9.27.2016

Beyoncé, Justin Bieber Lead MTV EMA Nominations

Queen Bey and JB reign supreme at the MTV EMA.

Beyoncé and Justin Bieber lead the nominees at this year’s celebration with five nods each.

That’s not all. Adele, Coldplay, Shawn Mendes, and Lukas Graham follow closely behind with four nominations, while the power couple of Drake and Rihanna nab three apiece.

Bey, Adele, and RiRi are all up for Best Female along with Sia and Lady Gaga. Meanwhile, Drizzy, Biebs, and Mendes will duke it out for Best Male alongside The Weeknd and Calvin Harris.

The Best Hip-Hop category is packed with stars too, including the 6 God, Future, G-Eazy, Wiz Khalifa, and Kanye West.

This year’s EMA will air live from the Rotterdam Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands on Sunday, Nov. 6. See a full list of nominees below (via Billboard).

MTV EMA 2016 Nominees

Best Song
Adele – “Hello”

Justin Bieber – “Sorry”

Lukas Graham – “7 Years”

Mike Posner – “I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)”

Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”

Best Video
Beyoncé – “Formation”
Coldplay – “Up&Up”
Kanye West – “Famous”
Tame Impala – “The Less I Know the Better”
The Weeknd feat. 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)