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MTV VMAs 2016 : Kanye West Famous Nominated Checkout The Full Nominees!

Music, technology and art combined on Tuesday as the 2016 MTV Video Music Award nominations were unveiled via Facebook Live, while the nominees for the Video of the Year category were painted on a panoramic mural in New York’s East Village. Beyoncé racked up a personal best of 11 nominations, the most number of nominations at the awards; landing a spot in the Video of the Year category with Formation. Coming behind her is British star, Adele who got eight nominations, seven of them from are for the video of her 25 hit – Hello – which also makes the cut for the Video of the Year category. Talking about the Video of the Year, one shocking nominee was Kanye West for the highly controversial video for Famous. The MTV VMAs is to hold at the Madison Square Garden on Sunday, August 28 2016. 

Here is the full list of nominations.

 Video of the Year

 Adele – Hello Beyoncé – Formation 

Drake – Hotline Bling 

Justin Bieber – Sorry 

Kanye West – Famous 
Best Female Video

 Adele – Hello 

Beyoncé – Hold Up

 Sia – Cheap Thrills 

Ariana Grande – Into You

 Rihanna ft. Drake – Work (short version) 

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 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 ft. Saba – Angels 

2 Chainz – Watch Out 

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 New Artist 

 Bryson Tiller Desiigner 

Zara Larsson 

Lukas Graham DNCE 

 Professional Categories 

 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 – Pillow talk (VFX Editor: David Smith)

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