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Adele and Coldplay represent Brits at MTV EMAs

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Adele and Coldplay represent Brits at MTV EMAs

Adele and Coldplay lead the British nominations at the MTV European Music Awards 2016.

The 28-year-old singer is up for Best Song for 'Hello', Best Female, Best Live and Best Local Act in the UK and Ireland.

While the 'Hymn For The Weekend' hitmakers are up for Best Live, Best Video for 'Up&Up', Best Rock and Best Local Act in the UK and Ireland.

Pop trio Years & Years have already been chosen as the receivers of the Best UK and Ireland Act, which saw them nominated against Adele, Coldplay, Little Mix and Zayn Malik.

And Scottish DJ Calvin Harris has received a nod for Best Male.

In the Best Push list British rockers Blossoms, Jack Garratt and Anne-Marie will go up against international acts Bebe Rexha, Charlie Puth, Alessia Cara, DNCE, Dua Lipa, Elle King, Halsey, Jonas Blue and Lukas Graham.

Duran Duran, Ellie Goulding, Jess Glynne and Tinie Tempah will also battle it out for BEST WORLD STAGE .

The artists with the biggest nominations are Justin Bieber and Beyonce, who will go head to head in the Best Fan category.

The 22-year-old pop hunk is also up for Best Song for 'Sorry', Best Male and Best Local Act in Canada.

The 'Lemonade' singer is up for Best Video for her comeback single 'Formation', Best Female, Best Live and Best Local Act [US].

Bieber will battle it out with Calvin Harris, Drake, Shawn Mendes and The Weeknd for Best Male.

While Beyonce has stiff competition for Best Female in the form of Adele, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Sia.

Rihanna and Drake have received three nominations in total.

The 'Love On The Brain' hitmaker and 'Hotline Bling' rapper received a nod each for their song 'Work'.

The Bajan beauty will also compete for Best Female and Best Pop while the 29-year-old star is up for Best Male and Best Hip Hop.

Green Day and twenty one pilots will battle it out with Adele, Beyonce and Coldplay for Best Live.

And this year features the hottest Best New Artist category to date, with Bebe Rexha, DNCE, Lukas Graham, The Chainsmokers and Zara Larsson all up for gongs.

Best Pop also sees Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony, Selena Gomez and Shawn Mendes nominated.

Best Rock contenders also include Green Day, Metallica,

Muse and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Twenty one pilots will also compete for Best Alternative alongside Kings of Leon, Radiohead, Tame Impala and The 1975.

And Best Hip Hop sees Future, G-Eazy ad Wiz Khalifa up against Kanye West.

The winners will be revealed at a star-studded ceremony at Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands on November 6.

The MTV European Music Awards 2016 nominations are as follows:

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)

One Republic - MTV Evolution, Philippines (2016)

Tinie Tempah - MTV Crashes, Plymouth (2015)

Tomorrowland - Belgium (2016)

Wiz Khalifa - Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)

BEST LOCAL ACT

Beyoncé (US), Adele (UK & Ireland), Coldplay (UK & Ireland), Justin Bieber (Canada), Shawn Mendes (Canada) and Lukas Graham (Denmark) are among those nominated for their respective home regions.

The 2016 EMA Best UK and Ireland Act nominees are:

Adele

Coldplay

Little Mix

Zayn