Megan Thee Stallion got six nominations in the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards. (Photo credit: Instagram/theestallion)

  • Popstar Justin Bieber received seven nominations
  • Three artists received nominations for the first time
  • Justin Beiber, Megan Thee Stallion, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift will battle for artist of the year

Justin Bieber's song 'Popstar' has been nominated in the video of the year category. (Photo credit: Instagram/Justinbieber)

  • Justin Bieber has received seven nods at the 2021 Video Music Awards
  • Megan Thee Stallion received most the nominations for her hit song 'WAP'
  • Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and Rodrigo each have five nominations