2015 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations


Full list of 2015 MTV VMA 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 - 'IDFWU'


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' (Bruno Mars and 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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