iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards is an annual award organized by Canada’s Much TV, honoring the best music videos of the year.
In the list of nominees announced by the MMVAs organizers, Shawn Mendes took the lead with 8 nominations. Last year, with “Mercy”, Shawn won the Best Pop Music Video.
Ranked 2nd was Drake who will perform at the award ceremony, with 7 nominations. Following Drake was Alessia Cara with 5 nominations, including “Best Pop Artist”, “Fan Fave Artist” and “Fan Fave Video”
Two artists that will perform on MMVAs for the first time ever are Kris Wu, nominated in “Fan Fave New Artist”, and Meghan Trainor, nominated in “Best Pop Artist”.
Additionally, BTS, who is getting international attention very successfully, appeared in “Fan Fave Group” nomination. They will against Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5, 5 Seconds of Summer, Sofi Tukker and The Chainsmokers.
The iHeartRadio Much Music Video, abbreviated as MMVAs, was originally known as the Canadian Music Video Award until 1995. MMVAs are annual awards organized by Canada’s Much TV, aiming to honor the best MVs of the year.
The ceremony of MMVAs will be broadcasted on Much, CTV, CTV Go, MTV, the iHeartRadio app and some other channels on August 26th at 9PM (local time)
List of the main nominations in MMVAs 2018:
Video of the Year
Shawn Mendes, ‘In My Blood’
Halsey, ‘Bad at Love’
Childish Gambino, ‘This is America’
Ariana Grande, ‘No Tears Left to Cry’
Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid, ‘1.800.273.8255’
Drake, ‘God’s Plan’
Best EDM/Dance Artist or Group
Best Pop Artist or Group
Best Rock/Alternative Artist or Group
Portugal. The Man
Best Hip-Hop Artist or Group
Artist of the Year
Fan Fave Duo/ Group
5 Seconds of Summer
Fan Fave New Artist
Why Don’t We