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Beyoncé And Justin Bieber Lead Nominations for 2016 MTV EMAs

Published: Fri 30 Sep 2016 05:25 PM
Beyoncé And Justin Bieber Lead Nominations for 2016 MTV EMAs
Best Song nominees Adele, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Lukas Graham, Mike Posner revealed in cover medley video by Spanish rising star Leroy Sanchez
2016 MTV European Music Awards Premiere on Monday, November 7th from 8am, only on MTV – SKY Channel 015
Voting for Best World Wide Act New Zealand
and Australia now open at MTVEMA.COM
The heat is on in Rotterdam this November! MTV today announced nominations for the 2016 MTV EMAs, with cultural icons Beyoncé and Justin Bieber leading the pack with five nominations each. Superstar Adele followed closely behind with four nods, alongside Best Rock nominees Coldplay, Best New Act nominee Lukas Graham and Best Male candidate Shawn Mendes. Rihanna and Drake earned three nods each, including a Best Song nomination for their hit collaboration “Work.” Adele’s record-shattering hit “Hello,” Justin Bieber’s electronic pop track “Sorry,” Lukas Graham’ssoul-pop ballad “7 Years” and the Seeb remix of Mike Posner’s dance smash “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” also earned nominations for Best Song.
The 2016 MTV EMAs will broadcast LIVE around the globe from the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands on Monday, November 7th from 8am, only on MTV - SKY Channel 015.
To celebrate a year of international artistry in a digital era that inspires creative connection between artists and fans more than ever, MTV unveiled the Best Songnominees in a vocal cover medley by Spanish rising artist/Internet sensation Leroy Sanchez.
The reveal of the video was broadcast across MTV’s digital platforms and a coalition of media partners - click here to view .
Tune into the 2016 MTV European Music Awards on Monday, November 7th from 8am, only on MTV - SKY Channel 015.
2016 MTV EMAs NOMINEES
BEST SONG
Adele - Hello
Justin Bieber - Sorry
Lukas Graham - 7 Years
Mike Posner - I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)
Rihanna ft. Drake - Work
BEST VIDEO
Beyoncé - Formation
Coldplay - Up
Kanye West - Famous
Tame Impala - The Less I Know the Better
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk - Starboy
BEST FEMALE
Adele
Beyoncé
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Sia
BEST MALE
Calvin Harris
Drake
Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd
BEST LIVE
Adele
Beyoncé
Coldplay
Green Day
Twenty One Pilots
BEST NEW
Bebe Rexha
DNCE
Lukas Graham
The Chainsmokers
Zara Larsson
BEST POP
Ariana Grande
Fifth Harmony
Justin Bieber
Rihanna
Selena Gomez
Shawn Mendes
BEST ROCK
Coldplay
Green Day
Metallica
Muse
Red Hot Chili Peppers
BEST ALTERNATIVE
Kings of Leon
Radiohead
Tame Impala
The 1975
Twenty One Pilots
BEST HIP HOP
Drake
Future
G-Eazy
Kanye West
Wiz Khalifa
BEST ELECTRONIC
Afrojack
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Martin Garrix
BEST PUSH
Alessia Cara
Anne-Marie
Bebe Rexha
Blossoms
Charlie Puth
DNCE
Dua Lipa
Elle King
Halsey
Jack Garratt
Jonas Blue
Lukas Graham
BIGGEST FANS
Ariana Grande
Beyoncé
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Shawn Mendes
BEST WORLD STAGE
Duran Duran - Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015)
Ellie Goulding - Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015)
Jess Glynne - Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)
Martin Garrix - Isle of MTV, Malta (2015)
One Republic - MTV Evolution, Philippines (2016)
Tinie Tempah - MTV Crashes, Plymouth (2015)
Tomorrowland - Belgium (2016)
Wiz Khalifa - Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)
BEST WORLDWIDE ACT AUSTRALIA
Tkay Maidza
Troy Sivan
The Veronicas
Vance Joy
Flume
BEST WORLDWIDE ACT NEW ZEALAND
Broods
Kings
MAALA
LadyHawke
Sachi

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