Full Nominations List For MTV Video Music Awards Is Released: Who got Love and Who got Snubbed?

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It’s that time of the year again when music fans of every genre get hyped for one of the biggest music ceremonies of the year, the MTV VMA’s! We can always expect some amazing performances, controversial moments and prestigious awards to be handed out at the event.

The full list of this year’s nominations and the categories has been released. Beyoncé, Eminem and Iggy Azalea all lead this year’s number of nominations, closely followed by the likes of Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry. Check out each category and the nominees below!

Video of the Year
Beyoncé ft. Jay Z – “Drunk In Love”
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
Miley Cyrus – “Wrecking Ball”
Pharrell Williams – “Happy”
Sia – “Chandelier”

Best Hip Hop Video
Childish Gambino – “3005”
Drake ft. Majid Jordan – “Hold On (We’re Going Home)”
Eminem – “Berzerk”
Kanye West – “Black Skinhead”
Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz”

Best Male Video
Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell Williams – “Sing”
Eminem ft. Rihanna – “The Monster”
John Legend – “All Of Me”
Pharrell Williams – “Happy”
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”

Best Female Video
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea – “Problem”
Beyoncé – “Partition”
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J – “Dark Horse”
Lorde – “Royals”

Best Pop Video
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea – “Problem”
Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc – “Wake Me Up”
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz – “Talk Dirty”
Pharrell Williams – “Happy”

Best Rock Video
Arctic Monkeys – “Do I Wanna Know?”
Black Keys – “Fever”
Imagine Dragons – “Demons”
Linkin Park – “Until It’s Gone”
Lorde – “Royals”

Artist To Watch (Presented by Taco Bell)
5 Seconds of Summer – “She Looks So Perfect”
Charli XCX – “Boom Clap”
Fifth Harmony – “Miss Movin’ On”
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
Schoolboy Q – “Man of the Year”

Best Collaboration
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea – “Problem”
Beyoncé ft. Jay Z – “Drunk In Love”
Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”
Eminem ft. Rihanna – “The Monster”
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J – “Dark Horse”
Pitbull ft. Kesha – “Timber”

MTV Clubland Award
Calvin Harris – “Summer”
Disclosure – “Grab Her!”
DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What”
Martin Garrix – “Animals”
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams – “Stay The Night”

Best Video With A Social Message
Angel Haze ft. Sia – “Battle Cry”
Avicii ft. Dan Tyminski – “Hey Brother”
Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts”
David Guetta – “One Voice”
J. Cole – “Crooked Smile”
Kelly Rowland – “Dirty Laundry”

Best Cinematography
30 Seconds to Mars – “City Of Angels”
Arcade Fire – “Afterlife”
Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts”
Gesaffelstein – “Hate Or Glory”
Lana Del Rey – “West Coast”

Best Editing
Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts”
Eminem – “Rap God”
Fitz and the Tantrums – “The Walker”
MGMT – “Your Life Is A Lie”
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams – “Stay The Night”

Best Choreography
Beyoncé – “Partition”
Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz – “Talk Dirty”
Kiesza – “Hideaway”
Michael Jackson ft. Justin Timberlake – “Love Never Felt So Good”
Sia – “Chandelier”
Usher – “Good Kisser”

Best Direction
Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts”
DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What”
Eminem ft. Rihanna – “The Monster”
Miley Cyrus – “Wrecking Ball”
OK Go – “The Writing’s On The Wall”

Best Art Direction
Arcade Fire – “Reflektor”
DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What”
Eminem – “Rap God”
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
Tyler, the Creator – “Tamale”

Best Visual Effects
Disclosure – “Grab Her!”
DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What”
Eminem – “Rap God”
Jack White – “Lazaretto”
OK Go – “The Writing’s On The Wall”

Who are you rooting for this year? Who would you like to see perform? Let us know in the comments below! The MTV VMAs 2014 will take place on Sunday, August 24 at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

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