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MTV VMA Nominations 2016 | Full List

Announcing the 2016 MTV VMA Nominees!

MTV's 2016 VMA nominations are in! As you may have imagined, it's going to be a tight race between Adele and Beyoncé in a number of categories. That's what happens when two icons drop albums in the same time frame! Also making the list: Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Drake, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Sia, and more of the usual suspects. At least this means we can expect some killer performances from the Aug. 28 show!

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

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
"Hello" by Adele
"Into You" by Ariana Grande
"Hold Up" by Beyoncé
"Work" by Rihanna feat. Drake
"Cheap Thrills" by Sia

BEST MALE VIDEO
"Don't" by Bryson Tiller
"This Is What You Came for" by Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna
"Hotline Bling" by Drake
"Famous" by Kanye West
"Can't Feel My Face" by The Weeknd

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO
"Watch Out" by 2 Chainz
"Don't" by Bryson Tiller
"Angels" by Chance the Rapper feat. Saba
"Panda" by Desiigner
"Hotline Bling" by Drake

BEST POP VIDEO
"Hello" by Adele
"Wild Things" by Alessia Cara
"Into You" by Ariana Grande
"Formation" by Beyoncé
"Sorry" by Justin Bieber

BEST ROCK VIDEO
"Missing You" by All Time Low
"Adventure of a Lifetime" by Coldplay
"Irresistible" by Fall Out Boy feat. Demi Lovato
"Victorious" by Panic! at the Disco
"Heathens" by Twenty One Pilots

BEST ELECTRONIC VIDEO
"The Girl Is Mine" by 99 Soul feat. Destiny's Child and Brandy
"Summerthing!" by Afrojack
"How Deep Is Your Love" by Calvin Harris and Disciples
"I Took a Pill in Ibiza" by Mike Posner
"Don't Let Me Down" by The Chainsmokers feat. Daya

BEST NEW ARTIST
Bryson Tiller
Desiigner
DNCE
Lukas Graham
Zara Larsson

BEST COLLABORATION VIDEO
"Let Me Love You" by Ariana Grande feat. Lil Wayne
"Freedom" by Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar
"This Is What You Came For" by Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna
"Work From Home" by Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign
"Work" by Rihanna feat. Drake

BREAKTHROUGH LONG FORM VIDEO
"Lemonade" by Beyoncé
"Royalty" by Chris Brown
"The Odyssey" by Florence + The Machine
"Purpose: The Movement" by Justin Bieber
"Blue Neighborhood Trilogy" by Troye Sivan

BEST ART DIRECTION
"Hello" by Adele
"Hold Up" by Beyoncé
"Blackstar" by David Bowie
"Hotline Bling" by Drake
"M.I.L.F.$" by Fergie

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
"Formation" by Beyoncé
"Sorry" by Beyoncé
"M3LL155X" by FKA Twigs
"Delilah" by Florence + The Machine
"WTF (Where They From") by Missy Elliott feat. Pharrell

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
"Hello" by Adele
"I Wanna Know" by Alesso
"Into You" by Ariana Grande
"Formation" by Beyoncé
"Lazarus" by David Bowie

BEST DIRECTION
"Hello" by Adele
"Formation" by Beyoncé
"Up&Up" by Coldplay
"Lazarus" by David Bowie
"The Less I Know the Better" by Tame Impala

BEST EDITING
"Hello" by Adele
"M.I.L.F.$" by Fergie
"Into You" by Ariana Grande
"Formation" by Beyoncé
"Lazarus" by David Bowie

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
"Send My Love (to Your New Lover)" by Adele
"Up&Up" by Coldplay
"M3LL155X" by FKA Twigs
"Can't Feel My Face" by The Weekend
"Pillowtalk" by Zayn

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