K-pop acts get 2020 MTV Video Music Awards nominations

The Weeknd and Billie Eilish both scored six nominations

The Weeknd and Billie Eilish both scored six nominations

The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards nominations are out.

MTV has released the list of nominees for 2020 Video Music Awards (VMA) and several K-pop acts are in the running in three categories.

Gaga, who released the album Chromatica in May, is also up for artist of the year and best quarantine performance, one of two new awards to reflect the post-Covid-19 world.

Grande and Lady Gaga received nine nominations each, mostly from their dancey collaboration Rain On Me, which received nods including Video of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Collaboration.

The Other Kpop groups nominated in the best Kpop category include Red Velvet, EXO, and (G) I-DLE.

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Grande's first duet with Canadian singer Justin Bieber, Stuck With U, was nominated in the new Best Music Video from Home field, along with rapper Drake's Tootsie Slide, Legend's Bigger Love, and Level Of Concern from music duo Twenty One Pilots.

The VMAs will air live on 30 August from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said last month "the event will follow all safety guidelines, including limited or no audience". "Additional nominees include Gaga's" Smile" in the TV special" One Planet: "Together At House";Legend's".togetherathome" concert; DJ D-Nice's" Club MTV gifts.DanceTogether"; CNCO's" MTV Unplugged In Home"; and Post Malone's tribute to Nirvana.

Di awards go also get video for good category, wey go feature songs about di Black Lives Matter movement, like HER's I Can't Breathe, Anderson.Paak's Lockdown and Lil Baby's The Bigger Picture.

Swift, that published a surprise record a week, will also compete for movie for great with her tune about sexism,"The Individual " She also scored five nominations complete, although Drake, Dua Lipa, J Balvin and Bieber got four nominations apiece.

Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby - who both launched No 1 pop hits this year - earned three nods each, including bids for artist of the year. Their rivalry comprises Gaga, Bieber, The Weeknd and Post Malone. Beginning Thursday during August 23, fans could vote for VMA winners around 15 gender-neutral classes here.

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