Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift lead the nominations for the 2019 MTV VMAs

ABC News' Diane Macedo reports on the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
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Transcript for Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift lead the nominations for the 2019 MTV VMAs
VMAs. Video music awards are tomorrow. Mtv is promising an unforget about night. Comedian Sebastian is hosting. Ariana grande and Taylor Swift lead the nominations with ten each followed by Billy eilish, lil nas X and Halsey. Swift be will -- will be opening the show. SHAWN Mendes and Camila Cabello are performing together for the first time. We also have a sneak peek at the VMA gift bags. Some beauty products, a drone? These awesome shades, I might add and -- Mr. Potato head -- He's talking Mr. Potato head as well. He sings just for you, Dan. How did he get in the VMA gift bag? Doesn't make any sense. I don't know. All right, sticking with the VMAs, Missy Elliott will be honored with the vanguard video award. She's also out with an EP. And a new video for us for "Throw it back." Throw it back throw it back throw it back This song is so crazy. Elliott also had a pop-up museum dedicated to here in new York, tickets sold out in 60 seconds. And finally the U.S. Open kicks off tomorrow, which means great tennis, great cocktails and great food. This year, a new dining destination butterfly serving up creations from Jose Andres and joining other chefs. Debuting signature items. If you want to send them our way, we're happy to sample them. Stay tuned for George.

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