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VMAs: "Black Panther" Song, Singer SZA and Donald Glover Nominated

Kendrick Lamar in still from "All the Stars" music video

MTV released their list of nominations for the upcoming Video Music Awards (VMAs). Here are the most notable entries for this year.

The blockbuster single from the "Black Panther" soundtrack "All the Stars" has been nominated for "Best Visual Effects".

SZA, who worked with Kendrick Lamar on "All the Stars" has been nominated for "Push Artist of the Year" and "Best Art Direction" awards.

Donald Glover AKA Childish Gambino, who starred in "Solo: A Star Wars Story" as Lando and "Spider-Man: Homecoming" as Aaron Davis is nominated for seven awards for his song "This is America".

Jennifer Lopez, who starred in the 2000 sci-fi psychological movie "The Cell" is nominated for "Best Latin" along with DJ Khaled & Cardi B for their sing "Dinero".

Here's the full list of nominations:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR


  • Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”
  • Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)”
  • Camila Cabello ft. 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”


PUSH ARTIST OF THE YEAR


  • JULY 2018 – Chloe x Halle
  • JUNE 2018 – Sigrid
  • MAY 2018 – Lil Xan
  • APRIL 2018 – Hayley Kiyoko
  • MARCH 2018 – Jessie Reyez
  • FEBRUARY 2018 – Tee Grizzley
  • JANUARY 2018 – Bishop Briggs
  • DECEMBER 2017 – Grace VanderWaal
  • NOVEMBER 2017 – Why Don’t We
  • OCTOBER 2017 – PRETTYMUCH
  • SEPTEMBER 2017 – SZA
  • AUGUST 2017 – Kacy Hill
  • JULY 2017 – Khalid
  • JUNE 2017 – Kyle
  • MAY 2017 – Noah Cyrus


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”s
  • 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 – “Échame 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 Monáe – “PYNK”
  • Jessie Reyez – “Gatekeeper”
  • Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid – “1-800-273-8255”


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY


  • Alessia Cara – “Growing Pains” – Def Jam Recordings – Cinematography by Pau Castejón
  • Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” – Republic Records – Cinematography by Scott Cunningham
  • The Carters – “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Cinematography by Benoit Debie
  • Childish Gambino – “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records – Cinematography by Larkin Seiple
  • Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran – “River” – Shady/Aftermath/Interscope Records – Cinematography by Frank Mobilio & Patrick Meller
  • Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood” – Island Records – Cinematography by Jonathan Sela


BEST DIRECTION


  • The Carters – “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Directed by Ricky Saix
  • Childish Gambino – “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records – Directed by Hiro Murai
  • Drake – “God’s Plan” – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records – Directed by Karena Evans
  • Ed Sheeran – “Perfect” – Atlantic Records – Directed by Jason Koenig
  • Justin Timberlake ft. Chris Stapleton – “Say Something” – RCA Records – Directed by Arturo Perez Jr.
  • Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood” – Island Records – Directed by Jay Martin



BEST ART DIRECTION


  • The Carters – “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Art Direction by Jan Houlevigue
  • Childish Gambino – “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records – Art Direction by Jason Kisvarday
  • J. Cole – “ATM” – Dreamville/Roc Nation/Interscope Records – Art Direction by Miles Mullin
  • Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel” – Bad Boy Records/Atlantic Records – Art Direction by Pepper Nguyen
  • SZA – “The Weekend” – TDE/RCA Records – Art Direction by SZA and Solange
  • Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do” – Big Machine Records – Art Direction by Brett Hess


BEST VISUAL EFFECTS


  • Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” – Republic Records – Visual Effects by Vidal and Loris Paillier for Buf
  • Avicii ft. Rita Ora – “Lonely Together” – Geffen Records – Visual Effects by KPP
  • Eminem ft. Beyoncé – “Walk On Water” – Shady/Aftermath/Interscope Records – Visual Effects Supervisor Rich Lee for Drive Studios
  • Kendrick Lamar & SZA – “All The Stars” – TDE/Aftermath/Interscope Records – Visual Effects by Loris Paillier for BUF Paris
  • Maroon 5 – “Wait” – 222/Interscope Records – Visual Effects by TIMBER
  • Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do” – Big Machine Records – Visual Effects by Ingenuity Studios


BEST CHOREOGRAPHY


  • Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)” – Atlantic Records – Choreography by Phil Tayag & Bruno Mars
  • Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana” – Syco Music/Epic Records – Choreography by Calvit Hodge and Sara Bivens
  • The Carters – “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Jaquel Knight
  • Childish Gambino – “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records – Choreography by Sherrie Silver
  • Dua Lipa – “IDGAF” – Warner Bros. Records – Choreography by Marion Motin
  • Justin Timberlake – “Filthy” – RCA Records – Choreography by Marty Kudelka, AJ Harpold, Tracy Phillips, and Ivan Koumaev


BEST EDITING


  • Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)” – Atlantic Records – Editing by Jacquelyn London
  • The Carters – “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Taylor Ward and Sam Ostrove
  • Childish Gambino – “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records – Editing by Ernie Gilbert
  • Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel” – Bad Boy Records/Atlantic Records – Editing by Deji Laray
  • N.E.R.D & Rihanna – “Lemon” – i am OTHER/Columbia Records – Editing by Taylor Ward
  • Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do” – Big Machine Records – Editing by Chancler Haynes for Cosmo


Starting today, July 16, fans can vote for their favorites across the eight VMA categories at vma.mtv.com until Aug. 10. The annual VMA awards will be given out August 20, 2018, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Who do you think should win the VMA awards?

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