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UK Music Video Awards 2014: here are the nominations...

UK Music Video Awards 2014: here are the nominations...

Promo News - 2nd Oct 2014

The votes are in and the judging panels have met. And now, Promo News can exclusively reveal who's up for the honours at the UK Music Video Awards 2014 – the big awards night of the year for music video makers in Britain and beyond.

Nearly all the nominations for every award at the UKMVAs 2014 are here - over 30 awards, with nominees decided MVA Jury Members comprised of members of the UK music video industry, in the areas of best video by music genre, technical achievement, live coverage, best music ad, interactive video, and the individual award categories. And there's also an additional public award - the Vevo Must See Award. 

And you can also book tickets for the UK Music Video Awards 2014 ceremony on November 10th right now - details underneath the list of nominations below.

UK Music Video Awards 2014: THE NOMINATIONS

Music genre categories - UK

Best Pop Video – UK in association with Rushes

Ella Eyre - If I Go
George Ezra - Budapest
Jessie Ware - Tough Love
Katy B - Crying For No Reason
Metronomy - Love Letters
Paolo Nutini - Iron Sky

Best Dance Video – UK

Chase & Status ft Jacob Banks - Alive
Disclosure - Grab Her
Jon Hopkins - Collider
Julio Bashmore - Peppermint
Jungle - Busy Earnin’
Wilkinson - Afterglow

Best Rock/Indie Video – UK

Drenge - Fuckabout
Jake Bugg - There's A Beast And We All Feed It
James - Moving On
Peace - Money
Peace - Lost On Me
Throne - Tharsis Sleeps

Best Alternative Video – UK in association with Smoke & Mirrors

Alt- J - Hunger Of The Pine
Atoms For Peace - Before Your Very Eyes
Ibeyi - River
London Grammar - Nightcall
Metronomy - Reservoir
Placebo - Too Many Friends

Best Urban Video – UK

Hawk House - Chill Pill
Last Night In Paris - Pure
M.I.A. - Double Bubble Trouble
Raleigh Ritchie - Stronger Than Ever
Rudimental ft Becky Hill - Powerless
Scrufizzer - Kick It


Music genre categories - International

Best Pop Video – International

Jamaica - Two On Two
Keisza - Hideaway
Pharrell - Happy
Pharrell - Marilyn Monroe
Sia - Chandelier
Stromae - Tous Les Mêmes

Best Dance Video – International

DJ Snake ft Lil Jon - Turn Down For What
Gesaffelstein - Hate Or Glory
Hercules and Love Affair - I Try And Talk To You
Klangkarussell - Netzwerk (Falls Like Rain)
Movement - Ivory
Vic Mensa - Down On My Luck

Best Rock/Indie Video – International

Jack White - Lazaretto
Kaja Gunnufsen - Au
Mastodon - High Road
OK Go - The Writing's On The Wall
Queens of the Stone Age - Smooth Sailing
Pup - Guilt Trip

Best Alternative Video – International

Arcade Fire - After Life
DyE - She's Bad
Jackson and his Computer Band - G.I. Jane
Liars - Mess On A Mission
MGMT - Cool Song No 2
St Vincent - Digital Witness

Best Urban Video – International

Childish Gambino - 3005
Childish Gambino - Sweatpants
Dominique Young Unique - Throw It Down
Iggy Azalea - Change Your Life
J Cole - She Knows
Tyler, The Creator - Tamale


Music genre categories - Budget

Best Pop Video – Budget

Catfish and the Bottlemen - Fallout
Midnight Juggernauts - Systematic
Mister D - Chleb
New Beat Fund - Get Up
Rosemary - I Know
The Correspondents - Fear and Delight

Best Dance Video – Budget

Basement Jaxx - Mermaid of Salinas
Festival Girlfriend - Infatuation
Friend Within - The Renegade
Halogen - So
Max Cooper - Supine
TCTS - These Heights

Best Rock/Indie Video – Budget

Eugene McGuiness - Godiva
Kid Wise - Hope
Lonely The Brave - Victory Line
Pup - Reservoir
Small Black - Breathless
Tiny Ruins - Carriages

Best Alternative Video – Budget

Bored Nothing - Let Down
FKA Twigs - Papi Pacify
FKA Twigs - Tw-ache
Goose - Your Ways
Jenny Wilson - The Future
Joan As Police Woman - Witness

Best Urban Video – Budget

Bonnie Banane - Champs-Elysees
Die Antwoord - Pitbull Terrier
Knytro - My Motive (Movement)
Moors - Asphyxiated
Pearls Negras - Make It Last
Run The Jewels - A Christmas F*cking Miracle


Technical achievement categories

Best Art Direction & Design in a Video in association with Creative Commission

Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
Metronomy - I'm Aquarius
Metronomy - Love Letters
OK Go - The Writing's On The Wall
Paolo Nutini - Iron Sky
St Vincent - Witness

Best Styling in a Video

Brooke Candy - Opulence
Coldplay - Magic
Iggy Azalea ft Charli XCX - Fancy
Paul McCartney - Early Days
Skrillex - Ragga Bomb
St Vincent - Witness

Best Choreography in a Video

Ed Sheeran - Don't
FKA Twigs - Tw-ache
FKA Twigs - Wet Wipez
Hercules and Love Affair - I Try and Talk To You
Jungle - Time
Peace - Money

Best Cinematography in a Video in association with Panalux

Jon Hopkins - Collider
London Grammar - Nightcall
MGMT - Cool Song No 2
Paolo Nutini - Iron Sky
Paul McCartney - Early Days
Woodkid - Golden Age

Best Colour Grade in a Video

Alt-J - Hunger Of The Pine
DJ Snake ft Lil Jon - Turn Down For What
Paloma Faith - Can't Rely On You
Paloma Faith - Only Love Can Hurt Like This
Paolo Nutini - Iron Sky
Sam Smith - I'm Not The Only One

Best Animation in a Video

Coldplay - Always In My Head
James - Moving
Nils Frahm - Re
Metronomy - Reservoir
Savages - Marshal Dear
Throne - Tharsis Sleeps

Best Editing in a Video

DJ Snake ft Lil Jon - Turn Down For What
Franz Ferdinand - Evil Eye
Jon Hopkins - Collider
Kid Wise - Hope
Moody Good - Musicbx
Peace - Money

Best Visual Effects in a Video

Alt-J - Hunger Of The Pine
Atoms for Peace - Before Your Very Eyes
Disclosure - Grab Her
DJ Snake ft Lil Jon - Turn Down For What
DyE - She's Bad
Liars - Mess On A Mission


Non-traditional music visual categories

Best Live Coverage

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Live In Paris
Coldplay - Ghost Stories Sky Arts
Rudimental - Live at Brixton Academy
Rolling Stones - Sweet Summer Sun
Sam Smith ft Howard Lawrence - Make It To Me Stripped Live (Vevo Lift UK)
Savages - Live at the Forum

Best Music Ad – TV or Online

Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
Bombay Bicycle Club - So Long, See You Tomorrow
Disclosure - Settle
Last Night In Paris – Pure
London Grammar – If I Wait
Sam Smith / Google Play – Live At The Roundhouse

Best Interactive Video

Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
Damon Albarn - Heavy Seas of Love
Death Koolaid - Second Rule
Etienne de Crecy - Hashtag My Ass
ManCub - Waiting In Line 3D
Pharrell - 24 Hours of Happy

Public vote category

Vevo Must See Award

Bombay Bicycle Club - Luna
Catfish and The Bottlemen – Fallout 
Duke Dumont – Won't Look Back
Ella Eyre – If I Go
Jungle – Time
Wilkinson – After Glow


Individual categories

Best Producer in association with Island Studios

Amber Millington
Brett Webb
Joe Walker
Jules de Chateleux
Rik Green
Sarah Tognazzi

Best New Director in association with Electric Theatre Collective

George Belfield
Georgia Hudson
Oliver Hadlee Pearch
Thomas Rhazi
Truman and Cooper

Best Director in association with Locomotion

Aoife McArdle
Fleur & Manu
Hiro Murai
Ninian Doff 
Sophie Muller

Best Commissioner in association with IMD Fastrax

Caroline Clayton
Connie Meade
Dan Curwin
James Hackett
Sam Seager
Semera Khan

Best Video Artist in association with Box Television

FKA Twigs
James Vincent McMorrow
London Grammar
Paloma Faith


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

The UK Music Video Awards 2014 takes place at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, central London on Monday November 10th. And the organisers have today announced the launch of Music Vid Fest, a conference on the business of music video creativity to run on the same day as the Awards at the nearby BFI Southbank - more details coming soon (October 3rd). 

You can book tickets now for the UKMVAs 2014, and to the Music Vid Fest conference, on the UK MVAs website


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