shortlists

best pop video – uk, in association with rushes
gabrielle aplin – sweet nothing
george ezra - listen to the man
mark ronson ft bruno mars - uptown funk
naughty boy ft beyoncé & arrow benjamin - runnin' (lose it all)
sam smith - lay me down
years & years - king

best pop video – international
data ft benny sings - don't sing
ok go - i won't let you down
rihanna - bitch better have my money
roy kafri - mayokero
sia - elastic heart
taylor swift – bad blood

best pop video – budget
alb - the road
aquilo - losing you
cais sodré funk connection – offbeat
honne - coastal love
the coronas - just like that
zak abel & joker - wise enough

best rock/indie video – uk, in association with locomotion
bastille vs grades - torn apart
florence + the machine - queen of peace
florence + the machine - what kind of man
noel gallagher’s high flying birds - ballad of the mighty i
royal blood - out of the black
slaves - cheer up london

best rock/indie video – international
cold mailman - something you do
darwin deez - kill your attitude
death from above 1979 - virgins
joywave - somebody new
tame impala - let it happen
u2 - every breaking wave

best rock/indie video – budget
bro - less than three
eaves - pylons
electric youth - runaway
naïve new beaters - run away
oscar - daffodil days
stealing sheep - deadlock

best dance video – uk
clark - to live and die in grantham
fono - real joy
grades - king
hot chip - need you now
leftfield & sleaford mods - head and shoulders
the chemical brothers - sometimes i feel so deserted

best dance video – international
hook n sling ft far east movement - break yourself
paul kalkbrenner - feed your head
skrillex - doompy poomp
tchami - promesses
ten walls - walking with elephants
tiga - bugatti

best dance video – budget
delta heavy - ghost
gwilym gold - triumph
little boots - taste it
lorn - acid rain
rone ft françois marry - quitter la ville sinkane - how we be

best alternative video – uk
alt-j - pusher
alt-j - every other freckle
fka twigs - pendulum
glass animals - hazey
philip selway - coming up for air
the staves - black & white

best alternative video – international
black atlass - jewels
brodinski ft sd - can't help myself
chet faker - gold
flying lotus - coronus, the terminator
flying lotus ft kendrick lamar - never catch me
nicolas godin - widerstehe doch der sünde

best alternative video – budget
ae - dreamers
ariel pink - dazed inn daydreams
bruce smear - pick and roll
dralms - crushed pleats
son lux - change is everything
young fathers – shame

best urban video – uk
dizzee rascal - couple of stacks
dizzee rascal - pagans
george the poet – 1, 2, 1, 2
krept & konan ft jeremih - freak of the week
rag n bone man ft vince staples - hell yeah
raleigh ritchie - bloodsport ’15 pt 2

best urban video – international
childish gambino - sober
kendrick lamar - alright
run the jewels ft zack de la rocha - close your eyes (and count to fuck)
sonreal - for the town
stromae - carmen
vince staples ft future & snoh aalegra - señorita

best urban video – budget
a$ap rocky - chevy
dels - burning beaches
findlay - electric bones
hervé ft knytro - money where your mouth is
run the jewels - lie, cheat, steal
stig of the dump ft jehst - kubrick

best art direction & design in a video, in association with wpa
fur voice - fantasía
little boots - taste it
snoop dogg - so many pros
take that - these days
tiga - bugatti
u2 - every breaking wave

best styling in a video, in association with i-d
fka twigs - glass & patron
rihanna - bitch better have my money
róisín murphy - evil eyes
snoop dogg - so many pros
taylor swift - bad blood
tiga - bugatti

best choreography in a video
ed sheeran - thinking out loud
fka twigs - glass & patron
flying lotus ft kendrick lamar - never catch me
gwilym gold - triumph
ok go - i won't let you down
sia - elastic heart

best cinematography in a video, in association with panalux
flying lotus - coronus, the terminator
kendrick lamar - alright
naughty boy ft beyoncé & arrow benjamin - runnin' (lose it all)
nicolas godin - widerstehe doch der sünde
sam smith - lay me down
u2 - every breaking wave

best colour grade in a video, in assocation with cheat
benjamin booker - the future is slow
fka twigs - m3ll155x
lapalux ft andreya triana - puzzle
naughty boy ft beyoncé & arrow benjamin - runnin' (lose it all)
rudimental - never let you go
the chemical brothers – sometimes i feel so deserted

best editing in a video
bruce smear - pick and roll
data ft benny sings - don’t sing
royal blood - out of the black
the chemical brothers - sometimes i feel so deserted
tiga – bugatti
u2 – every breaking wave

best animation in a video
hugo ‘beats’ chegwin & fred berry - amaro & walden’s joyride
leftfield & sleaford mods – head and shoulders
panda bear - boys latin
royal blood - out of the black
son lux - change is everything
stromae – carmen

best visual effects in a video
black atlass - jewels
darwin deez - kill your attitude
fur voice - fantasía
maestro - darlin' celsa
roy kafri - mayokero
the bug - function/void

best live music coverage, in association with procam
aerosmith rocks donington 2014
gabrielle aplin at wilton’s music hall
jay z & beyoncé - on the run tour
lenny kravitz - just let go
mumford & sons - the hospital live sessions
wolf alice – vevo lift uk

best music documentary
808 - the documentary
backstreet boys - show 'em what you're made of
dazed x channel 4 - music nation open mic
noisey israel palestine - hip hop in the holy land
the redemption of the devil
the wrecking crew

best lyric video
cee lo green - robin williams
newham generals ft wiley - scars
rolling stones - wild horses
run the jewels - early
the shoes - feed the ghost
to kill a king - love is coal

best interactive video
cee lo green - robin williams
coldplay - ink
foals - moutain at my gate
steye & the bizonkid - what do we care 4
the geek x vrv - waves
years & years – shine, channel 4 takeover

best commissioner, in association with promostream
caroline clayton
dan curwin
james hackett
jane third
john moule
sam seager

best producer, in association with finish
amber millington
corin taylor
jason colon/danielle hinde
jess bell
sarah boardman
sarah tognazzi

best artist
alt-j
ed sheeran
florence + the machine
flying lotus
kendrick lamar
years & years

best new director, in association with electric theatre collective
dexter navy
eoin glaister
fred rowson
helmi
nelson de castro
zack spiger

best director, in association with mpc
colin tilley
david wilson
fleur & manu
ian pons jewell
ninian doff
vincent haycock