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MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)

The MTV Music Awards 2019, more commonly referred to as VMA, has finally been scheduled. The award show will take place on August 27, 2019, in New York. Last year, VMA 2018 featured some of the most extraordinary performances by Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, and many more. This year, we are expecting it to be even bigger and better!

MTV Video Music Awards
Venue: Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey
Date:August 27, 2019

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Where to Watch MTV Video Music Awards 2019?

MTV channel is the official broadcaster for MTV Video Music awards. Fortunately, there are a few other streaming platforms and channels where fans can tune in to watch the event live online as well. For starters, all the music channels owned by MTV Network, which include MTV2, MTV Classic, MTV Tres, MTVU, and MTV Live (HD) will be airing the MTV Video Music Awards 2019 live. Third-party streaming platforms such as Sling TV will also be providing their users with live streams for this highly anticipated awards show.

Due to regional limitations, MTV and its sister channels are available in only a few countries such as the US, UK, and Canada. If you live in one of these three countries, you have easy access to MTV Music Video Awards 2019 on TV as well as online. However, if you are located outside these regions, you cannot access any live streams unless you have connected to a premium VPN service, such as PureVPN.

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Watch MTV Music Awards 2019 on your Smartphone

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MTV Video Music Awards 2019 Performances and Nominations List

Nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards 2019 has been announced. Apart from some popular names such as Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift, and Lady Gaga, it was surprising to note new names such as Billie Eilish making into the nominees list for multiple categories. Considering all the nominations for each category, Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande are so far leading the show with 10 nominations each.

Video of the Year
21 Savage: “a lot” [ft. J. Cole]
Billie Eilish: “bad guy”
Ariana Grande: thank u, next”
Jonas Brothers: “Sucker”
Lil Nas X: “Old Town Road (Remix)” [ft. Billy Ray Cyrus]
Taylor Swift: “You Need to Calm Down”

Artist of the Year
Cardi B
Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Jonas Brothers
Shawn Mendes

Song of the Year
Drake: “In My Feelings”
Ariana Grande: “thank u, next”
Jonas Brothers: “Sucker”
Lady Gaga / Bradley Cooper: “Shallow”
Lil Nas X: “Old Town Road (Remix)” [ft. Billy Ray Cyrus]
Taylor Swift: “You Need to Calm Down”

Best New Artist presented by Taco Bell
Ava Max
Billie Eilish
H.E.R.
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
ROSALÍA

Best Collaboration
Lil Nas X: “Old Town Road (Remix)” [ft. Billy Ray Cyrus]
Lady Gaga / Bradley Cooper: “Shallow”
Shawn Mendes / Camila Cabello: “Señorita”
Taylor Swift: “ME!” [ft. ft. Brendon Urie]
Ed Sheeran / Justin Bieber: “I Don’t Care”
BTS: “Boy With Luv” [ft. Halsey]

Push Artist of the Year
Bazzi
CNCO
Billie Eilish
H.E.R.
Lauv
Lizzo

Best Pop
5 Seconds of Summer: “Easier”
Cardi B / Bruno Mars: “Please Me”
Billie Eilish: “bad guy”
Khalid: “Talk”
Ariana Grande: “thank u, next”
Jonas Brothers: “Sucker”
Taylor Swift: “You Need to Calm Down”

Best Hip-Hop
2 Chainz: “Rule the World”[ft. Ariana Grande]
21 Savage: “a lot” [ft. J. Cole]
Cardi B: “Money”
DJ Khaled: “Higher” [ft. Nipsey Hussle and John Legend]
Lil Nas X: “Old Town Road (Remix)” [ft. Billy Ray Cyrus]
Travis Scott: “SICKO MODE” [ft. Drake]

Best R&B
Anderson .Paak: “Make It Better” [ft. Smokey Robinson]
Childish Gambino: “Feels Like Summer”
H.E.R.: “Could’ve Been” [ft. Bryson Tiller]
Alicia Keys: “Raise a Man”
Ella Mai: “Trip”
Normani: “Waves” [ft. 6LACK]

Best K-Pop
BTS: “Boy With Luv” [ft. Halsey]
BLACKPINK: “Kill This Love”
Monsta X: “Who Do You Love” [ft. French Montana]
TOMORROW X TOGETHER: “Cat & Dog”
NCT 127: “Regular”
EXO: “Tempo”

Best Latin
Anuel AA / Karol G: “Secreto”
Bad Bunny: “MIA” [ft. Drake]
benny blanco / Tainy / Selena Gomez / J Balvin: “I Can’t Get Enough”
Daddy Yankee: “Con Calma” [ft. Snow]
Maluma: “Mala Mía”
ROSALÍA / J Balvin: “Con Altura” [ft. El Guincho]

Best Dance
The Chainsmokers: “Call You Mine” [ft. Bebe Rexha]
Clean Bandit: “Solo” [ft. Demi Lovato]
DJ Snake: “Taki Taki” [ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna and Cardi B]
David Guetta / Bebe Rexha / J Balvin: “Say My Name”
Marshmello / Bastille: “Happier”
Silk City / Dua Lipa: “Electricity”

Best Rock
The 1975: “Love It If We Made It”
Fall Out Boy: “Bishops Knife Trick”
Imagine Dragons: “Natural”
Lenny Kravitz: “Low”
Panic! At the Disco: “High Hopes”
twenty one pilots: “My Blood”

Video for Good
Halsey: “Nightmare”
The Killers: “Land of the Free”
Jamie N Commons / Skylar Grey: “Runaway Train” [ft. Gallant]
John Legend: “Preach”
Lil Dicky: “Earth”
Taylor Swift: “You Need to Calm Down”

Best Direction
Billie Eilish: “bad Guy” (dir. Dave Meyers)
FKA twigs: “Cellophane” (dir. Andrew Thomas Huang)
Ariana Grande: “thank u, next” (dir. Hannah Lux Davis)
Lil Nas X: “Old Town Road (Remix)” [ft. Billy Ray Cyrus] (dir. Calmatic)LSD: “No New Friends” (dir. Dano Cerny)
Taylor Swift: “You Need to Calm Down” (dir. Drew Kirsch and Taylor Swift)

Best Visual Effects
Billie Eilish: “when the party’s over” (visual effects: Ryan Ross, Andres Jaramillo)
FKA twigs: “Cellophane” (visual effects: Matt Chandler, Fabio Zaveti for Analog)
Ariana Grande: “God is a woman” (visual effects: Fabrice Lagayette, Kristina Prilukova & Rebecca Rice for Mathematic)
DJ Khaled: “Just Us” [ft. SZA] (visual effects: Sergii Mashevskyi)
LSD: “No New Friends” (visual effects: Ethan Chancer)
Taylor Swift: “ME!” [ft. Brendon Urie] (visual effects: Loris Paillier & Lucas Salton for BUF VFX)

Best Editing
Anderson .Paak: “Tints” [ft. Kendrick Lamar] (editing: Elias Talbot)
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road (Remix)” (editing: Calmatic)
Billie Eilish: “bad guy” (editing: Billie Eilish)
Ariana Grande: “7 rings” (editing: Hannah Lux Davis & Taylor Walsh)
Solange: “Almeda” (editing: Solange Knowles, Vinnie Hobbs, Jonathon Proctor)
Taylor Swift: “You Need to Calm Down” (editing: Jarrett Fijal)

Best Art Direction
BTS: “Boy With Luv” [ft. Halsey] (art direction: JinSil Park, BoNa Kim (MU:E))
Ariana Grande: “7 rings” (art direction: John Richoux)
Lil Nas X: “Old Town Road (Remix)” [ft. Billy Ray Cyrus] (art direction: Itaru Dela Vegas)
Shawn Mendes / Camila Cabello: “Señorita” (art direction: Tatiana Van Sauter)
Taylor Swift: “You Need to Calm Down” (art direction: Brittany Porter)
Kanye West / Lil Pump: “I Love It” [ft. Adele Givens] (art direction: Tino Schaedler)

Best Choreography
FKA twigs: “Cellophane” (choreography: Kelly Yvonne)
ROSALÍA / J Balvin: “Con Altura” [ft. El Guincho] (choreography: Charm La’Donna)
LSD: “No New Friends” (choreography: Ryan Heffington)
Shawn Mendes / Camila Cabello: “Señorita” (choreography: Calvit Hodge, Sara Biv)
Solange: “Almeda” (choreography: Maya Taylor, Solange Knowles)
BTS: “Boy With Luv” [ft. Halsey] (choreography: Rie Hata)

Best Cinematography
Anderson .Paak: “Tints” [ft. Kendrick Lamar] (cinematography: Elias Talbot)
Billie Eilish: “hostage” (cinematography: Pau Castejon)
Ariana Grande: “thank u, next” (cinematography: Christopher Probst)
Shawn Mendes / Camila Cabello: “Señorita” (cinematography: Scott Cunningham)
Solange: “Almeda” (cinematography: Chayse Irvin, Ryan Marie Helfant, Justin Hamilton)
Taylor Swift: “ME!” [ft. Brendon Urie] (cinematography: Starr Whitesides)

MTV Video Music Awards 2019 Host

Sebastian Maniscalco, the legendary comedian who is totally in tune with all the current happenings and has his amazing way of turning reality into humor. The guy has got a lot of experience and has based his entire career on his innate talent and merit.

He has appeared on many reality TV shows such as The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Jay Leno Show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Conan, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Each time, he left the audience in tears of laughter.

That being said, we have high hopes from him - we think he is going to do a great job and make the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards an unforgettable event.

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