MTV Announces 2015 Video Music Awards Nominations

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The Video Music Awards will air live from Microsoft Theater (formerly Nokia Theatre L.A.) LIVE in LA on Sunday, August 30 at 9:00 PM ET/PT. Hosted by Miley Cyrus, check out the full list of nominees below.

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 presented by Taco Bell®
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”

BEST ART DIRECTION
Taylor Swift f/ Kendrick Lamar “Bad Blood” (Charles Infante, art dir.)
Snoop Dogg “So Many Pros” (Jason Fijal, art dir.)
Jack White “Would You Fight For My Love?” (Jeff Peterson, art dir.)
The Chemical Brothers “Go” (Michel Gondry, art dir.)
Skrillex & Diplo w/ Justin Bieber “Where Are U Now” (Brewer, art dir.)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Beyonce “7/11″ (Beyoncé, Chris Grant, choreographers; Additional choreography: Gabriel Valenciano”)
OK Go “I Won’t Let You Down” (OK Go, air:man, Mori Harano, choreographers)
Chet Faker “Gold” (Ryan Heffington, choreographer)
Ed Sheeran “Don’t” (Nappy Tabs, choreographer)
Flying Lotus f/ Kendrick Lamar “Never Catch Me” (Keone, Mari Madrid, dir.)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Flying Lotus f/ Kendrick Lamar “Never Catch Me” (Larkin Seiple, DP)
Ed Sheeran “Thinking Out Loud” (Daniel Pearl, DP)
Taylor Swift f/ Kendrick Lamar “Bad Blood” (Christopher Probst, DP)
FKA Twigs “Two Weeks” (Justin Brown, DP)
Alt-J “Left Hand Free” (Mike Simpson, DP)

BEST DIRECTION
Taylor Swift f/ Kendrick Lamar “Bad Blood” (Joseph Kahn, dir.)
Mark Ronson f/ Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk” (Bruno Mars & Cameron Duddy, dir.)
Kendrick Lamar “Alright” (Colin Tilley & The Little Homies, dir.)
Hozier “Take Me To Church” (Brendan Canty & Conal Thomson of Feel Good Lost, dir.)
Childish Gambino “Sober” (Hiro Murai, dir.)

BEST EDITING
Beyonce “7/11″ (Beyoncé, Ed Burke, Jonathan Wing, editors)
Ed Sheeran “Don’t” (Jacquelyn London, editor)
Taylor Swift f/ Kendrick Lamar “Bad Blood” (Chancler Haynes @ Cosmo Street, editor)
A$AP Rocky “L$D” (Dexter Navy, editor)
Skrillex & Diplo w/ Justin Bieber “Where Are U Now” (Brewer, editor)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Taylor Swift “Bad Blood” (Ingenuity Studios, vfx)
FKA Twigs “Two Weeks” (Gloria FX, Tomash Kuzmytskyi, & Max Chyzhevskyy, vfx)
Childish Gambino “Telegraph Ave” (Gloria FX, vfx)
Skrillex & Diplo w/ Justin Bieber “Where Are U Now” (Brewer, vfx)
Tyler, The Creator “F*cking Young/Death Camp” (Gloria FX, vfx)

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