UK Music Video Awards 2015: here are the nominations...

UK Music Video Awards 2015: here are the nominations...

The votes are in and the judging panels have met. Now we can reveal who is up for the honours at the UK Music Video Awards 2015 – the big awards night of the year for music video makers in Britain and beyond.

Nominations for over 30 awards at this year's UKMVAs 2015 are here in the areas of best video by music genre, technical achievement, live coverage, interactive video, music documentary, lyric video, and the individual award categories – all chosen by the MVA Jury Members, comprised of members of the international music video industry.

And you can also book tickets for the UK Music Video Awards 2015 ceremony and aftershow on November 15th  - details underneath the list of nominations below.

UK Music Video Awards 2015: THE NOMINATIONS

Music genre categories 

Best Pop Video – UK, in association with Rushes

Gabrielle Aplin – Sweet Nothing
George Ezra - Listen To The Man
Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk
Naughty Boy ft Beyoncé & Arrow Benjamin - Runnin' (Lose It All)
Sam Smith - Lay Me Down
Years & Years - King

Best Pop Video – International 

DATA ft Benny Sings - Don't Sing
OK Go - I Won't Let You Down
Rihanna - Bitch Better Have My Money
Roy Kafri - Mayokero
Sia - Elastic Heart
Taylor Swift – Bad Blood

Best Pop Video – Budget

ALB - The Road
Aquilo - Losing You
Cais Sodré Funk Connection – Offbeat
Honne - Coastal Love
The Coronas - Just Like That
Zak Abel & Joker - Wise Enough

Best Rock/Indie Video – UK

Bastille vs Grades - Torn Apart
Florence + The Machine - Queen of Peace
Florence + The Machine - What Kind of Man
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds - Ballad of The Mighty I
Royal Blood - Out of The Black
Slaves - Cheer Up London

Best Rock/Indie Video – International 

Cold Mailman - Something You Do
Darwin Deez - Kill Your Attitude
Death From Above 1979 - Virgins
Joywave - Somebody New
Tame Impala - Let It Happen
U2 - Every Breaking Wave

Best Rock/Indie Video – Budget

BRO - Less Than Three
Eaves - Pylons
Electric Youth - Runaway
Naïve New Beaters - Run Away
Oscar - Daffodil Days
Stealing Sheep - Deadlock

Best Dance Video – UK

Clark - To Live and Die in Grantham
Fono - Real Joy
Grades - King
Hot Chip - Need You Now
Leftfield & Sleaford Mods - Head and Shoulders
The Chemical Brothers - Sometimes I Feel So Deserted

Best Dance Video – International

Hook N Sling ft Far East Movement - Break Yourself
Paul Kalkbrenner - Feed Your Head
Skrillex - Doompy Poomp
Tchami - Promesses
Ten Walls - Walking With Elephants
Tiga - Bugatti

Best Dance Video – Budget

Delta Heavy - Ghost 
Gwilym Gold - Triumph
Little Boots - Taste It
Lorn - Acid Rain
Rone ft François Marry - Quitter La Ville
Sinkane - How We Be

Best Alternative Video – UK

Alt-J - Pusher
Alt-J - Every Other Freckle
FKA twigs - Pendulum
Glass Animals - Hazey
Philip Selway - Coming Up For Air
The Staves - Black & White

Best Alternative Video – International

Black Atlass - Jewels
Brodinski ft SD - Can't Help Myself
Chet Faker - Gold
Flying Lotus - Coronus, The Terminator
Flying Lotus ft Kendrick Lamar - Never Catch Me
Nicolas Godin - Widerstehe Doch Der Sünde

Best Alternative Video – Budget

AE - Dreamers
Ariel Pink - Dazed Inn Daydreams
Bruce Smear - Pick and Roll
Dralms - Crushed Pleats
Son Lux - Change Is Everything
Young Fathers – Shame 

Best Urban Video – UK

Dizzee Rascal - Couple of Stacks
Dizzee Rascal - Pagans
George the Poet – 1, 2, 1, 2
Krept & Konan ft Jeremih - Freak of the Week
Rag n Bone Man ft Vince Staples - Hell Yeah
Raleigh Ritchie - Bloodsport ’15 Pt 2

Best Urban Video – International

Childish Gambino - Sober
Kendrick Lamar - Alright
Run The Jewels ft Zack de la Rocha - Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck)
SonReal - For The Town
Stromae - Carmen
Vince Staples ft Future & Snoh Aalegra - Señorita

Best Urban Video – Budget

A$AP Rocky - Chevy
Dels - Burning Beaches
Findlay - Electric Bones
Hervé ft Knytro - Money Where Your Mouth Is
Run The Jewels - Lie, Cheat, Steal
Stig Of The Dump ft Jehst - Kubrick

Technical achievement categories

Best Art Direction & Design in a Video, in association with WPA

Fur Voice - Fantasía
Little Boots - Taste It
Snoop Dogg - So Many Pros
Take That - These Days
Tiga - Bugatti
U2 - Every Breaking Wave

Best Styling in a Video, in association with i-D

FKA twigs - Glass & Patron
Rihanna - Bitch Better Have My Money
Róisín Murphy - Evil Eyes
Snoop Dogg - So Many Pros
Taylor Swift - Bad Blood
Tiga - Bugatti

Best Choreography in a Video

Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
FKA twigs - Glass & Patron
Flying Lotus ft Kendrick Lamar - Never Catch Me
Gwilym Gold - Triumph
OK Go - I Won't Let You Down
Sia - Elastic Heart

Best Cinematography in a Video, in association with Panalux

Flying Lotus - Coronus, The Terminator
Kendrick Lamar - Alright
Naughty Boy ft Beyoncé & Arrow Benjamin - Runnin' (Lose It All)
Nicolas Godin - Widerstehe Doch Der Sünde
Sam Smith - Lay Me Down
U2 - Every Breaking Wave

Best Colour Grade in a Video, in association with CHEAT

Benjamin Booker - The Future Is Slow Coming
FKA twigs - M3LL155X
Lapalux ft Andreya Triana - Puzzle
Naughty Boy ft Beyoncé & Arrow Benjamin - Runnin' (Lose It All)
Rudimental - Never Let You Go
The Chemical Brothers – Sometimes I Feel So Deserted 

Best Editing in a Video

Bruce Smear - Pick and Roll
DATA ft Benny Sings - Don’t Sing
Royal Blood - Out Of The Black
The Chemical Brothers - Sometimes I Feel So Deserted
Tiga – Bugatti
U2 – Every Breaking Wave

Best Animation in a Video

Hugo ‘Beats’ Chegwin & Fred Berry - Amaro & Walden’s Joyride
Leftfield & Sleaford Mods – Head And Shoulders 
Panda Bear - Boys Latin
Royal Blood - Out Of The Black
Son Lux - Change Is Everything
Stromae – Carmen

Best Visual Effects in a Video

Black Atlass - Jewels
Darwin Deez - Kill Your Attitude
Fur Voice - Fantasía
Maestro - Darlin' Celsa
Roy Kafri - Mayokero
The Bug - Function/Void

Non-traditional music visual categories

Best Live Music Coverage, in association with Procam 

Aerosmith Rocks Donington  2014
Gabrielle Aplin at Wilton’s Music Hall 
Jay Z & Beyoncé - On The Run Tour
Lenny Kravitz - Just Let Go
Mumford & Sons - The Hospital Live Sessions
Wolf Alice – Vevo Lift UK

Best Music Documentary

808 - The Documentary
Backstreet Boys - Show 'Em What You're Made Of
Dazed x Channel 4 - Music Nation Open Mic
Noisey Israel Palestine - Hip Hop in the Holy Land
The Redemption of the Devil
The Wrecking Crew

Best Lyric Video

Cee Lo Green - Robin Williams
Newham Generals ft Wiley - Scars
Rolling Stones - Wild Horses
Run The Jewels - Early
The Shoes - Feed The Ghost
To Kill A King - Love Is Coal

Best Interactive Video

Cee Lo Green - Robin Williams
Coldplay - Ink
Foals - Moutain At My Gate
Steye & The Bizonkid - What Do We Care 4
The Geek x vrv - Waves
Years & Years – Shine, Channel 4 Takeover

Individual categories

Best Commissioner

Caroline Clayton
Dan Curwin
James Hackett
Jane Third
John Moule
Sam Seager

Best Producer

Amber Millington
Corin Taylor
Jason Colon/Danielle Hinde
Jess Bell
Sarah Boardman
Sarah Tognazzi

Best Artist

Alt-J
Ed Sheeran
Florence + The Machine
Flying Lotus
Kendrick Lamar
Years & Years

Best New Director, in association with Electric Theatre Collective

Dexter Navy
Eoin Glaister
Fred Rowson
Helmi
Nelson de Castro
Zack Spiger

Best Director, in association with MPC

Colin Tilley
David Wilson
Fleur & Manu
Ian Pons Jewell
Ninian Doff
Vincent Haycock

More credit information on all the nominations will appear here on Promo News in the coming days, while the nominations for the Video Of The Year award will be announced on the night of the ceremony. 

The UK Music Video Awards 2015 takes place at the legendary Roundhouse in London on Thursday November 15th. And Music Vid Fest, a one-day conference on the business and creativity of music videos, will take place for the second year on the day before the MVAs, on November 4th  - more details coming soon. 

You can book tickets now for the UKMVAs 2015 ceremony and aftershow party at the UKMVAs website

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