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Beyonce, Eminem and Iggy leading the VMA 2014 pack

Beyonce, Eminem and Iggy Azalea lead the nominations pack. Head over to MTV.com and vote for all your favorite artists.
Beyonce, Eminem and Iggy Azalea lead the nominations pack. Head over to MTV.com and vote for all your favorite artists.
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The MTV Video Music Awards (aka that awards show where anything can happen) are almost upon us once again, and the list of nominees is out. Of course leading the pack is Miss Queen B herself, Beyonce with 8 nominations in categories such as Best Video With a Social Message, Best Direction and Video Of The Year. Eminem and Iggy Azalea each grabbed seven nominations a piece. Iggy's Fancy vid has 4 which includes one in the Video Of The Year category as well, and a couple for her collaboration with Ariana Grande on Problem. Eminem's collaboration with Rihanna on Monster earned 3 nominations, as well as 3 for Rap God and 1 for Bezerk. Miley Cyrus, Hayley Williams, Sia and Pharrell each earned multiple nominations as well. Check out the complete list below and check out MTV.com for all things VMA.

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 - "Berzerk"
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 The 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

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 The Monster
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J Dark Horse

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

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

Best Cinematography:
Thirty 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

Best Choreography:
Sia Chandelier
Beyonce Partition
Usher Good Kisser
Michael Jackson ft. Justin Timberlake Love Never Felt So Good
Jason Derulo ft. 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