MTV VMAs announces new categories, includes Best K-Pop and Video For Good

MTV VMAs announces new categories, includes Best K-Pop and Video For Good

The MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) nominations have been revealed, and this year, two new categories have been added into the race – Best K-Pop and Video For Good

For the first time ever, a K-Pop-centric category has been added into the mix. The nominees for the Best K-Pop category are as follows:

  • BTS ft. Halsey – “Boy With Luv” – Columbia Records
  • BLACKPINK – “Kill This Love” – YG Entertainment/Interscope Records
  • Monsta X ft. French Montana – “Who Do You Love” – Epic Records
  • TOMORROW X TOGETHER – “Cat & Dog” – Republic Records
  • NCT 127 – “Regular” – SM Entertainment
  • EXO – “Tempo” – SM Entertainment

The other new category, "Video For Good", honours music videos that are made for a good cause. The nominees are:

  • Halsey – “Nightmare” – Astralwerks/Capitol Records
  • The Killers – “Land of the Free” – Island
  • Jamie N Commons, Skylar Grey ft. Gallant – “Runaway Train” – Interscope Records
  • John Legend – “Preach” – Columbia Records
  • Lil Dicky – “Earth” – Dirty Burd, Inc./Commission/BMG
  • Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down” – Republic Records

Click here to view the full list of nominees for the 2019 MTV VMA, including categories such as Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, and more.