MTV Video Music Awards 2014 Nominations Announced: Beyonce, Iggy Azalea, Eminem Lead VMAs Nominees

Entertainment Jul. 17, 2014 AT 10:05AM
Beyonce, Iggy Azalea and Eminem The 2014 MTV Video Music Award nominations have been revealed! Beyonce, Iggy Azalea, and Eminem lead the pack of VMAs nominees Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images; Kevin Mazur/WireImage; Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

Hide your foam fingers! It's almost time for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. This year's list of nominees is heavily hip hop-based, with Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and seasoned artist Eminem each racking up seven nominations. But iTunes queen Beyonce—who released an entire album of videos last December—scored the most nominations with eight.

The VMAs will take place on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 9 p.m. ET, airing live from The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

See the complete list of nominees below:

PHOTOS: What the stars wore to the 2013 VMAs

Video of the Year:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – "Fancy"
Beyonce ft. JAY Z - "Drunk In Love"
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
Sia - "Chandelier"
Miley Cyrus - "Wrecking Ball"

Best Hip Hop:
Eminem - "Bezerk"
Drake ft. Majid Jordan - "Hold On (We're Going Home)"
Childish Gambino - "3005"
Kanye West - "Black Skinhead"
Wiz Khalifa - "We Dem Boyz"

Best Male:
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
John Legend - "All Of Me"
Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell - "Sing"
Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "Monster"

Best Female:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Beyonce - "Partition"
Lorde - "Royals"
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - "Dark Horse"

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Best Pop:
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz - "Talk Dirty"
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"
Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc - "Wake Me Up"

Best Rock:
Imagine Dragons - "Demons"
Arctic Monkeys - "Do I Wanna Know"
The Black Keys - "Fever"
Lorde - "Royals"
Linkin Park - "Until It's Gone"

MTV Artist to Watch:
Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"
5 Seconds of Summer -"She Looks So Perfect"
Charli XCX - "Boom Clap"
Schoolboy Q - "Man Of The Year"
Fifth Harmony - "Miss Movin On"

Best Collaboration:
Beyonce ft. JAY Z - "Drunk In Love"
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"
Pitbull ft. Ke$ha - "Timber"
Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga - "Loyal"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "Monster"
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - "Dark Horse"

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MTV Clubland Award:
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams - "Stay the Night"
Calvin Harris - "Summer"
Martin Garrix - "Animal"
Disclosure - "Grab Her!"

Best Video With a Social Message:
Angel Haze ft. SIA - "Battle Cry"
Avicii - "Hey Brother"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
J. Cole ft. TLC - "Crooked Smile"
Kelly Rowland - "Dirty Laundry"
David Guetta f/ Mikky Ekko - "One Voice"

Best Cinematography:
30 Seconds to Mars - "City of Angels"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
Arcade Fire - "Afterlife"
Gesaffelstein - "Hate or Glory"
Lana Del Rey - "West Coast"

Best Editing:
Eminem - "Rap God"
MGMT - "Your Life is a Lie"
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams -"Stay the Night"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
Fitz and The Tantrums - "The Walker"

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Best Choreography:
Sia - "Chandelier"
Beyonce - "Partition"
Usher - "Good Kisser"
Michael Jackson f/Justin Timberlake - "Love Never Felt So Good"
Jason Derulo f/2Chainz - "Talk Dirty"
KIESZA - "Hideaway"

Best Direction:
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
OK Go - "The Writing's On the Wall"
Miley Cyrus - "Wrecking Ball"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "The Monster"

Best Art Direction:
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Eminem - "Rap God"
Arcade Fire - "Reflektor"
Tyler, The Creator - "Tamale"

Best Visual Effects:
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
OK Go - "The Writing's On the Wall"
Disclosure - "Grab Her!"
Eminem - "Rap God"
Jack White - "Lazaretto"

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