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Beyonce and Adele Dominate the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations -- See the Full List

by Antoinette Bueno 11:16 AM PDT, July 26, 2016
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Looks like the MTV Video Music Awards this year will be a ladies night.

The 2016 VMA nominations were announced on Tuesday in New York's East Village and Beyonce leads the pack, earning a career-best 11 nominations. Beyonce is nominated for both "Formation" and "Hold Up" off her visual album, Lemonade, and is up for the biggest awards of the night, including "Video of the Year" and "Best Female Video."

Though Beyonce will be facing stiff competition from Adele, who picked up seven nominations for "Hello," and one for "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)."

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Of course, Drake's endlessly memed "Hotline Bling" is also well represented in the nominations, as well as Kanye West's controversial "Famous." Both artists are up for "Video of the Year," alongside Justin Bieber's "Sorry."

Beginning on Tuesday, fans can vote for their favorites in VMA categories including "Video of The Year," "Best Male Video," "Best Female Video," new category "Best Long Form Video," and more by visiting vma.mtv.com.

The 2016 VMAs will air live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, August 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, with the pre-show starting at 8 p.m.

Check out the full list of nominees below:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR:

Adele – "Hello"
Beyoncé – "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 ft. Drake – "Work" (short version)

BEST MALE VIDEO:

Drake – "Hotline Bling"
Bryson Tiller – "Don't"
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – "This Is What You Came For"
Kanye West – "Famous"
The Weeknd – "Can't Feel My Face"

BEST COLLABORATION:

Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – "Freedom"
Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – "Work From Home"
Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne – "Let Me Love You"
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – "This Is What You Came For"
Rihanna ft. Drake – "Work" (short version)

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO:

Drake – "Hotline Bling"
Desiigner – "Panda"
Bryson Tiller – "Don't"
Chance The Rapper – "Angels"
2 Chainz – "Watch Out"

BEST POP VIDEO:

Adele – "Hello"
Beyoncé – "Formation"
Justin Bieber – "Sorry"
Alessia Cara – "Wild Things"
Ariana Grande – "Into You"

BEST ROCK VIDEO:

All Time Low – "Missing You"
Coldplay – "Adventure Of A Lifetime"
Fall Out Boy ft. 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 ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy – "The Girl Is Mine"
Mike Posner – "I Took A Pill In Ibiza"
Afrojack – "SummerThing!"
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya – "Don't Let Me Down"

BREAKTHROUGH LONG FORM VIDEO:

Florence + The Machine – The Odyssey
Beyoncé – Lemonade
Justin Bieber – PURPOSE: The Movement
Chris Brown – Royalty
Troye Sivan – Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

BEST NEW ARTIST:

Bryson Tiller
Desiigner
Zara Larsson
Lukas Graham
DNCE

BEST ART DIRECTION:

Beyoncé – "Hold Up"
Fergie – "M.I.L.F. $"
Drake – "Hotline Bling"
David Bowie – "Blackstar"
Adele – "Hello"

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY:

Beyoncé – "Formation"
Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell – "WTF (Where They From)"
Beyoncé – "Sorry"
FKA Twigs – "M3LL155X"
Florence + The Machine – "Delilah"

BEST DIRECTION:

Beyoncé – "Formation"
Coldplay – "Up&Up"
Adele – "Hello"
David Bowie – "Lazarus"
Tame Impala – "The Less I Know The Better"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:

Beyoncé – "Formation"
Adele – "Hello"
David Bowie – "Lazarus"
Alesso – "I Wanna Know"
Ariana Grande – "Into You"

BEST EDITING:

Beyoncé – "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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Watch the video below to relive last year's most talked-about moment of the night -- Nicki Minaj throwing epic shade at Miley Cyrus during her acceptance speech.

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