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Watch all 5 videos up for Rock Video of the Year at the VMAs

July 25, 2017

The nominations for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards are in, and a few names in the Alternative world are up for awards.

Kendrick Lamar dominates a majority of the list with eight total nominations for “HUMBLE,” but is up against Lorde in the “Artist of the Year” category, now that all awards are non-gendered.

Lorde's video for "Green Light" is also up for "Best Editing," while Imagine Dragons' "Thunder" is up for "Best Cinemetography."

Coldplay, Fall Out Boy, Twenty One Pilots, Green Day, and Foo Fighters are the five groups up for “Best Rock Video,” and you can watch each of their nominated videos right here:

Who has your vote for best rock video?

Best Rock Video:
Coldplay: “A Head Full of Dreams”
Fall Out Boy: “Young And Menace”
Twenty One Pilots: “Heavydirtysoul”
Green Day: “Bang Bang”
Foo Fighters: “Run”

Best Cinematography:
Kendrick Lamar: “HUMBLE.”
Imagine Dragons: “Thunder”
Ed Sheeran: “Castle on the Hill”
DJ Shadow: “Nobody Speak” [ft. Run the Jewels]
Halsey: “Now or Never”

Artist of the Year:
Bruno Mars
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran
Ariana Grande
The Weeknd
Lorde

Best Editing:
Future: “Mask Off”
Young Thug: “Wyclef Jean”
Lorde: “Green Light”
The Chainsmokers: “Closer” [ft. Halsey]
The Weeknd: “Reminder”

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