2008.09.07 – MTV Video Music Awards

2008.09.07 – MTV Video Music Awards

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Nominations

Best Art Direction

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

 

Best Editing

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

 

Best Cinematography

The White Stripes – “Conquest” (Director of Photography: Wyatt Troll)
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)
The Pussycat Dolls – “When I Grow Up” (Director of Photography: Christopher Probst)

 

Best Female Video

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

 

Best New Artist

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

Like a Virgin

I Kissed a Girl

Red Carpet