The nominations for MTV Video Music Awards 2022 are out with Jack Harlow, Lil Nas X and Kendrick Lamar leading the pack. Each artiste got seven nods, followed by Doja Cat and Harry Styles with six each. Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd are also nominated in different categories. Interestingly, there is a lot to look forward to for K-pop fans as well. 

BLACKPINK’s Lisa has created history by becoming the only K-pop soloist to get a VMAs nomination. She is nominated alongside BTS, SEVENTEEN, ITZY, TWICE, and Stray Kids in the Best K-pop category. BTS also bagged 4 nominations, whereas K-pop group SEVENTEEN has been nominated in three categories. BTS are nominated in Best K-pop, Best Metaverse performance, Best Visual Effects, and Best Choreography awards.

Check out the nominees of MTV Video Music Awards 2022 below:

Video Of The Year

Doja Cat – Woman

Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – Way 2 Sexy 

Ed Sheeran – Shivers

Harry Styles – As It Was

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – INDUSTRY BABY

Olivia Rodrigo – Brutal

Taylor Swift – All Too Well

Artist Of The Year

Bad Bunny

Drake

Ed Sheeran 

Harry Styles 

Jack Harlow 

Lil Nas X 

Lizzo 

SONG OF THE YEAR

Adele – Easy On Me

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever

Doja Cat – Woman

Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)

Lizzo – About Damn Time 

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – STAY

BEST NEW ARTIST

Baby Keem 

Dove Cameron 

GAYLE

Latto

Måneskin 

SEVENTEEN 

https://twitter.com/vmas/status/1551952986095685633

Push Performance Of The Year

September 2021: Griff – One Night 

October 2021: Remi Wolf – Sexy Villain

November 2021: Nessa Barrett – I hope ur miserable until ur dead

December 2021: SEVENTEEN – Rock With You

January 2021: Mae Muller – Better Days

February 2022: GAYLE – abcdefu

March 2022: Sheneesa – R U That

April 2022: Omar Apollo – Tamagotchi

May 2022: Wet Leg – Chaise Longue

June 2022: Muni Long – Baby Boo

July 2022: Doechii – Persuasive

BEST COLLABORATION

Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – Way 2 Sexy

Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – INDUSTRY BABY

Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – Sweetest Pie

Post Malone & The Weeknd – One Right Now

ROSALÍA ft. The Weeknd – LA FAMA

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – STAY

BEST POP

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever

Doja Cat – Woman

Ed Sheeran – Shivers

Harry Styles – As It Was

Lizzo – About Damn Time

Olivia Rodrigo – traitor

https://twitter.com/edsheeran/status/1551994715515625473

Best Hip-Hop

Eminem & Snoop Dogg – From The D 2 The LBC

Future ft. Drake, Tems – WAIT FOR U

Kendrick Lamar – N95

Latto – Big Energy

Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Baby – Do We Have A Problem?

Pusha T – Diet Coke

BEST ROCK

Foo Fighters – Love Dies Young

Jack White – Taking Me Back

Muse – Won’t Stand Down

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Black Summer

Shinedown – Planet Zero

Three Days Grace – So Called Life

Best Alternative

Avril Lavigne ft. blackbear – Love It When You Hate Me

Imagine Dragons x JID – Enemy

Machine Gun Kelly ft. WILLOW – emo girl

Måneskin – I WANNA BE YOUR SLAVE

Panic! At The Disco – Viva Las Vengeance

Twenty One Pilots – Saturday

WILLOW, Avril Lavigne ft. Travis Barker – G R O W

Best Latin

Anitta – Envolver

Bad Bunny – Tití Me Preguntó

Becky G X KAROL G – MAMIII

Daddy Yankee – REMIX

Farruko – Pepas

J Balvin & Skrillex – In Da Getto

https://twitter.com/vmas/status/1552036032618676224

Best R&B

Alicia Keys – City of Gods (Part II)

Chlöe – Have Mercy

H.E.R. – For Anyone

Normani ft. Cardi B – Wild Side

Summer Walker, SZA & Cardi B – No Love (Extended Version)

The Weeknd – Out Of Time

Best K-Pop

BTS – Yet To Come (The Most Beautiful Moment)

ITZY – LOCO

LISA – LALISA

SEVENTEEN – HOT

Stray Kids – MANIAC

TWICE – The Feels

Video For Good

Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Part 5

Latto – P*ssy

Lizzo – About Damn Time

Rina Sawayama – This Hell

Stromae – Fils de joie

Best Metaverse Performance

BLACKPINK The Virtual | PUBG – YG Entertainment / Interscope Records

BTS | Minecraft – BIGHIT Music / Geffen Records

Charli XCX | Roblox – Atlantic Records

Justin Bieber – An Interactive Virtual Experience | Wave – Def Jam

Rift Tour ft. Ariana Grande | Fortnite – Republic Records

Twenty One Pilots Concert Experience | Roblox – Fueled By Ramen / Elektra Music Group

Best Longform Video

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles

Foo Fighters – Studio 666

Kacey Musgraves – star-crossed

Madonna – Madame X 

Olivia Rodrigo – driving home 2 u

Taylor Swift – All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)

Best Cinematography

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – family ties

Camila Cabello ft. Ed Sheeran – Bam Bam

Harry Styles – As It Was

Kendrick Lamar – N95

Normani ft. Cardi B – Wild Side

Taylor Swift – All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) 

https://twitter.com/vmas/status/1551922788075573248

Best Direction

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – family ties

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever

Ed Sheeran – Shivers

Harry Styles – As It Was

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – INDUSTRY BABY

Taylor Swift – All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) 

Best Art Direction

Adele – Oh My God

Doja Cat – Get Into It (Yuh)

Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – Way 2 Sexy

Kacey Musgraves – simple times

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – INDUSTRY BABY

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Dua Lipa – Sweetest Pie

Best Visual Effects

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever

Coldplay X BTS – My Universe

Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Part 5

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – INDUSTRY BABY

Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – Sweetest Pie

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – STAY

Best Choreography

BTS – Permission to Dance

Doja Cat – Woman

FKA twigs ft. The Weeknd – Tears In The Club

Harry Styles – As It Was

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – INDUSTRY BABY

Normani ft. Cardi B – Wild Side

https://twitter.com/vmas/status/1551908494185570309

Best Editing

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – family ties

Doja Cat – Get Into It (Yuh)

Olivia Rodrigo – Brutal

ROSALÍA – SAOKO

Taylor Swift – All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) 

The Weeknd – Take My Breath

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