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MTV’s VMA nominations sparks dissension between artists

With the VMA’s (MTV’s Video Music Awards) just around the corner, nominations were released early Tuesday morning on July 21. I was shocked that MTV still has this award show given their current television line up.

THE FULL VMA NOMINATIONS LIST!

Posted by MTV on Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Nicki Minaj in particular was not pleased.

 
Did Feeling Myself miss the deadline or…?

— NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) July 21, 2015


Her fans were just as irritated.


Nicki seemed to be making the point that MTV has a habit of glorifying white women over black women and that that preference was being show in the nominations.