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Article: #ICYMI – Check Out All Of The Nominees At This Year’s 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Including Beyonce, Drake, Justin Bieber And More!

1 Aug
Photo Credits: @MTV on Twitter

Photo Credits: @MTV on Twitter

Aside from being some of the greatest and biggest musical phenomenons on this planet, there is another thing that musicians including Beyonce, Adele, Drake, and Justin Bieber have in common. Think you can guess what it is? It is that they are all up for a nomination for “Video of the Year” at the renowned and iconic MTV Video Music Awards! The MTV Video Music Awards is making its way to Madison Square Garden for the first time ever on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 9:00 PM ET / PT.

Just recently, MTV announced its list of nominees for this year’s epic award show, and yet again MTV has amazed us with a host of spectacular nominees. It’s so hard to choose who we want to see win! Beyonce has a total of 11 nominations at this year’s event and Adele received eight nominations.

This year, MTV revealed the nominees for “Video of the Year” in an incredibly unique and interesting way. The nominees were revealed in a panoramic mural created by BD White, John Paul Ogrodnick (JPO), Damien Mitchell, Marc Evan, Resa, BKFoxx, Queen Andrea, Hektad, Giz, Such and Poem One at the First Street Green Art Park in New York’s East Village.

You can start voting for your faves to win at the MTV Video Music Awards by heading over to vma.mtv.com! MTV events always make entertainment history and are always so legendary. We know that this year’s 2016 MTV VMAs will continue to so extraordinary, awe-inspiring and filled with a lot of magnificently exciting moments that we will never forget.

Check out the full list of nominees for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards below via MTV! Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, who are YOU voting for to win at the MTV VMAs?

Follow MTV on Twitter: @MTV

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Adele – “Hello”

Director: Xavier Dolan

Beyoncé – “Formation”

Director: Melina Matsoukas

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Director: Director X

Justin Bieber – “Sorry”

Director: Parris Goebel

Kanye West – “Famous”

Director: Kanye West

 

BEST FEMALE VIDEO

Adele – “Hello”

Director: Xavier Dolan

Beyoncé – “Hold Up”

Director: Jonas Åkerlund, Beyoncé Knowles Carter

Sia – “Cheap Thrills”

Director: Sia, Daniel Askill

Ariana Grande – “Into You”

Director: Hannah Lux Davis

Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version)

Director: Director X, Tim Erem

 

BEST MALE VIDEO

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Director: Director X

Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”

Director: Alex Nazari, Cris

Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”

Director: Emil Nava

Kanye West – “Famous”

Director: Kanye West

The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

Director: Grant Singer

 

BEST COLLABORATION

Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom”

Director:  Beyoncé Knowles Carter, Kahlil Joseph

Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Work From Home”

Director: Director X

Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne – “Let Me Love You”

Director: Grant Singer

Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”

Director: Emil Nava

Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version)

Director: Director X, Tim Erem

 

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Director: Director X

Desiigner – “Panda”

Director: Paul Geusebroek

Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”

Director: Alex Nazari, Cris

Chance The Rapper featuring Saba – “Angels”

Director: Austin Vesely

2 Chainz – “Watch Out”

Director: Motion Family

 

BEST POP VIDEO

Adele – “Hello”

Director: Xavier Dolan

Beyoncé – “Formation”

Director: Melina Matsoukas

Justin Bieber – “Sorry”

Director: Parris Goebel

Alessia Cara – “Wild Things”

Director: Aaron A

Ariana Grande – “Into You”

Director: Hannah Lux Davis

 

BEST ROCK VIDEO

All Time Low – “Missing You”

Director: Patrick Tracy

Coldplay – “Adventure Of A Lifetime”

Director: Mat Whitecross

Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato – “Irresistible”

Director: Wayne Isham

twenty one pilots – “Heathens”

Director: Andrew Donoho

Panic! At The Disco – “Victorious”

Director: Brandon Dermer

 

BEST ELECTRONIC VIDEO

Calvin Harris & Disciples – “How Deep Is Your Love”

Director: Emil Nava

99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy – “The Girl Is Mine”

Director: Ludovic Zuili / Simon Bouisson

Mike Posner – “I Took A Pill In Ibiza”

Director: Jon Jon Augustavo

Afrojack ft. Mike Taylor– “SummerThing!”

Director: Sam Sneed

The Chainsmokers ft. Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”

Director: Marcus Kuhne

 

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

Presented by Taco Bell®

Bryson Tiller

Desiigner

Zara Larsson

Lukas Graham

DNCE

 

PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES

Presented by Orbit® Gum

 

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

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  1. Article: The 2016 MTV VMAs Are Soon Approaching – Here Are Some Things We’re Looking Forward To The Most At The Event! | alexisjoyvipaccess - August 10, 2016

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