MTV VMAs predictions cheat sheet: Bet on Beyonce, Adele, Drake & Justin Bieber

Looking for a handy cheat sheet before entering our contest to predict Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards? Then take a look at our racetrack odds below. The predicted winners are indicated in gold.

These official odds are derived from the predictions of Gold Derby Editors who cover awards year-round, the Top 24 Users who got the top scores predicting last year’s MTV VMA winners and hundreds of total Users who make up the largest (and often savviest) bloc of predictors.

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VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Beyonce – “Formation” — 7/5
Adele – “Hello” — 9/5
Kanye West – “Famous” — 11/2
Justin Bieber – “Sorry” — 7/1
Drake – “Hotline Bling” — 11/1

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Adele – “Hello” — 10/9
Beyoncé – “Hold Up” — 3/1
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version) — 11/2
Ariana Grande – “Into You” — 15/2
Sia – “Cheap Thrills” — 20/1

BEST MALE VIDEO
Drake – “Hotline Bling” — 10/9
Kanye West – “Famous” — 13/5
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” — 6/1
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t” 12/1
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” — 14/1

BEST COLLABORATION
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version) — 11/10
Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom” — 10/3
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” — 6/1
Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Work From Home” — 9/1
Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne – “Let Me Love You” — 16/1

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BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
Drake – “Hotline Bling” — 2/3
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t” — 11/2
Desiigner – “Panda” — 14/1
2 Chainz – “Watch Out” — 28/1
Chance The Rapper featuring Saba – “Angels” — 33/1

BEST POP VIDEO
Justin Bieber – “Sorry” — 15/8
Adele – “Hello” — 2/1
Beyoncé – “Formation” — 4/1
Ariana Grande – “Into You” — 11/1
Alessia Cara – “Wild Things” — 50/1

BEST ROCK VIDEO
Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato – “Irresistible” — 23/10
twenty one pilots – “Heathens” — 12/5
Coldplay – “Adventure Of A Lifetime” — 14/5
All Time Low – “Missing You” — 11/1
Panic! At The Disco – “Victorious” — 14/1

BEST ELECTRONIC VIDEO
Calvin Harris & Disciples – “How Deep Is Your Love” — 8/11
Mike Posner – “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” — 11/2
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down” — 6/1
99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy – “The Girl Is Mine” — 9/1
Afrojack – “SummerThing!” — 28/1

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BREAKTHROUGH LONG FORM VIDEO
Beyoncé – “Lemonade” — 4/11
Justin Bieber – “PURPOSE: The Movement” — 7/1
Florence + The Machine – “The Odyssey” — 12/1
Chris Brown – “Royalty” — 22/1
Troye Sivan – “Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy” — 40/1

BEST NEW ARTIST
DNCE — 8/5
Bryson Tiller — 2/1
Desiigner — 13/2
Lukas Graham — 11/1
Zara Larsson — 14/1

PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES

BEST ART DIRECTION
Adele – “Hello” (Production Designer: Colombe Raby) — 9/5
Beyoncé – “Hold Up” (Production Designer: Jason Hougaard) — 12/5
David Bowie – “Blackstar” (Production Designer: Jan Houllevigue) — 9/2
Drake – “Hotline Bling” (Production Designer: Jeremy MacFarlane) — 7/1
Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $” (Production Designer: Alexander Delgado) — 25/1

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BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Beyoncé – “Formation” (Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia) — 4/7
Beyoncé – “Sorry” (Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell, Beyoncé Knowles Carter) — 5/1
Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell – “WTF (Where They From)” (Choreographer: Hi-Hat) — 9/1
FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X” (Choreographer: FKA Twigs) — 12/1
Florence + The Machine – “Delilah” (Choreographer: Holly Blakey) — 33/1

BEST DIRECTION
Adele – “Hello” (Director: Xavier Dolan) — 5/4
Beyoncé – “Formation” (Director: Melina Matsoukas) — 7/4
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Director: Johan Renck) — 15/2
Coldplay – “Up&Up” (Director: Vania Heymann, Gal Muggia) — 15/2
Tame Impala – “The Less I Know The Better” (Director: CANADA) — 40/1

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Adele – “Hello” (Cinematographer: André Turpin) — 4/5
Beyoncé – “Formation” (Cinematographer: Malik Sayeed) — 27/10
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Cinematographer: Crille Forsberg) — 9/1
Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Cinematographer: Paul Laufer) — 18/1
Alesso – “I Wanna Know” (Cinematographer: Corey Jennings) — 100/1

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BEST EDITING
Beyoncé – “Formation” (Editor: Jeff Selis) — 1/1
Adele – “Hello” (Editor: Xavier Dolan) — 10/3
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Editor: Johan Söderberg) — 9/2
Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Editor: Hannah Lux Davis) — 18/1
Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $” (Editor: Vinnie Hobbs) — 25/1

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Coldplay – “Up&Up” (VFX Editor: Vania Heymann) — 7/5
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” (VFX Editor: Bryan Smaller) — 27/10
Zayn – “PILLOWTALK” (VFX Editor: David Smith) — 8/1
Adele – “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” (VFX Editor: Sam Sneade) — 9/1
FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X” (VFX Editor: Lewis Saunders, Jihoon Yoo) — 9/1

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