You will not want to miss the excitement that surrounds the MTV 2019 Video Music Awards (VMAs). The VMAs will air on Monday, August 26th. From the red carpet to the broadcast awards event it’s a must-see for many reasons! The performances, nominees, show host – comedian Sebastian Maniscalco, and the viewer votes make this one of the best award shows of the year.
The 2019 Nominees
There are many great musicians hoping to take home a win this year at the VMAs. Some artists have multiple nominations, including Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift (who are tied for the most with 10 nominations). Billie Eilish follows close behind with 9 nominations and Lil Nas X has 8.
With right at 20 categories, there are a lot of great artists nominated for their craft. Some highlights of this year’s nominees include the following:
Video of the Year Nominees:
21 Savage ft. J. Cole’s video for “a lot” – Slaughter Gang LLC/Epic Records
Billie Eilish’s video for “Bad Guy”- Darkroom/Interscope Records
Ariana Grande’s video for “thank u, next)”- Republic Records
Jonas Brothers’ video for “Sucker” – Republic Records
Taylor Swift’s video for “You Need to Calm Down”- Republic Records
Lil Nas X ft Billy Ray Cyrus’ video for “Old Town Road (Remix)”- Columbia Records
Song of the Year Nominees:
Drake’s “In My Feelings” – Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records
Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” – Republic Records
Jonas Brothers’ “Sucker” – Republic Records
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper’s “Shallow” – Interscope Records
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Old Town Road (Remix)” – Columbia Records
Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down” – Republic Records
Not only is there much anticipation for the above categories, but we’re also looking forward to seeing the winner of the Best Latin, K-Pop, Rock, Dance, Pop, R&B, and Hip-Hop categories and more!
The 2019 VMAs Performances
Last year’s performers were incredibly phenomenal – we speculate that this year will be even better!
Taylor Swift, Missy Elliott, Camila Cabello, Bad Bunny, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, J Balvin, Rosalia, and Shawn Mendes have all been announced as upcoming show performers. With all of the incredible songs that came out this year, their performances are bound to be entertaining! You will not want to miss all of these artists perform at this year’s VMAs.
The 2019 VMAs Host
Comedian and author, Sebastian Maniscalco, will be hosting this year’s awards. Maniscalco was the winner of Billboard’s 2018 Comedian of the Year Award. He is also an actor and is sure to bring his own style and laughs to the 2019 VMAs.
Viewers Get to Vote
Leading up to the broadcast, fans get to vote for their favorite artists, songs, and videos. The VMAs are one of the few awards shows where the fans determine the winners.
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