This will be the 30th VMAs, and MTV has decided to broadcast from Brooklyn for the first time ever at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
fun., Thirty Seconds to Mars, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Capital Cities and P!nk featuring Nate Reuss have all received multiple nominations.
Best Rock Video nominees include Fall Out Boy's “My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up),” Imagine Dragons' “Radioactive,” Mumford & Sons' “I Will Wait,” Thirty Seconds To Mars' “Up In The Air,” and Vampire Weekend's “Diane Young.”
The Best New Artist category has been renamed “Artist to Watch” presented by Taco Bell. The change was inspired by a positive response to MTV's Artist to Watch campaign.
The nominees for this newly named category include Twenty | One | Pilots' “Holding On To You,” Zedd featuring Foxes for “Clarity,” Austin Mahone's “What About Love,” The Weeknd's “Wicked Games” and Iggy Azalea's “Work.”
Other nominations include fun.'s “Carry On” for Best Pop Video and Best Direction, Thirty Seconds To Mars' “Up In The Air” for Best Art Direction and Best Cinematography, Yeah Yeah Yeahs' “Sacrilege” for Best Direction and Skrillex featuringThe Doors with “Breakn' A Sweat” for Best Visual Effects.
The show will air live on Sunday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
Voting is now open to the public on vma.mtv.com.