MuchMusic Video Award Nominees Revealed

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Canada’s version of the MTV’s Video Music Awards, the Much Music Video Awards are scheduled to take place in a few weeks and after much waiting, the nominees have been announced. Leading the pack with a total of six nominations each are Toronto rapper/actor Drake (can we still call him Aubrey Graham) and California group, Hedley. 

Vancouver hip hop artist SonReal comes in next with a total of five nominations while The Arcade Fire and R&B artists The Weeknd come in with a total of four nominations apiece. Imagine Dragons and Lorde, who have been having their own success in every fan-voted music award of the season have been nominated for two awards a piece. The Las Vegas band and the New Zealand singer have also been confirmed to be performing at the show. 

Imagine Dragons and Lorde aren’t the only first time nominees at this year’s show; Pharrell Williams, 5 Seconds of Summer, July Talk, Keys N Krates, Magic and Thugli are all first-time nominees. 

Sam Roberts Band, Avril Lavigne, Justin Bieber, City and Colour and Serena Ryder are other artists that have been nominated for several awards. 

2014 MMVA Nominees:

Video Of The Year

Artist: Arcade Fire
Title: Afterlife
Director: Emily Kai Bock

Artist: Drake
Title: Worst Behavior  
Director: Director X; Drake

Artist: Hedley
Title: Anything
Director: John JP Poliquin

Artist: SonReal
Title: Everywhere We Go
Director: Peter Huang

Artist: The Weeknd f. Drake
Title: Live For
Director: Sam Pilling

Post-Production Of The Year

Artist: City and Colour
Title: Thirst
Director: Michael Maxxis

Artist: Hedley
Title: Crazy For You
Director: Lee J. Williams; Timur Musabay

Artist: Sam Roberts Band
Title: We’re All in This Together
Director: George Vale

Artist: Serena Ryder
Title: What I Wouldn’t Do
Director: Frank Guidoccio

Artist: Tokyo Police Club
Title: Hot Tonight
Director: Jared Raab

Dance Video Of The Year

Artist: A Tribe Called Red f. Northern Voice
Title: Sisters
Director: Jon Riera

Artist: Autoerotique
Title: Asphyxiation
Director: Amos LeBlanc

Artist: Chromeo f. Toro Y Moi
Title: Come Alive
Director: Alex Southam

Artist: Keys N Krates
Title: Dum Dee Dum
Director: Amos LeBlanc

Artist: Thugli
Title: Run This
Director: Amos LeBlanc; Ohji Inoue

Director Of The Year

Artist: Arcade Fire
Title: Afterlife
Director: Emily Kai Bock

Artist: Drake
Title: Worst Behavior 
Director: Director X; Drake

Artist: Hedley
Title: Anything
Director: John JP Poliquin

Artist: SonReal
Title: Everywhere We Go
Director: Peter Huang

Artist: Thugli
Title: Run This
Director: Amos LeBlanc; Ohji Inoue

Pop Video Of The Year
Artist: Down With Webster

Title: Chills
Director: Aaron A

Artist: Hedley
Title: Anything
Director: John JP Poliquin

Artist: Mia Martina f. Dev
Title: La La/Danse 
Director: Michael Maxxis

Artist: Serena Ryder
Title: What I Wouldn’t Do
Director: Frank Guidoccio

Artist: Tegan and Sara
Title: Goodbye, Goodbye 
Director: Natalie Rae Robison

Rock/Alternative Video Of The Year

Artist: Arcade Fire
Title: Reflektor
Director: Anton Corbijn

Artist: City and Colour
Title: Thirst
Director: Michael Maxxis

Artist: July Talk
Title: Guns + Ammunition 
Director: Josh Warburton; Adam Crosby

Artist: Sam Roberts Band
Title: Shapeshifters
Director: Dave Pawsey

Artist: Tokyo Police Club
Title: Hot Tonight
Director: Jared Raab

Hip Hop Video Of The Year

Artist: Classified f. B.o.B.
Title: Higher
Director: RT!

Artist: Drake
Title: Worst Behavior
Director: Director X; Drake

Artist: D-Sisive
Title: Friend Of Mine 
Director: Briin Bernstein; Daniel “AM” Rosenberg

Artist: P. Reign f. A$AP Rocky
Title: We Them
Director: Footage

Artist: SonReal
Title: Everywhere We Go 
Director: Peter Huang

MuchFACT Video Of The Year

Artist: Autoerotique
Title: Asphyxiation
Director: Amos LeBlanc

Artist: Sam Roberts Band
Title: Shapeshifters
Director: Dave Pawsey

Artist: SonReal
Title: Everywhere We Go
Director: Peter Huang

Artist: Thugli
Title: Run This
Director: Amos LeBlanc; Ohji Inoue

Artist: Victoria Duffield
Title: More Than Friends 
Director: John JP Poliquin

International Video Of The Year – Artist

Artist: Avicii f. Aloe Blacc
Title: Wake Me Up
Director: Mark Seliger

Artist: Beyoncé f. Jay Z
Title: Drunk In Love 
Director: Hype Williams

Artist: Iggy Azalea f. Charli XCX
Title: Fancy
Director: Julien Christian Lutz

Artist: Kanye West
Title: Bound 2
Director: Nick Knight

Artist: Katy Perry f. Juicy J
Title: Dark Horse 
Director: Mathew Cullen

Artist: Lorde
Title: Royals
Director: Joel Kefali

Artist: Miley Cyrus
Title: Wrecking Ball
Director: Terry Richardson

Artist: Pharrell
Title: Happy  
Director: We Are From L.A.

Artist: Selena Gomez
Title: Come & Get It 
Director: Anthony Mandler

Artist: Taylor Swift f. Ed Sheeran
Title: Everything Has Changed 
Director: Philip Andelman

International Video Of The Year – Group

Artist: 5 Seconds of Summer
Title: She Looks So Perfect 
Director: Frank Borin

Artist: Daft Punk f. Pharrell Williams
Title: Lose Yourself To Dance 
Director: Paul Hahn; Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo; Warren Fu; Cedri Hervet

Artist: Disclosure f. Sam Smith
Title: Latch
Director: Ben Murray; Ross McDowell

Artist: Foster The People
Title: Coming Of Age 
Director: Kyle Wightman; Alex Lee

Artist: Imagine Dragons
Title: Demons
Director: Isaac Halasima

Artist: Kings Of Leon
Title: Supersoaker
Director: WIZ

Artist: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f. ScHool Q & Hollis
Title: White Walls
Director: Ryan Lewis; Macklemore

Artist: Maroon 5
Title: Love Somebody
Director: Rich Lee

Artist: Mumford & Sons
Title: Hopeless Wanderer  
Director: Sam Jones

Artist: One Direction
Title: Story Of My Life  
Director: Ben Winston

International Video Of The Year By A Canadian

Artist: Avril Lavigne
Title: Rock N Roll
Director: Chris Marrs Piliero

Artist: Drake f. Majid Jordan
Title: Hold On, We’re Going Home 
Director: Bill Pope

Artist: Justin Bieber
Title: All That Matters 
Director: Colin Tilley

Artist: MAGIC!
Title: Rude
Director: David Rousseau

Artist: The Weeknd
Title: Belong To The World 
Director: Anthony Mandler

 Your Fave Artist/Group

Avril Lavigne
Drake
Hedley
Justin Bieber
The Weeknd   

Your Fave Video

Artist: Arcade Fire
Title: Reflektor
Director: Anton Corbijn

Artist: Drake
Title: Worst Behavior
Director: Director X; Drake

Artist: Hedley
Title: Anything 
Director: John “JP” Poliquin

Artist: SonReal
Title: Everywhere We Go 
Director: Peter Huang

Artist: The Weeknd f. Drake
Title: Live For 
Director: Sam Pilling

Your Fave International Artist or Group

Imagine Dragons
Katy Perry
Lorde
Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez

The show will take place outside CTV headquarters in downtown Toronto and will be held by those celebutante things that start their names with the letter K; you know, the one that cant read a simple word of a teleprompter. 

The 25th annual Much Music Video Awards will all go down on June 15 at 9 p.m. ET on Much, CTV and CTV Go,

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