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Justin Bieber and Beyoncé lead MTV EMAs nominations

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Justin Bieber and Beyoncé lead MTV EMAs nominations

Justin Bieber and Beyoncé lead the nominations at this year's MTV European Music Awards 2016 with each star getting five each.

The pair dominate the awards and the 'Let Me Love You' hitmaker, whose fans are known as Beliebers, and the R&B superstar, whose loyal followers are called The Beehive, will go head-to-head in the Best Fan category.

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

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

Not far behind is Adele who got four nods for Best Song for 'Hello', Best Female, Best Live and Best Local Act in the UK and Ireland.

Bieber will battle it out with Calvin Harris, Drake, Shawn Mendes and The Weeknd for Best Male, while Beyoncé has stiff competition for Best Female in the form of Adele, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Sia.

British rockers Coldplay also got four nominations.

The band - fronted by Chris Martin - will compete for Best Video for 'Up&Up' with Kanye West's 'Famous', Tame Impala's 'The Less I Know the Better' and The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk 'Starboy'.

The 'Yellow' hitmakers are also up for Best Live, Best Rock and Best Local Act in the UK and Ireland.

Rihanna and Drake have received three nominations.

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

Beyoncé 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 also compete for Best Alternative alongside Kings of Leon, Radiohead, Tame Impala and The 1975.

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

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

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)

Lukas Graham (Denmark)