Cardi B

The MTV Video Music Awards will be broadcast on MTV (DStv channel 320) on Tuesday, 21 August at 21:15.

It's the 35th edition of the awards taking place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, and Cardi B leads the pack, with 10 nominations.

Be sure to tune in for the big night, and see all of the red carpet fashion, the speeches and performances.

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Here's a full list of the nominees:

Video of the Year
Ariana Grande – No Tears Left to Cry 
Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – Finesse (Remix) 
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – Havana 
The Carters – APES**T 
Childish Gambino – This Is America 
Drake – God’s Plan

Artist of the Year
Ariana Grande
Bruno Mars 
Camila Cabello 
Cardi B 
Drake 
Post Malone 

Song of the Year
Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – Finesse (Remix) 
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – Havana 
Drake – God’s Plan
Dua Lipa – New Rules
Ed Sheeran – Perfect
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage – rockstar 

Best New Artist
Bazzi 
Cardi B 
Chloe x Halle 
Hayley Kiyoko 
Lil Pump
Lil Uzi Vert 

Best Collaboration
Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line – Meant to Be 
Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – Finesse (Remix) 
The Carters – APES**T 
Jennifer Lopez ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B – Dinero 
Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid – 1-800-273-8255 
N.E.R.D & Rihanna – Lemon

Push Artist of the Year
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

Best Pop
Ariana Grande – No Tears Left to Cry 
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – Havana 
Demi Lovato – Sorry Not Sorry
Ed Sheeran – Perfect
P!nk – What About Us 
Shawn Mendes – In My Blood

Best Hip Hop
Cardi B ft. 21 Savage – Bartier Cardi 
The Carters – APES**T 
Drake – God’s Plan 
J. Cole – ATM 
Migos ft. Drake – Walk It Talk It 
Nicki Minaj – Chun-Li

Best Latin
Daddy Yankee – Dura
J Balvin, Willy William – Mi Gente
Jennifer Lopez ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B – Dinero
Luis Fonsi, Demi Lovato – Échame La Culpa
Maluma – Felices los 4
Shakira ft. Maluma – Chantaje

Best Dance
Avicii ft. Rita Ora – Lonely Together
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – One Kiss
The Chainsmokers – Everybody Hates Me
David Guetta & Sia – Flames
Marshmello ft. Khalid – Silence
Zedd & Liam Payne – Get Low (Street Video)

Best Rock
Fall Out Boy – Champion
Foo Fighters – The Sky Is A Neighborhood
Imagine Dragons – Whatever It Takes
Linkin Park – One More Light
Panic! At The Disco – Say Amen (Saturday Night)
Thirty Seconds to Mars – Walk On Water

Video With A Message
Childish Gambino – This Is America
Dej Loaf and Leon Bridges – Liberated
Drake – God’s Plan
Janelle Monáe – PYNK
Jessie Reyez – Gatekeeper
Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid – 1-800-273-8255

Best Cinematography
Alessia Cara – Growing Pains
Ariana Grande – No Tears Left to Cry
The Carters – APES**T
Childish Gambino – This Is America
Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran – River
Shawn Mendes – In My Blood

Best Direction
The Carters – APES**T - Directed by Ricky Saix
Childish Gambino – This Is America – Directed by Hiro Murai
Drake – God’s Plan – Directed by Karena Evans
Ed Sheeran – Perfect – Directed by Jason Koenig
Justin Timberlake ft. Chris Stapleton – Say Something – Directed by Arturo Perez Jr.
Shawn Mendes – In My Blood – Directed by Jay Martin

Best Art Direction
The Carters – APES**T – Art Direction by Jan Houlevigue
Childish Gambino – This Is America – Art Direction by Jason Kisvarday
J. Cole – ATM – Art Direction by Miles Mullin
Janelle Monáe – Make Me Feel – Art Direction by Pepper Nguyen
SZA – The Weekend – Art Direction by SZA and Solange
Taylor Swift – Look What You Made Me Do – Art Direction by Brett Hess

Best Visual Effects
Ariana Grande – No Tears Left to Cry – Visual Effects by Vidal and Loris Paillier for Buf
Avicii ft. Rita Ora – Lonely Together – Visual Effects by KPP
Eminem ft. Beyoncé – Walk On Water – Visual Effects Supervisor Rich Lee for Drive Studios
Kendrick Lamar & SZA – All The Stars – Visual Effects by Loris Paillier for BUF Paris
Maroon 5 – Wait – Visual Effects by TIMBER
Taylor Swift – Look What You Made Me Do – Visual Effects by Ingenuity Studios

Best Choreography
Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – Finesse (Remix) – Choreography by Phil Tayag & Bruno Mars
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – Havana – Choreography by Calvit Hodge and Sara Bivens
The Carters – APES**T – Choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Jaquel Knight
Childish Gambino – This Is America – Choreography by Sherrie Silver
Dua Lipa – IDGAF – Choreography by Marion Motin
Justin Timberlake – Filthy – Choreography by Marty Kudelka, AJ Harpold, Tracy Phillips, and Ivan Koumaev

 

 

BEST EDITING
Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)” –  Atlantic Records – Editing by Jacquelyn London
The Carters – “APES**T” –  Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Taylor Ward and Sam Ostrove
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” –  mcDJ / RCA Records – Editing by Ernie Gilbert
Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel” – Bad Boy Records/Atlantic Records – Editing by Deji Laray
N.E.R.D & Rihanna – “Lemon” –  i am OTHER/Columbia Records – Editing by Taylor Ward
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do” –  Big Machine Records – Editing by Chancler Haynes for Cosmo