Promonews - 19th Oct 2020

Here are the nominations for the UK music genre categories at the UK Music Video Awards 2020 - including director, production company, commissioner and label credit information where available.

Credit information on the nominations on all the other categories at this year’s UKMVAs will be posted here in the coming days.

The UK Music Video Awards 2020 takes place in live virtual awards show on Thursday, November 5th at 7.30pm (GMT). Information on tickets to viewing the event will be available on the UKMVAs website shortly.

Best Alternative Video – UK

Ghostpoet – Concrete Pony
Director: Thomas James
Producers: Jamie Gamache, Connor O'Hara
Prod Co: OB Productions
Commissioner: Sean Mayo For PIAS

Thom Yorke - Last I Heard (...He Was Circling The Drain)
Director: Art Camp, Saad Moosajee
Producer: Art Camp
Prod Co: Art Camp
Commissioner: Scott Wright for XL Recordings

Låpsley – My Love Was Like The Rain
Director: Camille Summers-Valli
Producer: Scarlett Barclay
Prod Co: Ground Work
Commissioner: Scott Wright for XL Recordings

FKA Twigs – Sad Day
Director: Hiro Murai
Producer: Jason Cole, Danielle Hinde, Brad Weston, Anita Gou, Hiro Murai, Nate Matteson, Michael Stirton,  FKA Twigs
Prod Co: Doomsday Entertainment (US), FRIEND (UK)

Moses Boyd – Stranger Than Fiction
Director: In/Out
Producer: Louisa Plumstead
Prod Co: Riff Raff Films
Commissioner: Michael Lewin for Sony Music

Mura Masa ft Ellie Roswell – Teenage Headache Dreams
Director: Marcus Söderlund
Producer: Georgina Smith
Prod Co: Academy Films
Commissioner: Richard Grewe for Polydor Records

Best Dance/Electronic Video – UK

Waze & Odyssey, George Michael, Mary J Blige & Tommy Theo – Always
Director: Nelson De Castro
Producer: Jesse Mcclung
Prod Co: Little Ugly Llc
Commissioner: Kat Cattaneo for Sony Music

Prospa – Control The Party
Director: Jak Payne
Producer: Ghandi El-Chamaa
Prod Co: Blink Productions
Commissioner: Marco Grey for Polydor Records

Mura Masa & Slowthai – Deal Wiv It
Director: Yoni Lappin
Producer: Karen Saurí, Davey Ahern
Prod Co: CANADA
Commissioner: Richard Grewe for Polydor Records

Disclosure – Energy
Director: Kid Studio
Producer: Chanel Urban
Prod Co: HPLA
Commissioner: Kevin Kloecker for Island Records

Disclosure ft Aminé & Slowthai – My High
Director: Simon Cahn
Producer: Théo Gall, Laure Salgon
Prod Co: Division
Commissioner: Kevin Kloecker for Island Records

Duke Dumont, Zac Abel – The Power
Director: Paco Raterta
Producer: JP
Prod Co: Pulse Films
Commissioner: James Hackett for EMI Records

Best Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Video – UK

Stormzy ft Headie One – Audacity
Director: Taz Tron Delix
Producer: Ghandi El Chamaa
Prod Co: Compulsory
Commissioner: Dan Curwin, Nicola Shephard for Atlantic Records

Headie One & Fred Again – Gang
Director: Arnaud Bresson
Producer: Théo Gall, Laure Salgon
Prod Co: Division
Commissioner: Elena Argiros for Sony Music

Avelino – Higher Power
Director: Nadira Amrani
Producer: Nailah Blissett
Prod Co: Blink Productions
Commissioner: Dan Millar for Sony Music

Jme ft Merky Ace – Live
Director: Matthew Walker
Producer: Matthew Walker
Prod Co: MKW Films
Commissioner: Artist commissioned for Boy Better Know

Octavian – Poison
Director: Crowns & Owls
Producer: Greg Smith, Javier Alejandro
Prod Co: Noir
Record Co: Artist commissioned for Black Butter

Slowthai – Psycho
Director: Duncan Loudon
Producer: Nat Baring
Prod Co: Somesuch
Commissioner: Lewis Levi for True Panther Sounds, Method Records

Best Pop Video – UK

Harry Styles – Adore You
Director: Dave Meyers
Producer: Nathan Scherrer, Jo Coombes, Ellen De Faux, Tom Gardner
Prod Co: freenjoy
Commissioner: Bryan Younce for Columbia Records

Lewis Capaldi – Before You Go
Director: Kyle Thrash
Producer: Stephen Buchanan
Prod Co: More Media
Commissioner: James Hackett for EMI Records

Dua Lipa – Break My Heart
Director: Henry Scholfield
Producer: Javier Alejandro
Prod Co: Caviar
Commissioner: Caroline Clayton for Warner Records/Tap Mgmt

Ashnikko ft Grimes – Cry
Director: Mike Anderson
Producer: Karina Ripper
Prod Co: Anderson Platz
Commissioner: Sam Seager For Parlophone Records

Harry Styles – Falling
Director: Dave Meyers
Producer: Nathan Scherrer, Fuliane Petikyan
Prod Co: freenjoy
Commissioner: Bryan Younce For Columbia Records

Dua Lipa – Physical
Director: Lope Serrano Aka Canada
Producer: Laura Serra Estorch, Karen Saurí
Prod Co: CANADA
Commissioner: Caroline Clayton for Warner Records

Best R&B/Soul Video – UK

Jorja Smith – By Any Means
Director: Otis Dominique, Ellington Hammond
Producer: Precious Mahaga
Commissioner : Erin Corrian-Alexis For Famm

FKA Twigs ft Future – Holy Terrain
Director: Fka Twigs & Nick Walker
Producer: Whitney Jackson
Prod Co: Object & Animal
Commissioner:  Artist-commissioned

Olivia Dean – Password Change
Director: Stella Scott
Producer: Ersan Beskardes
Prod Co: Pulse Films
Commissioner: Connie Meade w/ Joceline Gabriel for AMF Records

Celeste – Stop This Flame
Director: Leonn Ward
Producer: Holly Wolfers
Prod Co: Black Dog Films
Commissioner: Semera Khan for Polydor Records

Berwyn – Trap Phone
Director: Brock Neal Roberts
Producer: India Bradshaw
Prod Co: Agile Films
Commissioner: Dan Millar for Sony Music Entertainment Uk

Lola Young – Woman
Director: Oliva Rose
Producer: Chanel Parkinson/Benedict Turnbull
Prod Co: Caviar
Commissioner: Laura Clayton for Island Records

Best Rock Video – UK 

Sam Fender – The Borders
Director: Thomas James
Producer: Vanessa McDonnell
Prod Co: OB Productions
Commissioner: Semera Khan for Polydor Records

Michael Kiwanuka – Hero
Director: CC Wade
Producer: Precious Mahaga
Prod Co: Somesuch
Commissioner: Emily Tedrake, Marco Grey for Polydor Records

The 1975 – People
Director: Warren Fu
Producer: Mayling Wong
Prod Co: Partizan
Commissioner: Semera Khan for Polydor Records

Declan McKenna – The Key To Life On Earth
Director: Will Hooper
Producer: Rosie Brear
Prod Co: Blink Productions
Commissioner: Michael Lewin for Sony Music

Coldplay – Trouble In Town
Director: Aoife Mcardle
Producer: Alex Chamberlain
Prod Co: Somesuch
Commissioner: Sam Seager for Parlophone Records

Idles – War
Director: Will Dohrn
Producer: Mel Giles
Prod Co: Ground Work
Commissioner: Theresa Adebiyi for Partisan Records

The UK Music Video Awards 2020 takes place in live virtual awards show on Thursday, November 5th at 7.30pm (GMT). Information on tickets to viewing the event will be available on the UKMVAs website.

Promonews - 19th Oct 2020

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