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MTV Video Music Award 2014 – Nominations Are Announced

MTV Video Music Awards Nominations31st annual MTV Video Music Award nominations are announced. Beyonce got top nominations in this MTV Video Music Awards 2014, with a total eight nominations, including Video of the Year, Best Female and Best Collaboration. Eminem and newbie Iggy Azalea were on second positions with seven nods apiece. Iggy Azalea aussie-born singer nominated for seven awards including Video of the Year, Best Female, and Best Popwho, he just celebrated her 24th birthday on June 7.
31st annual MTV Video Music Awards are given on August 24, 2014 at The Forum, Inglewood, California.

Check the full list of nominees in each category -

Video of the Year
Iggy Azalea (featuring Charli XCX) Fancy
Beyoncé (featuring Jay-Z) Drunk in Love
Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball
Sia Chandelier
Pharrell Williams Happy
Best Male Video
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) The Monster
John Legend All of Me
Ed Sheeran (featuring Pharrell Williams) Sing
Sam Smith Stay with Me
Pharrell Williams Happy
Best Female Video
Iggy Azalea (featuring Charli XCX) Fancy
Beyoncé Partition
Ariana Grande (featuring Iggy Azalea) Problem
Lorde Royals
Katy Perry (featuring Juicy J) Dark Horse
Artist to Watch
5 Seconds of Summer She Looks So Perfect
Charli XCX Boom Clap
Fifth Harmony Miss Movin’ On
Schoolboy Q Man of the Year
Sam Smith Stay with Me
Best Pop Video
Avicii (featuring Aloe Blacc) Wake Me Up
Iggy Azalea (featuring Charli XCX) Fancy
Jason Derulo (featuring 2 Chainz) Talk Dirty
Ariana Grande (featuring Iggy Azalea) Problem
Pharrell Williams Happy
Best Rock Video
Arctic Monkeys Do I Wanna Know?
The Black Keys Fever
Imagine Dragons Demons
Linkin Park Until It’s Gone
Lorde Royals
Best Hip-Hop Video
Childish Gambino 3005
Drake (featuring Majid Jordan) Hold On, We’re Going Home
Eminem Berzerk
Kanye West Black Skinhead
Wiz Khalifa We Dem Boyz
MTV Clubland Award
Disclosure Grab Her!
DJ Snake and Lil Jon Turn Down for What
Martin Garrix Animals
Calvin Harris Summer
Zedd (featuring Hayley Williams) Stay the Night
Best Collaboration
Beyoncé (featuring Jay-Z) Drunk in Love
Chris Brown (featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga) Loyal
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) The Monster
Ariana Grande (featuring Iggy Azalea) Problem
Katy Perry (featuring Juicy J) Dark Horse
Pitbull (featuring Kesha) Timber
Best Direction
Beyoncé Pretty Hurts (Director: Melina Matsoukas)
Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball (Director: Terry Richardson)
DJ Snake and Lil Jon Turn Down for What (Directors: DANIELS)
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) The Monster (Director: Rich Lee)
OK Go The Writing’s on the Wall (Directors: Damian Kulash, Aaron Duffy & Bob Partington)
Best Choreography
Beyoncé Partition (Choreographers: Svetlana Kostantinova, Philippe Decouflé, Danielle Polanco and Frank Gatson)
Jason Derulo (featuring 2 Chainz) Talk Dirty (Choreographer: Amy Allen)
Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake Love Never Felt So Good (Choreographers: Rich and Tone Talauega)
Kiesza Hideaway (Choreographer: Ljuba Castot)
Sia Chandelier (Choreographer: Ryan Heffington)
Usher Good Kisser (Choreographers: Jamaica Craft and Todd Sams)
Best Visual Effects
Disclosure Grab Her! (Visual Effects: Mathematic and Emile Sornin)
DJ Snake and Lil Jon Turn Down for What (Visual Effects: DANIELS and Zak Stoltz)
Eminem Rap God (Visual Effects: Rich Lee, Louis Baker, Mammal Studios, Laundry! and Sunset Edit)
OK Go The Writing’s on the Wall (Visual Effects: 1stAveMachine)
Jack White Lazaretto (Visual Effects: Mathematic and Jonas & François)
Best Art Direction
Arcade Fire Reflektor (Art Director: Anastasia Masaro)
Iggy Azalea (featuring Charli XCX) Fancy (Art Director: David Courtemarche)
DJ Snake and Lil Jon Turn Down for What (Art Director: Jason Kisvarday)
Eminem Rap God (Art Director: Alex Pacion)
Tyler, The Creator Tamale (Art Director: Tom Lisowski)
Best Editing
Beyoncé Pretty Hurts (Editor: Jeff Selis)
Eminem Rap God (Editor: Ken Mowe)
Fitz and The Tantrums The Walker (Editor: James Fitzpatrick)
MGMT Your Life Is a Lie (Editor: Erik Laroi)
Zedd (featuring Hayley Williams) Stay the Night (Editor: Daniel “Cloud” Campos)
Best Cinematography
Arcade Fire Afterlife (Director of Photography: Evan Prosofsky)
Beyoncé Pretty Hurts (Directors of Photography: Darren Lew and Jackson Hunt)
Lana Del Rey West Coast (Director of Photography: Evan Prosofsky)
Gesaffelstein Hate or Glory (Director of Photography: Michael Ragen)
Thirty Seconds to Mars City of Angels (Director of Photography: David Devlin)
Best Video with a Social Message
Avicii Hey Brother
Beyoncé Pretty Hurts
J. Cole (featuring TLC) Crooked Smile
David Guetta (featuring Mikky Ekko) One Voice
Angel Haze (featuring Sia) Battle Cry
Kelly Rowland Dirty Laundry

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