Today, MTV announced via Beats 1 “Chart” show on Apple Music the 2015 “MTV Video Music Awards” nominations. Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar and Mark Ronson lead the pack with the most Moonman nods for one of music’s biggest nights. The show will air live from the Microsoft Theater, formerly Nokia Theatre L.A., LIVE in Los Angeles on Sunday, August 30 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Miley Cyrus will serve as host.
Beginning today, fans can vote for their favorites in VMA categories including “Video of The Year,” “Best Male Video,” “Best Female Video” and more by visiting vma.mtv.com. Additionally, votes for the “MTV Artist To Watch” award, presented by Taco Bell®, will remain live through the 2015 “MTV Video Music Awards” Pre-Show airing at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. At that time, the top two artists will be revealed, kicking off a live hashtag vote with the winner being announced during the live main telecast. Nominees for the socially voted category, “Best Song of Summer,” will be announced at a later date.
See below for a full list of nominees.
?VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé – “7/11”
Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood”
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
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