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Beyoncé leads the 2014 VMAs nomination pack

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Who will grab that Moonman? Beyoncé lands eight VMAs noms

Place your bets! MTV's Video Music Awards are back and leading the pack of nominees this year is none other than Beyoncé.

On Thursday, the full list of nominations was unveiled for the highly anticipated award show, which will take place at The Forum in Los Angeles, California. As you might have guessed, Beyoncé dominated the list with eight nominations stemming from her singles off her surprise album that no one could stop talking about. Trailing Bey was Eminem, who scored seven nominations.

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While the entire list of performers at this year's ceremony hasn't been released, Usher, 5 Seconds of Summer and Ariana Grande are confirmed to take the big stage.

Check out the full list of nominations below.

Video of the Year

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

Best Female Video

  • Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea "Problem"
  • Beyoncé "Partition"
  • Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX "Fancy"
  • Katy Perry feat. Juicy J "Dark Horse"
  • Lorde "Royals"

Best Male Video

  • Ed Sheeran feat. Pharrell Williams "Sing"
  • Eminem feat. Rihanna "The Monster"
  • John Legend "All of Me"
  • Pharrell Williams "Happy"
  • Sam Smith "Stay With Me"

Best Pop Video

  • Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea "Problem"
  • Avicii feat. Aloe Blacc "Wake Me Up"
  • Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX "Fancy"
  • Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz "Talk Dirty"
  • Pharrell Williams "Happy"

Best Hip-Hop Video

  • Childish Gambino "3005"
  • Drake feat. Majid Jordan "Hold On (We're Going Home)"
  • Eminem "Berzerk"
  • Kanye West "Black Skinhead"
  • Wiz Khalifa "We Dem Boyz"

Best Rock Video

  • Arctic Monkeys "Do I Wanna Know?"
  • Black Keys "Fever"
  • Imagine Dragons "Demons"
  • Linkin Park "Until It's Gone"
  • Lorde "Royals"

Best Collaboration

  • Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea "Problem"
  • Beyoncé feat. Jay Z "Drunk in Love"
  • Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Tyga "Loyal"
  • Eminem feat. Rihanna "The Monster"
  • Katy Perry feat. Juicy J "Dark Horse"
  • Pitbull feat. Kesha "Timber"

Best Choreography

  • Beyoncé "Partition"
  • Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz "Talk Dirty"
  • Kiesza "Hideaway"
  • Michael Jackson & Justin Timberlake "Love Never Felt So Good"
  • Sia "Chandelier"
  • Usher "Good Kisser"

Best Video with a Social Message

  • Angel Haze feat. Sia "Battle Cry"
  • Avicii "Hey Brother"
  • Beyoncé "Pretty Hurts"
  • David Guetta feat. Mikky Ekko "One Voice"
  • J. Cole feat. TLC "Crooked Smile"
  • Kelly Rowland "Dirty Laundry"

Best Art Direction

  • Arcade Fire "Reflektor"
  • DJ Snake & Lil Jon "Turn Down for What"
  • Eminem "Rap God"
  • Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX "Fancy"
  • Tyler, The Creator "Tamale"

Best Cinematography

  • Thirty Seconds to Mars "City of Angels"
  • Arcade Fire "Afterlife"
  • Beyoncé "Pretty Hurts"
  • Gesaffelstein "Hate or Glory"
  • Lana Del Rey "West Coast"

Best Direction

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

Best Editing

  • Beyoncé "Pretty Hurts"
  • Eminem "Rap God"
  • Fitz and the Tantrums "The Walker"
  • MGMT "Your Life Is a Lie"
  • Zedd feat. Hayley Williams "Stay the Night"

Best Visual Effects

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

MTV Clubland Award 2014 

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

Artist to Watch

  • 5 Seconds of Summer "She Looks So Perfect"
  • Charli XCX "Boom Clap"
  • Fifth Harmony "Miss Movin On"
  • Sam Smith "Stay With Me"
  • Schoolboy Q "Man of the Year"

Who do you think will take home the coveted Moonman at the VMAs? Sound off in the comments.

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