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Beyonce, Adele Lead Nominees for 2016 MTV Video Music Awards — Taylor Swift Snubbed!

Taylor Swift Snubbed by MTV Video Music Awards 2016 Nominations

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MTV had a blank space, but didn’t write Taylor Swift’s name!

Beyoncé and Adele are the leading nominees for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, with Bey leading all contenders with a career high 11 noms for her visual album Lemonade. The British singer is just behind her with 8 nods for her global smash 25. Also snagging multiple noms for the show — that will air live from New York’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. ET — are Drake, with 6 for his “Hotline Bling” clip, Ariana Grande (5) and Rihanna (4).

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Taylor Swift Credit: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Swift, however, received zero nominations, a surprising turn of events for the 26-year-old singer, who led the pack of honorees at last year’s ceremony with 10 nominations for “Bad Blood”.

Take a look at the nominations for each category 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 feat. Drake – “Work” (short version)

BEST MALE VIDEO

Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”
Kanye West – “Famous”
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

BEST COLLABORATION

Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom”
Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign – “Work from Home”
Ariana Grande feat. Lil Wayne – “Let Me Love You”
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”
Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work” (Short Version)

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Desiigner – “Panda”
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Chance The Rapper feat. Saba – “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 feat. 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 feat. Destiny’s Child & Brandy – “The Girl Is Mine”
Mike Posner – “I Took a Pill in Ibiza”
Afrojack – “SummerThing!”
The Chainsmokers feat. 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” (Production Designer: Jason Hougaard)
Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $” (Production Designer: Alexander Delgado)
Drake – “Hotline Bling” (Production Designer: Jeremy MacFarlane)
David Bowie – “Blackstar” (Production Designer: Jan Houllevigue)
Adele – “Hello” (Production Designer: Colombe Raby)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Beyoncé – “Formation” (Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia)
Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell – “WTF (Where They From)” (Choreographer: Hi-Hat)
Beyoncé – “Sorry” (Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell, Beyoncé Knowles Carter)
FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X” (Choreographer: FKA Twigs)
Florence + The Machine – “Delilah” (Choreographer: Holly Blakey)

BEST DIRECTION

Beyoncé – “Formation” (Director: Melina Matsoukas)
Coldplay – “Up&Up” (Director: Vania Heymann, Gal Muggia)
Adele – “Hello” (Director: Xavier Dolan)
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Director: Johan Renck)
Tame Impala – “The Less I Know the Better” (Director: Canada)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Beyoncé – “Formation” (Cinematographer: Malik Sayeed)
Adele – “Hello” (Cinematographer: André Turpin)
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Cinematographer: Crille Forsberg)
Alesso – “I Wanna Know” (Cinematographer: Corey Jennings)
Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Cinematographer: Paul Laufer)

BEST EDITING

Beyoncé – “Formation” (Editor: Jeff Selis)
Adele – “Hello” (Editor: Xavier Dolan)
Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $” (Editor: Vinnie Hobbs)
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Editor: Johan Söderberg)
Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Editor: Hannah Lux Davis)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Coldplay – “Up&Up” (VFX Editor: Vania Heymann)
FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X” (VFX Editor: Lewis Saunders, Jihoon Yoo)
Adele – “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” (VFX Editor: Sam Sneade)
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” (VFX Editor: Bryan Smaller)
Zayn – “PILLOWTALK” (VFX Editor: David Smith)

 

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Is Miley Cyrus Pregnant? Fans Freak Out

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The internet is freaking out that Miley Cyrus may be pregnant!

The singer took to Instagram to post a celebratory photo ahead of her 25th birthday and fans think she’s showing off a baby bump! What do you think? …

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Cardi B Makes Chart-Topping History Again With 3 Hits On Billboard List

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Cardi B isn’t done making money moves.

The Bronx, New York, rapper just made history by becoming the first woman to chart her first three singles in the top 10 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs list simultaneously.

For the week of Nov. 18, “Bodak Yellow” holds the No. 2 spot while “Motorsport” with Migos and Nicki Minaj debuts at No. 5, Billboard reports. Meanwhile, G-Eazy’s “No Limit,” on which Cardi and A$AP Rocky are featured, got a bump up one spot to No. 10.

The music outlet noted that Cardi is also the first artist to have three singles chart in the top 10 simultaneously since Fetty Wap in 2015. She’s also just the sixth woman to score three top 10s at any point in her career in history, following Ashanti, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Beyoncé and Rihanna.

 Cardi shared the news and thanked her supporters on Instagram Saturday.

This is just a continuation of the hip-hop artist’s winning streak. In September, she became the first female rapper in 20 years to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with no featured artists for “Bodak Yellow.”

– via HuffPost

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