FULL LIST: Nominees, MTV Video Music Awards 2016

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FULL LIST: Nominees, MTV Video Music Awards 2016
Beyoncé and Adele clinch the most nominations, while Kanye West's controversial 'Famous' music video is up for Video of the Year

MANILA, Philippines – The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards is just around the corner, and it’s time to know who’s up for this year’s honors.

Beyoncé and Adele clinched the most nominations – 11 and 8, respectively. “Formation” and “Hello” go up against Kanye West’s controversial “Famous” video, and meme-worthy favorite “Hotline Bling” by Drake for the top prize.

The awards night is scheduled on August 28, Sunday (August 29, Monday in Manila) as voting has officially started.

The nominees were spray-painted on a graffiti wall by street artists from New York, with the announcement broadcasted via live stream.

 

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”

Best Male Video

  • Drake – “Hotline Bling”
  • Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
  • Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came Here 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 New Artist

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

Best Hip-Hop Video

  • Drake – “Hotline Bling”
  • Desiigner – “Panda”
  • Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
  • Chance the Rapper feat. 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

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”
  • Missy Elliott feat. 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” 

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”

– Rappler.com 

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