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Louisville native Bryson Tiller nominated for three 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A musician from Louisville is getting more national recognition.

According to MTV's website, R&B singer Bryson Tiller is nominated for three 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. His nominations are in the categories of Best New Artist, Best Male Video and Best Hip Hop Video.

Tiller previously won in the Best New Artist category at this year's BET Awards.

"The Louisville, Kentucky native's feat comes off a successful year in 2015 that included the release of his debut album, TRAPSOUL," explained a Forbes article. "The debut moved approximately 34,000 units in its first week and eventually went platinum in April of 2016."

The awards will take place at New York's Madison Square Garden on August 28.

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