Dua Lipa is one of the British stars in the 2020 MTV VMA Awards though she has only received four nominations, all of which are in the often unaired technical subsection.
‘Don’t Start Now’ was nominated for Best Direction, while ‘Physical’ was nominated for Best Art Direction, Best Visual Effects, and Best Choreography.
Some other British stars that have been nominated are Harry Styles, Ed Sheeran, and Lewis Capaldi.
Dua Lipa is going against Harry Styles, among others in the Best Visual Effects, Best Direction, and Best Art Direction category.
While Ed Sheeran has been nominated in the Best Collaboration category for his song ‘Beautiful People’, which he collaborated on with Khalid, from his No. 6 Collaborations Project album.
Lewis Capaldi has been nominated for Best New Artist, where he will battle for the top spot against musicians such as Doja Cat, Jack Harlow, Yungblud, Roddy Ricch, and Tate McRae.
The 1975’s music video ‘If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)’ was nominated for the Best Alternative category and the band are up against All Time Low, Lana Del Rey, Machine Gun Kelly, Finneas, and Twenty One Pilots.
To name a few other stars who have been nominated for the Awards event, there is Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga who are in the lead for the 2020 MTV Video Music Award nominations with nine nominations each, they are followed by The Weeknd and Billie Eilish, who both have six nominations.
Billie Eilish with ‘everything i wanted’, Eminem ft. Juice WRLD with ‘Godzilla’, Future ft. Drake with ‘Life Is Good’, Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande with ‘Rain On Me’, Taylor Swift with ‘The Man’, The Weeknd with ‘Blinding Lights’, are all competing for the Video of The Year Award.
While the Artist of the Year category features DaBaby, Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion, Lady Gaga, The Weeknd, and Post Malone.
The 2020 MTV Awards have also added in new categories to recognise performances and songs that have been produced during coronavirus pandemic, being Best Music Video From Home and Best Quarantine Performance.
These are just a few nominees and categories that have been mentioned, there are many other categories as well as artists who have made the cut.
The VMAs will be airing live on August 30th from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said last month ‘the event will follow all safety guidance, including limited or no audience.’
Fans are encouraged to vote across the 15 categories from now until August 23rd. Let’s see how the British stars do in the 2020 MTV VMA Awards.