Beyonce & Justin Bieber Lead MTV EMAs Nominations

MTV EMAs nominationsThe heat is on in Rotterdam this November! MTV 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’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 around the globe from the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands on Sunday, November 6 and will air in the U.S. at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

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 LOCAL ACT

Voting is open now at mtvema.com, including the Best U.S. Act local voting category, for which wildcard nominee, Charlie Puth, has been chosen by fans via social vote. Additional nominees include Ariana Grande, Beyoncé, Kanye West and twenty one pilots. 

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