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VMAs 2008 results

Yesterday, the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards (wikipedia, official) were handed out on the studio lot of Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles, California. Here are the results:

Video of the Year

   * Chris Brown — "Forever"
   * Jonas Brothers — "Burnin' Up"
   * Pussycat Dolls — "When I Grow Up"
   * Britney Spears — "Piece of Me"
   * The Ting Tings — "Shut Up and Let Me Go"

Best Male Video

   * Chris Brown — "With You"
   * Flo Rida (featuring T-Pain) — "Low"
   * Lil Wayne (featuring Static Major) — "Lollipop"
   * T.I. — "No Matter What"
   * Usher (featuring Young Jeezy) — "Love in This Club"

Best Female Video

   * Mariah Carey — "Touch My Body"
   * Katy Perry — "I Kissed a Girl"
   * Rihanna — "Take a Bow"
   * Jordin Sparks (featuring Chris Brown) — "No Air"
   * Britney Spears — "Piece of Me"

Best New Artist

   * Miley Cyrus — "7 Things"
   * Katy Perry — "I Kissed a Girl"
   * Jordin Sparks (featuring Chris Brown) — "No Air"
   * Taylor Swift — "Teardrops on My Guitar"
   * Tokio Hotel — "Ready, Set, Go!"

Best Pop Video

   * Danity Kane — "Damaged"
   * Jonas Brothers — "Burnin' Up"
   * Panic at the Disco — "Nine in the Afternoon"
   * Britney Spears — "Piece of Me"
   * Tokio Hotel — "Ready, Set, Go!

Best Rock Video

   * Fall Out Boy (featuring John Mayer) — "Beat It"
   * Foo Fighters — "The Pretender"
   * Linkin Park — "Shadow of the Day"
   * Paramore — "Crushcrushcrush"
   * Slipknot — "Psychosocial"

Best Hip-Hop Video

   * Mary J. Blige — "Just Fine"
   * Lupe Fiasco (featuring Matthew Santos) — "Superstar"
   * Flo Rida (featuring T-Pain) — "Low"
   * Lil Wayne (featuring Static Major) — "Lollipop"
   * Kanye West (featuring Chris Martin) — "Homecoming"

Best Dancing in a Video

   * Chris Brown — "Forever"
   * Danity Kane — "Damaged"
   * Madonna (featuring Justin Timberlake and Timbaland) — "4 Minutes"
   * Ne-Yo — "Closer"
   * Pussycat Dolls — "When I Grow Up"

Best Direction in a Video

   * Linkin Park — "Shadow of the Day" (Director: Joe Hahn
   * Erykah Badu — "Honey" (Director: Erykah Badu & Mr. Roboto)
   * Panic at the Disco — "Nine in the Afternoon" (Director: Shane Drake)
   * Pussycat Dolls — "When I Grow Up" (Director: Joseph Kahn)
   * Rihanna — "Take a Bow" (Director: Anthony Mandler)

Best Choreography in a Video

   * Adele — "Chasing Pavements" (Choreographer: Marguerite Derricks)
   * Chris Brown — "Forever" (Choreographers: Tone & Rich)
   * Chris Brown (featuring T-Pain) — "Kiss Kiss" (Choreographer: Flii Stylz)
   * Gnarls Barkley — "Run" (Choreographer: Michael Rooney)
   * Pussycat Dolls — "When I Grow Up" (Choreographers: Robin Antin and Mikey Minden)

Best Special Effects in a Video

   * Erykah Badu — "Honey" (Special Effects: X1 FX)
   * Coldplay — "Violet Hill" (Special Effects: Asa Mader)
   * Missy Elliott — "Ching-a-Ling/Shake Your Pom Pom" (Special Effects: Les Umberger)
   * Linkin Park — "Bleed It Out" (Special Effects: David Lebensfeld and Adam Catino)
   * Kanye West (featuring T-Pain) — "Good Life" (Special Effects: SoMe, Jonas & François)

Best Art Direction in a Video

   * Gnarls Barkley — "Run" (Art Directors: Happy and Kells Jesse)
   * MGMT — "Electric Feel" (Art Director: Sophie Kosofsky)
   * Katy Perry — "I Kissed a Girl" (Art Director: Benji Bamps)
   * Pussycat Dolls — "When I Grow Up" (Art Director: Marcelle Gravel)
   * The White Stripes — "Conquest" (Art Director: David Fitzpatrick)

Best Editing in a Video

   * Erykah Badu — "Honey" (Editor: T. David Binns)
   * Death Cab for Cutie — "I Will Possess Your Heart" (Editors: Aaron Stewart-Ahn and Jeff Buchanan)
   * Ne-Yo — "Closer" (Editor: Clark Eddy)
   * Katy Perry — "I Kissed a Girl" (Editor: Tom Lindsay)
   * Weezer — "Pork and Beans" (Editor: Jeff Consiglio and Colin Woods)

Best Cinematography in a Video

   * Erykah Badu — "Honey" (Director of Photography: Karsten "Crash" Gopinath)
   * Death Cab for Cutie — "I Will Possess Your Heart" (Directors of Photography: Aaron Stewart-Ahn and Shawn Kim)
   * Katy Perry — "I Kissed a Girl" (Director of Photography: Simon Thirlaway)
   * Pussycat Dolls — "When I Grow Up" (Director of Photography: Christopher Probst)
   * The White Stripes — "Conquest" (Director of Photography: Wyatt Troll)

Best UK Video

   * Coldplay — "Violet Hill"
   * Duffy — "Warwick Avenue"
   * Estelle (featuring Kanye West) — "American Boy"
   * Leona Lewis — "Bleeding Love"
   * The Ting Tings — "Shut Up and Let Me Go"

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# Posted by staff on Mon Sep 8 09:34:11 2008 | Category: Television

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