MTV Video Music Awards 2015

2015 MTV Video Music Awards Schedule

Date: August 30th, 2015
Host: Miley Cyrus
Location: Los Angeles, California
Edition: 32nd
Network: MTV

MTV Video Music Awards 2015 Nominees & Winners

Video of the Year

  • Beyoncé - 7/11
  • Kendrick Lamar - Alright
  • Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) - Uptown Funk
  • Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
  • Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) - Bad Blood

Best Male Video

  • Nick Jonas - Chains
  • Kendrick Lamar - Alright
  • Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) - Uptown Funk
  • Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
  • The Weeknd - Earned It

Best Female Video

  • Beyoncé - 7/11
  • Ellie Goulding - Love Me like You Do
  • Nicki Minaj - Anaconda
  • Sia - Elastic Heart
  • Taylor Swift - Blank Space

Artist to Watch

  • James Bay - Hold Back the River
  • George Ezra - Budapest
  • Fetty Wap - Trap Queen
  • FKA Twigs - Pendulum
  • Vance Joy - Riptide

Best Pop Video

  • Beyoncé - 7/11
  • Maroon 5 - Sugar
  • Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) - Uptown Funk
  • Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
  • Taylor Swift - Blank Space

Best Rock Video

  • Arctic Monkeys - Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?
  • Fall Out Boy - Uma Thurman
  • Florence + the Machine - Ship to Wreck
  • Hozier - Take Me to Church
  • Walk the Moon - Shut Up and Dance

Best Hip-Hop Video

  • Big Sean (featuring E-40) - I Don't Fuck with You
  • Fetty Wap - Trap Queen
  • Kendrick Lamar - Alright
  • Nicki Minaj - Anaconda
  • Wiz Khalifa (featuring Charlie Puth) - See You Again

Best Collaboration

  • Ariana Grande and The Weeknd - Love Me Harder
  • Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj - Bang Bang
  • Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) - Uptown Funk
  • Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) - Bad Blood
  • Wiz Khalifa (featuring Charlie Puth) - See You Again

Best Direction

  • Childish Gambino - Sober (Director: Hiro Murai)
  • Hozier - Take Me to Church (Directors: Brendan Canty and Conal Thomson)
  • Kendrick Lamar - Alright (Directors: Colin Tilley and the Little Homies)
  • Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) - Uptown Funk (Directors: Bruno Mars and Cameron Duddy)
  • Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) - Bad Blood (Director: Joseph Kahn)

Best Choreography

  • Beyoncé - 7/11 (Choreographers: Beyoncé, Chris Grant and Gabriel Valenciano)
  • Chet Faker - Gold (Choreographer: Ryan Heffington)
  • Flying Lotus (featuring Kendrick Lamar) - Never Catch Me (Choreographers: Keone Madrid and Mari Madrid)
  • OK Go - I Won't Let You Down (Choreographer: OK Go, air:man and Mori Harano)
  • Ed Sheeran - Don't (Choreographers: Nappytabs)

Best Visual Effects

  • Childish Gambino - Telegraph Ave. (Visual Effects: Gloria FX)
  • FKA Twigs - Two Weeks (Visual Effects: Gloria FX, Tomash Kuzmytskyi, and Max Chyzhevskyy)
  • Skrillex and Diplo (featuring Justin Bieber) - Where Are U Now (Visual Effects: Brewer)
  • Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) - Bad Blood (Visual Effects: Ingenuity Studios)
  • Tyler, The Creator - Fucking Young/Death Camp (Visual Effects: Gloria FX)

Best Art Direction

  • The Chemical Brothers - Go (Art Director: Michel Gondry)
  • Skrillex and Diplo (featuring Justin Bieber) - Where Are U Now (Art Director: Brewer)
  • Snoop Dogg - So Many Pros (Art Director: Jason Fijal)
  • Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) - Bad Blood (Art Director: Charles Infante)
  • Jack White - Would You Fight for My Love? (Art Director: Jeff Peterson)

Best Editing

  • A$AP Rocky - L$D (Editor: Dexter Navy)
  • Beyoncé - 7/11 (Editors: Beyoncé, Ed Burke and Jonathan Wing)
  • Ed Sheeran - Don't (Editor: Jacquelyn London)
  • Skrillex and Diplo (featuring Justin Bieber) - Where Are U Now (Editor: Brewer)
  • Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) - Bad Blood (Editor: Chancler Haynes at Cosmo Street)

Best Cinematography

  • Alt-J - Left Hand Free (Director of Photography: Mike Simpson)
  • FKA Twigs - Two Weeks (Director of Photography: Justin Brown)
  • Flying Lotus (featuring Kendrick Lamar) - Never Catch Me (Director of Photography: Larkin Sieple)
  • Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud (Director of Photography: Daniel Pearl)
  • Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) - Bad Blood (Director of Photography: Christopher Probst)

Best Video with a Social Message

  • Big Sean (featuring Kanye West and John Legend) - One Man Can Change the World
  • Colbie Caillat - Try
  • Jennifer Hudson - I Still Love You
  • Rihanna - American Oxygen
  • Wale - The White Shoes