Kendrick Lamar, Lil Nas X lead 2022 MTV VMA nominations

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The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards nominations are in, and Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow and Kendrick Lamar lead this year’s nominations with seven nods each. Doja Cat and Harry Styles follow closely behind, with six nominations apiece.

Other nominees include Drake and The Weeknd, each of whom has five nominations.

The 2022 MTV VMAs will take place Sunday, Aug. 28 at 8 p.m. ET and will air live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Here are the nominees in some of the major categories. Check out the full list on MTV.com/VMA.

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 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
The Weeknd – “Out Of Time” 

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