MTV EMA Nominations 2016: Beyonce, Drake, Rihanna All Receive Nods

See the full nominations list.

Beyonce performing on stage

The nominations for the 2016 EMA’s have been announced! 

Beyonce and Justin Bieber lead the pack with five nominations each, while Rihanna, Adele and Coldplay closely follow behind. 

Queen Bey has been nominated in categories including Best Female, Best Video, Best Live Act and Biggest Fans.

Interestingly, The Weeknd has also been nominated for Best Video for his new single ‘Starboy’ although it hasn’t even been released yet!

The 2016 MTV EMAs will broadcast live across the globe on Sunday, 4th November at 8pm GMT.

See the full nominations list below. 

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 Look

Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Beyonce
Sia
Bebe Rexha                     

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 UK & IRELAND ACT

Adele
Coldplay
Little Mix
Zayn
Years & Years

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