J Steele

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MTV sign is seen on April 05, 2006 in New York City.

The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards air Sunday, August 28th and here are the nominations.

Jack Harlow, Kendrick Lamar and Lil Nas X all lead in nominations. The three rappers each have 7 nods.

Here’s the full list from MTV with my pick in bold for some of the categories:

Video of the Year:

Doja Cat: “Woman”

Drake ft. Future, Young Thug: “Way 2 Sexy”

Ed Sheeran: “Shivers”

Harry Styles: “As It Was“

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow: “Industry Baby”

Olivia Rodrigo: “Brutal”

Taylor Swift: “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)

Artist of the Year

Bad Bunny

Drake

Ed Sheeran

Harry Styles

Jack Harlow

Lil Nas X 

Lizzo

 

Song of the Year

Adele: “Easy on Me”

Billie Eilish: “Happier Than Ever”

Doja Cat: “Woman”

Elton John, Dua Lipa: “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”

Lizzo: “About Damn Time”

The Kid Laroi, Justin Bieber: “Stay”

 

Best New Artist

Baby Keem

Dove Cameron

Gayle

Latto

Måneskin

Seventeen

 

Best Collaboration

Drake ft. Future, Young Thug: “Way 2 Sexy”

Elton John, Dua Lipa: “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow: “Industry Baby”

Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa: “Sweetest Pie”

Post Malone, The Weeknd: “One Right Now”

Rosalía ft. The Weeknd: “La Fama”

The Kid Laroi, Justin Bieber: “Stay”

 

Best Pop

Billie Eilish: “Happier Than Ever”

Doja Cat: “Woman”

Ed Sheeran: “Shivers”

Harry Styles: “As It Was”

Lizzo: “About Damn Time”

Olivia Rodrigo: “Traitor”

 

Best Hip-Hop

Eminem, Snoop Dogg: “From the D 2 the LBC”

Future ft. Drake, Tems: “Wait for U”

Kendrick Lamar:  “N95”

Latto: “Big Energy”

Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Baby: “Do We Have a Problem?”

Pusha T: “Diet Coke”

 

Best R&B

Alicia Keys: “City of Gods (Part II)”

Chlöe: “Have Mercy” 

H.E.R.: “For Anyone”

Normani ft. Cardi B: “Wild Side”

Summer Walker, SZA, Cardi B: “No Love” (Extended Version)

The Weeknd: “Out Of Time”

 

Video for Good

Kendrick Lamar: “The Heart Part 5” 

Latto: “P*ssy”

Lizzo: “About Damn Time”

Rina Sawayama: “This Hell”

Stromae: ”Fils de Joie”

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