Beyonce, Eminem, Iggy Azalea Lead MTV Video Music Award Noms

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Major, established pop stars dominate the nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards this year, with a few artists who broke out in the past year, like Iggy Azalea, Miley Cyrus and Sam Smith, getting recognized in major categories. The awards ceremony will be broadcast live from the Forum in Inglewood, California on Sunday, August 24th at 9 p.m. EST. Ariana Grande, Usher and 5 Seconds of Summer will all perform at the event.

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Beyoncé leads the pack with eight nominations, including Video of the Year for her duet with husband Jay Z, "Drunk in Love," as well as for Best Female ("Partition") and Best Choreography (also "Partition"), among others. Eminem is up for seven, including Best Hip Hop Video for "Berzerk," as is Iggy Azalea, whose seven noms include Video of the Year and Best Female (both for "Fancy," her breakout hit recorded with Charli XCX).

Other artists who received multiple nominations include Jay Z, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams, Ariana Grande, Lorde, Sam Smith, Sia and Avicii. Music fans can vote on several categories on MTV's website. Voting for the MTV Artist to Watch is done by texting a nominee's name to 22444.

Nominees for a new category, Best Lyric Video, which will be voted on via social media, will be announced at a later date.

Here are the nominees announced so far for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards:

Video of the Year

Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX, "Fancy"
Beyoncé featuring Jay Z, "Drunk in Love"
Pharrell Williams, "Happy"
Sia, "Chandelier"
Miley Cyrus, "Wrecking Ball"

Best Hip Hop

Eminem, "Berzerk"
Drake featuring 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 featuring Pharrell, "Sing"
Sam Smith, "Stay With Me"
Eminem featuring Rihanna, "Monster"

Best Female

Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX, "Fancy"
Beyoncé, "Partition"
Lorde, "Royals"
Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea, "Problem"
Katy Perry featuring Juicy J, "Dark Horse"

Best Pop

Pharrell Williams, "Happy"
Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX, "Fancy"
Jason Derulo featuring 2 Chainz, "Talk Dirty"
Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea, "Problem"
Avicii featuring 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 featuring Jay Z, "Drunk in Love"
Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea, "Problem"
Pitbull featuring Ke$ha, "Timber"
Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga, "Loyal"
Eminem featuring Rihanna, "Monster"
Katy Perry featuring Juicy J, "Dark Horse"

MTV Clubland Award

DJ Snake and Lil Jon, "Turn Down for What"
Zedd featuring Hayley Williams, "Stay the Night"
Calvin Harris, "Summer"
Martin Garrix, "Animal"
Disclosure, "Grab Her!"

Best Video With A Social Message

Angel Haze featuring Sia, "Battle Cry"
Avicii, "Hey Brother"
Beyoncé, "Pretty Hurts"
J. Cole featuring TLC, "Crooked Smile"
Kelly Rowland, "Dirty Laundry"
David Guetta featuring 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 featuring 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 featuring Justin Timberlake, "Love Never Felt So Good"
Jason Derulo featuring 2Chainz, "Talk Dirty"
Kiesza, "Hideaway"

Best Direction

DJ Snake and Lil Jon, "Turn Down for What"
OK Go, "The Writing's on the Wall"
Miley Cyrus, "Wrecking Ball"
Beyoncé, "Pretty Hurts"
Eminem featuring Rihanna, "The Monster"

Best Art Direction

DJ Snake and Lil Jon, "Turn Down for What"
Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX, "Fancy"
Eminem, "Rap God"
Arcade Fire, "Reflektor"
Tyler, the Creator, "Tamale"

Best Visual Effects

DJ Snake and Lil Jon, "Turn Down for What"
OK Go, "The Writing's On the Wall"
Disclosure, "Grab Her!"
Eminem, "Rap God"
Jack White, "Lazaretto"