MVPA Award Winners

The 2020 MVPA Awards Winners have been announced online, celebrating a wide array of music videos in categories ranging from Genre Awards to Professional Awards, plus a special Lockdown category recognizing work made during the COVID-19 quarantine.

Here is the full list of winners... Visit MVPA at or @MVPA


Best Pop Video

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

Best R&B/Soul Video

  • The Weeknd – Heartless
  • Director: Anton Tammi
  • Producers: Alli Maxwell, Elizabeth Gross
  • Prod co: Somesuch
  • Commissioner: La Mar C Taylor for Republic

Best Hip Hop/Rap Video

  • Flatbush Zombies – After Life
  • Director: Arnaud Bresson
  • Producers: Théo Gall, Laure Salgon
  • Prod co: DIVISION
  • Commissioner: Josh Dick for Glorious Dead Records

Best Dance/Electronic Video

  • Bronson – Keep Moving
  • Director: StyleWar
  • Producer: Elizabeth Doonan
  • Prod co: Smuggler
  • Commissioner: John Moule for Ninja Tune

Best Rock Video

  • Yungblud ft Dan Reynolds – Original Me
  • Director: Jordan Bahat
  • Producers: Rose Krane, Dan Kent
  • Prod co: Tool of NA
  • Commissioner: Hanan Cher for Interscope/Geffen

Best Alternative Video

  • FKA twigs – Sad Day
  • Director: Hiro Murai
  • Producers: Jason Cole, Danielle Hinde, Brad Weston, Anita Gou, Hiro Murai, Nate Matteson, Michael Stirton, FKA twigs
  • Prod co: Doomsday Entertainment (US), FRIEND (UK)
  • Record co: Young Turks

Best International Video

  • Woodkid – Goliath
  • Director: Yoann Lemoine
  • Producer: Horace De Gunzbourg
  • Prod co: Iconoclast
  • Commissioner: Pierre le Ny for Universal Music / Barclay

Best Newcomer Video

  • Ill Peach – Gum
  • Director: Lucy Sandler
  • Producer: Pop Can Records
  • Record co: Pop Can Records

Best Lockdown Video

  • DaBaby ft Roddy Rich – Rockstar BLM remix
  • Director: Michael Mihail
  • Producers: John Lathan, Fatima Washington, Arnold Taylor, Garrett Williams, Mark Bridges
  • Prod co: Guerilla Hollywood
  • Commissioner: Garrett Williams for BET Network, South Coast Music Group

Best Special Video Project

  • Beastie Boys Story
  • Director: Spike Jonze
  • Producers: Jason Baum, Amanda Adelson, & Spike Jonze
  • Prod co: Fresh Bread & Pulse Films
  • Commissioner: Beastie Boys

Best Styling in a Video

  • Beyoncé, Shatta Wale, Major Lazer – Already
  • Stylist: Zerina Akers
  • Directors: Beyoncé, Pierre Debusschere, Kwasi Fordjour
  • Prod co: Parkwood Entertainment
  • Record co: Parkwood Entertainment, Sony Music, Columbia Records

Best Production Design in a Video

  • A$AP Rocky – Babushka Boi
  • Production designer: Brittany Porter
  • Director: Nadia Lee Cohen
  • Prod co: Virgin Soil Pictures
  • Record co: RCA Records

Best Choreography in a Video

  • FKA twigs – Sad Day
  • Choreographers: Sam Mak, Dom Dumaresq, Theo TJ Lowe, Marina Stoimenova
  • Director: Hiro Murai
  • Prod co: Doomsday Entertainment (US), FRIEND (UK)
  • Record co: Young Turks

Best Cinematography in a Video

  • FKA twigs – Sad Day
  • DoP: Larkin Seiple
  • Director: Hiro Murai
  • Prod co: Doomsday Entertainment (US), FRIEND (UK)
  • Record co: Young Turks

Best Colour Grading in a Video

  • Doja Cat – Say So
  • Colorist: Houmam Abdallah
  • Director: Hannah Lux Davis
  • Prod co: London Alley Entertainment
  • Record co: RCA

Best Editing in a Video

  • The Weeknd – Blinding Lights
  • Editors: Janne Vartia, Tim Montana
  • Director: Anton Tammi
  • Prod co: Somesuch
  • Record co: Republic

Best Visual Effects in a Video

  • Flatbush Zombies – After Life
  • VFX artist: Machine Molle
  • Director: Arnaud Bresson
  • Prod co: DIVISION
  • Record co: Glorious Dead Records

Best Animation in a Video

  • Thom Yorke – Last I Heard (...He Was Circling The Drain)
  • Animators: Saad Moosajee, Zuheng Yin, Chanyu Chen
  • Directors: Art Camp, Saad Moosajee
  • Producer: Art Camp
  • Prod co: Art Camp
  • Record co: XL Recordings

Best Agent

  • Tommy Labuda

Best Commissioner

  • Michelle An

Best Producer

  • Fuliane Petikyan

Best New Director

  • Christian Breslauer

Best Director

  • Anton Tammi

Best Production Company

  • Prettybird

Best Post Production Company

  • Ingenuity Studios

Video of the Year

  • FKA twigs – Sad Day
  • Director: Hiro Murai
  • Producers: Jason Cole, Danielle Hinde, Brad Weston, Anita Gou, Hiro Murai, Nate Matteson, Michael Stirton, FKA twigs
  • Prod co: Doomsday Entertainment (US), FRIEND (UK)
  • Record co: Young Turks

2022 Grammy Best Video Nominees

And the nominees for Best Music Video at the 2022 Grammy Awards are:

AC/DC "Shot In The Dark" David Mallet, video director; Dione Orrom, video producer

Jon Batiste "Freedom" Alan Ferguson, video director; Alex P. Willson, video producer

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga "I Get A Kick Out Of You" Jennifer Lebeau, video director; Danny Bennett, Bobby Campbell & Jennifer Lebeau, video producers

Justin Bieber Featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon "Peaches" Collin Tilley, video director

Billie Eilish "Happier Than Ever" Billie Eilish, video director; Michelle An, Chelsea Dodson & David Moore, video producers

Lil Nas X "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)" Lil Nas X & Tanu Muino, video directors; Frank Borin, Ivanna Borin, Marco De Molina & Saul Levitz, video producers

Olivia Rodrigo "Good 4 U" Petra Collins, video director; Christiana Divona, Marissa Ramirez & Tiffany Suh, video producers

The ceremony is scheduled for Monday January 31, live on CBS. For a full list of nominees visit

2021 UK MVA Winners

UK MVAs took place last night at the The Roundhouse in London, honoring a bevy of artists with awards in a multitude of categories. Multiple winners include Dua Lipa, Pa Salieu and Joy Crookes, who each won two awards apiece, while other notable winners include Tanu Muino as Best Director and Duck Sauce’s "Mesmerize", directed by Keith Schofield, which was crowned Best Video.

Read more for the full awards list and congrats to all!

2021 UK Music Video Awards Nominees

Nomination shortlists have been announced for the 2021 UK Music Video Awards, slated for November 4 at London's Roundhouse. Artists with multiple nominations include Little Simz, Dua Lipa, Celeste, Joy Crookes, James Blake, Kano, Berwyn, Pa Salieu, Bicep and Wolf Alice.

Read More for the full shortlists, and visit for tickets and other information.

2021 MTV VMA Winners

And the 2021 MTV VMA Winners are...


  • Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Columbia Records


  • Justin Bieber – Def Jam


  • Olivia Rodrigo – “drivers license” – Geffen Records


  • Olivia Rodrigo – Geffen Records


  • Olivia Rodrigo – “drivers license” – Geffen Records


  • Doja Cat ft. SZA – “Kiss Me More” – Kemosabe Records / RCA Records


  • Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – “Peaches” – Def Jam


  • Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A. – “FRANCHISE” – Cactus Jack / Epic Records


  • John Mayer – “Last Train Home” – Columbia Records


  • Machine Gun Kelly ft. blackbear – “my ex’s best friend” – Bad Boy / Interscope Records


  • Billie Eilish & ROSALÍA – “Lo Vas A Olvidar” – Darkroom / Interscope Records


  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open” – Aftermath Entertainment / Atlantic Records


  • BTS – “Butter” – BIGHIT MUSIC Monsta X – “Gambler” – Starship Entertainment


  • Billie Eilish – “Your Power” – Darkroom / Interscope Records


  • Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Columbia Records – Directed by: Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino


  • Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid – “BROWN SKIN GIRL” – Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records – Cinematography by: Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, MOHAMMAED ATTA AHMED, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant


  • Saweetie ft. Doja Cat – “Best Friend” – Warner Records – Art Direction by: Art Haynes


  • Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Columbia Records – Visual Effects by: Mathematic


  • Harry Styles – “Treat People With Kindness” – Columbia Records


  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open” – Aftermath Entertainment/Atlantic Records – Editing by: Troy Charbonnet

2021 BET Hip Hop Awards Nominees

Nominations are out for the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards, scheduled for Tuesday, October 5, at 9:00 PM ET/PT. Video specific noms are:


  • Cardi B “Up”
  • Cardi B Feat. Megan Thee Stallion "WAP"
  • Chris Brown & Young Thug Go "Crazy"
  • Drake f/ Lil Durk "Laugh Now Cry Later”
  • Lil Nas X "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)"
  • Saweetie f/ Doja Cat "Best Friend"


  • Cole Bennett
  • Colin Tilley
  • Dave Meyers
  • Director X
  • Hype Williams
  • Missy Elliott

Visit for the full nomination list and more...

2021 MTV VMA Nominees

MTV today announced the 2021 VMA nominations. Justin Bieber leads all nominees with 7 nods, followed by Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo all also earning multiple nominations.

The show will broadcast live from NYC's Barclays Center on Sunday, September 12 at 8PM ET/PT, airing on MTV, and simulcast on CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land, VH1 and The CW Network.

Fan voting is open now in many categories at

Read More for the full list of nominees.