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2014 MTV Video Music Awards nominees announced

Will Beyonce take all?

Will Beyonce take all? Credit: Getty Images Will Beyonce take all?
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Between Beyonce releasing a surprise album, the explosion of Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande transforming from Nickelodeon star to a mini Mariah Carey, and Pharrell's magic touch on virtually everything, 2013 was a huge year in music. The competition at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards is going to be fierce. The nominees were announced today and most of them won't come as a surprise. What will be surprising will be who wins in each category Sunday, August 29th.

See the full list below:

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VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – "Fancy"
Beyoncé 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"
Beyoncé - "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:
Beyoncé 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"

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”
Beyoncé - “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"
Beyoncé - "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"
Beyoncé - "Pretty Hurts"
Fitz and The Tantrums - "The Walker"

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Sia - "Chandelier"
Beyoncé - "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"
Beyoncé - "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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