Cardi B and The Carters— a.k.a. Beyonce and Jay-Z — lead the nominees for the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, which were announced this afternoon. Cardi received 10 nominations — which are gender-neutral — including video, song and artist of the year, while the Carters received eight, including video of the year, best collaboration and best hip-hop for their eye-popping clip for “Apesh-t,” released last month. Other top contenders include Childish Gambino and Drake (with seven nominations each), Bruno Mars (six), Ariana Grande and Camila Cabello (five), and Ed Sheeran, Khalid and Young Thug (four). The VMAs will air live from Radio City Music Hall on August 20th. fans can vote on eight categories, including Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Best Collaboration and more until August 10th.
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