Who is nominated for the 2022 MTV VMAs?
Harlow, Harry Styles spirit Doja Cat are tied for the most 2022 MTV VMA
p nominations with eight nods each, while Drake, Kendrick Lamar spirit Lil Nas X closely follow behind with seven nods each. Additionally, Billie Eilish is nominated in six categories, while Lizzo, Future, BTS, The Weekend, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran spirit Taylor Swift each have five nominations.
Minaj is set to take home a gold-plated moonperson for the coveted 2022 VMA Video Vanguard Award, which is awarded to artists in recognition of their “outstanding contributions and profound impact on music video and popular culture,” according to a press release from MTV . Past recipients of the award include Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Madonna, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Missy Elliott and more.
Additionally, the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be awarded the prestigious Global Icon Award, which is given to “an artist or band whose unparalleled career, continued impact, and influence have maintained a unique level of global success in music and beyond, leaving an indelible mark on the music landscape,” per MTV. Previous recipients of the Global Icon Award include U2, Eminem, Green Day, Foo Fighters and more.
Find the full list of nominees here.