Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Cardi B + More Among 2022 MTV VMAs Nominees

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The nominees for the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards were announced on Tuesday (July 26), with Hip Hop once again dominating proceedings.

Kendrick Lamar, Jack Harlow and Lil Nas X lead all artists with seven nominations each, followed by Doja Cat with six nods. Drake and The Weeknd are both up for five awards, while Cardi B, Future and Baby Keem have four nods.

Other nominees include Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Nicki Minaj, Lil Baby, Pusha T, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, JID, Doechii, SZA and Latto.

The 2022 MTV VMAs take place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday, August 28. The awards show will air live on MTV and the CW Network from 8 p.m. ET.

Beginning Tuesday, fans can vote here for their favorite nominees across the 22 categories, including Video of the Year, Artist of the Year and Song of the Year. Voting closes on Friday, August 19.

Last year’s VMAs saw performances from the likes of Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow, Latto, Busta Rhymes and Doja Cat, the latter of whom also hosted the event.

Lil Nas X won Video of the Year for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” while Travis Scott, Young Thug and M.I.A. took home Best Hip Hop Video for “Franchise.”

Check out a complete list of the 2022 MTV VMAs nominees below:

Video of the Year, Presented by Burger King®

  • Doja Cat – “Woman”
  • Drake f. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
  • Harry Styles – “As It Was”
  • Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “Brutal”
  • Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)”
  • Artist of the Year

  • Bad Bunny
  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Harry Styles
  • Jack Harlow
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo
  • Song of the Year

  • Adele – “Easy on Me”
  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
  • Doja Cat – “Woman”
  • Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)”
  • Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
  • The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – “Stay”
  • Best New Artist, Presented by Extra® Gum

  • Baby Keem
  • Dove Cameron
  • Gayle
  • Latto
  • Måneskin
  • Seventeen
  • Push Performance of the Year

  • September 2021: Griff – “One Night”
  • October 2021: Remi Wolf – “Sexy Villain”
  • November 2021: Nessa Barrett – “I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead”
  • December 2021: Seventeen – “Rock With You”
  • January 2021: Mae Muller – “Better Days”
  • February 2022: Gayle – “ABCDEFU”
  • March 2022: Sheneesa – “R U That”
  • April 2022: Omar Apollo – “Tamagotchi”
  • May 2022: Wet Leg – “Chaise Longue”
  • June 2022: Muni Long – “Baby Boo”
  • July 2022: Doechii – “Persuasive”
  • Best Collaboration

  • Drake f. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
  • Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)”
  • Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
  • Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”
  • Post Malone & The Weeknd – “One Right Now”
  • Rosalía f. The Weeknd – “La Fama”
  • The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – “Stay”
  • Best Hip Hop

  • Eminem & Snoop Dogg – “From the D 2 the LBC”
  • Future f. Drake & Tems – “Wait for U”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “N95”
  • Latto – “Big Energy”
  • Nicki Minaj f. Lil Baby – “Do We Have a Problem?”
  • Pusha T – “Diet Coke”
  • Best R&B

  • Alicia Keys – “City of Gods (Part II)”
  • Chlöe – “Have Mercy”
  • H.E.R. – “For Anyone”
  • Normani f. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
  • Summer Walker, SZA & Cardi B – “No Love (Extended Version)”
  • The Weeknd – “Out Of Time”
  • Best Pop

  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
  • Doja Cat – “Woman”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
  • Harry Styles – “As It Was”
  • Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “Traitor”
  • Best Rock

  • Foo Fighters – “Love Dies Young”
  • Jack White – “Taking Me Back”
  • Muse – “Won’t Stand Down”
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Black Summer”
  • Shinedown – “Planet Zero”
  • Three Days Grace – “So Called Life”
  • Best Latin

  • Anitta – “Envolver”
  • Bad Bunny – “Tití Me Preguntó”
  • Becky G & Karol G – “Mamiii”
  • Daddy Yankee – “REMIX”
  • Farruko – “Pepas”
  • J Balvin & Skrillex – “In da Getto”
  • Best Alternative

  • Avril Lavigne f. Blackbear – “Love It When You Hate Me”
  • Imagine Dragons & J.I.D – “Enemy”
  • Machine Gun Kelly f. Willow – “Emo Girl”
  • Måneskin – “I Wanna Be Your Slave”
  • Panic! at the Disco – “Viva las Vengeance”
  • Twenty One Pilots – “Saturday”
  • Willow & Avril Lavigne f. Travis Barker – “Grow”
  • Best K-Pop

  • BTS – “Yet to Come (The Most Beautiful Moment)”
  • Itzy – “Loco”
  • Lisa – “Lalisa”
  • Seventeen – “Hot”
  • Stray Kids – “Maniac”
  • Twice – “The Feels”
  • Video for Good

  • Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”
  • Latto – “Pussy”
  • Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
  • Rina Sawayama – “This Hell”
  • Stromae – “Fils de joie”
  • Best Metaverse Performance

  • Blackpink the Virtual – PUBG
  • BTS – Minecraft
  • Charli XCX – Roblox
  • Justin Bieber – An Interactive Virtual Experience – Wave
  • Rift Tour Featuring Ariana Grande – Fortnite
  • Twenty One Pilots Concert Experience – Roblox
  • Best Longform Video

  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles”
  • Foo Fighters – “Studio 666”
  • Kacey Musgraves – “Star-Crossed”
  • Madonna – “Madame X”
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “Driving Home 2 U”
  • Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)”
  • Best Cinematography

  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties”
  • Camila Cabello f. Ed Sheeran – “Bam Bam”
  • Harry Styles – “As It Was”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “N95”
  • Normani f. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
  • Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)”
  • Best Direction

  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties”
  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
  • Harry Styles – “As It Was”
  • Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
  • Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)”
  • Best Art Direction

  • Adele – “Oh My God”
  • Doja Cat – “Get Into It (Yuh)”
  • Drake f. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
  • Kacey Musgraves – “Simple Times”
  • Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
  • Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”
  • Best Visual Effects

  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
  • Coldplay & BTS – “My Universe”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”
  • Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
  • Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”
  • The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – “Stay”
  • Best Choreography

  • BTS – “Permission to Dance”
  • Doja Cat – “Woman”
  • FKA twigs f. The Weeknd – “Tears in the Club”
  • Harry Styles – “As It Was”
  • Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
  • Normani f. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
  • Best Editing

  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties”
  • Doja Cat – “Get Into It (Yuh)”
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “Brutal”
  • Rosalía – “Saoko”
  • Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)”
  • The Weeknd – “Take My Breath”