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Beyoncé leads MTV VMA nominations

1 of 1 Beyonce and Jay Z's track Drunk In Love has been nominated in two VMA categories
Beyonce and Jay Z's track Drunk In Love has been nominated in two VMA categories

Beyoncé has received eight nominations for this year's MTV Video Music Awards with Eminem and Iggy Azalea racking up seven nods each.

Beyoncé's Drunk In Love Azalea's hit Fancy will go head-to-head for the Video of the Year trophy at the ceremony in LA on August 24. Sia's Chandelier, Pharrell's Happy, and Miley Cyrus' Wrecking Ball are also in contention for the top prize.

Drunk In Love has also been nominated in the Best Collaboration category for Beyoncé's work with her husband Jay Z. 

Queen Bey's other categories include Best Female, Best Video With A Social Message, Best Direction and Best Editing for Pretty Hurts, with her video for Partition nominated for Best Choreography.

Usher, Ariana Grande and 5 Seconds of Summer will perform at the star-studded VMA ceremony.

Check out our VMA playlist here. 

Full list of nominations:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – Fancy
Beyonce ft. Jay Z - Drunk in Love
Pharrell Williams - Happy
Sia - Chandelier
Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball

BEST HIP HOP:
Eminem - Bezerk
Drake ft. Majid Jordan - Hold On (We're Going Home)
Childish Gambino - 3005
Kanye West - Black Skinhead
Wiz Khalifa - We Dem Boyz

BEST MALE:
Pharrell Williams - Happy
John Legend - All of Me
Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell Williams - Sing
Sam Smith - Stay With Me
Eminem ft. Rihanna - The Monster

BEST FEMALE:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - Fancy
Beyonce - Partition
Lorde - Royals
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - Problem
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - Dark Horse

BEST POP:
Pharrell Williams - Happy
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - Fancy
Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz - Talk Dirty
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - Problem
Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc - Wake Me Up

BEST ROCK:
Imagine Dragons - Demons
Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know
The Black Keys - Fever
Lorde - Royals
Linkin Park - Until It's Gone

MTV ARTIST TO WATCH:
Sam Smith - Stay With Me
5 Seconds of Summer -She Looks So Perfect
Charli XCX - Boom Clap
Schoolboy Q - Man of the Year
Fifth Harmony - Miss Movin' On

BEST COLLABORATION:
Beyonce ft. Jay Z - Drunk in Love
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - Problem
Pitbull ft. Ke$ha - Timber
Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga - Loyal
Eminem ft. Rihanna - The Monster
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - Dark Horse

MTV CLUBLAND AWARD:
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - Turn Down for What
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams - Stay the Night
Calvin Harris - Summer
Martin Garrix - Animals
Disclosure - Grab Her!

BEST VIDEO WITH A SOCIAL MESSAGE
Angel Haze ft. Sia - Battle Cry
Avicii - Hey Brother
Beyonce - Pretty Hurts
J. Cole ft. TLC - Crooked Smile
Kelly Rowland - Dirty Laundry
David Guetta ft. Mikky Ekko - One Voice

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
30 Seconds to Mars - City of Angels
Beyonce - Pretty Hurts
Arcade Fire - Afterlife
Gesaffelstein - Hate or Glory
Lana Del Rey - West Coast

BEST EDITING
Eminem - Rap God
MGMT - Your Life is a Lie
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams - Stay the Night
Beyonce - Pretty Hurts
Fitz and the Tantrums - The Walker

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Sia - Chandelier
Beyonce - Partition
Usher - Good Kisser
Michael Jackson ft. Justin Timberlake - Love Never Felt So Good
Jason Derulo ft. 2Chainz - Talk Dirty
Kiesza - Hideaway

BEST DIRECTION
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - Turn Down for What
OK Go - The Writing's On the Wall
Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball
Beyonce - Pretty Hurts
Eminem ft. Rihanna - The Monster

BEST ART DIRECTION
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - Turn Down for What
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - Fancy
Eminem - Rap God
Arcade Fire - Reflektor
Tyler, The Creator - Tamale

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - Turn Down for What
OK Go - The Writing's On the Wall
Disclosure - Grab Her!
Eminem - Rap God
Jack White - Lazaretto

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