Taylor Swift plans to dominate the MTV Video Music Awards once again with nine nominations in next month's long-awaited music video medium.
The nominations have been announced by Apple Music's Beat 1 on Tuesday, one day after "Wrecking Ball"star Miley Cyrus was announced as this year's host.
Swift, 25, is nominated for nine moonmen (the statue given to winners), including Video of the Year with her recent hit "Bad Blood" starring Selena Gomez, Jessica Alba, Cara Delevingne and many more of her famous friends; Best Female Video and Best Pop Video for "Blank Space," Best Collaboration, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Direction, Best Editing, and Best Visual Effects.
Lamar, who is featured on "Bad Blood," is nominated for video of the year, thanks to his own hit, "Alright."Other nominees for the top prize include Beyonce's "7/11," Ed Sheeran's "Thinking out Loud" and "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars.