Taylor Swift is eating up the world. The goddess of the set announced the launch of ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’ during a concert on ‘The Eras Tour’ and also delivered the news most expected by her fans, which is closer to the premiere. Without further ado: It’ll be October 27th, so your fans are already going crazy over sold-out entries and the finale on sale.
Taylor Swift is in her best moment. It has been compared to the 80s phenomenon Madonna. It is not the main nominee for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) 2023, which will be held in New Jersey on September 12, while eight categories are present. The nominee who dominates Mujeres.
The next most nominated artist is SZA with six nominations; They are followed by Doja Cat, Kim Petras, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo and Sam Smith, all with five each; The four are accompanied by Diddy, Shakira and South Korean girl group Blackpink.
Women represent six of the seven nominees for Video of the Year: “Attention” by Doja, “Flowers” by Cyrus, “Super Freaky Girl” by Minaj, “Vampire” by Rodrigo, “Kill Bill” by SZA, and “Kill Bill” by SZA. Anti-“Hero” by Swift.
This year’s seventh video nomination is for the collaboration between Smith and Petras on “Unholy”.
For the first time since the VMAs introduced the Artist of the Year category in 2017, all nominees are women: Beyoncé, Doja, Karol G, Minaj, Shakira, and Swift.
It is also the first time that two of the nominees are Latin, as Karol G and Shakira are both Colombian.
The first Latin artist to be nominated in the category was Puerto Rican Bad Bunny, who had won the previous year.
In addition to her nomination as Artist of the Year, Swift competes for seven awards for her successful “Anti-Hero”: Video of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop, Best Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects and Best editing.
Despite having six nominations, SZA was not named Artist of the Year. His great success “Kill Bill” competed for five awards: Video of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Direction, Best Art Direction and Best Version. While his song “Shirt” is nominated for Best R&B.
The VMAs added a “Best Afrobeats” category this year, which joins other genre-specific categories such as: Latin, K-Pop, Rock, Alternative, R&B, Pop, and Hip-Hop.
This year’s nominees in the Latin category are: Anita, for “Funk Rave”; Bad Bunny, for “Where She Goes”; Escalabón Armado y Peso Pluma, for “Ella Baila Sola”; Karol Ji y Shakira, for “TQG”; Rosalia, for “Despecha” and then Shakira, for “Acrostico”.
The 2023 VMAs will take place on the night of September 12, but it has not yet been announced who will present the ceremony.
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