Harry Styles-“As It Is”-Columbia Records

Kendrick Lamar-“N95”-pgLang / Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope Records

Normanift. Cardi B-“Wild Side”-Keep Cool / RCA Records

Taylor Swift-“All Too Well” (10-minute version) (Taylor’s version)-Republic Records

Best direction

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar-“Family Bonds”-Columbia Records

Billie Eilish-“Happier than ever”-Dark Room / Interscope Records

Ed Sheeran-“Shivering”-Atlantic Records

Harry Styles-“As It Is”-Columbia Records

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow-“Industry Baby”-Columbia Records

Taylor Swift-“All Too Well” (10-minute version) (Taylor’s version)-Republic Records

Best art direction

Adele-“Oh My God”-Columbia Records

Doja Cat-“Get Into It (Yu)”-Chemosabe Records / RCA Records

Drake Feet Future & Young Thug-“Way 2 Sexy”-OVO / Republic Records

Kacey Musgraves-“Simple Era”-Interscope Records / MCA Nashville

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow-“Industry Baby”-Columbia Records

Megan Thee Stallion Feet Dua Lipa-“Sweet Test Pie”-300 Entertainment

Best visual effect

Billie Eilish-“Happier than ever”-Dark Room / Interscope Records

Coldplay X BTS-“My Universe”-Atlantic Records

Kendrick Lamar-“The Heart Part 5”-pgLang / Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope Records

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow-“Industry Baby”-Columbia Records

Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa-“Sweet Test Pie”-300 Entertainment

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber-“STAY”-Columbia Records

The best choreography

BTS-“Dance Permit”-BIGHIT Music / Geffen Records

Doja Cat-“Woman”-Chemosabe Records / RCA Records

FKA Twigs Feet The Weeknd-“Tears in the Club”-Atlantic Records

Harry Styles-“As It Is”-Columbia Records

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow-“Industry Baby”-Columbia Records

Normanift. Cardi B-“Wild Side”-Keep Cool / RCA Records

Best edit

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar-“Family Bonds”-Columbia Records

Doja Cat-“Get Into It (Yu)”-Chemosabe Records / RCA Records

Olivia Rodrigo-“Brutal”-Geffen Records

ROSALÍA-“SAOKO”-Columbia Records

Taylor Swift-“All Too Well” (10-minute version) (Taylor’s version)-Republic Records

The Weeknd-“Take My Breath”-XO / Republic Records

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