The 2014 Mtv Music Video Awards Nominations Are Revealed

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Alert all music fans it’s that time again for the Mtv Music Awards airing live from Inglewood, Calif. on Sunday August 25 9/8c. This is one award show that shouldn’t be missed. There are always amazing performances and shocking moments that will have people talking about the next day. Who can forget the girl on girl kiss with Britney Spears, Madonna, and Christina Aguilera during the 2003 VMA’s? This award show is guaranteed to have moments like this that well knock viewers socks off.

Some of the nominations go to Eminem in the categories for Best Hip-Hop, Best Male and Best Collaboration. For Video of the Year the nominations are Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX with “Fancy,” Beyoncé ft. Jay Z with “Drunk in Love,” “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, Sia’s “Chandelier” and Miley Cyrus with “Wrecking Ball.” There is a brand new category Best Lyric Video that will be announced later on. On Tuesday fans can do their part by voting for Video of the Year,” “Artist to Watch” on vma.mtv.com. They can also vote for “MTV Artist To Watch” by texting the artists name to 22444.

When it comes to this award show, the live performances disappoint. Some of the artists scheduled to hit the stage are Usher, Ariana Grande and 5 Seconds of Summer. Other artists performing will be announced at a later time.

Below is a YouTube video highlights of last year’s performances by the Wall Street Journal and the list of nominees.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR:

Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX 1 “Fancy”

Beyoncé ft. JAY Z 1 “Drunk In Love”

Pharrell Williams 1 “Happy”

Sia 1 “Chandelier”

Miley Cyrus 1 “Wrecking Ball”

BEST HIP HOP:

Eminem 1 “Bezerk”

Drake ft. Majid Jordan 1 “Hold On (We’re Going Home)”

Childish Gambino 1 “3005”

Kanye West 1 “Black Skinhead”

Wiz Khalifa 1 “We Dem Boyz”

 BEST MALE:

Pharrell Williams 1 “Happy”

John Legend 1 “All Of Me”

Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell 1 “Sing”

Sam Smith 1 “Stay With Me”

Eminem ft. Rihanna 1 “Monster”

BEST FEMALE:

Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX 1 “Fancy”

Beyoncé 1 “Partition”

Lorde 1 “Royals”

Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea 1 “Problem”

Katy Perry ft. Juicy J 1 “Dark Horse”

BEST POP:

Pharrell Williams 1 “Happy”

Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX 1 “Fancy”

Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz 1 “Talk Dirty”

Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea 1 “Problem”

Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc 1 “Wake Me Up”

BEST ROCK:

Imagine Dragons 1 “Demons”

Arctic Monkeys 1 “Do I Wanna Know”

The Black Keys 1 “Fever”

Lorde 1 “Royals”

Linkin Park 1 “Until It’s Gone”

MTV ARTIST TO WATCH:

Sam Smith 1 “Stay With Me”

5 Seconds of Summer –“She Looks So Perfect”

Charli XCX 1 “Boom Clap”

Schoolboy Q 1 “Man Of The Year”

Fifth Harmony 1 “Miss Movin On”

 BEST COLLABORATION:

Beyoncé ft. JAY Z 1 “Drunk In Love”

Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea 1 “Problem”

Pitbull ft. Ke$ha 1 “Timber”

Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga 1 “Loyal”

Eminem ft. Rihanna 1 “Monster”

Katy Perry ft. Juicy J 1 “Dark Horse”

 MTV CLUBLAND AWARD:

DJ Snake & Lil Jon 1 “Turn Down For What”

Zedd ft. Hayley Williams 1 “Stay the Night”

Calvin Harris 1 “Summer”

Martin Garrix 1 “Animal”

Disclosure 1 “Grab Her!”

BEST VIDEO WITH A SOCIAL MESSAGE

Angel Haze ft. SIA 1 “Battle Cry”

Avicii 1 “Hey Brother”

Beyoncé 1 “Pretty Hurts”

J. Cole ft. TLC 1 “Crooked Smile”

Kelly Rowland 1 “Dirty Laundry”

David Guetta f/ Mikky Ekko 1 “One Voice”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

30 Seconds to Mars 1 “City of Angels”

Beyoncé 1 “Pretty Hurts”

Arcade Fire 1 “Afterlife”

Gesaffelstein 1 “Hate or Glory”

Lana Del Rey 1 “West Coast”

BEST EDITING

Eminem 1 “Rap God”

MGMT 1 “Your Life is a Lie”

Zedd ft. Hayley Williams –“Stay the Night”

Beyoncé 1 “Pretty Hurts”

Fitz and The Tantrums 1 “The Walker”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Sia 1 “Chandelier”

Beyoncé 1 “Partition”

Usher 1 “Good Kisser”

Michael Jackson f/Justin Timberlake 1 “Love Never Felt So Good”

Jason Derulo f/2Chainz 1 “Talk Dirty”

KIESZA 1 “Hideaway”

BEST DIRECTION

DJ Snake & Lil Jon 1 “Turn Down For What”

OK Go 1 “The Writing’s On the Wall”

Miley Cyrus 1 “Wrecking Ball”

Beyoncé 1 “Pretty Hurts”

Eminemft. Rihanna 1 “The Monster”

BEST ART DIRECTION

DJ Snake & Lil Jon 1 “Turn Down For What”

Iggy Azaleaft. Charli XCX 1 “Fancy”

Eminem 1 “Rap God”

Arcade Fire 1 “Reflektor”

Tyler, The Creator 1 “Tamale”

 BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

DJ Snake & Lil Jon 1 “Turn Down For What”

OK Go 1 “The Writing’s On the Wall”

Disclosure 1 “Grab Her!”

Eminem 1 “Rap God”

Jack White 1 “Lazaretto”