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Big Sean, Kendrick, Wiz And Drake Nominated For The MTV VMA’s

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The 2015 MTV VMA’s have released this years list of nominees and hip hop got a decent slice of the cake. From Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar and our HYPE cover boy Drake also received a nod.

The nominations for Best Hip Hop Video are none other than Fetty Wap’s ‘Trap Queen’ ,Nicki Minaj for ‘Anaconda’ , Kendrick Lamar ‘Alright’ , Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth ‘See You Again’ and Big Sean, ‘I Don’t F*ck With You’ off his latest album Dark Sky Paradise.

Check out the full list of nominees right here:

Video Of The Year
Beyoncé, ‘7/11’
Ed Sheeran, ‘Thinking Out Loud’
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, ‘Bad Blood’
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, ‘Uptown Funk’
Kendrick Lamar, ‘Alright’

Best Collaboration
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, ‘Uptown Funk’
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar, ‘Bad Blood’
Ariana Grande featuring the Weeknd, ‘Love Me Harder’
Jessie J featuring Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, ‘Bang Bang’
Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth ‘See You Again’

Video With A Social Message
Jennifer Hudson, ‘I Still Love You’
Colbie Caillat, ‘Try’
Big Sean, ‘One Man Can Change The World’
Rihanna, ‘American Oxygen’
Wale, ‘The White Shoes’

Best Hip Hop Video
Fetty Wap, ‘Trap Queen’
Nicki Minaj, ‘Anaconda’
Kendrick Lamar, ‘Alright’
Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth, ‘See You Again’
Big Sean, ‘I Don’t F*ck With You’

Best Pop Video
Beyoncé, “7/11″
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Maroon 5, “Sugar”

Best Female Performance
Beyonce, ‘7/11’
Taylor Swift, ‘Blank Space’
Nicki Minaj, ‘Anaconda’
Sia, ‘Elastic Heart’
Ellie Goulding, ‘Love Me Like You Do’

Best Male Performance
Ed Sheeran, ‘Thinking Out Loud’
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, ‘Uptown Funk’
Kendrick Lamar, ‘Alright’
The Weeknd, ‘Earned It’
Nick Jonas, ‘Chains’

Artists To Watch
Fetty Wap, ‘Trap Queen’
Vance Joy, ‘Riptide’
George Ezra, ‘Budapest’
James Bay, ‘Hold Back The River’
Fka Twigs, ‘Pendulum’

Best Collaboration
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar, ‘Bad Blood’
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, ‘Uptown Funk’
Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, ‘See You Again’
Ariana Grande & The Weeknd, ‘Love Me Harder’
Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nicki Minaj, ‘Bang Bang’

Best Art Direction
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, ‘Bad Blood (Charles Infante)
Snoop Dogg, ‘So Many Pros’ (Jason Fijal)
Jack White, ‘Would You Fight For My Love’ (Jeff Peterson)
The Chemical Brothers, ‘Go’ (Michel Gondry)
Skrillex & Diplo, ‘Where Are U Now’ With Justin Bieber (Brewer)

Best Choreography
Beyoncé, ‘7/11’ (Beyoncé, Chris Grant, Additional Choreography: Gabriel Valenciano)
OK Go, ‘I Won’t Let You Down’ (OK Go, Air:Man And Mori Harano)
Chet Faker, ‘Gold’ (Ryan Heffington)
Ed Sheeran, ‘Don’t’ (Nappy Tabs)
Flying Lotus Featuring Kendrick Lamar, ‘Never Catch Me’ (Keone And Mari Madrid)

Best Cinematography
Flying Lotus Featuring Kendrick Lamar, ‘Never Catch Me’ (Larkin Sieple)
Ed Sheeran, ‘Thinking Out Loud’ (Daniel Pearl)
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, ‘Bad Blood’ (Christopher Probst)
FKA Twigs, ‘Two Weeks’ (Justin Brown)
Alt-J, ‘Left Hand Free’ (Mike Simpson)

Best Direction
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, ‘Bad Blood’ (Joseph Kahn)
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, ‘Uptown Funk’ (Cameron Duddy)
Kendrick Lamar, ‘Alright’ (Colin Tilley & The Little Homies)
Hozier, ‘Take Me To Church’ (Brendan Canty, Conal Thomson)
Childish Gambino, ‘Sober’ (Hiro Murai)

Best Editing
Beyoncé, ‘7/11’ (Beyoncé, Ed Burke, Jonathan Wing)
Ed Sheeran, ‘Don’t’ (Jacquelyn London)
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, ‘Bad Blood’ (Chancler Haynes At Cosmo Street)
A$AP Rocky, ‘L$D’ (Dexter Navy)
Skrillex & Diplo ‘Where Are U Now’ With Justin Bieber (Brewer)

Best Visual Effects
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, ‘Bad Blood’ (Ingenuity Studios)
FKA Twigs, ‘Two Weeks’ (Gloria FX, Tomash Kuzmytskyi, And Max Chyzhevskyy)
Childish Gambino, ‘Telegraph Ave’ (Gloria FX)
Skrillex & Diplo ‘Where Are U Now’ With Justin Bieber (Brewer)
Tyler, The Creator, ‘Fucking Young/Death Camp’ (Gloria FX)