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2014 MTV Video Music Awards

2014 MTV Video Music Awards
Date Sunday, August 24, 2014 (2014-08-24)
Location
Most awards Beyoncé
Most nominations Beyoncé
Iggy Azalea
Official website //vma/ontv.com.mtvwww
Television/Radio coverage
Network MTV, MTV2, and VH1
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The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards were held on August 24, 2014 at The Forum in Inglewood, California.[1] It was the 31st annual MTV Video Music Awards. American singer Beyoncé and Australian rapper Iggy Azalea led the nominees with eight nominations while American rapper Eminem followed them with seven.[2]

Performances

Artist(s) Song(s)
Pre-show
Fifth Harmony "Boss"
Charli XCX "Boom Clap"
Main show
Ariana Grande
Nicki Minaj
Jessie J
"Break Free" (Grande)
"Anaconda" (Minaj)
"Bang Bang"
Taylor Swift "Shake It Off"
Sam Smith "Stay with Me"
Usher
Nicki Minaj
"She Came to Give It to You"
5 Seconds of Summer "Amnesia"
Iggy Azalea
Rita Ora
"Black Widow"
Maroon 5 "Maps"
"One More Night"
Beyoncé Beyoncé Medley
  1. "Mine"
  2. "Haunted" (contains excerpts from "Ghost" and "Pretty Hurts")
  3. "No Angel"
  4. "Jealous"
  5. "Blow"
  6. "Drunk in Love"
  7. "Rocket"
  8. "Partition"
  9. "Flawless" (contains elements from "Superpower" and "Flawless (Remix)")
  10. "Yoncé"
  11. "Blue" (contains excerpts from "Heaven")
  12. "XO"
House artist

Presenters

Pre-show

  • Lucy Hale — Host
  • Sway — Host
  • Christina Garibaldi — Red Carpet
  • Ingrid Nilsen and Becky G — fashion correspondents[3]

Main show

Nominations

The nominations were announced on July 17, 2014. Winners are in bold text.

Video of the Year

Miley Cyrus — "Wrecking Ball"

Best Male Video

Ed Sheeran (featuring Pharrell Williams) — "Sing"

Best Female Video

Katy Perry (featuring Juicy J) — "Dark Horse"

Artist to Watch

Fifth Harmony — "Miss Movin' On"

Best Pop Video

Ariana Grande (featuring Iggy Azalea) — "Problem"

Best Rock Video

Lorde — "Royals"

Best Hip-Hop Video

Drake (featuring Majid Jordan) — "Hold On, We're Going Home"

MTV Clubland Award

Zedd (featuring Hayley Williams) — "Stay the Night"

Best Collaboration

Beyoncé (featuring Jay-Z) — "Drunk in Love"

Best Direction

DJ Snake and Lil Jon — "Turn Down for What" (Directors: DANIELS)

Best Choreography

Sia — "Chandelier" (Choreographer: Ryan Heffington)

Best Visual Effects

OK Go — "The Writing's on the Wall" (Visual Effects: 1stAveMachine)

Best Art Direction

Arcade Fire — "Reflektor" (Art Director: Anastasia Masaro)

Best Editing

Eminem — "Rap God" (Editor: Ken Mowe)

Best Cinematography

Beyoncé — "Pretty Hurts" (Directors of Photography: Darren Lew and Jackson Hunt)

Best Video with a Social Message

Beyoncé — "Pretty Hurts"

Best Lyric Video

5 Seconds of Summer — "Don't Stop"

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Beyoncé[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ Kaufman, Gil (April 23, 2014). "The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Are Going Back To Cali - MTV".  
  2. ^ "The Beyonce show! Singer rocks MTV VMAs with 20-minute marathon medley before her 'love' Jay Z presents her with one of FOUR awards". Daily Mail. August 25, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.mtv.com/news/1900005/lucy-hale-charli-xcx-vma-pre-show/
  4. ^ Nededog, Jethro (Aug 7, 2014). "Beyonce to receive MTV VMA Video Vanguard Award". music.msn.com. 

External links

  • Official website
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