The MTV Video Music Awards Noms Are Out, and Brie Larson Announces Great News

Happy Tuesday readers! It’s July 26 2016 and here is what’s making headlines!

For some time now, rumours have been swirling about Oscar winner Brie Larson joining the Marvel film series.

Well hold on to your capes my friends because the news is now official, Brie Larson has been officially casted as Captain Marvel.

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Brie Larson attends the 2016 Comic-Con in San Diego yesterday. Photo Source: Getty Images.

The announcement was made at Comic-Con yesterday, where the actress made her debut.

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Photo Source: Getty Images.

Larson joined her fellow cast members of the Marvel Cinematic Universe on stage during a panel discussion at Comic-Con.

Kevin Feige, head of Marvel Studios, announced her name while the crowd cheered on.

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Brie Larson and Kevin Feige at Comic-Con following the announcement of Larson’s role as Captain Marvel. Photo Source: Getty Images.

This is huge.

Young girls need a role model when it comes to superheroes.

Male superheroes are not easy to look up to for young girls who like action films.

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards are coming up Aug.18.

The nominations were released today, with Adele and Beyonce leading the pack.

Beyonce is leading the list with 11 nominations for her visual album Lemonade, while Adele has 8 nods.

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Other top contenders include Drake, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Bryson Tiller, Fergie and Calvin Harris.

Here is the full list of nominees

Video of the Year

Adele – Hello

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Beyonce- Formation

Drake- Hotline Bling

Justin Bieber- Sorry

Kayne West- Famous

Best Female Video

Adele- Hello

Beyonce- Hold Up

Sia- Cheap Thrills

Ariana Grande- Into You

Rhianna ft. Drake- Work (short version)

Best Male Video

Drake- Hotline Bling

Bryson Tiller- Don’t

Calvin Harris ft. Rhianna- This Is What You Came For

Kayne West- Famous

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The Weeknd- Can’t Feel My Face

Best Collaboration

Beyonce ft. Kendrick Lamar- Freedom

Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign- Work From Home

Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne- Let Me Love You

Calvin Harris ft. Rhianna- This Is What You Came For

Rhianna ft. Drake- Work (short version)

Best Hip Hop Video

Drake- Hotline Bling

Desiigner- Panda

Bryson Tiller- Don’t

Chance the Rapper- Angels

2 Chainz- Watch Out

Best Pop Video

Adele- Hello

Beyonce- Formation

Justin Bieber- Sorry

Alessia Cara- Wild Things

Ariana Grande- Into You

Best Rock Video

All Time Low- Missing You

Coldplay- Adventure of a Lifetime

Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato- Irresistible

twenty one pilots- Heathens

Panic! At the Disco- Victorious

Best Electronic Video

Calvin Harris & Disciples- How Deep Is Your Love 

99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy- That Girl Is Mine

Mike Posner- I Took A Pill In Ibizia

Afrojack- Summer Thing!

The Chainsmokers ft. Daya- Don’t Let Me Down

Breakthrough Long Form Video

Florence + the Machine- The Odyssey

Beyonce- Lemonade

Justin Bieber: PURPOSE: The Movement

Chris Brown- Royalty

Troye Sivan- Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy 

Best New Artist

Bryson Tiller

Desiigner

Zara Larsson

Lukas Graham

DNCE

PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES

Best Art Direction

Beyonce- Hold Up

Fergie- M.I.L.F. $

Drake- Hotline Bling

David Bowie- Blackstar

Adele- Hello

Best Choreography

Beyonce- Formation

Missy Elliot ft. Pharrell- WTF (Where They From)

Beyonce- Sorry

FKA Twigs- M3LL155X

Florence + the Machine- Delilah 

Best Direction

Beyonce- Formation

Coldplay- Up&Up 

Adele- Hello

David Bowie- Lazarus

Tame Impala- The Less I Know Better

Best Cinematography

Beyonce- Formation

Adele- Hello

David Bowie- Lazarus

Alesso- I Wanna Know

Ariana Grande- Into You

Best Editing

Beyonce- Formation

Adele- Hello

Fergie- M.I.L.F. $

David Bowie- Lazarus

Ariana Grande- Into You

Best Visual Effects

Coldplay- Up&Up

FKA Twigs-  M3LL155X

Adele- Send My Love (To Your New Lover)

The Weeknd- Can’t Feel My Face

ZAYN- PILLOWTALK

 

 

 

 

 

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