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The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards are expected to be held on August 24, 2014 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. This will be the 31st ann...

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards are expected to be held on August 24, 2014 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. This will be the 31st annual MTV Video Music Awards. Beyoncé leads the nominees with eight nominations while rappers Iggy Azalea and Eminem are behind her with seven.


Performances
Pre-show
Fifth Harmony — "Boss"
Main show[edit]
Ariana Grande featuring Zedd — "Break Free"
Beyoncé
Iggy Azalea featuring Rita Ora — "Black Widow"
Maroon 5 — "Maps"
Taylor Swift
Usher
5 Seconds of Summer

Nominations
The nominations for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards were announced on July 17, 2014.

Video of the Year
Iggy Azalea (featuring Charli XCX) — "Fancy"
Beyoncé (featuring Jay-Z) — "Drunk in Love"
Miley Cyrus — "Wrecking Ball"
Sia — "Chandelier"
Pharrell Williams — "Happy"

Best Male Video
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) — "The Monster"
John Legend — "All of Me"
Ed Sheeran (featuring Pharrell Williams) — "Sing"
Sam Smith — "Stay with Me"
Pharrell Williams — "Happy"

Best Female Video
Iggy Azalea (featuring Charli XCX) — "Fancy"
Beyoncé — "Partition"
Ariana Grande (featuring Iggy Azalea) — "Problem"
Lorde — "Royals"
Katy Perry (featuring Juicy J) — "Dark Horse"

Artist to Watch
5 Seconds of Summer — "She Looks So Perfect"
Charli XCX — "Boom Clap"
Fifth Harmony — "Miss Movin' On"
Schoolboy Q — "Man of the Year"
Sam Smith — "Stay with Me"

Best Pop Video
Avicii (featuring Aloe Blacc) — "Wake Me Up"
Iggy Azalea (featuring Charli XCX) — "Fancy"
Jason Derulo (featuring 2 Chainz) — "Talk Dirty"
Ariana Grande (featuring Iggy Azalea) — "Problem"
Pharrell Williams — "Happy"

Best Rock Video
Arctic Monkeys — "Do I Wanna Know?"
The Black Keys — "Fever"
Imagine Dragons — "Demons"
Linkin Park — "Until It's Gone"
Lorde — "Royals"

Best Hip-Hop Video
Childish Gambino — "3005"
Drake (featuring Majid Jordan) — "Hold On, We're Going Home"
Eminem — "Berzerk"
Kanye West — "Black Skinhead"
Wiz Khalifa — "We Dem Boyz"

MTV Clubland Award
Disclosure — "Grab Her!"
DJ Snake and Lil Jon — "Turn Down for What"
Martin Garrix — "Animals"
Calvin Harris — "Summer"
Zedd (featuring Hayley Williams) — "Stay the Night"

Best Collaboration
Beyoncé (featuring Jay-Z) — "Drunk in Love"
Chris Brown (featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga) — "Loyal"
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) — "The Monster"
Ariana Grande (featuring Iggy Azalea) — "Problem"
Katy Perry (featuring Juicy J) — "Dark Horse"
Pitbull (featuring Kesha) — "Timber"

Best Direction
Beyoncé — "Pretty Hurts" (Director: Melina Matsoukas)
Miley Cyrus — "Wrecking Ball" (Director: Terry Richardson)
DJ Snake and Lil Jon — "Turn Down for What" (Directors: DANIELS)
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) — "The Monster" (Director: Rich Lee)
OK Go — "The Writing's on the Wall" (Directors: Damian Kulash, Aaron Duffy & Bob Partington)

Best Choreography
Beyoncé — "Partition" (Choreographers: Svetlana Kostantinova, Philippe Decouflé, Danielle Polanco and Frank Gatson)
Jason Derulo (featuring 2 Chainz) — "Talk Dirty" (Choreographer: Amy Allen)
Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake — "Love Never Felt So Good" (Choreographers: Rich and Tone Talauega)
Kiesza — "Hideaway" (Choreographer: Ljuba Castot)
Sia — "Chandelier" (Choreographer: Ryan Heffington)
Usher — "Good Kisser" (Choreographers: Jamaica Craft and Todd Sams)

Best Visual Effects
Disclosure — "Grab Her!" (Visual Effects: Mathematic and Emile Sornin)
DJ Snake and Lil Jon — "Turn Down for What" (Visual Effects: DANIELS and Zak Stoltz)
Eminem — "Rap God" (Visual Effects: Rich Lee, Louis Baker, Mammal Studios, Laundry! and Sunset Edit)
OK Go — "The Writing's on the Wall" (Visual Effects: 1stAveMachine)
Jack White — "Lazaretto" (Visual Effects: Mathematic and Jonas & François)

Best Art Direction
Arcade Fire — "Reflektor" (Art Director: Anastasia Masaro)
Iggy Azalea (featuring Charli XCX) — "Fancy" (Art Director: David Courtemarche)
DJ Snake and Lil Jon — "Turn Down for What" (Art Director: Jason Kisvarday)
Eminem — "Rap God" (Art Director: Alex Pacion)
Tyler, The Creator — "Tamale" (Art Director: Tom Lisowski)

Best Editing
Beyoncé — "Pretty Hurts" (Editor: Jeff Selis)
Eminem — "Rap God" (Editor: Ken Mowe)
Fitz and The Tantrums — "The Walker" (Editor: James Fitzpatrick)
MGMT — "Your Life Is a Lie" (Editor: Erik Laroi)
Zedd (featuring Hayley Williams) — "Stay the Night" (Editor: Daniel "Cloud" Campos)

Best Cinematography
Arcade Fire — "Afterlife" (Director of Photography: Evan Prosofsky)
Beyoncé — "Pretty Hurts" (Directors of Photography: Darren Lew and Jackson Hunt)
Lana Del Rey — "West Coast" (Director of Photography: Evan Prosofsky)
Gesaffelstein — "Hate or Glory" (Director of Photography: Michael Ragen)
Thirty Seconds to Mars — "City of Angels" (Director of Photography: David Devlin)

Best Video with a Social Message
Avicii — "Hey Brother"
Beyoncé — "Pretty Hurts"
J. Cole (featuring TLC) — "Crooked Smile"
David Guetta (featuring Mikky Ekko) — "One Voice"
Angel Haze (featuring Sia) — "Battle Cry"
Kelly Rowland — "Dirty Laundry"

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award
Beyoncé

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