Pop star Justin Bieber as well as rapper Megan Thee Stallion racked up the most elections for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, organisers claimed on Wednesday ahead of next month’s event that will invite back followers as part of an online audience.
Canadian singer Bieber obtained seven nods, consisting of artist of the year, finest pop song for ‘Peaches,’ and video clip of the year for ‘Popstar,’ his cooperation with DJ Khaled and also Drake.
He will complete for artist of the year with Megan Thee Stallion, that landed 6 elections including one for ‘WAP,’ the racy video clip with rap artist Cardi B.
Various other competitors for the year’s ideal artist are Ariana Grande, Doja Pet cat, newcomer Olivia Rodrigo as well as Taylor Swift.
Video clip of the year candidates consist of Doja Cat’s ‘Kiss Me A Lot More,’ Ed Sheeran’s ‘Bad Habits,’ Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ as well as The Weeknd’s ‘Conserve Your Splits.’
Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X as well as newbie candidate Rodrigo gained 5 elections each.
Last year, the VMAs were filmed without an online target market and also with the majority of the efficiencies taped beforehand due to health standards because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
This year’s ceremony will take place Sept. 12 at the Barclays Centre in New York City. Winners are selected by fans that vote online.