2015 MTV VMAs

2015 MTV VMAs

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Most Nominations

Taylor Swift 'Bad Blood (Remix)' music video

1. Bad Blood (Remix)

Taylor Swift

Director: Joseph Kahn

7
Mark Ronson 'Uptown Funk' music video

2. Uptown Funk

Mark Ronson

Director: Cameron Duddy

5
Beyoncé '7/11' music video

3. 7/11

Beyoncé

Director: Beyoncé

5
Ed Sheeran 'Thinking Out Loud' music video

4. Thinking Out Loud

Ed Sheeran

Director: Emil Nava

4
Kendrick Lamar 'Alright' music video

5. Alright

Kendrick Lamar

Director: Colin Tilley

4
Jack Ü 'Where Are Ü Now' music video

6. Where Are Ü Now

Jack Ü

Director: BREWER

3

Video of the Year

  7/11 (2014)
Beyoncé
Editors: Beyoncé, Jonathan Wing, Ed Burke
Director: Beyoncé
Choreographers: Beyoncé, Chris Grant
  Thinking Out Loud (2014)
Ed Sheeran
Director: Emil Nava
Production Company: London Alley Entertainment
Director of Photography: Daniel Pearl
  Bad Blood (Remix) (2015)
Taylor Swift
Director: Joseph Kahn
Director of Photography: Chris Probst
Editor: Chancler Haynes
Producers: Taylor Swift, Ron Mohrhoff
Art Director: Charles Infante
  Uptown Funk (2014)
Mark Ronson
Director: Cameron Duddy
Producer: Jeremy Sullivan
Production Company: DNA, Inc.
Art Director: Jace Ford
  Alright (2015)
Kendrick Lamar
Director: Colin Tilley
Producer: Andrew Lerios
Directors of Photography: Rob Witt, Corey Jennings
Editor: Vinnie Hobbs
VFX: Hoodyfx
Production Company: London Alley Entertainment

Best Male Video

  Thinking Out Loud (2014)
Ed Sheeran
Director: Emil Nava
Production Company: London Alley Entertainment
Director of Photography: Daniel Pearl
  Alright (2015)
Kendrick Lamar
Director: Colin Tilley
Producer: Andrew Lerios
Directors of Photography: Rob Witt, Corey Jennings
Editor: Vinnie Hobbs
VFX: Hoodyfx
Production Company: London Alley Entertainment
  Uptown Funk (2014)
Mark Ronson
Director: Cameron Duddy
Producer: Jeremy Sullivan
Production Company: DNA, Inc.
Art Director: Jace Ford
  Chains (2014)
Nick Jonas
Directors: Nick Jonas, Ryan Pallotta
  Earned It (2015)
The Weeknd
Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson

Best Female Video

  7/11 (2014)
Beyoncé
Editors: Beyoncé, Jonathan Wing, Ed Burke
Director: Beyoncé
Choreographers: Beyoncé, Chris Grant
  Love Me Like You Do (2015)
Ellie Goulding
Director: Georgia Hudson
Editor: Paul O'Reilly
  Anaconda (2014)
Nicki Minaj
Director: Colin Tilley
Production Company: London Alley Entertainment
Editors: Vinnie Hobbs, Colin Tilley
Producer: Jamee Ranta
Director of Photography: Joseph Labisi
Production Designer: Alex Delgado
VFX: Gloria FX
Choreographer: Casper Smart
Art Director: Jace Ford
  Elastic Heart (2015)
Sia
Choreographer: Ryan Heffington
Directors: Daniel Askill, Sia
  Blank Space (2014)
Taylor Swift
Production Companies: Big Machine Productions, HSI Productions
Director: Joseph Kahn
Producer: Jil Hardin
Director of Photography: Chris Probst
Production Designer: Maria Weinhoff Studio
Editor: Joseph Kahn

Artist to Watch

  Trap Queen (2014)
Fetty Wap
  Pendulum (2015)
FKA Twigs
Director: FKA Twigs
Production Company: Academy Films
Producer: Morgan Clement
Director of Photography: Ben Magahy
Editor: Thomas Grove Carter
VFX: Bryan Lewis Saunders
  Budapest (2014)
George Ezra
Director: Rob Brandon
Producer: Amber Millington
Director of Photography: Jack Wilkinson
Editor: Rob Brandon
Production Company: Agile Films
  Hold Back The River (2014)
James Bay
Director: Mathy & Fran
  Riptide (2013)
Vance Joy
Director: Dimitri Basil
Co-Director: Laura Gorun
Art Director: Dominique Basil

Best Pop Video

  7/11 (2014)
Beyoncé
Editors: Beyoncé, Jonathan Wing, Ed Burke
Director: Beyoncé
Choreographers: Beyoncé, Chris Grant
  Thinking Out Loud (2014)
Ed Sheeran
Director: Emil Nava
Production Company: London Alley Entertainment
Director of Photography: Daniel Pearl
  Uptown Funk (2014)
Mark Ronson
Director: Cameron Duddy
Producer: Jeremy Sullivan
Production Company: DNA, Inc.
Art Director: Jace Ford
  Sugar (2015)
Maroon 5
Director: David Dobkin
Editor: Bill Yukich
Production Company: Black Dog Films
  Blank Space (2014)
Taylor Swift
Production Companies: Big Machine Productions, HSI Productions
Director: Joseph Kahn
Producer: Jil Hardin
Director of Photography: Chris Probst
Production Designer: Maria Weinhoff Studio
Editor: Joseph Kahn

Best Hip Hop Video

  I Don't Fuck With You (2014)
Big Sean
Director: Lawrence Lamont
Director of Photography: Drew Bienemann
  Trap Queen (2014)
Fetty Wap
  Alright (2015)
Kendrick Lamar
Director: Colin Tilley
Producer: Andrew Lerios
Directors of Photography: Rob Witt, Corey Jennings
Editor: Vinnie Hobbs
VFX: Hoodyfx
Production Company: London Alley Entertainment
  Anaconda (2014)
Nicki Minaj
Director: Colin Tilley
Production Company: London Alley Entertainment
Editors: Vinnie Hobbs, Colin Tilley
Producer: Jamee Ranta
Director of Photography: Joseph Labisi
Production Designer: Alex Delgado
VFX: Gloria FX
Choreographer: Casper Smart
Art Director: Jace Ford
  See You Again (2015)
Wiz Khalifa
Director: Marc Klasfeld
Editor: Bill Yukich
Production Company: Rockhard

Best Rock Video

  Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High? (2013)
Arctic Monkeys
Director: Nabil
Editor: Julia Knight
  Uma Thurman (2015)
Fall Out Boy
Director: Mel Soria
Production Company: Scantron Films
Director of Photography: Alexander Nikishin
Producer: Satien Mehta
Production Designer: Nani Sahra Walker
  Ship To Wreck (2015)
Florence + The Machine
Director: Vincent Haycock
Director of Photography: Steve Annis
Choreographer: Ryan Heffington
Production Company: Park Pictures
Producers: Nick Goldsmith, Alex Fisch
Art Director: Kate Beckly
Editor: Vincent Haycock
  Take Me To Church (2013)
Hozier
Directors: Brendan Canty, Conal Thomson
  Shut Up And Dance (2014)
Walk The Moon
Director: Josh Forbes

Best Collaboration

  Love Me Harder (2014)
Ariana Grande
Director: Hannah Lux Davis
Production Company: London Alley Entertainment
Producer: Brandon Bonfiglio
Director of Photography: Ketil Dietrichson
Production Designer: Alex Delgado
Editors: Hannah Lux Davis, Taylor Tracy
Choreographer: Beau Casper Smart
VFX: Gloria FX
  Bang Bang (2014)
Jessie J
Director: Hannah Lux Davis
Production Company: London Alley Entertainment
Editor: Deji LaRay
Director of Photography: Omer Ganai
Producer: Brandon Bonfiglio
VFX: Gloria FX
Production Designer: Alex Delgado
Art Director: Marc Benacerraf
Choreographer: Jamaica Craft
  Uptown Funk (2014)
Mark Ronson
Director: Cameron Duddy
Producer: Jeremy Sullivan
Production Company: DNA, Inc.
Art Director: Jace Ford
  Bad Blood (Remix) (2015)
Taylor Swift
Director: Joseph Kahn
Director of Photography: Chris Probst
Editor: Chancler Haynes
Producers: Taylor Swift, Ron Mohrhoff
Art Director: Charles Infante
  See You Again (2015)
Wiz Khalifa
Director: Marc Klasfeld
Editor: Bill Yukich
Production Company: Rockhard

Best Video with a Social Message

  One Man Can Change The World (2015)
Big Sean
Director: Andrew Hines
Producer: Nathan Scherrer
Director of Photography: Jeff Powers
Production Designer: Alec Contestabile
Editors: Dave Hung, Tyler Ross
  Try (2014)
Colbie Caillat
Director: Roman White
Producer: Jamee Ranta
Production Company: Moo Creative
Director of Photography: Rhet Bear
  I Still Love You (2015)
Jennifer Hudson
Production Company: Partizan
Producer: Raffi Adlan
Director of Photography: Andrew Wheeler
Editor: Eric Nordstrom
Directors: Tabitha Denholm, Molly Schiot
Production Designer: Clayton Beisner
  American Oxygen (2015)
Rihanna
Directors: Jonathan Craven, Jeff Nicholas, Darren Craig, Rihanna
Production Company: The Uprising Creative
Producers: Nathan Scherrer, Ciarra Pardo
Director of Photography: Isaac Bauman
Editor: Clark Eddy
  The White Shoes (2015)
Wale

Best Editing

Best Art Direction

  Go (2015)
The Chemical Brothers
Production Designer: Stéphane Rozenbaum
Art Director: Michel Gondry
  Would You Fight For My Love? (2014)
Jack White
Art Director: Jeff Peterson
  Where Are Ü Now (2015)
Jack Ü
Art Director: BREWER
  So Many Pros (2015)
Snoop Dogg
Art Director: Jason Fijal
  Bad Blood (Remix) (2015)
Taylor Swift
Art Director: Charles Infante

Best Choreography

  7/11 (2014)
Beyoncé
Choreographers: Beyoncé, Chris Grant
  Gold (2014)
Chet Faker
Choreographer: Ryan Heffington
  Don't (2014)
Ed Sheeran
Choreographer: NappyTabs
  Never Catch Me (2014)
Flying Lotus
Choreographer: Keone and Mariel
  I Won't Let You Down (2014)
OK Go
Choreographers: OK Go, air:man, Mori Harano

Best Cinematography

  Left Hand Free (2014)
Alt-J
Director of Photography: Mike Simpson
  Thinking Out Loud (2014)
Ed Sheeran
Director of Photography: Daniel Pearl
  Two Weeks (2014)
FKA Twigs
Director of Photography: Justin Brown
  Never Catch Me (2014)
Flying Lotus
Director of Photography: Larkin Seiple
  Bad Blood (Remix) (2015)
Taylor Swift
Director of Photography: Chris Probst

Best Direction