Beyoncé, Adele Dominate the 2016 VMA Nominations

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Last year, the MTV Video Music Awards catalyzed the pre-show Taylor Swift–Nicki Minaj Twitter dustup that resulted in some “Will they have beef at the show?!” drama. Then, during the ceremony, Nicki mixed it up again, this time with host Miley Cyrus, who did some mouthing off about her in the lead up to the telecast. And our lives were forever changed by “What’s good, Miley??” What celebrity scrapes, real and manufactured alike, will power this year’s VMAs? Check out the list of nominees below and start placing your bets.

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”

2 Chainz: “Watch Out”

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: “Angels”

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]: “Irresistable”

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 and the Machine: The Odyssey


Beyoncé: Lemonade


Justin Bieber: PURPOSE: The Movement


Chris Brown: Royalty

Troye Sivan: Blue Neighborhood Trilogy

Best New Artist:

Bryson Tiller

Desiigner

Zara Larsson

Lukas Graham

DNCE

Best Art Direction:

Beyoncé: “Hold Up”

Fergie: “M.I.L.F.$”

Drake: “Hotline Bling”

David Bowie: “Blackstar”

Adele: “Hello”

Best Choreography:

Beyoncé: “Formation”

Missy Elliott [ft. Pharrell]: “WTF (Where They From)”

Beyoncé: “Sorry”

FKA twigs: “M3LL155X”

Florence and the Machine: “Delilah”

Best Direction:

Beyoncé: “Formation”

Coldplay: “Up&Up”

Adele: “Hello”

David Bowie: “Lazarus”

Tame Impala: “The Less I Know the Better”

Best Cinematography:

Beyoncé: “Formation”

Adele: “Hello”

David Bowie: “Lazarus”

Alesso: “I Wanna Know”

Ariana Grande: “Into You”

Best Editing:

Beyoncé: “Formation”

Adele: “Hello”

Fergie: “M.I.L.F.$”

David Bowie: “Lazarus”

Ariana Grande: “Into You”

Best Visual Effects:

Coldplay: “Up&Up”

FKA twigs: “M3LL155X”

Adele: “Send My Love (to Your New Lover)”

The Weeknd: “Can’t Feel My Face”

Zayn: “PILLOWTALK”