Get Ready: Your 2016 VMA Nominations Are Here

Get Ready Your 2016 Vma Nominations Are Here

Stretch your voting fingers, because your 2016 MTV Video Music Award nominations are here.

Leading this year’s nominees is none other than Beyoncé , who’s up for 11 (!) awards, including Video of the Year for Formation and the newest VMA category, Breakthrough Long Form Video, for her groundbreaking HBO special Lemonade . That’s the most nominations she’s ever gotten in a single year.





Adele comes in second with a total of eight nominations, seven of which are for her iconic Hello visual, including Video of the Year. Drake ’s Hotline Bling, Justin Bieber ’s Sorry, and Kanye West ’s Famous are also up for Video of the Year.

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The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from Madison Square Garden on Sunday, August 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The nominations were revealed Tuesday (July 26) on Facebook Live , and the Video of the Year noms were even painted onto a panoramic mural in New York’s East Village. See the full list below and get voting.



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)

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

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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

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Bryson Tiller

Desiigner

Zara Larsson

Lukas Graham

DNCE

PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES

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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 (Choreographers: Aaron Sillis, Benjamin Milan, Kenrick Sandy and 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 Editors: Lewis Saunders and Electric Theatre Collective)

Adele – Send My Love (To Your New Lover) (VFX Editor: Jonathan Box, MPC)

The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face (VFX Editor: Bryan Smaller)

Zayn – PILLOWTALK (VFX Editor: David Smith)

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from New York’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday, August 28 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Vote here now!