Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga lead this year's MTV VMA nominations

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Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande are the lead nominees for this year's MTV VMAs.The artists and each scored nine nominations.Their collaboration "Rain on...
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande are the lead nominees for this year's MTV VMAs.

The artists and each scored nine nominations.

Their collaboration "Rain on Me," which appeared on Gaga's album, "Chromatica," is up for seven, including video of the year and song of the year.

Grande is also up for two for her quarantine collaboration with Justin Bieber, "Stuck With U." Gaga has two additional solo nods for artist of the year and new category, best quarantine performance.

PHOTO: Ariana Grande performs at Lollapalooza at Grant Park on Aug. 04, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)

Other top nominees this year include Billie Eilish and The Weeknd with six nominations each, and Taylor Swift with five nods for the videos "Lover" and "The Man," off of her "Lover" album.

The 2020 MTV VMAs will air live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on Sunday, August 30 at 8pm ET/PT.

Here's the list of nominees in some of the major pop categories:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

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