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The 2016 MTV Video Music Award Nominees Are Announced!

Posted on July 28, 2016

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One of the biggest video music award shows is right around the corner; yes, we’re talking about the MTV VMAs! First order of excitement? The nominations 🙂

Congrats to Drake, The Weeknd, and Ariana Grande for their multiple nominations, which come as no surprise! Along with these three amazing artists, are so many more Universal Music artists with MTV VMA nominations. Check them out:

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Justin Bieber – “Sorry”

Kanye West – “Famous”

 

BEST FEMALE VIDEO

Ariana Grande – “Into You”

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

 

BEST MALE VIDEO

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

Kanye West – “Famous”

 

BEST COLLABORATION

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

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

 

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Desiigner – “Panda”

2 Chainz – “Watch Out”

 

BEST POP VIDEO

Ariana Grande – “Into You”

Justin Bieber – “Sorry”

Alessia Cara – “Wild Things”

 

BREAKTHROUGH LONG FORM VIDEO

Florence + The Machine – The Odyssey

Justin Bieber – PURPOSE: The Movement

Troye Sivan – Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

 

BEST NEW ARTIST

DNCE

Desiigner

 

BEST ART DIRECTION

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $”

 

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Florence + The Machine – “Delilah”

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Ariana Grande – “Into You”

Alesso – “I Wanna Know”

 

BEST EDITING

Ariana Grande – “Into You”

Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $”

 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

 

Congrats to all the nominees — we can’t wait to see who takes home a moon man! Tune in to the MTV Video Music Awards, on August 28th!

Check out the official 2016 MTV VMAs nominations list here!


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