The 36th Annual MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) happen this coming Monday, August 26.
Off the heels of our predictions for the 2019 BET Awards, we thought we’d see if we may make lightning strike twice and predict this 12 months’s award winners for the VMAs (try Pitchfork for the full checklist).
Let’s dive in…
Note: Throughout this text, we’ll be referencing Tubular’s Video Ratings (TVR’s), a standardized set of metrics that enable content material producers to measure and benchmark the efficiency of their movies relative to others. V30 is outlined as the cumulative quantity of views in the first 30 days after publication.
VMAs Video of the Year
The nominees for Video of the Year at this 12 months’s VMAs are:
And the (projected) winner is… Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next”!
Artist of the Year
The nominees for ‘artist of the year’ are:
- Cardi B
- Billie Eilish
- Ariana Grande
- Jonas Brothers
- Shawn Mendes
By our evaluation, the clear (projected) winner is our nationwide treasure, Cardi.
Song of the Year
If we’re judging solely primarily based on our V30… Ariana can’t be stopped. She’s poised to take dwelling Song of the Year, as properly.
Best New Artist offered by Taco Bell
- Ava Max
- Billie Eilish
- Lil Nas X
What an inventory! According to the determine above, there are three entrance runners: Lil Nas X, Ava Max, and Billie Eilish.
But low and behold, Lil Nas X is projected to take this one! Congrats, younger buck (if we’re proper, that’s).
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We’ve lined Ok-pop right here earlier than. The world phenomenon has recorded a few of the highest V30s on document. It’s solely proper that the VMAs honor the style this 12 months.
Let’s see who the winner ought to be!
There’s no debate who the #1 & 2 Ok-pop stars are. This time round, BTS ought to be enjoying second fiddle to the women in BLACKPINK.
Ok, the outdated head in us has problem classifying this as “hip hop,” nevertheless it doesn’t matter. It appears to be like like Lil Nas X will get at the very least one this 12 months. Congrats!
We projected that Bino would sweep the BET Awards earlier this 12 months. Will he take this too?
Certainly appears to be like prefer it, taking in a robust V30 of 54.3M.
Why did we choose this as the final style to cowl? Para la cultura…
In the battle between Bad Bunny and Anuel AA, the latter is projected to take the award. Shocking contemplating how large ROSALÍA and J Balvin’s “Con Altura” was this 12 months. We’re sure we’ll see you again subsequent 12 months, ROSALÍA.
So there we’ve it. Tubular’s projected winners of the 2019 VMAs. Check again subsequent week after we replace this text after the awards present airs!
How many of those do you suppose we’ll get proper this time?