MTV Video Music Awards 2008

The nominations are out for the MTV Video Music Awards, being held on Sunday September 7. Topping the list for nominations are Pussycat Dolls (6) and Chris Brown (5).

Britney Spears at MTV MVA 2008


Video Of The Year

Chris Brown “Forever”, directed by Joseph Kahn
Jonas Brothers “Burnin Up”, directed by Brendan Malloy & Tim Wheeler
Pussycat Dolls “When I Grow Up”, directed by Joseph Kahn
Britney Spears “Piece of Me“, directed by Wayne Isham
The Ting Tings “Shut Up and Let Me Go”, directed by Alex & Liane

Best Female Video

Mariah Carey”Touch My Body”, directed by Brett Ratner
Katy Perry “I Kissed A Girl”, directed by Kinga Burza
Rihanna “Take A Bow”, directed by Anthony Mandler
Jordin Sparks “No Air”, directed by Chris Robinson
Britney Spears “Piece of Me“, directed by Wayne Isham

Best Male Video

Chris Brown “With You”, directed by Erik White
Flo Rida “Low”, directed by Bernard Gourley
Lil Wayne “Lollipop”, directed by Gil Green/Dwayne Carter
T.I. “No Matter What”, directed by Self/James Lopez
Usher “Love In This Club”, directed by The Brother Strause

Best Hip Hop Video

Mary J. Blige “Just Fine”, directed by Chris Applebaum
Lupe Fiasco “Superstar”, directed by Hype Williams
Flo Rida “Low”, directed by Bernard Gourley
Lil Wayne “Lollipop”, directed by Gil Green/Dwayne Carter
Kanye West “Homecoming”, directed by Hype Williams

Best Pop Video

Danity Kane “Damaged”, directed by Syndrome
Jonas Brothers “Burnin Up”, directed by Brendan Malloy & Tim Wheeler
Panic At The Disco “Nine In The Afternoon”, directed by Shane Drake
Britney Spears “Piece of Me”, directed by Wayne Isham
Tokio Hotel “Ready, Set, Go!”, directed by Warwick & Haering

Best Rock Video

Fall Out Boy “Beat It”, directed by Shane Drake
Foo Fighters “The Pretender”, directed by Sam Brown
Linkin Park “Shadow of the Day”, directed by Joe Hahn
Paramore “crushcrushcrush”, directed by Shane Drake
Slipknot “Psychosocial”, directed by Paul Brown

Best Dancing in a Video

Chris Brown “Forever”, directed by Joseph Kahn
Danity Kane “Damaged”, directed by Syndrome
Madonna “4 Minutes”, directed by Jonas & Francois
Ne-Yo “Closer”, directed by Ms Melina
Pussycat Dolls “When I Grow Up”, directed by Joseph Kahn

Best New Artist

Miley Cyrus “7 Things”, directed by Brett Ratner
Katy Perry “I Kissed A Girl”, directed by Kinga Burza
Jordin Sparks, “No Air”, directed by Chris Robinson
Taylor Swift “Teardrops on My Guitar”, directed by Trey Fanjoy
Tokio Hotel “Ready, Set, Go!”, directed by Warwick & Haering

Best Art Direction

Gnarls Barkley “Run”, art direction by Happy & Kells Jesse
MGMT “Electric Feel”, art direction by Sophie Kosofsky
Katy Perry “I Kissed A Girl”, art direction by Benji Bamps
Pussycat Dolls “When I Grow Up”, art direction by Marcelle Gravel
The White Stripes “Conquest”, art direction by David Fitzpatrick

Best Choreography

Adele “Chasing Pavements”, choreograpy by Marguerite Derrick
Chris Brown “Forever”, choreography by Tone & Rich
Chris Brown “Kiss Kiss”, choreography by Flii Stylz
Gnarls Barkley “Run”, choreography by Mikey Rooney
Pussycat Dolls “When I Grow Up”, choreography by Robin Antin & Mikey Minden

Best Cinematography

Erykah Badu “Honey”, cinematography by Crash & Carston Gopinath
Death Cab For Cutie “I Will Possess Your Heart”, cinematography by Shawn Kim & Aaron Stewart-Ahn
Katy Perry “I Kissed A Girl”, cinematography by Simon Thirlaway
Pussycat Dolls “When I Grow Up”, cinematography by Christopher Probst
The White Stripes “Conquest”, cinematography by Wyatt Troll

Best Direction

Erykah Badu “Honey”, directed by Erykah Badu & Mr. Roboto
Linkin Park “Shadow of the Day”, directed by Joe Hahn
Panic at the Disco “Nine In The Afternoon”, directed by Shane Drake
Pussycat Dolls “When I Grow Up”, directed by Joseph Kahn
Rihanna “Take A Bow”, directed by Anthony Mandler

Best Editing

Erykah Badu “Honey”, edited by T David Binns
Death Cab For Cutie, “I Will Possess Your Heart”, edited by Aaron Stewart-Ahn & Jeff Buchana
Ne-Yo “Closer”, edited by Clark Eddy
Katy Perry “I Kissed A Girl”, edited by Tom Lindsay
Weezer “Pork and Beans”, edited by Jeff Congiglio & Colin Woods

Best Special Effects

Erykah Badu “Honey”, special effects by Les Umberger under Elicit Effects
Coldplay “Violet Hill”, special effects by Gregory De Maria
Missy Elliott “Ching-A-Ling/ Shake Your Pom Pom 3D”, special effects by SoMe, Jonas & Francois
Linkin Park “Bleed It Out”, special effects by David Lebensfeld & Adam Catino
Kanye West F T-Pain “Good Life”, special effects by X1 FX

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  • Gertrude

    Pussycat dolls STINK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!