NEW YORK (AP) – Justin Bieber tops the listing of nominees for the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards introduced yesterday, intently adopted by Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo (for the primary time).
Bieber has seven nominations together with Video of the Yr and Finest Course for “Popstar,” Artist of the Yr and Finest Cinematography for “Holy,” in addition to Finest Pop Tune, Finest Enhancing, and Finest Collaboration for “Peaches.”
Megan Thee Stallion is shut behind with six nominations, most for her music “WAP,” with which she is competing for Video of the Yr, Artist of the Yr, Finest Collaboration and Finest Hip Hop Tune. She was additionally nominated for a second time within the Finest Hip Hop Tune class for her work on Lil Child’s “On Me (The Remix)”.
Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X, and Rodrigo every have 5 mentions.
Bieber and Megan Thee Stallion will compete with Ariana Grande, Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo and Taylor Swift for Artist of the Yr.
The Video of the Yr class is accomplished by Cardi B’s “WAP” with Megan Thee Stallion; DJ Khaled’s “POPSTAR” with Drake and Bieber; Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me More” with SZA; Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits”; “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” by Lil Nas X; and “Save Your Tears” by The Weeknd.
“WAP” additionally competes for Tune of the Yr alongside 24kGoldn’s “Mood” that includes iann dior; “Leave The Door Open” by Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak and Silk Sonic; BTS’s “Dynamite”; “Levitating” by Dua Lipa and “drivers license” by Rodrigo. Within the Latin class Unhealthy Bunny competes for “Dákiti” with Jhay Cortez and for “Un Dia (One Day)” with J. Balvin, Dua Lipa and Tainy.