Justin Bieber Leads MTV EMA Nominations

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Justin Bieber's year keeps getting better and better. He and Beyoncé, whose year hasn't been too shabby either, have each racked up five nominations for this year's MTV Europe Music Awards. The pop icons lead the way with the most nominations for the awards which were announced this morning. Beliebers will even go head-to-head against the Beyhive as they're both nominated in the Biggest Fans category. Adele, Rihanna and Coldplay bagged four nominations each, closely followed by Drake, Shawn Mendes and Lukas Graham with three. Bieber is nominated for Best Song, Best Male, Best Pop, Biggest Fans and Best Local Act; while Beyoncé is up for Best Video for Formation, Best Female, Best Live Act, Best Look and Biggest Fans. Up against Beyoncé in the Best Female category are Rihanna, Sia and Lady Gaga; and Bieber will face Calvin Harris, Drake, Shawn Mendes and The Weeknd for the Best Male award. National treasure Adele is nominated for Best Song for "Hello", Best Female, Best UK and Ireland Act and Best Live Act. Battling Adele for the Best UK and Ireland Act award are Coldplay, Little Mix, Years & Years and Zayn Malik. Nominated for this year's newbie award, Best New Act, are Bebe Rexha, DNCE, Lukas Graham, The Chainsmokers and Zara Larsson. Will Beyoncé manage to replicate her success at the MTV VMAs, where she racked up an unprecedented 24 wins? Or will Bieber knock her off her perch? The winners will be announced on the 6th of November in Rotterdam.
See the full list of nominees 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

Adeleé
Beyonc
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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