Beyonce is not a confirmed performer for the 2016 VMAs tonight, but there are major rumors swirling that she will be performing. When the below photo was posted on Instagram, fans and viewers began speculating about a surprise Beyonce performance. But, Billboard has stated that Beyonce has been involved in top-secret rehearsals, getting ready for the event. So, it sounds like the performance is definitely happening.
In addition to being a possible performer, Beyonce is leading the VMA nominations with a total of eleven. Below are the categories she’s nominated for:
Video of the Year: “Formation”
Best Pop Video: “Formation”
Best Female Video: “Hold Up”
Best Direction: “Formation” (Director: Melina Matsoukas)
Breakthrough Long Form Video: “Lemonade”
Best Choreography: “Formation” (Choreographers: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight and Dana Foglia) and “Sorry” (Choreographers: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell & Beyoncé Knowles Carter)
Best Cinematography: “Formation” (Director of Photography: Malik Sayeed)
Best Collaboration Video: “Freedom” with Beyonce featuring Kendrick Lamar
Best Editing: “Formation” (Editor: Jeff Selis)
Best Art Director: “Hold Up” (Art Director: Jason Hougaard)
Adele has also been another rumored performer for the VMAs, but there has been no confirmation of the performance, so it may just be talk.
Stay tuned tonight as we update with all the Beyonce details for the 2016 VMAs.