Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Zayn Malik Lead Teen Choice Awards 2016 Nominations

Justin Bieber photographed in 2015.
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Justin Bieber photographed in 2015.

The 2016 Teen Choice Awards announced its "first wave" of nominations on Tuesday (May 26), with Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Zayn Malik receiving the most nods for music. 

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Each of the three received nominations in the Choice Male and Female Artist categories, as well as their respective Choice Song and Choice Hottie categories. 

Otherwise, Harry Styles received one nod in the Choice Male Hottie category and two more through his band One Direction. Other superstars such as Beyonce, Drake and Taylor Swift received two nominations. 

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In television, Empire received a handful of nominations, including Choice TV Show: Drama and individual nods to Jussie Smollett, Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson in the TV acting categories. 

See the full list of nominees here with the music nominees below. 

Choice Male Artist:
Charlie Puth
Justin Bieber
Nick Jonas
Shawn Mendes 
Zayn Malik

Choice Female Artist:
Ariana Grande 
Demi Lovato 
Selena Gomez 
Taylor Swift

Choice Music Group: 
5 Seconds of Summer 
Fall Out Boy
Fifth Harmony
One Direction
The Chainsmokers

Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist: 
Iggy Azalea
Jason Derulo
Nicki Minaj
The Weeknd

Choice Country Artist:
Blake Shelton
Carrie Underwood
Hunter Hayes
Kelsea Ballerini
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt

Choice Song: Female Artist: 
Adele – "Hello"
Ariana Grande – "Dangerous Woman"
Demi Lovato – "Confident"
Meghan Trainor – "NO" 
Selena Gomez – "Hands To Myself"
Taylor Swift – "New Romantics"

Choice Song: Male Artist:
Charlie Puth – "One Call Away"
Flo Rida – "My House"
Justin Bieber – "Sorry"
Nick Jonas – "Close" (feat. Tove Lo)
Troye Sivan – "YOUTH"
Zayn Malik – "PILLOWTALK"

Choice Song: Group:
5 Seconds of Summer – "She's Kinda Hot" 
DNCE – "Cake By The Ocean"
Fifth Harmony – "Work from Home" (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
One Direction – "Home" 
The Vamps – "Wake Up" 
twenty one pilots – "Stressed Out"