Mendes has eight and Drake is just behind with seven.
Shawn Mendes has a field-leading eight nominations for the 2018 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards, which were announced on Wednesday morning (Aug. 1). Right behind Mendes -- who will also perform on the Aug. 26 show -- is Drake with seven nominations. and another MMVA performer and last year's co-host, Alessia Cara, with five, including best pop artist or group, fan fave artist and fan fave video.
Former host Ed Sheeran and DJ Marshmello each got four noms, with Halsey scooping up three for best pop artist or group, fan fave artist and video of the year for "Bad at Love." Two performers will make their MMVA performance debut on the show, Kris Wu -- up for fan fave new artist -- and Meghan Trainor, who will perform and also earned noms for best pop artist or group. 5 Seconds of Summer will also play the show and be in the mix for the fan fave group or duo.