Blackpink, BTS nominated for Group of the Year in VMAs new categories
Jung Kook and Charlie Puth collaboration song up for Song of the Summer
MTV today unveiled the Social Categories for the 2022 MTV VMAs:
Group of the Year
Beginning Saturday, August 20 at 12pm ET (Sunday, August 21 at 12 am SGT), fans can vote for “Group Of The Year” in a bracket-style voting on @MTV’s Instagram Story.
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Song of the Summer
Starting Tuesday, August 23 at 12.30pm ET (Wednesday, August 24 at 12.30am SGT), fans can vote for “Song Of The Summer” in a bracket-style voting on MTV’s Instagram Story. Nominees are:
Bad Bunny & Chencho Corleone – “Me Porto Bonito”
Beyoncé – “Break My Soul”
Charlie Puth – “Left And Right (feat. Jung Kook of BTS)”
Doja Cat – “Vegas (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Elvis)”
Future ft. Drake, Tems – “Wait For U”
Harry Styles – “Late Night Talking”
Jack Harlow – “First Class”
Kane Brown – “Grand”
Latto x Mariah Carey – “Big Energy (Remix) ft. DJ Khaled”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
Marshmello x Khalid – “Numb”
Nicki Minaj – “Super Freaky Girl”
Nicky Youre, dazy – “Sunroof”
Post Malone with Doja Cat – “I Like You (A Happier Song)”
Rosalia – “Bizcochito”
Steve Lacy – “Bad Habit”
Album of the Year
Starting on Saturday, August 27 at 11am ET (Saturday, August 27 at 11pm SGT), fans can vote for “Album Of The Year” through tap-to-vote on VMAs Instagram Story. Nominees are:
Adele – 30
Bad Bunny – Un Verano Sin Ti
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Drake – Certified Lover Boy
Harry Styles – Harry’s House
Dove Cameron, MTV PUSH artist Saucy Santana and Yung Gravy are set to perform during the 2022 “VMAs” Pre-Show. Hosted by Nessa and Kevan Kenney, the 90-minute event will feature coverage from multi-platinum selling artist Tate McRae, who joins as a special celebrity correspondent. Murda Beatz will be the Kraft Singles House DJ.
Fans can also watch the 2022 “VMAs” Pre-Show on Twitter @MTV starting at 6.15pm ET (Monday, August 29 at 6.15am SGT), featuring additional digital exclusive breaks – including retrospective red carpet fashion, jaw-dropping celebrity stage moments from VMAs past, and celebratory reviews of today’s biggest performers and nominees.
The rising superstar is nominated for her first Moon Person in the “Best New Artist” category, presented by Extra Gum. The singer and actress will make her VMAs Pre-Show debut with a sure to be showstopping performance.
The current MTV Global Push Artist for August and the hitmaking rapper will take over the VMAs Pre-Show stage for a performance of his smash single ‘Booty’.
The MC known for his RIAA-certified platinum-hits ‘Mr Clean’ and ‘1 Thot 2 Thot Red Thot Blue Thot’ as well as his new chart-topping single ‘Betty (Get Money)’ joins the star-studded lineup of Pre-Show performers.
Show premiere in Southeast Asia
Fans in Southeast Asia can follow @mtvasia and @VMAs on Instagram and Facebook as MTV bring you more updates and the most epic moments from the show. Tune in to the full show airing on the Paramount Network channel on September 2 at 6pm (TH, WIB), 7pm (SG, PH) and 8pm (MY).
source – The Vibes