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Billie Eilish, Foo Fighters & more nominated for 2021 MTV VMAs

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Billie Eilish and Foo Fighters are among the nominees for the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.

The “bad guy” star racked up five nominations, including Best Cinematography for “Therefore I Am” and Best Direction and Video for Good for “Your Power.” Meanwhile, Dave Grohl and company received three nods: Best Rock, Best Choreography and Best Cinematography, all for “Shame Shame.”

Also competing for Best Rock are Evanescence‘s “Use My Voice,” The Killers‘ “My Own Soul’s Warning,” Kings of Leon‘s “The Bandit,” Lenny Kravitz‘s “Raise Vibration,” and John Mayer‘s “Last Train Home.”

The Best Alternative nominees are Bleachers‘ “Stop Making This Hurt,” Glass Animals‘ “Heat Waves,” Imagine Dragons‘ “Follow You,” Twenty One Pilots‘ “Shy Away,” Machine Gun Kelly and blackbear‘s “My Ex’s Best Friend,” and Willow and Travis Barker‘s “Transparent Soul.”

Other nominees include Glass Animals’ “Tangerine” and Coldplay‘s “Higher Power” for Best Visual Effects, and Lorde‘s “Solar Power” for Best Cinematography. Additionally, 24kGoldn and iann dior‘s alternative hit/mainstream smash “Mood” is nominated in two categories, including Song of the Year, and Goldn himself is up for Best New Artist.

Voting is open now via VMA.MTV.com. The ceremony will air live from New York City Sunday, September 12.

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