By: Staff –
The nominees for the 2017 MMVAs have been announced, with Canadian artists A Tribe Called Red, Grimes, and Shawn Mendes topping the list with an impressive four nominations each. Close behind with three nominations each are Alessia Cara, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Lorde, PUP, The Weeknd, and Zeds Dead.
Performers Arkells and Niall Horan each nabbed two MMVA nominations, while DNCE, Iggy Azalea, Imagine Dragons, Jazz Cartier, and Post Malone garnered one nomination each. First-time nominees this year include Chance the Rapper, dvsn, Jessie Reyez, and many more.
Also announced today are this year’s Wildcard nominees for the Fan Fave categories as chosen by fans over the past few weeks. They are:
Fan Fave Video – Arkells
Fan Fave Artist/Group – Alessia Cara
Fan Fave International Artist/Group – Beyoncé
Fan Fave Much Creator – AmandaRachLee, Candace Leca, Jaclyn Forbes, The Mike on Much Podcast, youtwoTV
Fans can register online for a chance to secure wristbands for the 2017 MMVAs live show in Toronto at Much.com beginning Tuesday, May 30 at 4 p.m. ET. Lucky fans that get wristbands are invited down to MMVA pop-up shop at 299 Queen St. W. in Toronto on Thursday, June 8, to pick up their wristbands, and get the chance to win exclusive VIP experiences at this year’s MMVAs.