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2016 iHeartRadio MMVA nominees revealed!

Alessia Cara leads the 2016 iHeartRadio MMVAs with 7 noms.

Alessia Cara leads the 2016 iHeartRadio MMVAs with 7 noms.

The 2016 iHeartRadio MuchMusic Video Awards nominees are out of the bag!

Hip-hop superstar Drake and fast-rising newcomer Alessia Cara are in the lead with 7 nominations each, including the top award of the night, Video of the Year.

We have another tie among this year’s nods as The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes follow close with 6 nominations apiece.

Canadian favorites City and Colour, Hedley, Metric and the Sheepdogs are among the other honorees while Adele, Ariana Grande, Coldplay, James Bay, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Nick Jonas, One Direction, Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Sia and Taylor Swift are among the international hit-makers to receive nominations.

Along with all the news, two fresh award categories have been unveiled: Best New Canadian Artist and Canadian Single of the Year and Alessia is in the running for both.

Supermodel Gigi Hadid will welcome all the nominees and host the big event alongside CTV’s Liz Trinnear and Tyrone Edwards. The hosts will share the MMVA stage with a wild pack of performers including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Nick Jonas, Tegan and Sara, and Alessia Cara.

Watch as it all goes down live Sunday, June 19 on Much, Much.com, CTV and VRAK.

Here is a complete list of this year’s nominees.

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Alessia Cara – “Here”
  • Belly featuring The Weeknd – “Might Not”
  • Drake – “Hotline Bling”
  • Grimes – “Flesh Without Blood”
  • Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello – “I Know What You Did Last Summer”

 

BEST POP VIDEO

  • Alessia Cara – “Here”
  • Coleman Hell – “2 Heads”
  • Hedley – “Lose Control”
  • Shawn Hook – “Relapse”
  • Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello – “I Know What You Did Last Summer”

 

BEST ROCK/ALTERNATIVE VIDEO

  • City and Colour – “Wasted Love”
  • Metric – “The Shade”
  • Monster Truck – “Don’t Tell Me How To Live”
  • The Sheepdogs – “I’m Gonna Be Myself
  • The Strumbellas – “Spirits”

 

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO

  • Belly featuring the Weeknd – “Might Not”
  • Drake – “Hotline Bling”
  • Jazz Cartier – “The Valley/Dead Or Alive”
  • John River – “Get Down”
  • SonReal – “Whoa Nilly”

 

BEST EDM/DANCE VIDEO

  • DVBBS – “White Clouds”
  • Grandtheft (featuring Lowell) – “Quit This City”
  • Keys N Krates (featuring Katy B) – “Save Me”
  • Thugli – “Sic Em”
  • Zeds Dead (featuring Memorecks) – “Collapse 2.0”

 

BEST MUCHFACT VIDEO

  • Belly (featuring The Weeknd) – “Might Not”
  • Humans – “Water Water”
  • Majid Jordan (featuring Drake) – “My Love”
  • SonReal – “Whoa Nilly”
  • Young Empires – “The Gates”

 

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Drake – “Hotline Bling” (Director: Director X)
  • Grimes – “Flesh without Blood” (Director: Claire Boucher)
  • Majid Jordan – “Something About You” (Director: Common Good)
  • Kalle Mattson – “Avalanche” (Director: Philip Sportel)
  • Young Empires – “The Gates” (Director: Amos LeBlanc)

 

BEST POST PRODUCTION

  • Kaytranada – “Lite Spots”
  • Majid Jordan – “Every Step Every Way”
  • Naturally Born Strangers – “Jameson Ave”
  • Pup – “Dark Days”
  • Purity Ring – “Heartsigh”

 

iHEARTRADIO INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Adele
  • Ariana Grande
  • James Bay
  • Nick Jonas
  • Rihanna
  • Selena Gomez
  • Sia
  • Taylor Swift
  • Kanye West
  • Zayn

 

iHEARTRADIO INTERNATIONAL DUO OR GROUP

  • The Chainsmokers
  • Coldplay
  • Disclosure
  • Fifth Harmony
  • Jack U
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Major Lazer
  • One Direction
  • Tame Impala
  • Twenty One Pilots

 

MOST BUZZWORTHY INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OR GROUP

  • Adele
  • Fifth Harmony
  • Hailee Steinfeld
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Nick Jonas
  • Rihanna
  • Selena Gomez
  • Sia
  • Taylor Swift
  • Zayn

 

MOST BUZZWORTHY CANADIAN

  • Alessia Cara
  • Drake
  • Justin Bieber
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd

 

BEST NEW CANADIAN ARTIST

  • Alessia Cara
  • Coleman Hell
  • Dan Talevski
  • Jazz Cartier
  • Ria Mae

 

iHEARTRADIO CANADIAN SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • Alessia Cara – “Here”
  • Coleman Hell – “2 Heads”
  • Justin Bieber – “Sorry”
  • Shawn Mendes – “Stitches”
  • The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

 

FAN FAVE ARTIST/GROUP

  • Drake
  • Justin Bieber
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd
  • Wild Card Nominee: Alessia Cara

 

FAN FAVE VIDEO

  • Alessia Cara – “Here”
  • Drake – “Hotline Bling”
  • Grimes – “Flesh Without Blood”
  • Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello – “I Know What You Did Last Summer”
  • Wild Card Nominee: Hedley – “Lose Control”

 

FAN FAVE INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OR GROUP

  • Adele
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Taylor Swift
  • Zayn
  • Wild Card Nominee: Fifth Harmony

 

FAN FAVE VINE MUSICIAN

  • Ruth B
  • Marks Records
  • Jeffrey Miller
  • Rajiv Dhall
  • Kenzie Nimmo
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