Taylor Swift Leads 2015 MTV VMAs Nominations

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Miley Cyrus may hosting the VMAs this year, but Taylor Swift is set to dominate the MTV awards show with a whopping nine nominations. Most of Swift’s nods are for her you-can’t-sit-with-us “Bad Blood” video that doubled as one big shout-out to her girl-gang. Also, Kendrick Lamar was there for some reason.

Anyway, other nomination leaders include: Ed Sheeran with six for his “Don’t” and “Thinking Out Loud” clips, Beyoncé with five for “7/11,” Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars with five for “Uptown Funk.” Full nominations list below.

The 2015 MTV VMAs air August 30 starting at 9 p.m. EST.

Video of the Year Beyoncé — “7/11″ Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud” Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) Mark Ronson — “Uptown Funk” (Feat. Bruno Mars) Kendrick Lamar — “Alright”

Best Male Video Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud” Mark Ronson — “Uptown Funk” (Feat. Bruno Mars) Kendrick Lamar — “Alright” The Weeknd — “Earned It” Nick Jonas — “Chains”

Best Female Video Beyoncé — “7/11″ Taylor Swift — “Blank Space” Nicki Minaj — “Anaconda” Sia — “Elastic Heart” Ellie Goulding — “Love Me Like You Do”

Best Hip Hop Video Fetty Wap — “Trap Queen” Nicki Minaj — “Anaconda” Kendrick Lamar — “Alright” Wiz Khalifa — “See You Again” (Feat. Charlie Puth) Big Sean — “IDFWU” (Feat. E-40)

Best Pop Video Beyoncé — “7/11″ Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud” Taylor Swift — “Blank Space” Mark Ronson — “Uptown Funk” (Feat. Bruno Mars) Maroon 5 — “Sugar”

Best Rock Video Hozier — “Take Me To Church” Fall Out Boy — “Uma Thurman” Florence + the Machine — “Ship To Wreck” Walk The Moon — “Shut Up and Dance” Arctic Monkeys — “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”

Artist to Watch (This category is presented by Taco Bell) Fetty Wap — “Trap Queen” Vance Joy — “Riptide” George Ezra — “Budapest” James Bay — “Hold Back The River” FKA Twigs — “Pendulum”

Best Collaboration Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) Mark Ronson — “Uptown Funk” (Feat. Bruno Mars) Wiz Khalifa — “See You Again” (Feat. Charlie Puth) Ariana Grande — “Love Me Harder” (Feat. The Weeknd) Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj — “Bang Bang”

Video With a Social Message Jennifer Hudson — “I Still Love You” Colbie Caillat — “Try” Big Sean — “One Man Can Change the World” (Feat. Kanye West and John Legend) Rihanna — “American Oxygen” Wale — “The White Shoes”

Best Art Direction Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) (Charles Infante) Snoop Dogg — “So Many Pros” (Jason Fijal) Jack White — “Would You Fight For My Love” (Jeff Peterson) The Chemical Brothers — “Go” (Michel Gondry) Skrillex & Diplo — “Where Are U Now” (Feat. Justin Bieber) (Brewer)

Best Choreography Beyoncé — “7/11″ (Beyoncé, Chris Grant, Additional choreography: Gabriel Valenciano) OK Go — “I Won’t Let You Down” (OK Go, air:man and Mori Harano) Chet Faker — “Gold” (Ryan Heffington) Ed Sheeran — “Don’t” (Nappy Tabs) Flying Lotus — “Never Catch Me” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) (Keone and Mari Madrid)

Best Cinematography Flying Lotus — “Never Catch Me” (Kendrick Lamar) (Larkin Sieple) Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud” (Daniel Pearl) Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (Kendrick Lamar) (Christopher Probst) FKA Twigs — “Two Weeks” (Justin Brown) Alt-J — “Left Hand Free” (Mike Simpson)

Best Direction Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (Kendrick Lamar) (Joseph Kahn) Mark Ronson — “Uptown Funk” (Feat. Bruno Mars) (Bruno Mars and Cameron Duddy) Kendrick Lamar — “Alright” (Colin Tilley & The Little Homies) Hozier — “Take Me To Church” (Brendan Canty, Conal Thomson) Childish Gambino — “Sober” (Hiro Murai)

Best Editing Beyoncé — “7/11″ (Beyoncé, Ed Burke, Jonathan Wing) Ed Sheeran — “Don’t” (Jacquelyn London) Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) (Chancler Haynes at Cosmo Street) A$AP Rocky — “L$D” (Dexter Navy) Skrillex & Diplo — “Where Are U Now” (Feat. Justin Bieber) (Brewer)

Best Visual Effects Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) (Ingenuity Studios) FKA Twigs — “Two Weeks” (Gloria FX, Tomash Kuzmytskyi, and Max Chyzhevskyy) Childish Gambino — “Telegraph Ave.” (Gloria FX) Skrillex & Diplo — “Where Are U Now” (Feat. Justin Bieber) (Brewer) Tyler, The Creator — “Fucking Young/Death Camp” (Gloria FX)