The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards take place on August 27 at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Yesterday the nominees have been announced. Kendrick Lamar leads with eight nominations. Chance the Rapper, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, Calvin Harris, and D.R.A.M. are also up for multiple awards. Wild Thoughts was nominated in three categories, including Video of the Year.

The song was recently certified platinum by RIAA which means it sold 1 million copies in the United States since its premiere in June!

Video of the Year:

Kendrick Lamar: HUMBLE.
Bruno Mars: 24K Magic
Alessia Cara: Scars to Your Beautiful
DJ Khaled: Wild Thoughts [ft. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller]
The Weeknd: Reminder

Best Collaboration:

Charlie Puth: We Don’t Talk Anymore [ft. Selena Gomez]
DJ Khaled: Wild Thoughts [ft. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller]
D.R.A.M.: Broccoli [ft. Lil Yachty]
The Chainsmokers: Closer [ft. Halsey]
Calvin Harris: Feels [ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean]
Zayn and Taylor Swift: I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)

Best Art Direction:

Kendrick Lamar: Humble
Bruno Mars: 24K Magic
Katy Perry: Bon Appetit [ft. Migos]
DJ Khaled: Wild Thoughts [ft. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller]
The Weeknd: Reminder

During last year’s Video Music Awards, Rihanna received the Video Vanguard Award (with an introduction from Drake) and performed four career-spanning medleys.

Source: Pitchfork

One Thought to “Wild Thoughts scores 3 MTV Video Music Awards nominations”

  1. Stephen Ogah

    Nice one dear, always the best to my heart.

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