Barca and Uruguay striker Suarez, Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho, Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak and Napoli forward Dries Mertens were named in the second phase of the announcement, followed by Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne, Tottenham's Kane, Bayern Munich's Lewandowski, Manchester United's David De Gea and Roma's Edin Dzeko.
Gareth Bale misses out, while Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are selected.
Further names will join them in due course.
According to the new rules, media representatives will vote for their best player from a pool of 30 nominated footballers, and there will be no announcement of three finalists before the award is presented to the victor.
National Fire Prevention Week: Tips to keep your family safe
Firefighters explained that every home needs a working smoke alarm in each bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level. If smoke alarms aren't working or aren't present, firefighters will install new alarms or replace the batteries.
Mother Nature affecting gas prices across the state
The lowest price available there without a wholesale club membership was $2.45 at a smattering of stations throughout the county. On Monday, analysts were quoted on financial news sites saying the storm wasn't believed to have caused significant damage.
Hurricane Nate Weakens to Tropical Storm After Landfall
The fast moving hurricane that hit Category 2 winds at one point, should have lost steam as it moves through the Tennessee Valley. On Saturday night, the storm came ashore along a sparsely populated area in southeast Louisiana near the Mississippi River.
The Ballon d'Or prize is now voted on by an global panel of 173 journalists after France Football announced their split from Fifa following a six-year partnership in 2016, with no three-man shortlist now necessary.
Who will win this year's Ballon d'Or?
Ronaldo spearheaded Real Madrid for double titles of La Liga and UEFA Champions League for the first time during the past 59 years, which would give him huge bonus for the award, in terms of no major national team tournaments such as World Cup and European Championship in 2017.
Harry Kane was nominated for the prestigious award for the first time.