David Knight - 8th Oct 2012

The votes are in, the ballots counted, and the judging panels have met to decide who will be up for the honours at the big awards night of the year for music video makers in Britain and beyond. So Promo News can now announce the nominations for the UK Music Videos Awards 2012...

UK MVAs 2012: THE NOMINATIONSMusic genre categories - UKBest Alternative Video - UK Alt-J - Breezeblocks
Antony & The Johnsons - Cut The World
Clark - Black Stone
Moones - Better Energy
James Blake - A Case Of You
Keaton Henson - Small Hands

Best Dance Video - UK Benga - I Will Never Change
Bonobo - Eyesdown Machinedrum Remix
David Guetta ft Sia - Titanium
Hot Chip - Night And Day
Rudimental - Feel The Love
The Shoes - Time To Dance

Best Indie/Rock Video - UK
Alt-J - Tessellate
Band of Skulls - Sweet Sour
Clock Opera - Lesson No 7
Coldplay - Paradise (alternative version)
The Kooks - Saboteur
Spiritualized - Hey Jane

Best Pop Video - UK in association with 4Music Calvin Harris ft Ne-Yo - Lets Go
Ed Sheeran - Lego House
George Michael - White Light
M.I.A. - Bad Girls
Paloma Faith - Picking Up The Pieces
Will Young - Losing Myself

Best Urban Video - UK Delilah - Inside My Love
Devlin ft Ed Sheeran - Watchtower
DJ Shadow ft Afrikan Boy - I'm Excited
Labrinth - Express Yourself
Plan B - Ill Manors
Rita Ora ft Tinie Tempah - R.I.P.

Music genre categories - InternationalBest Alternative Video - International DangerMouse & Daniele Luppi, ft Jack White - Two Against One
Feist - The Bad In Each Other
Grimes - Oblivion
The Hickey Underworld - The Frog
M83 - Midnight City
St. Vincent - Cheerleader

Best Dance Video - International
Duck Sauce - Big Bad Wolf
Flight Facilities - Foreign Language
Justice - Audio Video Disco
Justice - New Lands
Moonbootica - Iconic
Skillrex - First Of The Year Equinox

Best Indie/Rock Video - International
Cults - Go Outside
Foster The People - Houdini
Jack White - Sixteen Saltines
Tenacious D - Rize Of The Fenix
The Shins - Simple Song
Woodkid - Run Boy Run Best Pop Video - International
Justice - On 'n On
Lana Del Rey - Blue Jeans
Lana Del Rey - Born To Die
Lana Del Rey - National Anthem
Maia Vidal - Follow Me
Rihanna ft Calvin Harris - We Found Love

Best Urban Video - International
Blu ft U-God - Doinnothin
Casey Veggies - Euphoria III
Kanye West & Jay-Z - Ni**as In Paris
Frank Ocean - Novacane
Jay-Z & Kanye West - No Church In The Wild
The Cool Kids - Rush Hour Traffic

Music genre categories - BudgetBest Alternative Video - Budget C2C - Down The Road
Factory Floor - On Hold
Hilary Hahn/Hauschka - Draw A Map
Rudi Zygaldo - Melpomene
The Death Set - They Come To Get Us
Three Trapped Tigers - Reset
Best Dance Video - Budget
Delta Heavy - Get By
Delta Heavy - Hold Me
Disclosure ft Ria Ritchie - Control
Kidnap Kid - Vehl
Toby Gale - Showdown
Todd Terje - Inspector Norse

Best Indie/Rock Video - Budget
Bombay Bicycle Club - Lights Out Words Gone
Graham Coxon - What It'll Take
Here We Go Magic - How Do I Know
Piers Faccini - Tribe
We Cut Corners - Pirates Life
When Saints Go Machine - Parix

Best Pop Video - Budget
EJ - Mama I'm Going To Sing
Igor Volk - Voices
Laurel Collective - Jelly Bird
Louise Golbey - How It Is
Rent Boys - Shoot The Shot
Sébastien Tellier - Cochon Ville

Best Urban Video - Budget
A$AP Rocky - Peso
Astroid Boys - Bad Ass
Dubbul O - Spooky Caravan
James Brown - It's A Man's, Man's, Man's World
Noisses ft RTKAL, Lady Leshurr and Foreign Beggars - Run Your Mouth
Pato Siebenhaar - Ga For Det

Technical Achievement categoriesBest Animation In A Video DangerMouse & Daniele Luppi, ft Jack White - Two Against One
Delta Heavy - Get By
Fleet Foxes - The Shrine/An Argument
Gorillaz - DoYaThing
Kina - In Your Arms
Moones - Better Energy Best Art Direction & Design In A Video Duck Sauce - Big Bad Wolf
Justice - New Lands
Keaton Henson - Small Hands
M.I.A. - Bad Girls
The Maccabees - Pelican
The Shoes - Time To Dance

Best Cinematography In A Video Feist - The Bad In Each Other
James Blake - A Case Of You
Jay-Z & Kanye West - No Church In The Wild
Lana Del Rey - Blue Jeans
M.I.A. - Bad Girls
UNKLE - Another Night Out

Best Choreography In A Video Avicii - Levels
Delilah - Inside My Love
Hauschka - Radar
Thunderbird Gerard - Thunderbird
Toby Gale - Showdown
Will Young - Losing Myself

Best Editing In A Video in association with Vanderquest Florence & The Machine - Shake It Out
Justice - New Lands
M.I.A. - Bad Girls
Plan B - Ill Manors
The Shoes - Time To Dance
UNKLE - Another Night Out Best Styling In A Video Duran Duran - Girl Panic
Flight Facilities - Foreign Language
Lana Del Rey - National Anthem
Mademoiselle Yulia - Gimme Gimme
M.I.A. - Bad Girls
Rammstein - Mein Land

Best Telecine (aka Grading) In A Video James Blake - A Case Of You
Justice - New Lands
Jay-Z & Kanye West - No Church In The Wild
Temper Trap - Trembling Hands
The Shoes - Time To Dance
Will Young - Losing Myself

Best VFX In A Video Duck Sauce - Big Bad Wolf
Friendly Fires - Hurting
Foster The People - Houdini
Hot Chip - Night And Day
Justice - New Lands
Woodkid - Run Boy Run

Music vision and innovation categoriesThe Innovation Award ALB - Golden Chains
Ghostpoet & The D.O.T. - Trouble
j.viewz - Rivers and Homes
The Maccabees - VEVO presents: The Maccabees (In The Dark)
Madness - Our House at The Queen's Diamond Jubilee
Various Artists - Alternative Advent Calendar

Best Live Music Coverage
Chase & Status - Live At Brixton Academy
Chemical Brothers - Don't Think
LCD Soundsystem - Shut Up And Play The Hits
Rizzle Kicks - Live And Typical
The Maccabees - VEVO presents: The Maccabees (In The Dark)
Various Artists - The Jo Whiley Music Show Best Music Ad - TV or Online Kasabian - Velociraptor
The Killers - Battle Born
Olly Murs - Olly Murs
Pink Floyd - A Foot In The Dark
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra - Seven Vibes
Soulwax - Radio Soulwax "Machine"

Individual categoriesBest Producer in association with Rushes Gareth Thomas
Leanne Stott
Lee Groombridge
Liz Kessler
Phil Tidy
Tamsin Glasson

Best Commissioner Dan Millar
Dan Curwin
James Hackett
John Moule
Julia Frost
Mike O'Keefe

The People's Choice Award in association with VEVO Shortlist tbc

Full credit information on all the nominations coming soon.

And the UK Music Video Awards and VEVO have also got together to allow fans to vote for their favourite British video of the past year with The People's Choice Award. Eighteen videos by nine different artists are in the running in the People's Choice Award - to be revealed on Tuesday, October 16th, when the Award is launched on VEVO's website, and Facebook page.

The UK Music Video Awards 2012 take place at The Empire, Leicester Square in London on Thursday November 8th. You can book tickets for the show now by downloading the ticket reservation form on the UK MVAs website.

David Knight - 8th Oct 2012

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