Beyonce, Bieber lead 2016 MTV EMA nominations; OneRepublic’s performance in Manila nominated Best World Stage

By , on September 29, 2016


(Photo: OneRepublic's official Facebook page)
(Photo: OneRepublic’s official Facebook page)

MANILA – Beyoncé and Justin Bieber got five nominations each for the 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA), making them the lead contenders in the music awards happening this November at the Ahoy Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

MTV revealed on Wednesday the final list of nominations for the 2016 MTV EMA, which is said to be one of the biggest award shows in the world.

“Hello” singer Adele got four nominations. Three nominations each went to Coldplay, Lukas Graham, Shawn Mendes, Rihanna and Drake.

Amercan pop rock band, OneRepublic’s performance in Manila last June was nominated for the Best World Stage category. The group performed in the finale of the MTV Music Evolution that the country hosted, and was held at the Mall of Asia concert grounds.

 

Here is the complete list of nominees:

Best song

Adele – Hello

Justin Bieber – Sorry

Lukas Graham – 7 Years

Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)

Rihanna ft. Drake – Work

Best video

Beyoncé – Formation

Coldplay – Up&Up

Kanye West – Famous

Tame Impala – The Less I Know the Better

The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk – Starboy

Best female

Adele

Beyoncé

Lady Gaga

Rihanna

Sia

Best male

Calvin Harris

Drake

Justin Bieber

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd

Best live

Adele

Beyoncé

Coldplay

Green Day

twenty one pilots

Best new

Bebe Rexha

DNCE

Lukas Graham

The Chainsmokers

Zara Larsson

Best pop

Ariana Grande

Fifth Harmony

Justin Bieber

Rihanna

Selena Gomez

Shawn Mendes

Best rock

Coldplay

Green Day

Metallica

Muse

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Best alternative

Kings of Leon

Radiohead

Tame Impala

The 1975

twenty one pilots

Best hip hop

Drake

Future

G-Eazy

Kanye West

Wiz Khalifa

Best electronic

Afrojack

Calvin Harris

David Guetta

Major Lazer

Martin Garrix

Best push

Alessia Cara

Anne-Marie

Bebe Rexha

Blossoms

Charlie Puth

DNCE

Dua Lipa

Elle King

Halsey

Jack Garratt

Jonas Blue

Lukas Graham

Biggest fans

Ariana Grande

Beyoncé

Justin Bieber

Lady Gaga

Shawn Mendes

Best world stage

Duran Duran – Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015)

Ellie Goulding – Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015)

Jess Glynne – Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)

Martin Garrix – Isle of MTV, Malta (2015)

OneRepublic – MTV Evolution, Philippines (2016)

Tinie Tempah – MTV Crashes, Plymouth (2015)

Tomorrowland – Belgium (2016)

Wiz Khalifa – Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)

Best Southeast Asia act

Bunkface (Malaysia)

Dong Nhi (Vietnam)

Gentle Bones (Singapore)

Raisa (Indonesia)

Sarah Geronimo (Philippines)

Thaitanium (Thailand)

Yuna (Malaysia)

 

Voting is open until November 6.