- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - Nominees for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards , to air live on MTV from Madison Square Garden in New York on Aug. 28, were announced Tuesday. The nominees are:

- Video of the year: Adele, “Hello”; Beyonce, “Formation”; Drake, “Hotline Bling”; Justin Bieber, “Sorry”; Kanye West, “Famous.”

- Best female video: Adele, “Hello”; Beyoncé, “Hold Up”; Sia, “Cheap Thrills”; Ariana Grande, “Into You”; Rihanna featuring Drake, “Work.”

- Best male video: Drake, “Hotline Bling”; Bryson Tiller, “Don’t”; Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna, “This Is What You Came For”; Kanye West, “Famous”; The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face.”

- Best new artist: Bryson Tiller; Desiigner; Zara Larsson; Lukas Graham; DNCE.



- Best pop video: Adele, “Hello”; Beyonce, “Formation”; Justin Bieber, “Sorry”; Alessia Cara, “Wild Things”; Ariana Grande, “Into You.”

- Best hip hop video: Drake, “Hotline Bling”; Desiigner, “Panda”; Bryson Tiller, “Don’t”; Chance the Rapper featuring Saba, “Angels”; 2 Chainz, “Watch Out.”

- Best rock video: All Time Low, “Missing You”; Coldplay, “Adventure of a Lifetime”; Fall Out Boy featuring Demi Lovato, “Irresistible”; twenty one pilots, “Heathens”; Panic! at the Disco, “Victorious.”

- Best electronic video: Calvin Harris & Disciples, “How Deep Is Your Love”; 99 Souls featuring Destiny’s Child and Brandy, “The Girl Is Mine”; Mike Posner, “I Took A Pill In Ibiza”; Afrojack, “SummerThing!”; The Chainsmokers featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down.”

- Best collaboration: Beyonce featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Freedom”; Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign, “Work from Home”; Ariana Grande featuring Lil Wayne, “Let Me Love You”; Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna, “This Is What You Came For”; Rihanna featuring Drake, “Work.”

- Breakthrough long form video: Florence + the Machine, “The Odyssey”; Beyonce, “Lemonade”; Justin Bieber, “PURPOSE: The Movement”; Chris Brown, “Royalty”; Troye Sivan, “Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy.”

- Best art direction: Beyonce, “Hold Up”; Fergie, “M.I.L.F. $”; Drake, “Hotline Bling”; David Bowie, “Blackstar”; Adele, “Hello.”

- Best choreography: Beyonce, “Formation”; Missy Elliott featuring Pharrell, “WTF (Where They From)”; Beyonce, “Sorry”; FKA Twigs, “M3LL155X”; Florence + the Machine, “Delilah.”

- Best direction: Beyonce, “Formation”; Coldplay, “Up&Up;”; Adele, “Hello”; David Bowie, “Lazarus”; Tame Impala, “The Less I Know the Better.”

- Best cinematography: Beyonce, “Formation”; Adele, “Hello”; David Bowie, “Lazarus”; Alesso, “I Wanna Know”; Ariana Grande, “Into You.”

- Best editing: Beyonce, “Formation”; Adele, “Hello”; Fergie, “M.I.L.F. $”; David Bowie, “Lazarus”; Ariana Grande, “Into You.”

- Best visual effects: Coldplay, “Up&Up;”; FKA Twigs, “M3LL155X”; Adele, “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”; The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”; Zayn, “PILLOWTALK.”

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