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David Knight - 21st Sept 2017

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 2017 – the biggest night of the year for music video makers everywhere.

Nominations for over 30 awards at this year's UKMVAs 2017 are here in the areas of best video by music genre, technical achievement, live, interactive, and the individual and company 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 2017 ceremony and aftershow on October 26th  - details at the UKMVAs website.

UK Music Video Awards 2017: THE NOMINATIONS

Best Pop Video - UK in association with Rushes
Aquilo - You Won’t Know Where You Stand / Silhouette
Charli XCX - Boys
Dua Lipa - New Rules
Ed Sheeran - Castle On The Hill
Elton John - Bennie and The Jets
Jessie Ware - Selfish Love

Best Dance Video - UK
BICEP - Aura
Bonobo - Kerala
Bonobo - No Reason
Duke Dumont x Gorgon City ft Naations - Real Life
SOULS - Bad Girl
Stylo G + Jacob Plant - Bike Engine

Best Rock/Indie Video - UK
All We Are - Animal/Dance
Coldplay - Everglow
Kasabian - God Bless This Acid House
Mick Jagger - England, Lost
Radiohead - I Promise
Royal Blood - Lights Out

Best Alternative Video - UK
alt-j - 3WW
alt-j - Deadcrush
alt-j - In Cold Blood
Metronomy ft Robyn - Hang Me Out To Dry
Sampha - Process
Young Fathers - Mr Martyr

Best Urban Video - UK in association with PPL
Loyle Carner - Isle of Arran
Mura Masa & A$AP Rocky - Love$ick
Rag'N'Bone Man - Skin
Ray BLK - Patience
Sampha - (No One Knows Me) Like The Piano
Tinie Tempah - Chasing Flies

Best Pop Video - International
Cassius ft Pharrell Williams & Cat Power - Go Up
HAIM - Want You Back
Katy Perry - Bon Appetit
Lorde - Green Light
Oren Lavie ft Vanessa Paradis - Did You Really Say No
The Weeknd - False Alarm

Best Dance Video - International
Jain - Makeba
Joris Delacroix - Start The Engine
Kanye West - Fade
Majid Jordan ft Somewhere Else - Move Together
The Avalanches - Because I'm Me
The Blaze - Territory

Best Rock/Indie Video - International
Every Time I Die - Map Change
Father John Misty - Things It Would Have Been Useful To Know Before The Revolution
Mourn - Irrational Friend
Naive New Beaters - Words Hurt
The All-American Rejects - Sweat
Twenty One Pilots - HeavyDirtySoul

Best Alternative Video - International
Beck - Up All Night
Leningrad - Kolshik
Mashrou'Leila - Roman
Peder - Shadows Of My Mind
Polo & Pan - Coeur Croisé
The Avalanches - Subways

Best Urban Video - International
A$AP Mob ft A$AP Rocky, A$AP Nast, Yung Lord, Skepta - Money Man / Put That On My Set
Frank Ocean - Nikes
Jay-Z - Moonlight
Kendrick Lamar - ELEMENT.
Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.
Young Thug - Wyclef Jean

Best Pop Video - Newcomer
Cartae - Long Time
Charlotte Cardin - Like It Doesn't Hurt
Lea Santee - Rollin'
Poppy Ajudha - Spilling Into You
Slang - What Happened To You
Stars and Rabbit - Man Upon The Hill

Best Dance Video - Newcomer
Cathedrals - Try To Fight
Courage - Latinman
Fabich ft Josh Barry - Hold On
Noga Erez - Dance While You Shoot
Obongjayar - Endless
Punctual - What I Love

Best Rock/Indie Video - Newcomer
Lemon Twigs - I Want To Prove To You
Marika Hackman - My Lover Cindy
Microwave - Vomit
The Shins - Half A Million
Ultrasound - Kon-Tiki
Willie J Healey - Would You Be

Best Alternative Video - Newcomer
BadBadNotGood ft Kaytranada - Lavender
Beyond The Wizard's Sleeve - Black Crow
Bonnie Banane - L'Appétit
Cherry Glazerr - Told You I'd Be With The Guys
Ghostpoet - Freakshow
Moses Sumney - Worth It

Best Urban Video - Newcomer
Avelino ft Stormzy & Skepta - Energy
Bossman Birdie - Walk The Walk
Monster Florence - Resourceful
Newham Generals ft Wiley - Unruly
Oscar Worldpeace - Tate Modern, Wary, Pearls
Slick Don - Highs & Lows

Vevo MUST SEE Award
Charli XCX - Boys
Dua Lipa - New Rules
Jay-Z - The Story of O.J.
Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.
Marika Hackman - My Lover Cindy
Young Thug - Wyclef Jean

Best Interactive Video in association with The Mill
Björk - Notget
Chainsmokers - Paris VR
Gorillaz - Saturnz Barz (Spirit House) 360
Naïve New Beaters - Words Hurt
N'to - Chez Nous (Fantasynth)
Portugual. The Man - Rich Friends

Best Production Design in a Video
Bonobo - No Reason
Elton John - Bennie and the Jets
Frank Ocean - Nikes
Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.
Sampha - Process
Young Thug & Carnage: Young Martha ft Meek Mill - Homie

Best Styling in a Video in association with i-D
Beck - Up All Night
Frank Ocean - Nikes
Kendrick Lamar - ELEMENT.
Police Dog Hogan - Tyburn Jig
Rosalía - De Plata
The Blaze - Territory

Best Choreography in a Video
alt-j - Deadcrush
Everything Everything - Can't Do
Kanye West - Fade
P!nk - What About Us?
Polo & Pan - Coeur Croisé
Sia - The Greatest

Best Cinematography in a Video in association with Panalux
alt-j - 3WW
Ed Sheeran - Castle On The Hill
Jimmy Whoo - Motel Music part ll
Kendrick Lamar - ELEMENT.
Placebo - Life's What You Make It
The Avalanches - Because I'm Me

Best Colour Grading in a Video in association with CHEAT
Jain - Makeba
Jay-Z & Damian Marley - Bam
Majid Jordan ft Somewhere Else - Move Together
Mick Jagger - Gotta Get A Grip
Radiohead - I Promise
The Hamilton Mixtape - Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)

Best Editing in a Video in association with Cut+Run
alt-j - Deadcrush
Bonobo - Kerala
Elton John - Bennie and the Jets
Leningrad - Kolshik
The Rolling Stones - Ride 'Em On Down
Young Thug - Wyclef Jean

Best Visual Effects in a Video
Arcade Fire - Everything Everything
Jain - Makeba
Leningrad - Kolshik
Majid Jordan ft Somewhere Else - Move Together
Royal Blood - Lights Out
The Weeknd - False Alarm

Best Animation in a Video
Elton John - Rocket Man
Father John Misty - Things It Would Have Been Helpful To Know Before The Revolution
Jay-Z - The Story of O.J.
Kaada /Patton - Red Rainbow
Katie Melua - Perfect World
The Avalanches - Subways

Best Live Session
Alicia Keys in Paris - A Take Away Show
J Hus - Common Sense (Four To The Floor, Channel4)
London Grammar - Rooting For You
Mr Jukes - Angels/Your Love (Live At The Church)
Mura Masa ft Damon Albarn - Blu (Live)
Vevo Presents: The Weeknd - False Alarm

Best Live Concert
HAIM - Behind The Album
Metallica - Hardwired at House of Vans
Rammstein - Paris
The Killers - Hyde Park
The Rolling Stones - Trip Across Latin America
Toro Y Moi - Love From Trona

Best Commissioner
Andrew Law
Elizabeth Doonan
James Hackett
John Moule
Phil Lee
Semera Khan

Best Producer in association with WPA
Amber Millington
Clemence Cuvelier
Katie Lambert
Natalie Arnett
Nathan Scherrer
Tom Birmingham

Best Production Company
Agile Films
Pulse Films
Riff Raff Films

Best New Director in association with Time Based Arts
Hector Dockrill
Matilda Finn
Max Weiland
Salomon Ligthelm
Thomas James
Zhang + Knight

Best Director
Dent de Cuir
Georgia Hudson
Jake Schreier
Oscar Hudson
Ryan Staake
Young Replicant

Best Artist
Kendrick Lamar
The Weeknd

David Knight - 21st Sept 2017

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