It’s an obvious move for both the singer and MTV, as the 2013 awards drew more than 10 million viewers, a number that dropped almost 20 percent past year.
Skrillex, Diplo and Justin Bieber’s platinum-selling “Where Are U Now” scored three nominations for Best Art Direction, Best Editing and Best Visual Effects.
The critically-acclaimed music video, directed by Irish video production company Feel Good Lost, has been nominated in two categories.
Kendrick and TayTay aren’t the only pop stars up for more than one award.
Taylor Swift kicks some butt in a never-before-seen video from the fight training she did for “Bad Blood”. And then the flip: “So I’m hosting this year’s MTV VMAs”.
We’re already EXTREMELY excited about this year’s VMAs, because Miley Cyrus has announced she’s presenting them. It seems fitting Cyrus will take time out of the awards show to raise awareness for some of the social issues her organization focuses on, including gender identity, homeless youth and fighting discrimination against the LGBT community.
Beyonce, Sia, Nicki Minaj and Ellie Goulding will battle Taylor for best female video, while Sheeran, Lamar, Ronson, the Weeknd and Nick Jonas will compete for best male video.
Wait… she was pulling off those moves on the first day?! The 2015 MTV VMAs will air on Sunday (August 30) at 9:00 p.m. …
Aussie singer Vance Joy’s status continues to rise in the United States, with the Melbourne-born artist scoring an MTV Video Music Award nomination today.
In addition to Swift’s Bad Blood, Video of the Year contenders include Sheeran’s Thinking Out Loud, Lamar’s Alright, Beyonce’s 7/11 and Ronson and Mars’ Uptown Funk.