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Adele, Beyonce Lead Nominations For 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

A-list singers, Beyonce and Adele have bagged the most nominations for awards in the forthcoming 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Beyoncé  picked up 11 nominations followed by Adele with a total of eight nominations courtesy of her incredible ‘Hello’ video.

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards will take place in Madison Square Garden, New York on Sunday, August 28 at 9 p.m.

See the full list of nominees below:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adele – Hello
Beyoncé – Formation
Drake – Hotline Bling
Justin Bieber – Sorry
Kanye West – Famous

 

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

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)

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Desiigner – “Panda”
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Chance The Rapper ft. Saba – “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


PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES


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” (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)