Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish Lead 2019 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees

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Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish Lead 2019 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees
The MTV Video Music Awards have unveiled the list of 2019 nominees, and it sees female pop stars leading the charge.
 
Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift are both up for 10 awards, while relative newcomer Billie Eilish earned an impressive nine nods. Viral sensation Lil Nas X, meanwhile, received eight nominations.
 
Video of the Year pits Grande, Swift, Eilish, Lil Nas X, Jonas Brothers and 21 Savage against each other, while the acts up for Artist of the Year are Eilish, Grande, Cardi B, Halsey, Jonas Brothers and Shawn Mendes.
 
Check out the full list of nominees below.
 
The VMAs will air live on August 26.
 
2019 MTV VMAs Nominees:
 
Video of the Year:
 
21 Savage - "a lot" (ft. J. Cole)
Billie Eilish - "bad guy"
Ariana Grande - thank u, next"
Jonas Brothers - "Sucker"
Lil Nas X - "Old Town Road (Remix)" (ft. Billy Ray Cyrus)
Taylor Swift - "You Need to Calm Down"
 
Artist of the Year:
 
Cardi B
Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Jonas Brothers
Shawn Mendes
 
Song of the Year:
 
Drake - "In My Feelings"
Ariana Grande - "thank u, next"
Jonas Brothers - "Sucker"
Lady Gaga / Bradley Cooper - "Shallow"
Lil Nas X - "Old Town Road (Remix)" (ft. Billy Ray Cyrus)
Taylor Swift - "You Need to Calm Down"
 
Best New Artist presented by Taco Bell:
 
Ava Max
Billie Eilish
H.E.R.
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
ROSALÍA

Best Collaboration:
 
Lil Nas X - "Old Town Road (Remix)" (ft. Billy Ray Cyrus)
Lady Gaga / Bradley Cooper - "Shallow"
Shawn Mendes / Camila Cabello - "Señorita"
Taylor Swift - "ME!" (ft. ft. Brendon Urie)
Ed Sheeran / Justin Bieber - "I Don't Care"
BTS - "Boy With Luv" (ft. Halsey)
 
Push Artist of the Year:
 
Bazzi
CNCO
Billie Eilish
H.E.R.
Lauv
Lizzo
 
Best Pop:
 
5 Seconds of Summer - "Easier"
Cardi B / Bruno Mars - "Please Me"
Billie Eilish - "bad guy"
Khalid - "Talk"
Ariana Grande - "thank u, next"
Jonas Brothers - "Sucker"
Taylor Swift - "You Need to Calm Down"
 
Best Hip-Hop:
 
2 Chainz - "Rule the World"(ft. Ariana Grande)
21 Savage - "a lot" (ft. J. Cole)
Cardi B - "Money"
DJ Khaled - "Higher" (ft. Nipsey Hussle and John Legend)
Lil Nas X - "Old Town Road (Remix)" (ft. Billy Ray Cyrus)
Travis Scott - "SICKO MODE" (ft. Drake)
 
Best R&B:
 
Anderson .Paak - "Make It Better" (ft. Smokey Robinson)
Childish Gambino - "Feels Like Summer"
H.E.R. - "Could've Been" (ft. Bryson Tiller)
Alicia Keys - "Raise a Man"
Ella Mai - "Trip"
Normani - "Waves" (ft. 6LACK)
 
Best K-Pop:
 
BTS - "Boy With Luv" (ft. Halsey)
BLACKPINK - "Kill This Love"
Monsta X - "Who Do You Love" (ft. French Montana)
TOMORROW X TOGETHER - "Cat & Dog"
NCT 127 - "Regular"
EXO - "Tempo"
 
Best Latin:
 
Anuel AA / Karol G - "Secreto"
Bad Bunny - "MIA" (ft. Drake)
benny blanco / Tainy / Selena Gomez / J Balvin - "I Can't Get Enough"
Daddy Yankee - "Con Calma" (ft. Snow)
Maluma - "Mala Mía"
ROSALÍA / J Balvin - "Con Altura" (ft. El Guincho)
 
Best Dance:
 
The Chainsmokers - "Call You Mine" (ft. Bebe Rexha)
Clean Bandit - "Solo" (ft. Demi Lovato)
DJ Snake - "Taki Taki" (ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna and Cardi B)
David Guetta / Bebe Rexha / J Balvin - "Say My Name"
Marshmello / Bastille - "Happier"
Silk City / Dua Lipa - "Electricity"
 
Best Rock:
 
The 1975 - "Love It If We Made It"
Fall Out Boy - "Bishops Knife Trick"
Imagine Dragons - "Natural"
Lenny Kravitz - "Low"
Panic! At the Disco - "High Hopes"
twenty one pilots - "My Blood"
 
Video for Good:
 
Halsey - "Nightmare"
The Killers - "Land of the Free"
Jamie N Commons / Skylar Grey - "Runaway Train" (ft. Gallant)
John Legend - "Preach"
Lil Dicky - "Earth"
Taylor Swift - "You Need to Calm Down"
 
Best Direction:
 
Billie Eilish - "bad Guy" (dir. Dave Meyers)
FKA twigs - "Cellophane" (dir. Andrew Thomas Huang)
Ariana Grande - "thank u, next" (dir. Hannah Lux Davis)
Lil Nas X - "Old Town Road (Remix)" (ft. Billy Ray Cyrus) (dir. Calmatic)
LSD - "No New Friends" (dir. Dano Cerny)
Taylor Swift - "You Need to Calm Down" (dir. Drew Kirsch and Taylor Swift)
 
Best Visual Effects:
 
Billie Eilish - "when the party's over" (visual effects - Ryan Ross, Andres Jaramillo)
FKA twigs - "Cellophane" (visual effects - Matt Chandler, Fabio Zaveti for Analog)
Ariana Grande - "God is a woman" (visual effects - Fabrice Lagayette, Kristina Prilukova & Rebecca Rice for Mathematic)
DJ Khaled - "Just Us" (ft. SZA) (visual effects - Sergii Mashevskyi)
LSD - "No New Friends" (visual effects - Ethan Chancer)
Taylor Swift - "ME!" (ft. Brendon Urie) (visual effects - Loris Paillier & Lucas Salton for BUF VFX)
 
Best Editing:
 
Anderson .Paak - "Tints" (ft. Kendrick Lamar) (editing - Elias Talbot)
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – "Old Town Road (Remix)" (editing - Calmatic)
Billie Eilish - "bad guy" (editing - Billie Eilish)
Ariana Grande - "7 rings" (editing - Hannah Lux Davis & Taylor Walsh)
Solange - "Almeda" (editing - Solange Knowles, Vinnie Hobbs, Jonathon Proctor)
Taylor Swift - "You Need to Calm Down" (editing - Jarrett Fijal)
 
Best Art Direction:
 
BTS - "Boy With Luv" (ft. Halsey) (art direction - JinSil Park, BoNa Kim (MU -E))
Ariana Grande - "7 rings" (art direction - John Richoux)
Lil Nas X - "Old Town Road (Remix)" (ft. Billy Ray Cyrus) (art direction - Itaru Dela Vegas)
Shawn Mendes / Camila Cabello - "Señorita" (art direction - Tatiana Van Sauter)
Taylor Swift - "You Need to Calm Down" (art direction - Brittany Porter)
Kanye West / Lil Pump - "I Love It" (ft. Adele Givens) (art direction - Tino Schaedler)
 
Best Choreography:
 
FKA twigs - "Cellophane" (choreography - Kelly Yvonne)
ROSALÍA / J Balvin - "Con Altura" (ft. El Guincho) (choreography - Charm La'Donna)
LSD - "No New Friends" (choreography - Ryan Heffington)
Shawn Mendes / Camila Cabello - "Señorita" (choreography - Calvit Hodge, Sara Biv)
Solange - "Almeda" (choreography - Maya Taylor, Solange Knowles)
BTS - "Boy With Luv" (ft. Halsey) (choreography - Rie Hata)
 
Best Cinematography:
 
Anderson .Paak - "Tints" (ft. Kendrick Lamar) (Elias Talbot)
Billie Eilish - "hostage" (Pau Castejon)
Ariana Grande - "thank u, next" (Christopher Probst)
Shawn Mendes / Camila Cabello - "Señorita" (Scott Cunningham)
Solange - "Almeda" (Chayse Irvin, Ryan Marie Helfant, Justin Hamilton)
Taylor Swift - "ME!" (ft. Brendon Urie) (Starr Whitesides)