MTV VMA Awards 2015: Full Nominations List

21 July 2015, 16:49

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Kendrick Lamar tops this years list of nominees.

The 2015 MTV VMA nominations have been announced. 

Kendrick Lamar leads the field, picking up four as a lead artist and nine as a featured artist with Taylor Swift and Flying Lotus. His 13 nominations in total matches Lady Gaga's 2010 record. Taylor Swift and Beyoncé picked up nine and five nominations respectively.

Miley Cyrus will host the VMAs ceremony on Sunday 30th August. See the full list of nominations below.

Video Of The Year 
Beyoncé, “7/11” 
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” 
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood” 
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” 
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”

Best Collaboration 
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” 
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood” 
Ariana Grande featuring the Weeknd, “Love Me Harder” 
Jessie J featuring Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, “Bang Bang” 
Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”

Video With A Social Message 
Jennifer Hudson, “I Still Love You” 
Colbie Caillat, “Try” 
Big Sean, “One Man Can Change The World” 
Rihanna, “American Oxygen” 
Wale, “The White Shoes”

Best Hip Hop Video 
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen” 
Nicki Minaj, “Anaconda” 
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright” 
Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth, “See You Again” 
Big Sean, “I Don't Fuck With You”

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” 
Artic Monkeys, “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”

Best Pop Video 
Beyoncé, “7/11″ 
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” 
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space” 
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” 
Maroon 5, “Sugar”

Best Female Performance 
Beyonce, “7/11” 
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space” 
Nicki Minaj, “Anaconda” 
Sia, “Elastic Heart” 
Ellie Goulding, “Love Me Like You Do”

Best Male Performance 
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” 
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” 
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright” 
The Weeknd, “Earned It” 
Nick Jonas, “Chains”

Artists To Watch 
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen” 
Vance Joy, “Riptide” 
George Ezra, “Budapest” 
James Bay, “Hold Back The River” 
FKA Twigs, “Pendulum”

Best Art Direction 
Taylor Swift Featuring 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 Featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Never Catch Me” (Keone And Mari Madrid)

Best Cinematography 
Flying Lotus Featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Never Catch Me” (Larkin Sieple) 
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” (Daniel Pearl) 
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood” (Christopher Probst) 
FKA Twigs, “Two Weeks” (Justin Brown) 
Alt-J, “Left Hand Free” (Mike Simpson)

Best Direction 
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood” (Joseph Kahn) 
Mark Ronson Featuring 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 Featuring 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 Featuring 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, “Fucking Young/Death Camp” (Gloria FX)

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