2014 MTV VMA: Nominees

Beyoncé, Eminem & Iggy Azalea are this years heavyweights – check out the full list here!

The nominees for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards has been announced quite innovatively with Snapchat. The icing on the cake forms Beyoncé, who received no less then eight (8!) nominations, including “Video of The Year”, “Best Female” and “Best Choregraphy”. Coming up right behind is Eminem and Iggy Azalea with seven nominations each. And with no further ado, this years nominees are…

  • VIDEO OF THE YEAR: *
    Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
    Beyonce ft. Jay Z – “Drunk In Love”
    Pharrell Williams – “Happy”
    Sia – “Chandelier”
    Miley Cyrus – “Wrecking Ball”
  • BEST HIP HOP: *
    Eminem – “Bezerk”
    Drake ft. Majid Jordan – “Hold On (We’re Going Home)”
    Childish Gambino – “3005”
    Kanye West – “Black Skinhead”
    Wiz Khalifa – “We The Boyz”
  • BEST MALE: *
    Pharrell Williams – “Happy”
    John Legend – “All Of Me”
    Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell – “Sing”
    Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
    Eminem ft. Rihanna – “Monster”
  • BEST FEMALE: *
    Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
    Beyoncé – “Partition”
    Lorde – “Royals”
    Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea – “problem”
    Katy Perry ft. Juicy J – “Dark Horse”
  • BEST POP: *
    Pharrell Williams – “Happy”
    Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
    Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz – “Talk Dirty”
    Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea – “problem”
    Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc – “Wake Me Up”
  • BEST ROCK: *
    Imagine Dragons – “Demons”
    Arctic Monkeys – “Do I Wanna Know”
    The Black Keys – “Fever”
    Lorde – “Royals”
    Linkin Park – “Until It’s Gone”
  • MTV ARTIST TO WATCH: *
    Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
    5 Seconds of Summer – “She Looks So Perfect”
    Charli XCX – “Boom Clap”
    Schoolboy Q – “Man Of The Year”
    Fifth Harmony – “Miss Movin On”
  • BEST COLLABORATION: *
    Beyonce ft. Jay Z – “Drunk In Love”
    Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea – “problem”
    Pitbull ft. Ke $ ha – “Timber”
    Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”
    Eminem ft. Rihanna – “Monster”
    Katy Perry ft. Juicy J – “Dark Horse”
*MTV COUNTRY CLUB AWARD: * DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What” Zedd ft. Hayley Williams – “Stay the Night” Calvin Harris – “Summer” Martin Garrix – “Animal” Disclosure – “Her grave!”
  • BEST VIDEO WITH A SOCIAL MESSAGE *
    Angel Haze ft. SIA – “Battle Cry”
    Avicii – “Hey Brother”
    Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts”
    J. Cole ft. TLC – “Crooked Smile”
    Kelly Rowland – “Dirty Laundry”
    David Guetta f / Mikky Ekko – “One Voice”
*BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY * Thirty Seconds to Mars – “City of Angels” Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts” Arcade Fire – “Afterlife” Gesaffelstein – “Hate or Glory” Lana Del Rey – “West Coast” *BEST EDITING * Eminem – “Rap God” MGMT – “Your Life is a Lie” Zedd ft. Hayley Williams – “Stay the Night” Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts” Fitz and The Tantrums – “The Walker” *BEST CHOREOGRAPHY * Sia – “Chandelier” Beyoncé – “Partition” Usher – “Good Kisser” Michael Jackson f / Justin Timberlake – “Love Never Felt So Good” Jason Derulo f/2Chainz – “Talk Dirty” Kiesza – “Hideaway” BEST DIRECTION DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What” OK Go – “The Writing’s On the Wall” Miley Cyrus – “Wrecking Ball” Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts” Eminem ft. Rihanna – “The Monster” *BEST ART DIRECTION * DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What” Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy” Eminem – “Rap God” Arcade Fire – “reflector” Tyler, The Creator – “Tamale” *BEST VISUAL EFFECTS * DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What” OK Go – “The Writing’s On the Wall” Disclosure – “Her grave!” Eminem – “Rap God” Jack White – “Lazaretto”

Usher, Ariana Grande and 5 Seconds of Summer are confirmed to perform. The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards will be held in Inglewood, California, and the whole show will of course be broadcasted on MTV!

Thursday, 17. July 2014