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Tuesday, August 4

MTV VMA's!

It's here again, and with the same LAME host! Russell Brand didn't do it for me before and I'm sure he won't again, his jokes were hard to catch on with his accent and I still don't know who the fuck he is! C'mon MTV step yo game up... but I'm sure it will be some great performances. Beyonce & Lady Gaga both have 8 nominations, Britney Spears has 7.


Below Russell is introducing the nominee's for Best Video...


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Jump for a complete list of all the nominees for each award!


2009 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEES

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé
Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Album: I AM…SASHA FIERCE
Director: Jake Nava
Label: Music World Music/Columbia
Production Company: Anonymous Content
Producer: John Winter

Lady Gaga
Title: Poker Face
Album: The Fame
Director: Ray Kay
Label: Interscope
Production Company: Rockhard Films
Producer: Jil Hardin

Eminem
Title: We Made You
Album: Relapse
Director: Joseph Kahn
Label: Interscope
Production Company: HSI Productions
Producer: Mary Ann Tanedo

Kanye West
Title: Love Lockdown
Album: 808’s and Heartbreak
Director: Simon Henwood
Label: hiphopsince1978/Roc-A-Fella
Production Company: HSI Productions
Producer: Hagai Shaham

Britney Spears
Title: Womanizer
Album: Circus
Director: Joseph Kahn
Label: Jive/Zomba Label Group
Production Company: HSI Productions
Producer: Mary Ann Tanedo 

BEST NEW ARTIST

Lady Gaga
Title: Poker Face
Album: The Fame
Director: Ray Kay
Label: Interscope
Production Company: Rockhard Films
Producer: Jil Hardin

Drake
Title: Best I Ever Had
Album: So Far Gone Mixtape
Director: Kanye West
Label: Young Money/ Universal Republic
Production Company: GhostTown Media
Producer: Justin Benoliel

3OH!3
Title: Don’t Trust Me
Album: Want
Director: Steve Jocz
Label: Photo Finish Records
Production Company: Dignity & Shame
Producer: Travis Kopach

Kid Cudi
Title: Day N’Nite
Album: Man On The Moon
Director: SoMe
Label: G.O.O.D Music/Fool’s Gold
Production Company: Snoop Talk
Producer: Stuart Leed

Asher Roth
Title: I Love College
Album: Asleep in the Bread Aisle
Director: Jay Lia/Scooter Braun
Label: SRC/Universal Motown/Schoolboy
Production Company: Soundis Azaiz
Producer: Jonathan Lia Pruductions 

BEST MALE VIDEO

Eminem
Title: We Made You
Album: Relapse
Director: Joseph Kahn
Label: Interscope
Production Company: HSI Productions
Producer: Mary Ann Tanedo

Kanye West
Title: Love Lockdown
Album: 808’s and Heartbreak
Director: Simon Henwood
Label: hiphopsince1978/Roc-A-Fella
Production Company: HSI Productions
Producer: Hagai Shaham

Jay-Z
Title: D.O.A (Death of Auto-Tune)
Album: The Blueprint 3
Director: Anthony Mandler
Label: Roc Nation
Production Company: Les Enfants Terribles
Producer: Ciarro Pardo

T.I. featuring Rihanna
Title: Live Your Life
Album: Paper Trail
Director: Anthony Mandler
Label: Atlantic Reords
Production Company: Les Enfants Terribles
Producer: Gina Leonard

Ne-Yo
Title: Miss Independent
Album: The Year of the Gentleman
Director: Chris Robinson
Label: Def Jam
Production Company: Robot Films
Producer: Megan Gutman


BEST FEMALE VIDEO

Katy Perry
Title: Hot n Cold
Album: One of The Boys
Director: Alan Ferguson
Label: Capitol Records
Production Company: Frank The Plumber/Anonymous Content
Producer: Melissa Larsen

Beyoncé
Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Album: I AM…SASHA FIERCE
Director: Jake Nava
Label: Music World Music/Columbia
Production Company: Anonymous Content
Producer: John Winter 

Kelly Clarkson
Title: My Life Would Suck Without You
Album: All I Ever Wanted
Director: Wayne Isham
Label: RCA
Production Company: Razor Factory
Producer: Craig Fanning

Lady Gaga
Title: Poker Face
Album: The Fame
Director: Ray Kay
Label: Interscope
Production Company: Rockhard Films
Producer: Jil Hardin

Taylor Swift
Title: You Belong With Me
Album: Fearless
Director: Roman White
Label: Big Machine Records
Production Company: Revolution Pictures
Producer: Randy Brewer

P!nk
Title: So What
Album: Funhouse
Director: Dave Meyers
Label: LaFace Records
Production Company: Radical Media
Producer: Derek Roberto


BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

Eminem
Title: We Made You
Album: Relapse
Director: Joseph Kahn
Label: Interscope
Production Company: HSI Productions
Producer: Mary Ann Tanedo

Kanye West
Title: Love Lockdown
Album: 808’s and Heartbreak
Director: Simon Henwood
Label: hiphopsince1978/Roc-A-Fella
Production Company: HSI Productions
Producer: Hagai Shaham

Jay-Z
Title: D.O.A (Death of Auto-Tune)
Album: The Blueprint 3
Director: Anthony Mandler
Label: Roc Nation
Production Company: Les Enfants Terribles
Producer: Ciarro Pardo

Asher Roth
Title: I Love College
Album: Asleep in the Bread Aisle
Director: Jay Lia/Scooter Braun
Label: SRC/Universal Motown/Schoolboy
Production Company: Soundis Azaiz
Producer: Jonathan Lia Pruductions

Flo Rida
Title: Right Round
Album: R.O.O.T.S.
Director: Malcolm Jones
Label: Atlantic Records/Poe Boy Ent.
Production Company: Jason Valens
Producer: Café 451 

BEST POP VIDEO

Beyoncé
Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Album: I AM…SASHA FIERCE
Director: Jake Nava
Label: Music World Music/Columbia
Production Company: Anonymous Content
Producer: John Winter

Lady Gaga
Title: Poker Face
Album: The Fame
Director: Ray Kay
Label: Interscope
Production Company: Rockhard Films
Producer: Jil Hardin

Britney Spears
Title: Womanizer
Album: Circus
Director: Joseph Kahn
Label: Jive/Zomba Label Group
Production Company: HSI Productions
Producer: Mary Ann Tanedo

Cobra Starship featuring Leighton Meester
Title: Good Girls Go Bad
Album: Hot Mess
Director: Kai Regan
Label: Fueled By Ramen/DecayDance
Production Company: East Pleasant Pictures
Producer: Xander Strohm

Wisin y Yandel
Title: Abusadora
Album: La Revolucion
Director: Jessy Terrero
Label: Machete Music
Production Company: Terrero Films
Producer: Josh Goldstein 

BEST ROCK VIDEO

Coldplay
Title: Viva La Vida
Album: Viva La Vida
Director: Hype Williams
Label: Capitol
Production Company: Naailia Entertainment
Producer: Hype Williams

Kings of Leon
Title: Use Somebody
Album: Only By the Night
Director: Sophie Muller
Label: RCA
Production Company: Oil Factory
Producer: Grant Jue

Green Day
Title: 21 Guns
Album: 21st Century Breakdown
Director: Marc Webb
Label: Reprise Records
Production Company: DNA Inc
Producer: Michael Angelos

Fall Out Boy
Title: I Don’t Care
Album: Folie A Deux
Director: Alan Ferguson Hemingway
Label: Island
Production Company: Frank The Plumber
Producer: Melissa Larsen

Paramore
Title: Decode
Album: Twilight, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Director: Shane Drake
Label: Atlantic/Fueled By Ramen/Chop Shop
Production Company: Red Van Pictures
Producer: Brandon Bonfiglio 

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Beyoncé
Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Album: I AM…SASHA FIERCE
Director: Jake Nava
Label: Music World Music/Columbia
Production Company: Anonymous Content
Producer: John Winter
Choreographer: Jaquel Knight & Frank Gatson Jr.

Britney Spears
Title: Circus
Album: Circus
Director: Francis Lawrence
Label: Jive Records
Production Company: DNA Inc
Producer: Heather Heller
Choreographer: Andre Fuentes

Ciara featuring Justin Timberlake
Title: Love Sex Magic
Album: Fantasy Ride
Director: Diane Martel
Label: LaFace Records/Zomba Label Group
Production Company: HSI Productions
Producer: Jil Hardin
Choreographer: Jamaica Craft & “Marty” James Martin Kudelka

AR Rahman & Pussy Cat Dolls featuring Nicole Scherzinger
Title: Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)
Album: Doll Domination 2.0
Director: Thomas Kloss
Label: Interscope
Production Company: DNA Inc
Producer: Michael Angelos
Choreographer: Robin Antin & Mikey Minden

Kristina DeBarge
Title: Goodbye
Album: Exposed
Director: Ray Kay
Label: Island/Def Jam
Production Company: Rockhard Films
Producer: Nicole Acacio
Choreographer: Jamaica Craft


BEST DIRECTION

Beyoncé
Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Album: I AM…SASHA FIERCE
Director: Jake Nava
Label: Music World Music/Columbia
Production Company: Anonymous Content
Producer: John Winter

Lady Gaga
Title: Paparazzi
Album: The Fame
Director: Jonas Akerlund
Label: Interscope/Konlive/Streamline
Production Company: Factory Films Ltd.
Producer: Steven Johnson

Green Day
Title: 21 Guns
Album: 21st Century Breakdown
Director: Marc Webb
Label: Reprise Records
Production Company: DNA Inc
Producer: Michael Angelos

Cobra Starship featuring Leighton Meester
Title: Good Girls Go Bad
Album: Hot Mess
Director: Kai Regan
Label: Fueled By Ramen/DecayDance
Production Company: East Pleasant Pictures
Producer: Xander Strohm

Britney Spears
Title: Circus
Album: Circus
Director: Francis Lawrence
Label: Jive Records
Production Company: DNA Inc
Producer: Heather Heller 

BEST EDITING

Beyoncé
Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Album: I AM…SASHA FIERCE
Director: Jake Nava
Label: Music World Music/Columbia
Production Company: Anonymous Content
Producer: John Winter
Editor: Jarrett Fijal

Britney Spears
Title: Circus
Album: Circus
Director: Francis Lawrence
Label: Jive Records
Production Company: DNA Inc
Producer: Heather Heller
Editor: Jarrett Fijal

Miley Cyrus
7 Things
Album: Breakout
Director: Brett Ratner
Label: Hollywood Records
Production Company: HSI Productions
Producer: Skot Bradford
Editor: Jarrett Fijal

Coldplay
Title:Viva La Vida
Album: Viva La Vida
Director: Hype Williams
Label: Capitol
Production Company: Naailia Entertainment
Producer: Hype Williams
Editor: Hype Williams

Lady Gaga
Title: Paparazzi
Album: The Fame
Director: Jonas Akerlund
Label: Interscope/Konlive/Streamline
Production Company: Factory Films Ltd.
Producer: Steven Johnson
Editor: Danny Tull & Jonas Akerlund


BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS

Beyoncé
Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Album: I AM…SASHA FIERCE
Director: Jake Nava
Label: Music World Music/Columbia
Production Company: Anonymous Content
Producer: John Winter
Special Effects: VFX Effects/Louis Mackall V

Gnarls Barkley
Title: Who’s Gonna Save My Soul
Album: The Odd Couple
Director: Chris Milk
Label: Atlantic Records/Downtown
Production Company: Radical Media Inc
Producer: Anne Johnson
Special Effects: Gradient Effects/Image-Metrics

Lady Gaga
Title: Paparazzi
Album: The Fame
Director: Jonas Akerlund
Label: Interscope/Konlive/Streamline
Production Company: Factory Films Ltd.
Producer: Steven Johnson
Special Effects: Chimney Pot

Eminem
Title: We Made You
Album: Relapse
Director: Joseph Kahn
Label: Interscope
Production Company: HSI Productions
Producer: Mary Ann Tanedo
Special Effects: Ingenuity Engine

Kanye West ft Mr. Hudson
Title: Paranoid
Album: 808’s and Heartbreak
Director: NABIL
Label: hiphopsince/Roc-A-Fella
Production Company: Partizan
Producer: Justin Benoliel and Kathleen Heffernan
Special Effects: Wizardflex


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Beyoncé
Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Album: I AM…SASHA FIERCE
Director: Jake Nava
Label: Music World Music/Columbia
Production Company: Anonymous Content
Producer: John Winter
Cinematographer: Jim Fealy

Coldplay
Title: Viva La Vida
Album: Viva La Vida
Director: Hype Williams
Label: Capitol
Production Company: Naailia Entertainment
Producer: Hype Williams
Cinematographer: John Perez

Lady Gaga
Title: Paparazzi
Album: The Fame
Director: Jonas Akerlund
Label: Interscope/Konlive/Streamline
Production Company: Factory Features
Producer: Steven Johnson
Cinematographer: Eric Broms

Green Day
Title: 21 Guns
Album: 21st Century Breakdown
Director: Marc Webb
Label: Reprise Records
Production Company: DNA Inc
Producer: Michael Angelos
Cinematographer: Jonathan Sela

Britney Spears
Title: Circus
Album: Circus
Director: Francis Lawrence
Label: Jive Records
Production Company: DNA Inc
Producer: Heather Heller
Cinematographer: Thomas Kloss

BEST ART DIRECTION

Beyoncé
Title: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Album: I AM…SASHA FIERCE
Director: Jake Nava
Label: Music World Music/Columbia
Production Company: Anonymous Content
Producer: John Winter
Art Director: Niamh Byrne

Britney Spears
Title: Circus
Album: Circus
Director: Francis Lawrence
Label: Jive Records
Production Company: DNA Inc
Producer: Heather Heller
Art Director: Laura Fox & Charles Varga

Lady Gaga
Title: Paparazzi
Album: The Fame
Director: Jonas Akerlund
Label: Interscope/Konlive/Streamline
Production Company: Factory Features
Producer: Steven Johnson
Art Director: Jason Hamilton

Gnarls Barkley
Title: Who’s Gonna Save My Soul
Album: The Odd Couple
Director: Chris Milk
Label: Atlantic Records/Downtown
Production Company: Radical Media Inc
Producer: Anne Johnson
Art Director: Zach Matthews 

Coldplay
Title: Viva La Vida
Album: Viva La Vida
Director: Hype Williams
Label: Capitol
Production Company: Naailia Entertainment
Producer: Hype Williams
Art Director: Gregory De Maria 

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO

Death Cab For Cutie
Title: Grapevine Fires
Album: Narrow Stairs
Director: Walter Robot
Label: Atlantic
Production Company: Merge @ Crossroads
Producer: Walter Robot

Gnarls Barkley
Title: Who’s Gonna Save My Soul
Album: The Odd Couple
Director: Chris Milk
Label: Atlantic Records/Downtown
Production Company: Radical Media
Producer: Anne Johnson

Cold War Kids
Title: I’ve Seen Enough
Album: Loyalty to Loyalty
Director: Vern Moan
Label: Downtown Records
Production Company: Vern Moon
Producer: Vern Moon

Anjulie
Title: Boom
Album: Anjulie
Director: Adria Petty
Label: Concord
Production Company: Harves
Producer: Scott Howard

Chairlift
Title: Evident Utensil
Album: Does You Inspire You
Director: Ray Tintori
Label: Columbia/Kanine Records
Production Company: Court 13 Omnimedia
Producer: Bob Weisz

Bat For Lashes
Title: Daniel
Album: Two Suns
Director: Johan Renck
Label: Astralwerks
Production Company: RAF/RSA Film
Producer: Eva Templeman

Major Lazer
Title: Hold The Line
Album: Guns Don’t Kill People Lazers Do
Director: Ferry Gouw
Label: Downtown Records
Production Company: Ferry Gouw
Producer: Ferry Gouw

Passion Pit
Title: The Reeling
Album: Manners
Director: Humble
Label: Columbia/Frenchkiss Records
Production Company: Humble
Producer: Kim Koby

Matt & Kim
Title: Lessons Learned
Album: Grand
Director: Taylor Cohen & Otto Arsenault
Label: Fader
Production Company: FVNMO
Producer: Taylor Cohen, Otto Arsenault Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Title: Heads Will Roll
Album: It’s Blitz!
Director: Richard Ayoade
Label: D G C/Interscope
Production Company: Warp Films
Producer: Jon Adams 



BEST VIDEO (THAT SHOULD HAVE WON A MOONMAN)

U2
Title: Where The Streets Have No Name
Album: Joshua Tree
Director: Miert Avis
Label: Island

Dr Dre
Title: Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang
Album: The Chronic
Director: Andre Young (Dr. Dre)
Label: Interscope/The Atlantic Group

Beastie Boys
Title: Sabotage
Album: III Communication
Director: Spike Jonze
Label: Grand Royal/Capitol Records

Bjork
Title: Human Behavior
Album: Debut
Director: Michel Gondry
Label: Elektra Entertainment

Radiohead
Title: Karma Police
Album: OK Computer
Director: Jonathan Glazer
Label: Capitol Records

George Michael
Title: Freedom
Album: Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1
Director: David Fincher
Label: Columbia Records

Foo Fighters
Title: Everlong
Album: The Colour And The Shape
Director: Michel Gondry
Label: Capitol Records/Roswell

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
Title: Into The Great Wide Open
Album: Into The Great Wide Open
Director: Jeff Stein
Label: MCA Records

OK Go
Title: Here It Goes Again
Album: Oh No
Director: OK GO & Trish Sie
Label: Capitol Records

David Lee Roth
Title: California Girls
Album: Crazy From The Heat
Director: Pete Angelus and David Lee Roth
Label: Warner Bros. Records

2 comments:

Elle said...

wtf were they thinking choosing him again

MACK said...

he's demonstrates the cultural barriers that exist between the worlds two largest English speaking countries. He's actually quite funny, but he needs to learn to deliver to an American audience. I've seen his British stand up shows and they're all pretty good....but last year he took that same angle and tried to use it in America..FLOP. Hopefully he's spent the past year working on his stand-up and studying American culture and current events so that his humor will be more relevant. I'm surprised MTV chose a repeat host, do they usually do this?

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