Beyonce and Justin Bieber leading MTV EMAs nominations

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The MTV Europe Music Awards nominations are out, and Beyonce and Justin Bieber are leading the pack with five nods each.

Lemonade star Beyonce and Love Yourself singer Justin have been shortlisted for five awards each, with Adele close behind them on four nominations.

Justin Bieber surrounded by MTV awards
Justin Bieber could be a big winner again (Antonio Calanni/AP)

Rihanna, Drake, Kanye West, Ariana Grande and The Weeknd could all be looking at multiple wins, too, after finding themselves listed in three categories each.

Beyonce is up for best US act, best video for Formation, best female, best live act and biggest fans, while Justin has been named for best Canadian act, best song with Sorry, best male, best pop, and goes up against Beyonce for biggest fans.

Beyonce on stage
Beyonce has got five nominations (Matt Sayles/AP)

Adele is set to give both nominee pack leaders a run for their money as she battles Justin for best song with her track Hello, and Beyonce for best female and best live act.

In the best UK and Ireland act category, Adele faces competition from Coldplay, Little Mix, Years & Years and ex-One Direction star Zayn.

Adele singing
Adele could be triumphant on the night (Yui Mok/PA)

We're also prepping ourselves for potentially awkward scenes in the best pop category, as Justin will be competing with his ex Selena Gomez for the trophy.

This year's MTV EMAs will take place in Rotterdam on November 6 and fans can vote for the nominees here.

Here are all the nominees.

Best UK and Ireland Act:

Little Mix on stage
Little Mix (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

Adele

Coldplay

Little Mix

Years & Years

Zayn

Best Canadian Act:

Drake performing
Drake (Charles Sykes/AP)

Alessia Cara

Drake

Justin Bieber

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd

Best US Act (local voting category, for which wildcard nominee Charlie Puth has been chosen by fans via social vote):

Ariana Grande on stage
Ariana Grande (Ryan Phillips/PA)

Ariana Grande

Beyonce

Charlie Puth

Kanye West

Twenty One Pilots

Best Song:

Mike Posner singing
Mike Posner (Joe Giddens/PA)

Adele - Hello

Justin Bieber - Sorry

Lukas Graham - 7 Years

Mike Posner - I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)

Rihanna ft. Drake - Work

Best Video:

Kanye West
Kanye West (Chris Pizzello/AP)

Beyonce - Formation

Coldplay - Up&Up

Kanye West - Famous

Tame Impala - The Less I Know The Better

The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk - Starboy

Best Female:

Rihanna
Rihanna (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

Adele

Beyonce

Lady Gaga

Rihanna

Sia

Best Male:

The Weeknd
The Weeknd (Jordan Strauss/AP)

Calvin Harris

Drake

Justin Bieber

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd

Best Live:

Coldplay
Coldplay (Matt Sayles/AP)

Adele

Beyonce

Coldplay

Green Day

Twenty One Pilots

Best New:

DNCE
DNCE (Ian West/PA)

Bebe Rexha

DNCE

Lukas Graham

The Chainsmokers

Zara Larsson

Best Pop:

Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez (Rich Fury/AP)

Ariana Grande

Fifth Harmony

Justin Bieber

Rihanna

Selena Gomez

Shawn Mendes

Best Rock:

Muse
Muse (Owen Sweeney/AP)

Coldplay

Green Day

Metallica

Muse

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Best Alternative:

Kings of Leon
Kings of Leon (Mark Runnacles/PA)

Kings of Leon

Radiohead

Tame Impala

The 1975

Twenty One Pilots

Best Hip Hop:

Wiz Khalifa
Wiz Khalifa (Owen Sweeney/AP)

Drake

Future

G-Eazy

Kanye West

Wiz Khalifa

Best Electronic:

Calvin Harris on stage
Calvin Harris (David Jensen/PA)

Afrojack

Calvin Harris

David Guetta

Major Lazer

Martin Garrix

Best Push:

Lukas Graham
Lukas Graham (Ryan Phillips/PA)

Alessia Cara

Anne-Marie

Bebe Rexha

Blossoms

Charlie Puth

DNCE

Dua Lipa

Elle King

Halsey

Jack Garratt

Jonas Blue

Lukas Graham

Biggest Fans:

Lady Gaga signing autographs
Lady Gaga (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

Ariana Grande

Beyonce

Justin Bieber

Lady Gaga

Shawn Mendes

Best World Stage:

Ellie Goulding on stage
Ellie Goulding (Evan Agostini/AP)

Duran Duran - Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015)

Ellie Goulding - Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015)

Jess Glynne - Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)

Martin Garrix - Isle of MTV, Malta (2015)

One Republic - MTV Evolution, Philippines (2016)

Tinie Tempah - MTV Crashes, Plymouth (2015)

Tomorrowland - Belgium (2016)

Wiz Khalifa - Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)