Ladies Score Big as Nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards Are Announced

Adele and Beyoncé earn a combined 19 nods at this year's awards

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Looks like it’s going to be ladies night at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Nominations have been announced for the 2016 awards and if you didn’t already guess, Beyoncé and Adele rule supreme.

Beyoncé earned a career-best 11 nominations for videos from her visual album Lemonade, while Adele scored eight nominations, including seven for her record-shattering hit “Hello.”

Other nominees include:

Video of the Year

Best Female Video

Best Male Video

  • ”Hotline Bling” – Drake
  • ”Don’t” – Bryson Tiller
  • ”This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris ft.Rihanna
  • ”Famous” –Kanye West
  • ”Can’t Feel My Face” – The Weeknd

Best Collaboration

  • ”Freedom” –Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar
  • ”Work From Home” – Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign
  • ”Let Me Love You ” – Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne
  • ”This Is What You Came For – Calvin Harris ft.Rihanna
  • ”Work” –Rihanna ft. Drake

Best Hip Hop Video

  • ”Hotline Bling” – Drake
  • ”Panda” – Desiigner
  • ”Don’t” – Bryson Tiller
  • ”Angels ” – Chance the Rapper ft. Saba
  • ”Watch Out ” – 2 Chainz

Best Pop Video

  • ”Hello” –Adele
  • ”Formation” –Beyoncé
  • ”Sorry” –Justin Bieber
  • ”Wild Things” – Alessia Cara
  • ”Into You” – Ariana Grande

Best Rock Video

  • ”Missing You” – All Time Low
  • ”Adventure Of A Lifetime” – Coldplay
  • ”Irresistible” – Fall Out Boy ft.Demi Lovato
  • ”Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots
  • ”Victorious” – Panic! At The Disco

Best Electronic Video

  • ”How Deep Is Your Love” – Calvin Harris & Disciples
  • ”The Girl Is Mine” – 99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy
  • ”I Took A Pill In Ibiza” – Mike Posner
  • ”SummerThing!” – Afrojack
  • ”Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers ft. Daya

Breakthrough Long Form Video

The Odyssey – Florence + The Machine
PURPOSE: The MovementJustin Bieber
RoyaltyChris Brown
Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy – Troye Sivan

Best New Artist

  • Bryson Tiller
  • Desiigner
  • Zara Larsson
  • Lukas Graham
  • DNCE

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards air live on Sunday, Aug. 28 from New York’s Madison Square Garden at 9 p.m. ET on MTV.

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