Justin Bieber Leads Nominees At 2021 MTV VMAs

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Justin Bieber has a leading seven nominations at the 2021 MTV VMAs, where his fellow Canadians Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd, Daniel Caesar, Drake and Director X are also nominated.

Bieber is the only male up for Artist of the Year and shares Best Collaboration and Best Pop noms with Caesar (and Giveon) for “Peaches”. His role in the video for “POPSTAR” by DJ Khaled ft. Drake is vying for Video of the Year along with The Weeknd's "Save Your Tears."

Mendes' single "Wonder" is nominated for Best Pop.

Other nominees include Megan Thee Stallion (with six) and Olivia Rodrigo, BTS, Doja Cat, Giveon, Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish (five each).

The MTV VMAs will be handed out in New York City on Sept. 12.

Check out the nominations below:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – "WAP"

DJ Khaled ft. Drake – “POPSTAR” (starring Justin Bieber)

Doja Cat ft. SZA – "Kiss Me More"

Ed Sheeran – "Bad Habits"

Lil Nas X – "MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)"

The Weeknd – "Save Your Tears"

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Ariana Grande

Doja Cat

Justin Bieber

Megan Thee Stallion

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

SONG OF THE YEAR

24kGoldn ft. iann dior – "Mood"

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – "Leave The Door Open"

BTS – "Dynamite"

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – "WAP"

Dua Lipa – "Levitating"

Olivia Rodrigo – "drivers license"

BEST NEW ARTIST

24kGoldn

Giveon

The Kid LAROI

Olivia Rodrigo

Polo G

Saweetie

PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

September 2020: Wallows – "Are You Bored Yet?"

October 2020: Ashnikko – "Daisy"

November 2020: SAINt JHN – "Gorgeous"

December 2020: 24kGoldn – "Coco"

January 2021: JC Stewart – "Break My Heart"

February 2021: Latto – "Sex Lies" – RCA Records

March 2021: Madison Beer – "Selfish"

April 2021: The Kid LAROI – "WITHOUT YOU"

May 2021: Olivia Rodrigo – "drivers license"

June 2021: girl in red "Serotonin"

July 2021: Fousheé – "my slime"

August 2021: jxdn – "Think About Me"

BEST COLLABORATION

24kGoldn ft. iann dior – "Mood"

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – "WAP"

Doja Cat ft. SZA – "Kiss Me More"

Drake ft. Lil Durk – "Laugh Now Cry Later"

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – "Peaches"

Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa – "Prisoner"

BEST POP

Ariana Grande – "positions"

Billie Eilish – "Therefore I Am"

BTS – "Butter"

Harry Styles – "Treat People With Kindness"

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – "Peaches"

Olivia Rodrigo – "good 4 u"

Shawn Mendes – "Wonder"

Taylor Swift – "willow"

BEST HIP-HOP

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – "WAP"

Drake ft. Lil Durk – "Laugh Now Cry Later"

Lil Baby ft. Megan Thee Stallion – "On Me (remix)"

Moneybagg Yo – "Said Sum"

Polo G – "RAPSTAR"

Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A. – "FRANCHISE"

BEST ROCK

Evanescence – "Use My Voice"

Foo Fighters – "Shame Shame"

John Mayer – "Last Train Home"

The Killers – "My Own Soul's Warning"

Kings Of Leon – "The Bandit"

Lenny Kravitz – "Raise Vibration"

BEST ALTERNATIVE

Bleachers – "Stop Making This Hurt"

Glass Animals – "Heat Waves"

Imagine Dragons – "Follow You"

Machine Gun Kelly ft. blackbear – "my ex's best friend"

twenty one pilots – "Shy Away" – Fueled By Ramen

WILLOW ft. Travis Barker – "t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l"

BEST LATIN

Bad Bunny x Jhay Cortez – "Dákiti"

Billie Eilish & ROSALÍA – "Lo Vas A Olvidar"

Black Eyed Peas and Shakira – "GIRL LIKE ME"

J. Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, Tainy – "UN DIA (ONE DAY)"

Karol G – "Bichota"

Maluma – "Hawái"

BEST R&B

Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid – "BROWN SKIN GIRL"

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – "Leave The Door Open"

Chris Brown and Young Thug – "Go Crazy"

Giveon – "HEARTBREAK ANNIVERSARY"

H.E.R. ft. Chris Brown – "Come Through"

SZA – "Good Days"

BEST K-POP

(G)I-DLE – "DUMDi DUMDi"

BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez – "Ice Cream"

BTS – "Butter"

Monsta X – "Gambler"

SEVENTEEN – "Ready to love"

TWICE – "Alcohol-Free"

VIDEO FOR GOOD

Billie Eilish – "Your Power"

Demi Lovato – "Dancing With The Devil"

H.E.R. – "Fight For You"

Kane Brown – "Worldwide Beautiful"

Lil Nas X – "MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)"

Pharrell Williams ft. JAY-Z – "Entrepreneur"

BEST DIRECTION

Billie Eilish – "Your Power" – Billie Eilish

DJ Khaled ft. Drake – "POPSTAR (starring Justin Bieber)" – Julien Christian Lutz aka Director X

Lil Nas X – "MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)" – Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino

Taylor Swift – "willow" – Taylor Swift

Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A – "Franchise" – Travis Scott

Tyler, The Creator – "LUMBERJACK" – Wolf Haley

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid – "BROWN SKIN GIRL" – Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, MOHAMMAED ATTA AHMED, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant

Billie Eilish – "Therefore I Am" – Rob Witt

Foo Fighters – "Shame Shame" – Santiago Gonzalez

Justin Bieber ft. Chance The Rapper – "Holy" – Elias Talbot

Lady Gaga – "911" – Jeff Cronenweth

Lorde – "Solar Power" – Andrew Stroud

BEST ART DIRECTION

Beyoncé, Shatta Wale, Major Lazer – "ALREADY" – Susan Linns, Gerard Santos

Ed Sheeran – "Bad Habits" – Alison Dominitz

Lady Gaga – "911" – Tom Foden, Peter Andrus

Lil Nas X – "MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)" – John Richoux

Saweetie ft. Doja Cat – "Best Friend" – Art Haynes

Taylor Swift – "willow" – Ethan Tobman, Regina Fernandez

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Bella Poarch – "Build A Bitch" – Andrew Donoho, Denhov Visuals, Denis Strahhov, Rein Jakobson, Vahur Kuusk, Tatjana Pavlik, Yekaterina Vetrova

Coldplay – "Higher Power" – Mathematic

Doja Cat & The Weeknd – "You Right" – La Pac, Anthony Lestremau, Julien Missaire, Petr Shkolniy, Alexi Bailla, Micha Sher, Antoine Hache, Mikros MPC, Nicolas Huget, Guillaume Ho Tsong Fang, Benjamin Lenfant, Stephane Pivron, MPC Bangalore, Chanakya Chander, Raju Ganesh, David Rouxel

Glass Animals – "Tangerine" – Ronan Fourreau

Lil Nas X – "MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)" – Mathematic

P!NK – "All I Know So Far" – Dave Meyers, Freenjoy Inc

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Ariana Grande – "34+35" – Brian Nicholson & Scott Nicholson

BTS – "Butter" – SON SUNG DEUK with BHM PERFORMANCE DIRECTING TEAM

Ed Sheeran – "Bad Habits" – Natricia Bernard

Foo Fighters – "Shame Shame" – Nina McNeely

Harry Styles – "Treat People With Kindness" – Paul Roberts

Marshmello & Halsey – "Be Kind" – Dani Vitale

BEST EDITING

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – "Leave The Door Open" – Troy Charbonnet

BTS – "Butter" – Yong Seok Choi from Lumpens

Drake – "What's Next" – Noah Kendal

Harry Styles – "Treat People With Kindness" – Claudia Wass

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – "Peaches" – Mark Mayr, Vinnie Hobbs

Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa – "Prisoner"

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