Who is nominated for the 2023 MTV VMAs?
Nominees include Taylor Swift who leads the nominations with 11 nods. Next up is SZA with eight nods followed by Blackpink, Doja Cat, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo with six each. Additionally, Kim Petras and Sam Smith, Beyoncé, Drake, Karol G, Metro Boomin, Ice Spice, Diddy and Shakira all have five nods.
The “Whenever, Wherever” singer is taking home a gold-plated moonperson for the coveted 2023 VMA Video Vanguard Award, which, according to a press release from MTV, recognizes artists for their “outstanding contributions and profound impact on music video and popular culture.”
Diddy will be honored with the Global Icon Award due to his impact on music. Per MTV, this award is given to “an artist or band whose unparalleled career, continued impact, and influence have maintained a unique level of global success in music and beyond, leaving an indelible mark on the music landscape.”