MTV Reveal VMA Nominations Kendrick Lamar Leads The Way With Seven Nominations

by Rafeal Crawford
MTV Reveal VMA Nominations Kendrick Lamar Leads The Way With Seven Nominations

MTV Reveal VMA Nominations Kendrick Lamar Leads The Way With Seven Nominations

Drake and Cardi B receive multiple nominations

The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards will be held on SundayAugust 28th at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and MTV just revealed this years nominations.

Three Hip Hop artists lead the pack with the most VMA nominations for the ceremony and that would be Kendrick Lamar, Jack Harlow, & Lil Nas X with seven nods each. Doja Cat and Harry Styles received 6 nominations, while Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, and The Weeknd each earned five.

Other notable Hip Hop and R&B artist that nominated for a VMA Cardi B., Big Latto, Future, Alicia Keys, and Lizzo to name a few. Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow have a couple of nominations together for their collaboration “Industry Baby,” but the two artists are nominated separately for Artist of the Year. Doja Cat,Drake, and Taylor Swift are nominated for Video of the Year.

Here is the full list of the 2022 MTV VMA nominations

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe Records / RCA Records

Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy” – OVO/Republic

Ed Sheeran – “Shivers” – Atlantic Records

Harry Styles – “As It Was“ – 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 Record

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Bad Bunny – Rimas 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

SONG OF THE YEAR

Adele – “Easy On Me” – Columbia Records

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom / Interscope Records

Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe 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 NEW ARTIST

Baby Keem – Columbia Records

Dove Cameron – Disruptor Records / Columbia Records

GAYLE – Atlantic Records / Arthouse Records

Latto – Streamcut / RCA Records

Måneskin – Arista Records

SEVENTEEN – PLEDIS Entertainment/Geffen Records

BEST COLLABORATION

Drake ft. 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 – “Sweetest Pie” – 300 Entertainment

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

ROSALÍA ft. The Weeknd – “LA FAMA” – Columbia Records

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY” – Columbia 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 Minaj ft. Lil Baby – “Do We Have A Problem?” – Young Money / Cash Money / Republic Records

Pusha T – “Diet Coke” – G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam

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