MTV announced the nominees for the network's upcoming 2016 MTV Video Music Awards today (July 26) via Facebook Live. Beyonce leads the nominations with an impressive total of 11, while Adele trails just behind her with eight nods.

The highly coveted award for Video of the Year is fraught with competition this year, as some of music's biggest stars -- Adele, Beyonce, Drake, Justin Bieber and Kanye West -- will go head-to-head for the honor.

Other artists nominated include The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Sia, Rihanna and the late David Bowie, who received four posthumous nominations.

Check out the full list of nominations below and head over to MTV's official site to vote for your faves. Be sure to tune in when the MTV Video Music Awards air on August 28.

Video of the Year
Adele, “Hello”
Beyonce, “Formation”
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
Justin Bieber, “Sorry”
Kanye West, “Famous”

Best Female Video
Adele, "Hello"
Ariana Grande, "Into You"
Beyonce, "Hold Up"
Rihanna, "Work"
Sia, "Cheap Thrills”

Best Male Video
Bryson Tiller, "Don't"
Calvin Harris, "This Is What you Came For"
Drake, "Hotline Bling"
Kanye, "Famous"
The Weeknd, "Can't Feel My Face"

Best New Artist
Bryson Tiller
Lukas Graham
Zara Larsson

Breakthrough Long Form Video
Beyonce, "Lemonade"
Chris Brown, "Royalty"
Florence and the Machine, "The Odyssey"
Bieber, "Purpose"
Troye Sivan, "Blue Neighborhood Trilogy"

Best Collaboration
Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar, “Freedom”
Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign, “Work From Home”
Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne, “Let Me Love You”
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna, “This Is What You Came For”
Rihanna ft. Drake, “Work” (short version)

Best Hip Hop Video
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
Desiigner, “Panda”
Bryson Tiller, “Don’t”
Chance The Rapper featuring Saba, “Angels”
2 Chainz, “Watch Out”

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 ft. Demi Lovato, “Irresistible”
twenty one pilots, “Heathens”
Panic! At The Disco, “Victorious”

Best Electronic Video
Calvin Harris & Disciples, “How Deep Is Your Love”
99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy, “The Girl Is Mine”
Mike Posner, “I Took A Pill In Ibiza”
Afrojack, “SummerThing!”
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”

Best Art Direction
Beyoncé, “Hold Up”
Production Designer: Jason Hougaard
Fergie, “M.I.L.F. $”
Production Designer: Alexander Delgado
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
Production Designer: Jeremy MacFarlane
David Bowie, “Blackstar”
Production Designer: Jan Houllevigue
Adele, “Hello”
Production Designer: Colombe Raby

Best Choreographer
Beyoncé, “Formation”
Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell, “WTF (Where They From)”
Beyoncé, “Sorry”
FKA Twigs, “M3LL155X”
Florence + The Machine, “Delilah”

Best Direction
Beyoncé, “Formation”
Coldplay, “Up&Up”
Adele, “Hello”
David Bowie, “Lazarus”
Tame Impala, “The Less I Know The Better”

Best Cinematography
Beyoncé, “Formation”
Adele, “Hello”
David Bowie, “Lazarus”
Alesso, “I Wanna Know”
Ariana Grande, “Into You”

Best Editing
Beyoncé, “Format
Adele, “Hello”
Fergie, “M.I.L.F. $”
David Bowie, “Lazarus”
Ariana Grande, “Into You”

Best Visual Effects
Coldplay, “Up&Up”
FKA Twigs, “M3LL155X”
Adele, “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

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