“Taylor Swift Leads 2023 VMAs Nominations with Eight Nods, SZA and Doja Cat Follow with Six Each”

MTV has announced the nominations for the 2023 Video Music Awards, with Taylor Swift leading the pack with eight nominations, including Video of the Year. SZA follows with six nominations, while Doja Cat, Kim Petras, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo, and Sam Smith have five each. Fans can vote for the winners in the 15 gender-neutral categories, and the awards will air on September 12th. Marianne Garvey reported

CNN and MTV have unveiled the nominations for the highly anticipated 2023 “Video Music Awards” (VMAs), and Taylor Swift is leading the pack with an impressive eight nominations. This includes a repeat nomination for “Video of the Year,” a category she has already won three times, setting a record as the only artist to achieve this feat. SZA follows closely behind with six nominations, while Doja Cat, Kim Petras, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo, and Sam Smith all garner five nominations each. Notable artists such as BLACKPINK, Diddy, and Shakira also received four nominations.

This year’s nominations also feature several first-time nominees, including Kim Petras, Metro Boomin, Rema, Ayra Starr, GloRilla, Ice Spice, Peso Pluma, Reneé Rapp, and Yung Miami, among others. The list of first-time nominees is diverse and showcases a range of emerging talent from various genres.

Fans will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite artists across the 15 gender-neutral categories starting on Tuesday. The voting process can be accessed through the website vote.mtv.com.

The 2023 VMAs will be broadcast live on September 12th at 8PM ET/PT on MTV. The event will take place at New Jersey’s Prudential Center, promising an exciting night of music, performances, and celebration.

The nominees for the 2023 VMAs include a mix of popular hits and rising stars. Doja Cat’s “Attention,” Miley Cyrus’ “Flowers,” Nicki Minaj’s “Super Freaky Girl,” Olivia Rodrigo’s “vampire,” Sam Smith and Kim Petras’ “Unholy,” and SZA’s “Kill Bill” are among the nominated videos.

In addition to the music video categories, the VMAs also recognize outstanding collaboration, with nominees including Beyoncé, Doja Cat, KAROL G, Nicki Minaj, Shakira, and Taylor Swift.

The VMAs also acknowledge breakthrough artists with the “Best New Artist” category. This year’s nominees include GloRilla, Ice Spice, Kaliii, Peso Pluma, PinkPantheress, Reneé Rapp, and many more.

Various artists and songs have been recognized in the “Song of the Month” category, spanning from August 2022 to July 2023. Some notable mentions include Stephen Sanchez’s “Until I Found You,” FLETCHER’s “Becky’s So Hot,” and Armani White’s “GOATED.”

The VMAs also celebrate collaborations and remixes, with nominations for Diddy featuring Bryson Tiller, Ashanti, and Yung Miami’s “Gotta Move On,” Metro Boomin’s remix of “Creepin'” featuring The Weeknd, 21 Savage, and Diddy, as well as Rema and Selena Gomez’s “Calm Down.”

Rock and alternative music are recognized in categories such as “Best Rock Video” and “Best Alternative Video.” Nominees include blink-182, Fall Out Boy, Lana Del Rey featuring Jon Batiste, Paramore, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Foo Fighters, Linkin Park, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Måneskin, Metallica, and Muse.

International artists are also acknowledged in categories like “Best Latin Video” and “Best International Video.” Bad Bunny, Eslabon Armado, Peso Pluma, KAROL G, Shakira, ROSALÍA, Anitta, and Bad Bunny are among the nominees in these categories.

Overall, the 2023 VMAs promise to be a night filled with excitement, recognition, and celebration of the best music videos and artists of the year. The event will showcase the diversity and talent within the music industry, making it a must-watch for music lovers worldwide..