Latin Talent in the MTV Music Video Awards

The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) honor the year’s best music videos. The VMAs are a great show. A few stars always try to create buzz by being outrageous. A lot of Latin talent goes into these videos.

2016 MTV Music Video Awards

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards are at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016. The pre-show starts at 8pm ET. The main show is at 9pm ET.

DJ Khaled hosts with Charlamagne Tha God and Lizzo. Britney Spears headlines.

The VMAs will be broadcast on MTV, MTV2, VH1, MTV Classic, BET, CMT, Centric, Comedy Central, Logo TV, Spike, TV Land.

This is the show schedule:

Sean “Diddy” Combs
Ansel Elgort
Jimmy Fallon
Fifth Harmony
Kim Kardashian West
Alicia Keys
Tove Lo
Shameik Moore
Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman
Rita Ora
Michael Phelps
Bebe Rexha
Jaden Smith
Kanye West
Keegan-Michael Key & Jordan Peele, Jay Pharoah, Nicole Byer, and DJ Khaled will provide commentary and reports throughout the show. Key & Peele will be in-character as fictional social media influencers.[13]

These are the nominees. Videos with Latin talent are bold.

Beyoncé has eleven nominations. Adele has eight. Rihanna will receive the Vanguard Award.

Video of the Year

Adele — “Hello”
Beyoncé — “Formation” ~ WINNER
Justin Bieber — “Sorry”
Drake — “Hotline Bling”
Kanye West — “Famous”

Best Male Video

Drake — “Hotline Bling”
Calvin Harris (featuring Rihanna) — “This Is What You Came For” ~ WINNER
Bryson Tiller — “Don’t”
The Weeknd — “Can’t Feel My Face”
Kanye West — “Famous”

Best Female Video

Adele — “Hello”
Beyoncé — “Hold Up” ~ WINNER
Ariana Grande — “Into You”
Rihanna (featuring Drake) — “Work”
Sia — “Cheap Thrills”

Best New Artist

Zara Larsson
Lukas Graham
Bryson Tiller

Best Pop Video

Adele — “Hello”
Beyoncé — “Formation” ~ WINNER
Justin Bieber — “Sorry”
Alessia Cara — “Wild Things”
Ariana Grande — “Into You”

Best Rock Video

All Time Low — “Missing You”
Coldplay — “Adventure of a Lifetime”
Fall Out Boy (featuring Demi Lovato) — “Irresistible”
Panic! at the Disco — “Victorious”
Twenty One Pilots — “Heathens” ~ WINNER

Best Hip-Hop Video

2 Chainz — “Watch Out”
Chance the Rapper (featuring Saba) — “Angels”
Desiigner — “Panda”
Drake — “Hotline Bling” ~ WINNER
Bryson Tiller — “Don’t”

Best Electronic Video

99 Souls (featuring Destiny’s Child and Brandy) — “The Girl Is Mine”
Afrojack — “SummerThing!”
The Chainsmokers (featuring Daya) — “Don’t Let Me Down”
Calvin Harris and Disciples — “How Deep Is Your Love” ~ WINNER
Mike Posner — “I Took a Pill in Ibiza”

Best Collaboration Video

Beyoncé (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Freedom” ~ WINNER
Fifth Harmony (featuring Ty Dolla Sign) — “Work from Home”
Ariana Grande (featuring Lil Wayne) — “Let Me Love You”
Calvin Harris (featuring Rihanna) — “This Is What You Came For”
Rihanna (featuring Drake) — “Work”

Breakthrough Long Form Video

Beyoncé — Lemonade ~ WINNER
Justin Bieber — Purpose: The Movement
Chris Brown — Royalty
Florence + The Machine — The Odyssey
Troye Sivan — Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

Best Direction

Adele — “Hello” (Director: Xavier Dolan)
Beyoncé — “Formation” (Director: Melina Matsoukas) ~ WINNER
David Bowie — “Lazarus” (Director: Johan Renck)
Coldplay — “Up&Up” (Directors: Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia)
Tame Impala — “The Less I Know the Better” (Director: Canada)

Best Choreography

Beyoncé — “Formation” (Choreographers: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight and Dana Foglia) ~ WINNER
Beyoncé — “Sorry” (Choreographers: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell & Beyoncé Knowles Carter)
Missy Elliott (featuring Pharrell) — “WTF (Where They From)” (Choreographer: Hi-Hat)
FKA Twigs — M3LL155X (Choreographer: Aaron Sillis, Benjamin Milan, Kenrick Sandy and FKA Twigs)
Florence + The Machine — “Delilah” (Choreographer: Holly Blakey)

Best Visual Effects

Adele — “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” (Visual Effects: Jonathan Box and MPC)
Coldplay — “Up&Up” (Visual Effects: Vania Heymann and GloriaFX) ~ WINNER
FKA Twigs — M3LL155X (Visual Effects: Lewis Saunders and Jihoon Yoo)
The Weeknd — “Can’t Feel My Face” (Visual Effects: Louis Mackall and T.J. Burke)
Zayn — “Pillowtalk” (Visual Effects: David Smith)

Best Art Direction

Adele — “Hello” (Art Director: Colombe Raby)
Beyoncé — “Hold Up” (Art Director: Jason Hougaard)
David Bowie — “Blackstar” (Art Director: Jan Houllevigue) ~ WINNER
Drake — “Hotline Bling” (Art Director: Jeremy MacFarlane)
Fergie — “M.I.L.F. $” (Art Director: Alexander Delgado ~ Cuban)

Best Editing

Adele — “Hello” (Editor: Xavier Dolan)
Beyoncé — “Formation” (Editor: Jeff Selis) ~ WINNER
David Bowie — “Lazarus” (Editor: Johan Söderberg)
Fergie — “M.I.L.F. $” (Editor: Vinnie Hobbs)
Ariana Grande — “Into You” (Editor: Hannah Lux Davis)

Best Cinematography

Adele — “Hello” (Director of Photography: André Turpin)
Alesso — “I Wanna Know” (Director of Photography: Corey Jennings)
Beyoncé — “Formation” (Director of Photography: Malik Sayeed) ~ WINNER
David Bowie — “Lazarus” (Director of Photography: Crille Forsberg)
Ariana Grande — “Into You” (Director of Photography: Paul Laufer)

Song of Summer

The Chainsmokers (featuring Halsey) — “Closer”
Drake (featuring Kyla and Wizkid) — “One Dance”
Fifth Harmony (featuring Fetty Wap) — “All in My Head (Flex)” ~ WINNER
Selena Gomez — “Kill Em with Kindness”
Calvin Harris (featuring Rihanna) — “This Is What You Came For”
Nick Jonas (featuring Ty Dolla Sign) — “Bacon”
Kent Jones — “Don’t Mind”
Major Lazer (featuring Justin Bieber and MØ) — “Cold Water”
Sia — “Cheap Thrills”
Justin Timberlake — “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award


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