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MTV Unveils Nominees for Video Music Awards — Here’s the Full List

Jul 21, 2015  •  Post A Comment

MTV has taken the wraps off the list of nominees for the 2015 Video Music Awards. The ceremony, to be hosted by Miley Cyrus, will be televised live on MTV on Sunday, Aug. 30, from L.A.’s Microsoft Theater.

Here’s the full list of nominees:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Beyoncé — “7/11″

Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud”

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Bad Blood”

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk”

Kendrick Lamar — “Alright”

BEST MALE VIDEO

Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud”

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk”

Kendrick Lamar — “Alright”

The Weeknd — “Earned It”

Nick Jonas — “Chains”

BEST FEMALE VIDEO

Beyoncé — “7/11″

Taylor Swift — “Blank Space”

Nicki Minaj — “Anaconda”

Sia — “Elastic Heart”

Ellie Goulding — “Love Me Like You Do”

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

Fetty Wap — “Trap Queen”

Nicki Minaj — “Anaconda”

Kendrick Lamar — “Alright”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth — “See You Again”

Big Sean ft. E-40 — “I Don’t F–k With You”

BEST POP VIDEO

Beyoncé — “7/11″

Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud”

Taylor Swift — “Blank Space”

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk”

Maroon 5 — “Sugar”

BEST ROCK VIDEO

Hozier — “Take Me To Church”

Fall Out Boy — “Uma Thurman”

Florence + the Machine — “Ship To Wreck”

Walk the Moon — “Shut Up and Dance”

Arctic Monkeys — “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”

ARTIST TO WATCH

Fetty Wap — “Trap Queen”

Vance Joy — “Riptide”

George Ezra — “Budapest”

James Bay — “Hold Back The River”

FKA Twigs — “Pendulum”

BEST COLLABORATION

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Bad Blood”

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth — “See You Again”

Ariana Grande & The Weeknd — “Love Me Harder”

Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nicki Minaj — “Bang Bang”

VIDEO WITH A SOCIAL MESSAGE

Jennifer Hudson — “I Still Love You”

Colbie Caillat — “Try”

Big Sean ft. Kanye West and John Legend — “One Man Can Change the World”

Rihanna — “American Oxygen”

Wale — “The White Shoes”

PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES

BEST ART DIRECTION

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Bad Blood” (Charles Infante)

Snoop Dogg — “So Many Pros” (Jason Fijal)

Jack White — “Would You Fight For My Love” (Jeff Peterson)

The Chemical Brothers — “Go” (Michel Gondry)

Skrillex & Diplo — “Where Are U Now” with Justin Bieber (Brewer)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Beyoncé — “7/11″ (Beyoncé, Chris Grant, Additional choreography: Gabriel Valenciano)

OK Go — “I Won’t Let You Down” (OK Go, air:man and Mori Harano)

Chet Faker — “Gold” (Ryan Heffington)

Ed Sheeran — “Don’t” (Nappy Tabs)

Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Never Catch Me” (Keone and Mari Madrid)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Never Catch Me” (Larkin Sieple)

Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud” (Daniel Pearl)

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Bad Blood” (Christopher Probst)

FKA Twigs — “Two Weeks” (Justin Brown)

Alt-J — “Left Hand Free” (Mike Simpson)

BEST DIRECTION

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Bad Blood” (Joseph Kahn)

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk” (Cameron Duddy)

Kendrick Lamar — “Alright” (Colin Tilley & The Little Homies)

Hozier — “Take Me To Church” (Brendan Canty, Conal Thomson)

Childish Gambino — “Sober” (Hiro Murai)

BEST EDITING

Beyoncé — “7/11″ (Beyoncé, Ed Burke, Jonathan Wing)

Ed Sheeran — “Don’t” (Jacquelyn London)

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Bad Blood” (Chancler Haynes at Cosmo Street)

A$AP Rocky — “L$D” (Dexter Navy)

Skrillex & Diplo “Where Are U Now” with Justin Bieber (Brewer)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — “Bad Blood” (Ingenuity Studios)

FKA Twigs — “Two Weeks” (Gloria FX, Tomash Kuzmytskyi, and Max Chyzhevskyy)

Childish Gambino — “Telegraph Ave.” (Gloria FX)

Skrillex & Diplo “Where Are U Now” with Justin Bieber (Brewer)

Tyler, The Creator — “F****** Young/Death Camp” (Gloria FX)

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3 Comments

  1. WHAT???? MTV does music? When did they start doing that again???

  2. The funny part is that there are probably more music videos now than there ever were when MTV was just a video music channel with VJs.

  3. Who is out to stop the weeknds album sales and career because of envy AND PROBALLY FALSE STATEMENTS. THIS IS TO DEFAME AND DISCREDIT HIM BEFORE ALBUM IS RELEASED SO HE WILL LOSE MANY SALES. HE WAS ALSO MESSED UP FOR KISSLAND. HE REALLY SHOULD SUE BECAUSE WE REALLY KNOW WHAT RAPPER IS JEALOUS AND BEHIND THIS.
    THE WEEKND IS MOST TALENTED OUT RIGHT NOW. THEY JUST WON’T LET HIM BE GREAT, I WAS WAITING FOR THE ENVY TO TAKE HOLD. PLEASE WEEKND SUE BECAUSE YOU HAVE WORKED TO HARD FOR THIS.

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    THE STATEMENT ABOUT THE WEEKND IS PROBALLY FALSE AND CREATED TO DISCREDIT AND DEFAME HIM. ALSO SOMEONE IS JEALOUS AND OUT TO TUIN HIS CAREER. PEOPLE SHOULD NOT BELIEVE THIS COMMING FROM SOMEONE SO SOON BEFORE HIS ALBUM RELEASE.

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