Day: August 5, 2020

The 7 biggest snubs of the 2020 VMAs nominations

Normani, Harry Styles, and Halsey released some of the best music videos in recent memory.
Normani, Harry Styles, and Halsey released some of the best music videos in recent memory.

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  • The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards nominations were announced Thursday.

  • Harry Styles, Halsey, Selena Gomez, Dua Lipa, and BTS were all snubbed in major categories, despite releasing some of the past year’s biggest albums and best videos.

  • Artists like Normani and Miley Cyrus also delivered extraordinary visuals, yet still only received technical nominations.

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Nominations for the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards were announced Thursday afternoon.

Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga led the pack with nine nods apiece, largely thanks to their smash collaboration “Rain On Me,” while Billie Eilish and The Weeknd followed with six each. 

However, other beloved artists with headline-making visuals were snubbed in major categories.

Keep reading to see Insider’s picks for the 7 biggest snubs, in no particular order.

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