The Nominees For The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards Are Announced! #GirlPower

The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards is set to air live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Aug. 20, 2018 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Cardi B, Beyoncé and Jay-Z lead the honorees at this year's show, Cardi B with 10 nominations and The Carters with eight. Childish Gambino, Drake and Bruno Mars follow closely behind with Childish Gambino and Drake receiving seven nominations and Bruno Mars with six. 

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Check out the complete list of nominees below:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Ariana Grande – "No Tears Left to Cry" 
  • Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – "Finesse (Remix)"
  • Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – "Havana" 
  • The Carters – "APES**T" 
  • Childish Gambino – "This Is America" 
  • Drake – "God's Plan"

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Ariana Grande 
  • Bruno Mars
  • Camila Cabello 
  • Cardi B 
  • Drake 
  • Post Malone 

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – "Finesse (Remix)" 
  • Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – "Havana" 
  • Drake – "God's Plan" 
  • Dua Lipa – "New Rules" 
  • Ed Sheeran – "Perfect" 
  • Post Malone ft. 21 Savage – "rockstar" 

BEST NEW ARTIST (Presented by Taco Bell®)

  • Bazzi 
  • Cardi B 
  • Chloe x Halle 
  • Hayley Kiyoko 
  • Lil Pump 
  • Lil Uzi Vert 

BEST COLLABORATION

  • Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line – "Meant to Be"
  • Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – "Finesse (Remix)"
  • The Carters – "APES**T" 
  • Jennifer Lopez ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B – "Dinero" 
  • Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid – "1-800-273-8255"
  • N.E.R.D & Rihanna – "Lemon" 

BEST PUSH ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Chloe x Halle 
  • Sigrid 
  • Lil Xan 
  • Hayley Kiyoko 
  • Jessie Reyez 
  • Tee Grizzley 
  • Bishop Briggs 
  • Grace VanderWaal 
  • Why Don't We 
  • PRETTYMUCH 
  • SZA 
  • Kacy Hill 
  • Khalid
  • Kyle 
  • Noah Cyrus

BEST POP

  • Ariana Grande – "No Tears Left to Cry" 
  • Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – "Havana" 
  • Demi Lovato – "Sorry Not Sorry”
  • Ed Sheeran – "Perfect" 
  • P!nk – "What About Us"
  • Shawn Mendes – "In My Blood" 

BEST HIP HOP

  • Cardi B ft. 21 Savage – "Bartier Cardi" 
  • The Carters – "APES**T" 
  • Drake – "God's Plan"
  • J. Cole – "ATM" 
  • Migos ft. Drake – "Walk It Talk It"
  • Nicki Minaj – "Chun-Li" 

BEST LATIN

  • Daddy Yankee – "Dura" 
  • J Balvin, Willy William – "Mi Gente"
  • Jennifer Lopez ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B – "Dinero" 
  • Luis Fonsi, Demi Lovato – "Échame La Culpa" 
  • Maluma – "Felices los 4" 
  • Shakira ft. Maluma – "Chantaje"  

BEST DANCE

  • Avicii ft. Rita Ora – "Lonely Together"
  • Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – "One Kiss" 
  • The Chainsmokers – "Everybody Hates Me" 
  • David Guetta & Sia – "Flames"
  • Marshmello ft. Khalid – "Silence" 
  • Zedd & Liam Payne – "Get Low (Street Video)" 

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" 

BEST VIDEO WITH A MESSAGE

  • Childish Gambino – "This Is America" 
  • Dej Loaf and Leon Bridges – "Liberated" 
  • Drake – “God's Plan" 
  • Janelle Monáe – "PYNK"
  • Jessie Reyez – "Gatekeeper" 
  • Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid – "1-800-273-8255"  

BEST DIRECTION

  • The Carters – "APES**T"
  • Childish Gambino – "This Is America" 
  • Drake – "God's Plan" 
  • Ed Sheeran – "Perfect" 
  • Justin Timberlake ft. Chris Stapleton – "Say Something" 
  • Shawn Mendes – "In My Blood"  

BEST ART DIRECTION                

  • The Carters – "APES**T" 
  • Childish Gambino – "This Is America" 
  • J. Cole – "ATM”
  • Janelle Monáe – "Make Me Feel" 
  • SZA – "The Weekend" 
  • Taylor Swift – "Look What You Made Me Do" 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

  • Ariana Grande – "No Tears Left to Cry" 
  • Avicii ft. Rita Ora – "Lonely Together" 
  • Eminem ft. Beyoncé – "Walk On Water" 
  • Kendrick Lamar & SZA – "All The Stars" 
  • Maroon 5 – "Wait" 
  • Taylor Swift – "Look What You Made Me Do" 

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

  • Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – "Finesse (Remix)" 
  • Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – "Havana"
  • The Carters – "APES**T" 
  • Childish Gambino – "This Is America" 
  • Dua Lipa – "IDGAF" 
  • Justin Timberlake – "Filthy" 

BEST EDITING

  • Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – "Finesse (Remix)"
  • The Carters – "APES**T" 
  • Childish Gambino – "This Is America" 
  • Janelle Monáe – "Make Me Feel" 
  • N.E.R.D & Rihanna – "Lemon" 
  • Taylor Swift – "Look What You Made Me Do"