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Re: 2012 MTV Video Music Awards - September 6th

Best Direction in a Video

Coldplay (featuring Rihanna) — "Princess of China" (Director: Adria Petty)
Duck Sauce — "Big Bad Wolf" (Director: Keith Schofield)
Jay-Z and Kanye West (featuring Otis Redding) — "Otis" (Director: Spike Jonze)
M.I.A. — "Bad Girls" (Director: Romain Gavras)
Frank Ocean — "Swim Good" (Director: Nabil Elderkin)

Best Choreography in a Video

Avicii — "Le7els" (Choreographers: Richy Greenfield and Petro Papahadjopoulos)
Beyoncé — "Countdown" (Choreographers: Danielle Polanco, Frank Gatson Jr., Beyoncé and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker)
Chris Brown — "Turn Up the Music" (Choreographer: Anwar "Flii" Burton)
Jennifer Lopez (featuring Pitbull) — "Dance Again" (Choreographer: JR Taylor)
Rihanna — "Where Have You Been" (Choreographer: Hi-Hat)

Best Visual Effects in a Video

David Guetta (featuring Nicki Minaj) — "Turn Me On" (Visual Effects: Copa Network)
Linkin Park — "Burn It Down" (Visual Effects: Ghost Town Media)
Katy Perry — "Wide Awake" (Visual Effects: Ingenuity Engine)
Rihanna — "Where Have You Been" (Visual Effects: George Lucas)
Skrillex — "First of the Year (Equinox)" (Visual Effects: Deka Brothers and Tony T. Datis)

Best Art Direction in a Video

Lana Del Rey — "Born to Die" (Art Directors: Anna Brun and Audrey Malecot)
Drake (featuring Rihanna) — "Take Care" (Art Director: Charles Infante)
Of Monsters and Men — "Little Talks" (Art Director: Mihai Wilson)
Katy Perry — "Wide Awake" (Art Director: Benji Bamps)
Regina Spektor — "All the Rowboats" (Art Director: Anthony Henderson)

Best Editing in a Video

A$AP Rocky — "Goldie" (Editor: Samantha Lecca)
Beyoncé — "Countdown" (Editors: Jeremiah Shuff and Alex Hammer)
Gotye (featuring Kimbra) — "Somebody That I Used to Know" (Editor: Natasha Pincus)
Jay-Z and Kanye West — "Paris" (Editor: unknown)
Kanye West (featuring Pusha T, Big Sean and 2 Chainz) — "Mercy" (Editor: unknown)

Best Cinematography in a Video

Adele — "Someone Like You" (Director of Photography: David Johnson)
Coldplay (featuring Rihanna) — "Princess of China" (Director of Photography: Stéphane Vallée)
Lana Del Rey — "Born to Die" (Director of Photography: André Chemetoff)
Drake (featuring Rihanna) — "Take Care" (Director of Photography: Kasper Tuxen)
M.I.A. — "Bad Girls" (Director of Photography: André Chemetoff)

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