The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards nominees have been revealed, and leading the nominations are Taylor Swift and SZA with eight and six nods respectively. They’ve both been honored in the Video of the Year category, specifically for “Anti-Hero” by Taylor Swift and “Kill Bill” by SZA. Following closely are artists like Doja Cat, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo, and a collaboration between Sam Smith and Kim Petras, each securing five nominations. The event is scheduled to be held on September 12 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The full list of nominations can be found below.
This year, 35 newcomers are among the nominees, with artists such as Boygenius, GloRilla, Ice Spice, PinkPantheress, Flo Milli, Reneé Rapp, and Peso Pluma, to name a few. Other noteworthy 2023 VMAs nominees encompass Lana Del Rey, Bad Bunny, Shakira, Janelle Monae, Paramore, Blackpink, Adele, Rosalía, Blink-182, Fall Out Boy, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Diddy, Karol G, Tomorrow X Together, and Metallica.
Beyoncé has earned a nomination for Artist of the Year, but since she did not release any videos related to her album Renaissance, she has no other nominations.
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Video of the Year includes nominations for Doja Cat’s “Attention,” Miley Cyrus’ “Flowers,” Nicki Minaj’s “Super Freaky Girl,” Olivia Rodrigo’s “Vampire,” a collaboration between Sam Smith & Kim Petras for “Unholy,” SZA’s “Kill Bill,” and Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero.”
Artist of the Year nominees are Beyoncé, Doja Cat, Karol G, Nicki Minaj, Shakira, and Taylor Swift.
In the Song of the Year category, nominees include Miley Cyrus’ “Flowers,” Olivia Rodrigo’s “Vampire,” Rema & Selena Gomez’s “Calm Down,” Sam Smith & Kim Petras’ “Unholy,” Steve Lacy’s “Bad Habit,” SZA’s “Kill Bill,” and Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero.”
For Best New Artist, the nominees are GloRilla, Ice Spice, Kaliii, Peso Pluma, PinkPantheress, and Reneé Rapp.
Push Performance of the Year ranges from August 2022’s Saucy Santana’s “Booty” to July 2023’s Lauren Spencer Smith’s “That Part.”
Nominees for Best Collaboration include tracks by David Guetta & Bebe Rexha, Post Malone & Doja Cat, Diddy with a host of artists, KAROL G & Shakira, Metro Boomin and others, and Rema & Selena Gomez.
The nominees for Best Pop include Demi Lovato, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Miley Cyrus, Olivia Rodrigo, P!NK, and Taylor Swift.
Best Rock nominations include tracks by Foo Fighters, Linkin Park, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Måneskin, Metallica, and Muse.
Nominees for Best Alternative are Blink-182, Boygenius, Fall Out Boy, Lana Del Rey, Paramore, and Thirty Seconds To Mars.
In the Best Latin category, nominees include Anitta, Bad Bunny, Eslabon Armado & Peso Pluma, Grupo Frontera & Bad Bunny, Karol G & Shakira, Rosalía, and Shakira.
Best R&B nominations are songs by Alicia Keys, Chlöe, Metro Boomin, SZA, Toosii, and Yung Bleu & Nicki Minaj.
The Best K-Pop category features Aespa, Blackpink, Fiffty Fifty, Seventeen, Stray Kids, and Tomorrow X Together.
For Best Afrobeats, nominees include Ayra Starr, Burna Boy, Davido, Fireboy DML & Asake, Libianca, Rema & Selena Gomez, and Wizkid.
Video for Good includes tracks by Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Demi Lovato, Dove Cameron, Imagine Dragons, and Maluma.
The Best Cinematography nominees are Adele, Ed Sheeran, Janelle Monae, Kendrick Lamar, Miley Cyrus, Olivia Rodrigo, and Taylor Swift.
In the Best Direction category, nominations include Doja Cat, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Megan Thee Stallion, Sam Smith & Kim Petras, SZA, and Taylor Swift.
For Best Art Direction, nominees are Boygenius, Blackpink, Doja Cat, Lana Del Rey, Megan Thee Stallion, and SZA.
Best Visual Effects features Fall Out Boy, Harry Styles, Melanie Martinez, Nicki Minaj, Sam Smith & Kim Petras, and Taylor Swift.
Lastly, Best Choreography includes Blackpink, Dua Lipa, Jonas Brothers, Megan Thee Stallion, Panic! at the Disco, and Sam Smith & Kim Petras, while Best Editing includes Blackpink, Kendrick Lamar, Miley Cyrus, Olivia Rodrigo, SZA, and Taylor Swift.
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When and where will the MTV VMAs 2023 ceremony take place?
Answer text in full: The ceremony will take place on September 12 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Who are the leading nominees for the MTV VMAs 2023?
Answer text in full: Taylor Swift and SZA are leading the nominations, with eight and six nominations respectively.
Who is nominated for Artist of the Year at the MTV VMAs 2023?
Answer text in full: Beyoncé, Doja Cat, Karol G, Nicki Minaj, Shakira, and Taylor Swift are nominated for Artist of the Year.
How many first-time nominees are there in MTV VMAs 2023?
Answer text in full: There are 35 artists who are first-time nominees this year.
What are some of the categories for the MTV VMAs 2023?
Answer text in full: Some of the categories include Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Pop, Best Hip-Hop, Best Rock, and more.