Beyonce Leads Nominees For 2016 MTV Video Music Awards



Beyonce or Queen Bey as she is known by her superfans is leading the pack of nominations for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.

She snagged a total of 11 nominations for her visual album, Lemonade.

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Following her with 8 nominations is Adele with 7 of those nominations coming from her album 25.

To make up a top five list of nominations are; Drake, with 6 nominations, Ariana Grande with 5 nominations and Rihanna with 4 nominations.

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The full list of nominees for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards is found below;

Video of the Year:

  • Adele – Hello
  • Beyoncé – Formation
  • Drake – Hotline Bling
  • Justin Bieber – Sorry
  • Kanye West – Famous

Best Female Video:

  • Adele – Hello
  • Beyoncé – Hold Up
  • Sia – Cheap Thrills
  • Ariana Grande – Into You
  • Rihanna ft. Drake – Work (short version)

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Best Male Video:

  • Drake – Hotline Bling
  • Bryson Tiller – Don’t
  • Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – This Is What You Came For
  • Kanye West – Famous
  • The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face

Best Collaboration:

  • Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – Freedom
  • Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – Work From Home
  • Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne – Let Me Love You
  • Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – This Is What You Came For
  • Rihanna ft. Drake – Work (short version)

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Best Hip Hop Video:

  • Drake – Hotline Bling
  • Desiigner – Panda
  • Bryson Tiller – Don’t
  • Chance The Rapper – Angels
  • 2 Chainz – Watch Out

Best Pop Video:

  • Adele – Hello
  • Beyoncé – Formation
  • Justin Bieber – Sorry
  • Alessia Cara – Wild Things
  • Ariana Grande – Into You

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Best Rock Video:

  • All Time Low – Missing You
  • Coldplay – Adventure Of A Lifetime
  • Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato – Irresistible
  • twenty one pilots – Heathens
  • Panic! At The Disco – Victorious

Best Electronic Video:

  • Calvin Harris & Disciples – How Deep Is Your Love
  • 99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy – The Girl Is Mine
  • Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza
  • Afrojack – SummerThing!
  • The Chainsmokers ft. Daya – Don’t Let Me Down

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Breakthrough Long Form Video:

  • Florence + The Machine – The Odyssey
  • Beyoncé – Lemonade
  • Justin Bieber – PURPOSE: The Movement
  • Chris Brown – Royalty
  • Troye Sivan – Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

Best New Artist:

  • Bryson Tiller
  • Desiigner
  • Zara Larsson
  • Lukas Graham
  • DNCE

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Best Art Direction:

  • Beyoncé – Hold Up
  • Fergie – M.I.L.F. $
  • Drake – Hotline Bling
  • David Bowie – Blackstar
  • Adele – Hello

Best Choreography:

  • Beyoncé – Formation
  • Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell – WTF (Where They From)
  • Beyoncé – Sorry
  • FKA Twigs – M3LL155X
  • Florence + The Machine – Delilah

Best Direction:

  • Beyoncé – Formation
  • Coldplay – Up&Up
  • Adele – Hello
  • David Bowie – Lazarus
  • Tame Impala – The Less I Know The Better

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Best Cinematography:

  • Beyoncé – Formation
  • Adele – Hello
  • David Bowie – Lazarus
  • Alesso – I Wanna Know
  • Ariana Grande – Into You

Best Editing:

  • Beyoncé – Formation
  • Adele – Hello
  • Fergie – M.I.L.F. $
  • David Bowie – Lazarus
  • Ariana Grande – Into You

Best Visual Effects:

  • Coldplay – Up&Up
  • FKA Twigs – M3LL155X
  • Adele – Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
  • The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face
  • Zayn – PILLOWTALK

Fans can vote for Video of the Year, Best Male Video, Best Female Video and the new Best Long Form Video category in the MTV Video Music awards at vma.mtv.com.

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