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27 September 2016, 16:43
Is 'Starboy' really the best video of the year?
The Weeknd’s ‘Starboy’ video has officially been nominated for an MTV EMA award this year, despite not even being released.
The Canadian singer, who recently made his highly-anticipated comeback, will compete for the prestigious award alongside Beyonce, Kanye West and more.
Check out the full list of nominees for this year’s ‘Best Video’ category below:
Beyoncé - 'Formation'
Coldplay - 'Up&Up'
Kanye West - 'Famous'
Tame Impala - 'The Less I Know the Better'
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk - 'Starboy'
According to MTV, the winners for each category are voted for by fans. However at the time of publishing, there is currently no video to vote for.
Soon after the nominees were announced, fans picked up on the mysterious decision:
The Weeknd's new song Starboy has been nominated for the MTV EMA for Best Video which would all be good BUT IT DOESN'T EVEN HAVE A VIDEO YET— Howell Davies (@HOWELLDAVIES) September 27, 2016
Lmfao why is The Weeknd's Starboy nominated for EMAs Best Video when it hasn't even been released? What a mess— JUANNA (@HausOfLeos) September 27, 2016
How the hell is the Weeknd' starboy nominated for video of the year st the EMAs ?? Is the video even out yet? @MTV— Kadeem (@deemxreckless) September 27, 2016
The 2016 MTV EMAs will broadcast live across the globe on Sunday, 4th November at 8pm GMT.
Check out the full list of nominations here.