In case you needed a reminder, this is Beyonce's world. All other mere music mortals are just living in it.
Nominations for the 2014 2014 MTV Video Music Awards are out, with Queen Bey leading the field with eight nods, including one for Video of the Year.
Eminem and Iggy Azalea aren’t far behind (seven each), while other multiple-time nominees include Pharrell, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, Lord and Sam Smith.
The ceremony will air live from Los Angeles on Sunday, August 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, with Usher, Ariana Grande and 5 Seconds of Summer confirmed as performers.
AND THE NOMINEES ARE...
VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Beyoncé ft. JAY Z - "Drunk In Love"
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
Sia - "Chandelier"
BEST HIP HOP:
Eminem - "Berzerk"
Drake ft. Majid Jordan - "Hold On (We're Going Home)"
Childish Gambino - "3005"
Kanye West - "Black Skinhead"
Wiz Khalifa - "We Dem Boyz"