Beyoncé and Justin Bieber lead 2016 MTV EMA nominations

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The heat is on in Rotterdam this November! MTV have announced the 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 MendesRihanna 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’s soul-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 Song nominees 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&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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