The Weeknd Gets MTV EMA 'Best Video’ Nomination, But His Video Isn’t Out Yet

27 September 2016, 16:43

The Weeknd Starboy Single

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:

What is going on?!

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.

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