MTV Video Music Awards 2016
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Music lovers across the globe must mark their calendars to watch their favourite music icons perform at the MTV Video Music Awards 2016. The star-studded event will kick off at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday.

Barbadian singer Rihanna will entertain her fans with a special performance, while Pop Princess Britney Spears will be setting the stage on fire with her latest single "Make Me" from the album "Glory".

Other celebrities to perform at MTV Video Music Awards 2016 include, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Future and Nick Jones. Emerging reports also suggest that Beyonce and Kanye West are also likely to perform during the award night.

Grammy Award winner Rihanna will also be honoured with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. According to a report by Entertainment Tonight, the award will be presented to her by American singer Barbra Streisand and rapper Frank Ocean.

The event will begin with red carpet arrivals followed by a pre-show, which will be hosted by DJ Khaled in collaboration with Charlemagne Tha God and Lizzo. MTV is yet to announce the official host for the show and several reports suggest that it could be a host-less event.

In order to watch MTV VMA Awards 2016 live from Madison Square Garden, music lovers can book the tickets here. The award night will also be live streamed at from 7 pm on Aug. 28.

Here is the Full List of Nominees for MTV VMA 2016:

Video of the Year

  • Adele: Hello
  • Beyoncé: Formation
  • Justin Bieber: Sorry
  • Drake: Hotline Bling
  • Kanye West: Famous

Best Male Video

  • Drake: Hotline Bling
  • Calvin Harris (featuring Rihanna): This Is What You Came For
  • Bryson Tiller: Don't
  • The Weeknd: Can't Feel My Face
  • Kanye West: Famous

Best Female Video

  • Adele: Hello
  • Beyoncé: Hold Up
  • Ariana Grande: Into You
  • Rihanna (featuring Drake): Work
  • Sia: Cheap Thrills

Best New Artist

  • Desiigner
  • DNCE
  • Zara Larsson
  • Lukas Graham
  • Bryson Tiller

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 (featuring Demi Lovato): Irresistible
  • Panic! at the Disco: Victorious
  • Twenty One Pilots: Heathens

Best Hip-Hop Video

  • 2 Chainz: Watch Out
  • Chance the Rapper (featuring Saba): Angels
  • Desiigner: Panda
  • Drake: Hotline Bling
  • Bryson Tiller: Don't

Best Electronic Video

  • 99 Souls (featuring Destiny's Child and Brandy): The Girl Is Mine
  • Afrojack: SummerThing!
  • The Chainsmokers (featuring Daya): Don't Let Me Down
  • Calvin Harris and Disciples: How Deep Is Your Love
  • Mike Posner: I Took a Pill in Ibiza

Best Collaboration Video

  • Beyoncé (featuring Kendrick Lamar): Freedom
  • Fifth Harmony (featuring Ty Dolla Sign): Work from Home
  • Ariana Grande (featuring Lil Wayne): Let Me Love You
  • Calvin Harris (featuring Rihanna): This Is What You Came For
  • Rihanna (featuring Drake): Work

Breakthrough Long Form Video

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

Best Direction

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

Best Choreography

  • Beyoncé: Formation (Choreographers: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight and Dana Foglia)
  • Beyoncé: Sorry (Choreographers: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell & Beyoncé Knowles Carter)
  • Missy Elliott (featuring Pharrell): WTF (Where They From) (Choreographer: Hi-Hat)
  • FKA Twigs: M3LL155X (Choreographer: Aaron Sillis, Benjamin Milan, Kenrick Sandy and FKA Twigs)
  • Florence + The Machine: Delilah (Choreographer: Holly Blakey)

Best Visual Effects

  • Adele: Send My Love (To Your New Lover) (Visual Effects: Jonathan Box and MPC)
  • Coldplay: Up&Up (Visual Effects: Vania Heymann and GloriaFX)
  • FKA Twigs: M3LL155X (Visual Effects: Lewis Saunders and Jihoon Yoo)
  • The Weeknd: Can't Feel My Face (Visual Effects: Louis Mackall and T.J. Burke)
  • Zayn: Pillowtalk (Visual Effects: David Smith)

Best Art Direction

Adele: Hello (Art Director: Colombe Raby)

Beyoncé: Hold Up (Art Director: Jason Hougaard)

David Bowie: Blackstar (Art Director: Jan Houllevigue)

Drake: Hotline Bling (Art Director: Jeremy MacFarlane)

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Best Editing

Adele: Hello (Editor: Xavier Dolan)

Beyoncé: Formation (Editor: Jeff Selis)

David Bowie: Lazarus (Editor: Johan Söderberg)

Fergie: M.I.L.F. $ (Editor: Vinnie Hobbs)

Ariana Grande: Into You (Editor: Hannah Lux Davis)

Best Cinematography

Adele: Hello (Director of Photography: André Turpin)

Alesso: I Wanna Know (Director of Photography: Corey Jennings)

Beyoncé: Formation (Director of Photography: Malik Sayeed)

David Bowie: Lazarus (Director of Photography: Crille Forsberg)

Ariana Grande: Into You (Director of Photography: Paul Laufer)

Song of Summer

The Chainsmokers (featuring Halsey): Closer

Drake (featuring Kyla and Wizkid): One Dance

Fifth Harmony (featuring Fetty Wap): All in My Head (Flex)

Selena Gomez: Kill Em with Kindness

Calvin Harris (featuring Rihanna): This Is What You Came For

Nick Jonas (featuring Ty Dolla Sign): Bacon

Kent Jones: Don't Mind

Major Lazer (featuring Justin Bieber and MØ): Cold Water

Sia: Cheap Thrills

Justin Timberlake: Can't Stop the Feeling!