High Fives For Taylor And Beyonce! Your VMA 2015 Nominations List Revealed

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  • We can't even count how many awards Taylor Swift and Beyonce have both been nominated for. Needless to say, it's a lot.

    As the 2015 Video Music Award nominees are announced, we’re tempted to write some spiel about how much we love the VMAs, how much we love the fact that Miley Cyrus has been announced as this year’s host, and how happy we are for Taylor Swift and Beyonce, who look set to win all of the awards, in what looks set to be a wonderful ceremony. We’d even talk about the best VMA moments of all time (which even saw one celeb announce her pregnancy in a really questionable manner).

    But to be honest, all you want to see are the VMA 2015 nominations, right?

    So, with no further ado, here you go….

    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 & Cameron Duddy)
    Kendrick Lamar – “Alright” (Colin Tilley & The Little Homies)
    Hozier – “Take Me To Church” (Brendan Canty and Conal Thomson of Feel Good Lost)
    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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