Representatives for MTV didn't immediately reply to an email seeking comment.
Others set to perform at the VMAs include Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, BTS, Miley Cyrus, DaBaby, Black Eyed Peas, Maluma, Doja Cat and CNCO.
Gaga and Grande are the top contenders with nine nominations apiece, most of them for their No. 1 collaboration "Rain on Me." Ricch is up for three awards, including song of the year for his No. 1 hit "The Box." And Balvin has four nominations, including three for best Latin.
Keke Palmer will host the VMAs. This year’s show introduces two new categories reflecting the current pandemic times: best music video from home and best quarantine performance.