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2015 VMA Nominees

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The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) is on August 30th, at 9PM EST. Here are the nominees:

Video of The Year

Beyonce – “7/11”

Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”

Mark Ronson – “Uptown Funk (ft. Bruno Mars)”

Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

Taylor Swift – “Bad Blood (ft. Kendrick Lamar)”

Best Male Video

Big Sean – “I Don’t F*ck With You”

Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”

Nick Jonas – “Chains”

Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

The Weekend – “Earned It”

Best Female Video

Beyonce – “7/11”

Ellie Goulding – “Love Me Like You Do”

Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”

Sia – “Elastic Heart”

Taylor Swift – “Blank Space”

Best Rock Video

Hozier — “Take Me to Church”
Fall Out Boy — “Centuries”
Florence and the Machine — “Ship to Wreck”
Walk the Moon — “Shut Up and Dance”
Arctic Monkeys — “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”

Best Hip-hop Video

Fetty Wap — “Trap Queen”
Nicki Minaj — “Anaconda”
Kendrick Lamar — “Alright”
Wiz Khalifa — “See You Again” (ft. Charlie Puth)
Big Sean — “I Don’t F*ck With You”

Best Pop Video

Beyonce — “7/11”
Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud”
Mark Ronson — “Uptown Funk” (ft. Bruno Mars)
Taylor Swift — “Blank Space”
Maroon 5 — “Sugar”

Best Collaboration

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

Best 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”

Artist To Watch

Fetty Wap — “Trap Queen”
Vance Joy — “Riptide”
George Ezra — “Budapest”
James Bay — “Hold Back the River”
FKA Twigs — “Pendulum”

Best Choreography

Beyoncé — “7/11”
OK GO — “I Won’t Let You Down”
Chet Faker — “Gold”
Ed Sheeran — “Don’t”
Flying Lotus — “Never Catch Me” (ft. Kendrick Lamar)

Best Art Direction

The Chemical Brothers — “Go”
Jack White — “Would You Fight For My Love”
Skrillex & Diplo — “Where Are Ü Now” (ft. Justin Bieber)
Snoop Dogg — “So Many Pros”
Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (ft. Kendrick Lamar)

Best Direction
Childish Gambino — “Sober”
Hozier — “Take Me to Church”
Kendrick Lamar — “Alright”
Mark Ronson — “Uptown Funk” (ft. Bruno Mars)
Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (ft. Kendrick Lamar)

Best Editing

A$AP Rocky — “L$D”
Beyonce — “7/11”
Ed Sheeran — “Don’t”
Skrillex & Diplo — “Where Are Ü Now” (ft. Justin Bieber)
Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (ft. Kendrick Lamar)

Best Cinematography

Alt-J — “Left Hand Free”
Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud”
FKA Twigs — “Two Weeks”
Flying Lotus — “Never Catch Me” (ft. Kendrick Lamar)
Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (ft. Kendrick Lamar)

Best Visual Effects

Childish Gambino — “Telegraph Ave”
FKA Twigs — “Two Weeks”
Skrillex & Diplo — “Where Are Ü Now” (ft. Justin Bieber)
Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood” (ft. Kendrick Lamar)
Tyler, The Creator — “Fucking Young/Death Camp”

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Motivation Monday Playlist

Monday Blues dragging you down? Well, flip that around: Mondays are all about motivation, and what better to get you pumped up than a great playlist? Hopefully, these tunes will brighten your busy day and add a little fuel to your fire.

 

“Centuries” – Fall Out Boy  

 

“Don’t Stop Me Now” – Queen (or McFly, depending on if you want the original or a great cover)

 

“Legendary” – The Summer Set

 

“Last Hope” – Paramore

 

“Angel With a Shotgun” – The Cab

 

“Proved You Wrong” – Cassadee Pope

 

“Don’t Give Up On Us” – The Maine

 

“My Body” – Young The Giant

 

“The Adventure” – Angels and Airwaves

 

“Dog Days Are Over” – Florence and The Machine

 

Like this playlist? Let me know in the comments below (or in a message if you’re shy!) and tell me what you want to see for next Motivational Monday!

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NEW VIDEO: GLITCHES – “RGB”

GLITCHES brand new video for ‘RGB’ has been out since just before the Thanksgiving week got well under way. Holy Blakey, who has previously worked with Jessie Ware and Florence And The Machine, directed and choreographed the band’s video as her directorial debut. Check it out below!

 

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