VMAs 2018: Cardi B Leads Nominations
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The 2018 VMAs will air live from Radio City Music Hall in New York on August 20.

AceShowbiz - New mum Cardi B is celebrating after leading all nominations for the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards with 10.

The Bodak Yellow hitmaker is up for Artist of the Year, while her Finesse collaboration with Bruno Mars will compete with Ariana Grande's No Tears Left to Cry, Camila Cabello's Havana, The Carters' Apes**t, Childish Gambino's This Is America, and God's Plan by Drake for the coveted Video of the Year prize.

Beyonce and Jay-Z, aka The Carters, have racked up eight nods, while Childish Gambino and Drake each have seven.

Mars, Grande, and Cabello are also multiple nominees.

The 2018 VMAs will air live from Radio City Music Hall in New York on 20 August.

The full list of nominees for the 2018 MTV VMAs is:

Video Of The Year:

  • Ariana Grande - No Tears Left to Cry
  • Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B - Finesse (Remix)
  • Camila Cabello featuring 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:

  • 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 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 - Echame 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

Video With A Message:

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

Best Cinematography:

  • Alessia Cara - Growing Pains
  • Ariana Grande - No Tears Left to Cry
  • The Carters - Apes*t
  • Childish Gambino - This Is America
  • Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran - River
  • Shawn Mendes - In My Blood

Best Direction:

  • The Carters - Apes**t (directed by Ricky Saix)
  • Childish Gambino - This Is America (directed by Hiro Murai)
  • Drake - God's Plan (directed by Karena Evans)
  • Ed Sheeran - Perfect (directed by Jason Koenig)
  • Justin Timberlake ft. Chris Stapleton - Say Something (directed by Arturo Perez, Jr.)
  • Shawn Mendes - In My Blood (directed by Jay Martin)

Best Art Direction:

  • The Carters - Apes**t (Jan Houlevigue)
  • Childish Gambino - This Is America (Jason Kisvarday)
  • J. Cole - ATM (Miles Mullin)
  • Janelle Monae - Make Me Feel (Pepper Nguyen)
  • SZA - The Weekend (SZA and Solange)
  • Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do (Brett Hess)

Best Visual Effects:

  • Ariana Grande - No Tears Left to Cry (Vidal and Loris Paillier for Buf)
  • Avicii ft. Rita Ora - Lonely Together (KPP)
  • Eminem ft. Beyonce - Walk On Water (Rich Lee for Drive Studios)
  • Kendrick Lamar & SZA - All The Stars (Loris Paillier for BUF Paris)
  • Maroon 5 - Wait (TIMBER)
  • Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do (Ingenuity Studios)

Best Choreography:

  • Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B - Finesse (Remix) (Phil Tayag and Bruno Mars)
  • Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug - Havana (Calvit Hodge and Sara Bivens)
  • The Carters - Apes**t (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Jaquel Knight)
  • Childish Gambino - This Is America (Sherrie Silver)
  • Dua Lipa - IDGAF (Marion Motin)
  • Justin Timberlake - Filthy (Marty Kudelka, AJ Harpold, Tracy Phillips, and Ivan Koumaev)

Best Editing:

  • Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B - Finesse (Remix) (Jacquelyn London)
  • The Carters - Apes**t (Taylor Ward and Sam Ostrove)
  • Childish Gambino - This Is America (Ernie Gilbert)
  • Janelle Monae - Make Me Feel (Deji Laray)
  • N.E.R.D & Rihanna - Lemon (Taylor Ward)
  • Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do (Chancler Haynes for Cosmo)

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