November 9, 2016


Last Chance to Help Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Fall Out Boy & More in Top 40 Round 1

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It's almost time to say some tear-filled goodbyes to 20 incredible videos competing in Round 1 of Fuse's Top 40 of 2016 competition. This means your votes are more important now than ever as the round close today at 3PM ET meaning it's your last chance to put up the good fight for your fave artists from the first selection of videos!

Round 1 has proven to be quite the nail-biter. While certain vids almost immediately emerged as frontrunners in their head-to-head matchups, others are down to the wire—and they need your help!

As of press time, the likes of Justin BieberLady GagaAriana Grande + Nicki MinajFall Out Boy + Demi Lovato,and The Chainsmokers + Halsey have lost their leads in their respective rounds.

Meanwhile, matchups between Shawn Mendes and Troye SivanChance the Rapper and DJ Khaled, and Fifth Harmony and Rihanna are way too close to call with all fanbases voting vigorously to come out on top.

Your votes can flip the scores—and change the final Round 1 winners—if you rally now!

And no matter what happens, don't forget about Wild Cards! Even if your artist doesn't win outright, three eliminated artists with the highest number of votes from this round will be thrown back into the ring for Round 4. So your continued votes are crucial! (Curious about exactly how the Wildcards work in Top 40? Here's a quick explanation.)

Watch and read about all of the incredible music videos on our Top 40 of 2016 list here, then decide who deserves this year's throne! Is Britney Spears going for another win after taking the cake last year? Will Katy Perry wind up adding another title to her belt? Will someone new make it to the top? 

The fate of your favorite artist lies in your hands! Vote here! Vote now! Round 1 ends today, Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 3PM ET.