Meanwhile Kanye has been nominated for Video Of The Year and Best Male Video for his controversial Famous video.
Kanye West's "Famous" video, which features a replica of Swift naked, is nominated for Video of the Year.
Kanye West storms the stage during Taylor Swifts acceptance speech for best female video.
Swift and West have been publicly feuding for months about whether the pop star approved lyrics in which West boasts about making her famous. "I made that bitch famous, God Damn, I made that bitch famous".
Beyoncé has already won the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, as far as we're concerned.
The late David Bowie could be awarded one of four VMAs posthumously, receiving nods for "Lazarus" in the Best Direction, Best Editing and Best Cinematography categories and a further nomination for "Blackstar" for the Best Art Direction.
The video for Australian rock band Tame Impala's The Less I Know the Better has been nominated for a best direction award.
Swift, however, received zero nominations, a surprising turn of events for the 26-year-old singer, who led the pack of honorees at last year's ceremony with 10 nominations for "Bad Blood". Kendrick Lamar, "Freedom" Fifth Harmony ft.
NEW YORK (AP) Nominees for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, to air live on MTV from Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, were announced Tuesday.
Also in the running for the top prize at the VMAs are two videos dominated by dancing - rapper Drake's Hotline Bling and pop celebrity Justin Bieber's Sorry.
To make matters worse, Taylor's current rivals - Kanye West and ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris - have found themselves with recognition, although Calvin's song, This Is What You Came For, was co-wrote with Swifty herself.
Best new artist: Bryson Tiller; Desiigner; Zara Larsson; Lukas Graham; DNCE.
Adele, Hello; Beyonce, Formation; Justin Bieber, Sorry; Alessia Cara, Wild Things; Ariana Grande, Into You.
Best hip hop video: Drake, Hotline Bling; Desiigner, Panda; Bryson Tiller, Don't; Chance the Rapper featuring Saba, Angels; 2 Chainz, Watch Out.