By Mahita Gajanan
July 26, 2016

The MTV Video Music Awards announced its 2016 nominees via Facebook Live Tuesday, with Beyoncé leading the list with 11 nods for her visual album “Lemonade.” Adele, Drake, Ariana Grande and Kanye West each picked up multiple nominations. The ceremony airs live on Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. ET from Madison Square Garden, the ceremony’s first-ever appearance at the famed New York venue.

Here’s the list of nominees:

Video of the Year

Adele, “Hello”

Beyoncé, “Formation”

Drake, “Hotline Bling”

Justin Bieber, “Sorry”

Kanye West, “Famous”

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, “Angels”

2 Chainz, “Watch Out”

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 New Artist

Bryson Tiller

Zara Larsson

Lukas Graham

Desiigner

DNCE

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 Choreography

Beyoncé, “Formation”

Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell, “WTF (Where They From)”

Beyoncé, “Sorry”

FKA Twigs, “M3LL155X”

Florence + The Machine, “Delilah”

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”

Best Editing

Beyoncé, “Formation”

Adele, “Hello”

Fergie, “M.I.L.F. $”

David Bowie, “Lazarus”

Ariana Grande, “Into You”

Best Cinematography

Beyoncé, “Formation”

Adele, “Hello”

David Bowie, “Lazarus”

Alesso, “I Wanna Know”

Ariana Grande, “Into You”

Best Art Direction

Beyoncé, “Hold Up”

Fergie, “M.I.L.F. $”

Drake, “Hotline Bling”

David Bowie, “Blackstar”

Adele, “Hello”

Best Direction

Beyoncé, “Formation”

Coldplay, “Up&Up”

Adele, “Hello”

David Bowie, “Lazarus”

Tame Impala,“The Less I Know The Better”

 

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