The pop superstars collaborated on United Kingdom number one single Rain On Me, which is nominated in seven categories.
"It is raining nominations for both Lady Gaga along with Ariana Grande's" Rain on Me" in the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, which will exhibit new classes centered on live performances and music videos made at home throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
"R&B duo Chloe x Halle, who've promoted their brand new album throughout the pandemic with remarkable live performances mainly put on within their own tennis court and out their new house, are nominated for optimal quarantine functionality for" Can It" out of MTV's virtual prom" Prom-athon".
Responding to the news, Gaga said she is "so grateful and so blessed", adding on Instagram: "This is such a hard time for people all over the world, I really honour how lucky I am to have a day like today". Quavo's "Intentions", Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande's "Rain On Me" and Taylor Swift's "Lover". Thank u for including me in this and to @MTV for the nominations.
Her song Rain On Me was nominated in three prominent visual categories: Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects, and Best Choreography.
Swift, who released a surprise album last week, will also compete for video for good with her song about sexism, "The Man".
BTS, Harry Styles, Roddy Ricch, Post Malone, Future, Karol G and Doja Cat - who topped the charts this year with her Dr. Luke-produced smash "Say So" - also earned three nods each.
Gaga will compete against rappers DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion and Post Malone, and singers Bieber and The Weeknd.
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The 2020 VMAs will air on August 30 (Aug. 31 in the Philippines) "across MTV's linear and digital platforms from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, as well as from various iconic locations throughout New York City's five boroughs", according to MTV.
The best pop category includes other artists such as Halsey and Jonas Brothers while the best choreography nominees include Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande.
NY governor Andrew Cuomo previously said the ceremony "will follow all safety guidance, including limited or no audience". Beginning Thursday during August 23, fans could vote for VMA winners around 15 gender-neutral classes here.