Singapore – MTV announced via the Beats 1 “Chart” show on Apple Music the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards nominations. Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé lead the pack with the most Moonman nods for music’s most unexpected night which will air live from Microsoft Theater, formerly Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, on Monday, 31 August at 8am (TH/WIB), 9am (PH/SG), and 10am (MY). A repeat telecast will air on the same day at 8pm (TH/WIB), 9pm (PH/SG), and 10pm (MY).

Miley Cyrus also announced via an Instagram post that she will be hosting the VMAs for the first time this year.

Beginning 22 July, fans can vote for their favourites in VMA categories including “Video of The Year,” “Best Male Video,” “Best Female Video” and more by visiting vma.mtv.com. Additionally, votes for the “MTV Artist to Watch” award, presented by Taco Bell®, will remain live through the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show airing at 7am (TH/WIB), 8am (PH/SG), and 9am (MY). At that time, the top two artists will be revealed, kicking off a live hashtag vote with the winner being announced during the live main telecast. Nominees for the socially voted category, “Best Song of Summer,” will be announced at a later date.

See below for a full list of nominees:

Video of The Year

Beyoncé – “7/11”

Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood”

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”

Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

Best Male Video

Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”

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 ft. Charlie Puth – “See You Again”

Big Sean ft. E-40 – “IDFWU”

Best Pop Video

Beyoncé – “7/11”

Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”

Taylor Swift – “Blank Space”

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”

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 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 ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood”