On Tuesday morning, the nominees for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards were announced and no surprise here, Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Ed Sheeran lead the pack.
Swift takes the reigns with nine nominations, while Beyonce and Ed both sit at a well respected six nods. The trio will fight for the Moonman award in three of the same categories including, Best Pop Video, Best Editing and Video of the Year.
For Video of the Year, Beyonce is being recognized for “7/11,” Sheeran for “Thinking Out Loud” and Swift for she and Kendrick Lamar’s, “Bad Blood.” Lamar also joins the trio in the category for his video, “Alright.”
“Here’s a video from my first day of fight training for Bad Blood,” Swift wrote on Instagram. “Thanks again for the 9 VMA nominations!!”
Other big names nominated, Fetty Wap, who was nominated for Artist to Watch and Best Hip Hop Video for his track, “Trap Queen.”
The awards show, which will be hosted by Miley Cyrus, will air live on Aug. 30. on MTV from the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Fans can now cast their votes online.
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