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Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga lead 2020 MTV VMA nominations

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FILE - A statue of the MTV Moon Man appears on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in New York. Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande both scored nine VMA nominations each, including video of the year for their No. 1 dance hit. “Rain on Me” is also competing for song of the year, best collaboration, best pop, best cinematography, best visual effects and best choreography. The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards will air live on Aug. 30 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

The MTV VMAs are raining nominations all over Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga.

The two singers each scored nine nominations for the upcoming MTV VMAs, scheduled for next month.

Grande and Gaga teamed up for the summer anthem "Rain On Me," off of Gaga's "Chromatica" album.

Billie Eilish and The Weeknd follow with six nominations each.

This year's awards show is introducing new categories in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, including, "Best Music Video From Home," and "Best Quarantine Performance."

"We're excited to unveil the incredible list of VMA nominees who shaped this year's unique landscape and bring fans a show that celebrates the powerful unifying force of music," Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & Events for ViacomCBS Media Networks, said in a statement.

See below for a full list of nominees.

Music-MTV VMA Nominations

The Weeknd performs at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Aug 4, 2018, left, and Billie Eilish appears at the 2019 LACMA Art and Film Gala in Los Angeles on Nov. 2, 2019. Eilish and The Weeknd were nominated for six MTV Video Music Awards. The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards will air live on Aug. 30 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (AP Photo)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Billie Eilish — "everything i wanted"
  • Eminem ft. Juice WRLD — "Godzilla"
  • Future ft. Drake — "Life Is Good"
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande — "Rain On Me"
  • Taylor Swift — "The Man"
  • The Weeknd — "Blinding Lights"

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • DaBaby
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lady Gaga
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Post Malone
  • The Weeknd

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Billie Eilish — "everything i wanted"
  • Doja Cat — "Say So"
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande — "Rain On Me"
  • Megan Thee Stallion — "Savage"
  • Post Malone — "Circles"
  • Roddy Ricch — "The Box"
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Lady Gaga arrives at the Governors Awards in Los Angeles on Nov. 18, 2018, left, and Ariana Grande arrives at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2020. Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande both scored nine VMA nominations each, including video of the year for their No. 1 dance hit. “Rain on Me” is also competing for song of the year, best collaboration, best pop, best cinematography, best visual effects and best choreography. The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards will air live on Aug. 30 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.(Photos by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

BEST COLLABORATION

  • Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber — "Stuck with U"
  • Black Eyed Peas ft. J Balvin — "RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)"
  • Ed Sheeran ft. Khalid — "Beautiful People"
  • Future ft. Drake — "Life Is Good"
  • Karol G ft. Nicki Minaj — "Tusa"
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande — "Rain On Me"

PUSH BEST NEW ARTIST

  • Doja Cat
  • Jack Harlow
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Roddy Ricch
  • Tate McRae
  • YUNGBLUD

BEST POP

  • BTS — "On"
  • Halsey — "You should be sad"
  • Jonas Brothers — "What a Man Gotta Do"
  • Justin Bieber ft. Quavo — "Intentions"
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande — "Rain On Me"
  • Taylor Swift — "Lover" — Republic Records

BEST HIP-HOP

  • DaBaby — "BOP"
  • Eminem ft. Juice WRLD — "Godzilla"
  • Future ft. Drake — "Life Is Good"
  • Megan Thee Stallion — "Savage"
  • Roddy Ricch — "The Box"
  • Travis Scott — "HIGHEST IN THE ROOM"

BEST ROCK

  • blink-182 — "Happy Days"
  • Coldplay — "Orphans"
  • Evanescence — "Wasted On You"
  • Fall Out Boy ft. Wyclef Jean — "Dear Future Self (Hands Up)"
  • Green Day — "Oh Yeah!"
  • The Killers — "Caution"

BEST ALTERNATIVE

  • The 1975 — "If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know)"
  • All Time Low — "Some Kind Of Disaster"
  • FINNEAS — "Let's Fall in Love for the Night"
  • Lana Del Rey — "Doin' Time"
  • Machine Gun Kelly — "Bloody Valentine"
  • twenty one pilots — "Level of Concern"

BEST LATIN

  • Anuel AA ft. Daddy Yankee, Ozuna, Karol G & J Balvin — "China"
  • Bad Bunny — "Yo Perreo Sola"
  • Black Eyed Peas ft. Ozuna & J. Rey Soul — "MAMACITA"
  • J Balvin — "Amarillo"
  • Karol G ft. Nicki Minaj — "Tusa"
  • Maluma ft. J Balvin — "Qué Pena"
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FILE - Halle Bailey, left, and her sister Chloe Bailey, of the R&B duo Chloe X Halle, pose for a portrait in their backyard in Los Angeles on May 28, 2020. The duo are nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for best quarantine performance for “Do It” from MTV’s virtual prom “Prom-athon.” The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards will air live on Aug. 30 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

BEST R&B

  • Alicia Keys — "Underdog"
  • Chloe x Halle — "Do It"
  • H.E.R. ft. YG — "Slide"
  • Khalid ft. Summer Walker — "Eleven"
  • Lizzo — "Cuz I Love You"
  • The Weeknd — "Blinding Lights"

BEST K-POP

  • (G)I-DLE — "Oh My God"
  • BTS — "On"
  • EXO — "Obsession"
  • Monsta X — "SOMEONE'S SOMEONE"
  • Tomorrow X Together — "9 and Three Quarters (Run Away)"
  • Red Velvet — "Psycho"

VIDEO FOR GOOD

  • Anderson .Paak — "Lockdown"
  • Billie Eilish — "all the good girls go to hell"
  • Demi Lovato — "I Love Me"
  • H.E.R. - "I Can't Breathe"
  • Lil Baby — "The Bigger Picture"
  • Taylor Swift — "The Man"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO FROM HOME

  • 5 Seconds of Summer — "Wildflower"
  • Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber — "Stuck with U"
  • blink-182 — "Happy Days"
  • Drake — "Toosie Slide"
  • John Legend — "Bigger Love"
  • twenty one pilots — "Level of Concern"

BEST QUARANTINE PERFORMANCE

  • Chloe & Halle — "Do It" from MTV's Prom-athon
  • CNCO — Unplugged At Home
  • DJ D-Nice — Club MTV presents #DanceTogether
  • John Legend — #togetherathome Concert Series
  • Lady Gaga — "Smile" from One World: Together At Home
  • Post Malone — Nirvana Tribute

BEST DIRECTION

  • Billie Eilish — "xanny" — Directed by Billie Eilish
  • Doja Cat — "Say So" — Directed by Hannah Lux Davis
  • Dua Lipa — "Don't Start Now" — Directed by Nabil
  • Harry Styles — "Adore You" — Directed by Dave Meyers
  • Taylor Swift — "The Man" — Directed by Taylor Swift
  • The Weeknd — "Blinding Lights" — Directed by Anton Tammi

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • 5 Seconds of Summer — "Old Me" — Cinematography by Kieran Fowler
  • Camila Cabello ft. DaBaby — "My Oh My" — Cinematography by Dave Meyers
  • Billie Eilish — "all the good girls go to hell" — Cinematography by Christopher Probst
  • Katy Perry — "Harleys In Hawaii" — Cinematography by Arnau Valls
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande — "Rain On Me" — Cinematography by Thomas Kloss
  • The Weeknd — "Blinding Lights" — Cinematography by Oliver Millar

BEST ART DIRECTION

  • A$AP Rocky — "Babushka Boi" — Art Direction by A$AP Rocky & Nadia Lee Cohen
  • Dua Lipa — "Physical" — Art Direction by Anna Colomé Nogu ́
  • Harry Styles — "Adore You" — Art Direction by Laura Ellis Cricks
  • Miley Cyrus — "Mother's Daughter" — Art Direction by Christian Stone
  • Selena Gomez — "Boyfriend" — Art Direction by Tatiana Van Sauter
  • Taylor Swift — "Lover" — Art Direction by Ethan Tobman

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

  • Billie Eilish — "all the good girls go to hell" — Darkroom / Interscope Records — Visual Effects by Drive Studios
  • Demi Lovato — "I Love Me" — Island Records — Visual Effects by Hoody FX
  • Dua Lipa — "Physical" — Warner Records — Visual Effects by EIGHTY4
  • Harry Styles — "Adore You" — Columbia Records — Visual Effects by Mathematic
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande — "Rain On Me" — Streamline / Interscope Records — Visual Effects by Ingenuity Studios
  • Travis Scott — "HIGHEST IN THE ROOM" — Epic Records / Cactus Jack — Visual Effects by ARTJAIL, SCISSOR FILMS & FRENDER

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

  • BTS — "On" — Choreography by Son Sung Deuk, Lee Ga Hun, Lee Byung Eun
  • CNCO & Natti Natasha — "Honey Boo" — Choreography by Kyle Hanagami
  • DaBaby — "BOP" — Choreography by Dani Leigh and Cherry
  • Dua Lipa — "Physical" — Choreography by Charm La'Donna
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande — "Rain On Me" — Choreography by Richy Jackson
  • Normani — "Motivation" — Choreography by Sean Bankhead

BEST EDITING

  • Halsey — "Graveyard" — Edited by Emilie Aubry, Janne Vartia & Tim Montana
  • James Blake — "Can't Believe the Way We Flow" — Edited by Frank Lebon
  • Lizzo — "Good As Hell" — Edited by Russell Santos & Sofia Kerpan
  • Miley Cyrus — "Mother's Daughter" — Edited by Alexandre Moors, Nuno Xico
  • ROSALÍA — "A Palé" — Edited by Andre Jones
  • The Weeknd — "Blinding Lights" — Edited by Janne Vartia & Tim Montana
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