MTV Video Music Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

The nominees for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards have been announced and the Queen B, Beyonce is leading the pack with 11 nominations, for her visual album, Lemonade. Followed by British sensation Adele with 8 nominations for her incredible album, 25. 

Also snagging multiple nominations for the show – which  will air live from New York’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28 are Drake, with 6 nominations for Hotline Bling, Ariana Grande with 5 nominations and Ririh with 4 nominations. Check out the full list below

Video of the Year

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

Best Female Video

  • Adele – Hello
  • Beyonce – Hold Up
  • Sia – Cheap Thrills
  • Ariana Grande – Into You
  • Rihanna ft. Drake – Work

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

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

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

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

Best Art Direction

  • Beyoncé – Hold Up (Production Designer: Jason Hougaard)
  • Fergie – M.I.L.F. $ (Production Designer: Alexander Delgado)
  • Drake – Hotline Bling (Production Designer: Jeremy MacFarlane)
  • David Bowie – Blackstar (Production Designer: Jan Houllevigue)
  • Adele – Hello (Art Production Designer: Colombe Raby)

Best Choreography

  • Beyoncé – Formation (Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia)
  • Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell – WTF (Where They From)” (Choreographer: Hi-Hat)
  • Beyoncé – Sorry (Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell, Beyoncé Knowles Carter)
  • FKA Twigs – M3LL155X (Choreographer: FKA Twigs)
  • Florence + The Machine – Delilah (Choreographer: Holly Blakey)

Best Direction

  • Beyoncé – Formation (Director: Melina Matsoukas)
  • Coldplay – Up&Up (Director: Vania Heymann, Gal Muggia)
  • Adele – Hello (Director: Xavier Dolan)
  • David Bowie – Lazarus (Director: Johan Renck)
  • Tame Impala – The Less I Know The Better (Director: Canada)

Best Cinematography

  • Beyoncé – Formation (Cinematographer: Malik Sayeed)
  • Adele – Hello (Cinematographer: André Turpin)
  • David Bowie – Lazarus (Cinematographer: Crille Forsberg)
  • Alesso – I Wanna Know (Cinematographer: Corey Jennings)
  • Ariana Grande – Into You (Cinematographer: Paul Laufer)

Best Editing

  • Beyoncé, “Formation” (Editor: Jeff Selis)
  • Adele, “Hello” (Editor: Xavier Dolan)
  • Fergie, “M.I.L.F. $” (Editor: Vinnie Hobbs)
  • David Bowie, “Lazarus” (Editor: Johan Söderberg)
  • Ariana Grande, “Into You” (Editor: Hannah Lux Davis)

Best Visual Effects

  • Coldplay – Up&Up (VFX Editor: Vania Heymann)
  • FKA Twigs – M3LL155X (VFX Editor: Lewis Saunders, Jihoon Yoo)
  • Adele – Send My Love (To Your New Lover) (VFX Editor: Sam Sneade)
  • The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face (VFX Editor: Bryan Smaller)
  • Zayn – PILLOWTALK (VFX Editor: David Smith)

Via: Billboard.com

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