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2018 MTV Video Music Awards | Full Nomination List

The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards are to be held on August 20, 2018 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The 35th annual award show will air live from the venue for the 12th time, the most of any previous venue in its history.

The nominees were revealed on July 16th 2018 via an IGTV video, Cardi B has the most nominations with 10, with The Carters behind her at 8 nominations and Childish Gambino and Drake in third place with 7 nominations each.

Nominees
Video of the Year

Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug — “Havana”
The Carters — “Apeshit”
Childish Gambino — “This Is America”
Drake — “God’s Plan”
Ariana Grande — “No Tears Left to Cry”
Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B — “Finesse”

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

Song of the Year
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug – “Havana”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Dua Lipa – “New Rules”
Post Malone featuring 21 Savage – “Rockstar”
Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B – “Finesse”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”

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

Best Collaboration
The Carters – “Apeshit”
Logic featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid – “1-800-273-8255”
Jennifer Lopez featuring DJ Khaled and Cardi B – “Dinero”
Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B – “Finesse”
N.E.R.D and Rihanna – “Lemon”
Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line – “Meant to Be”

Push Artist of the Year
Bishop Briggs
Chloe x Halle
Noah Cyrus
Tee Grizzley
Kacy Hill
Khalid
Hayley Kiyoko
Kyle
Lil Xan
PrettyMuch
Jessie Reyez
Sigrid
SZA
Grace VanderWaal
Why Don’t We

Best Pop
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug – “Havana”
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”
Demi Lovato – “Sorry Not Sorry”
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”
Pink – “What About Us”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”

Best Hip Hop
Cardi B featuring 21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi”
The Carters – “Apeshit”
J. Cole – “ATM”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Migos featuring Drake – “Walk It Talk It”
Nicki Minaj – “Chun-Li”
Best Latin Edit
J Balvin and Willy William – “Mi Gente”
Daddy Yankee – “Dura”
Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato – “Échame la Culpa”
Jennifer Lopez featuring DJ Khaled and Cardi B – “Dinero”
Maluma – “Felices los 4”
Shakira featuring Maluma – “Chantaje”

Best Dance
Avicii featuring Rita Ora – “Lonely Together”
The Chainsmokers – “Everybody Hates Me”
David Guetta and Sia – “Flames”
Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa – “One Kiss”
Marshmello featuring Khalid – “Silence”
Zedd and Liam Payne – “Get Low”

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”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Dej Loaf and Leon Bridges – “Liberated”
Logic featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid – “1-800-273-8255”
Janelle Monáe – “Pynk”
Jessie Reyez – “Gatekeeper”

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

Best Choreography
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug – “Havana” (Calvit Hodge and Sara Bivens)
The Carters – “Apeshit” (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Jacquel Knight)
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” (Sherrie Silver)
Dua Lipa – “IDGAF” (Marion Motin)
Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B – “Finesse” (Phil Tayag and Bruno Mars)
Justin Timberlake – “Filthy” (Marty Kudelka, AJ Harpold, Tracey Phillips and Ivan Koumaev)

Best Cinematography
Alessia Cara – “Growing Pains” (Pau Castejón)
The Carters – “Apeshit” (Benoit Debie)
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” (Larkin Seiple)
Eminem featuring Ed Sheeran – “River” (Frank Mobilio and Patrick Meller)
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” (Scott Cunningham)
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood” (Jonathan Sela)

Best Direction
The Carters – “Apeshit” (Ricky Saix)
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” (Hiro Murai)
Drake – “God’s Plan” (Karena Evans)
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood” (Jay Martin)
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect” (Jason Koenig)
Justin Timberlake featuring Chris Stapleton – “Say Something” (Arturo Perez Jr.)

Best Editing
The Carters – “Apeshit” (Taylor Ward and Sam Ostrove)
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” (Ernie Gilbert)
Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B – “Finesse” (Jacquelyn London)
Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel” (Deji Laray)
N.E.R.D and Rihanna – “Lemon” (Taylor Ward)
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do” (Chancler Haynes for Cosmo)

Best Visual Effects
Avicii featuring Rita Ora – “Lonely Together” (KPP)
Eminem featuring Beyoncé – “Walk on Water” (Rich Lee for Drive Studios)
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” (Vidal and Loris Paillier at BUF Paris)
Kendrick Lamar and SZA – “All the Stars” (Loris Paillier at BUF Paris)
Maroon 5 – “Wait” (Timber)
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do” (Ingenuity Studios)

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