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Fall Out Boy among the nominees for MTV VMA’s 2015

The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards will be held on August 30 at at the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. The event will be hosted by Miley Cyrus.

The nominations were announced on July 21, 2015 via Apple Music’s Beats 1.  Additionally, nominees for the social media-driven category, Best Song of the Summer, will be announced at a later date.

Taylor Swift leads the nominations with a total of nine, followed by Ed Sheeran, who has six nominations.

Fall Out Boy are among the nominees for ‘Best Rock Video‘ for their track “Uma Thurman“.

Fall out Boy took to Instagram last week to encourage fans to vote for “Uma Thurman“. #FOBVMA

Watch “Uma Thurman” below:

Fall Out Boy will play a headline show at 3Arena, Dublin on 1 October. Grab your tickets here.

See the entire list of nominees for MTV VMA’s 2015 below:

Video of the Year
Beyoncé — “7/11”
Kendrick Lamar — “Alright”
Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) — “Uptown Funk”
Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Bad Blood”

Best Male Video
Nick Jonas — “Chains”
Kendrick Lamar — “Alright”
Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) — “Uptown Funk”
Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud”
The Weeknd — “Earned It”

Best Female Video
Beyoncé — “7/11”
Ellie Goulding — “Love Me like You Do”
Nicki Minaj — “Anaconda”
Sia — “Elastic Heart”
Taylor Swift — “Blank Space”

Artist to Watch
James Bay — “Hold Back the River”
George Ezra — “Budapest”
Fetty Wap — “Trap Queen”
FKA twigs — “Pendulum”
Vance Joy — “Riptide”

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

Best Rock Video
Arctic Monkeys — “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”
Fall Out Boy — “Uma Thurman”
Florence + the Machine — “Ship to Wreck”
Hozier — “Take Me to Church”
Walk the Moon — “Shut Up and Dance”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Big Sean (featuring E-40) — “I Don’t Fuck with You”
Fetty Wap — “Trap Queen”
Kendrick Lamar — “Alright”
Nicki Minaj — “Anaconda”
Wiz Khalifa (featuring Charlie Puth) — “See You Again”

Best Collaboration
Ariana Grande and The Weeknd — “Love Me Harder”
Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj — “Bang Bang”
Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) — “Uptown Funk”
Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Bad Blood”
Wiz Khalifa (featuring Charlie Puth) — “See You Again”

Best Direction
Childish Gambino — “Sober” (Director: Hiro Murai)
Hozier — “Take Me to Church” (Directors: Brendan Canty and Conal Thomson)
Kendrick Lamar — “Alright” (Directors: Colin Tilley and the Little Homies)
Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) — “Uptown Funk” (Directors: Bruno Mars and Cameron Duddy)
Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Bad Blood” (Director: Joseph Kahn)

Best Choreography
Beyoncé — “7/11” (Choreographers: Beyoncé, Chris Grant and Gabriel Valenciano)
Chet Faker — “Gold” (Choreographer: Ryan Heffington)
Flying Lotus (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Never Catch Me” (Choreographers: Keone Madrid and Mari Madrid)
OK Go — “I Won’t Let You Down” (Choreographer: OK Go, air:man and Mori Harano)
Ed Sheeran — “Don’t” (Choreographers: Nappytabs)

Best Visual Effects
Childish Gambino — “Telegraph Ave.” (Visual Effects: Gloria FX)
FKA Twigs — “Two Weeks” (Visual Effects: Gloria FX, Tomash Kuzmytskyi, and Max Chyzhevskyy)
Skrillex and Diplo (featuring Justin Bieber) — “Where Are U Now” (Visual Effects: Brewer)
Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Bad Blood” (Visual Effects: Ingenuity Studios)
Tyler, The Creator — “Fucking Young/Death Camp” (Visual Effects: Gloria FX)

Best Art Direction
The Chemical Brothers — “Go” (Art Director: Michel Gondry)
Skrillex and Diplo (featuring Justin Bieber) — “Where Are U Now” (Art Director: Brewer)
Snoop Dogg — “So Many Pros” (Art Director: Jason Fijal)
Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Bad Blood” (Art Director: Charles Infante)
Jack White — “Would You Fight for My Love?” (Art Director: Jeff Peterson)

Best Editing
A$AP Rocky — “L$D” (Editor: Dexter Navy)
Beyoncé — “7/11” (Editors: Beyoncé, Ed Burke and Jonathan Wing)
Ed Sheeran — “Don’t” (Editor: Jacquelyn London)
Skrillex and Diplo (featuring Justin Bieber) — “Where Are U Now” (Editor: Brewer)
Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Bad Blood” (Editor: Chancler Haynes at Cosmo Street)

Best Cinematography
Alt-J — “Left Hand Free” (Director of Photography: Mike Simpson)
FKA Twigs — “Two Weeks” (Director of Photography: Justin Brown)
Flying Lotus (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Never Catch Me” (Director of Photography: Larkin Sieple)
Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud” (Director of Photography: Daniel Pearl)
Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Bad Blood” (Director of Photography: Christopher Probst)

Best Video with a Social Message
Big Sean (featuring Kanye West and John Legend) — “One Man Can Change the World”
Colbie Caillat — “Try”
Jennifer Hudson — “I Still Love You”
Rihanna — “American Oxygen”
Wale — “The White Shoes
The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”

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

Artist to Watch
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Vance Joy, “Riptide”
George Ezra, “Budapest”
James Bay, “Hold Back The River”
FKA Twigs, “Pendulum”

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

Best Choreography
Beyonce, “7/11″ (Beyoncé, Chris Grant, choreographers; Additional choreography: Gabriel Valenciano”)
OK Go, “I Won’t Let You Down” (OK Go, air:man, Mori Harano, choreographers)
Chet Faker, “Gold” (Ryan Heffington, choreographer)
Ed Sheeran, “Don’t” (Nappy Tabs, choreographer)
Flying Lotus feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Never Catch Me” (Keone, Mari Madrid, dir.)

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

Best Direction
Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood” (Joseph Kahn, dir.)
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” (Bruno Mars & Cameron Duddy, dir.)
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright” (Colin Tilley & The Little Homies, dir.)
Hozier, “Take Me To Church” (Brendan Canty & Conal Thomson of Feel Good Lost, dir.)
Childish Gambino, “Sober” (Hiro Murai, dir.)

Best Editing
Beyonce, “7/11″ (Beyoncé, Ed Burke, Jonathan Wing, editors)
Ed Sheeran, “Don’t” (Jacquelyn London, editor)
Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood” (Chancler Haynes @ Cosmo Street, editor)
A$AP Rocky, “L$D” (Dexter Navy, editor)
Skrillex & Diplo feat. Justin Bieber, “Where Are U Now” (Brewer, editor)

Best Visual Effects
Taylor Swift, “Bad Blood” (Ingenuity Studios, vfx)
FKA Twigs, “Two Weeks” (Gloria FX, Tomash Kuzmytskyi, & Max Chyzhevskyy, vfx)
Childish Gambino, “Telegraph Ave” (Gloria FX, vfx)
Skrillex & Diplo feat. Justin Bieber, “Where Are U Now” (Brewer, vfx)
Tyler, the Creator, “F*cking Young/Death Camp” (Gloria FX, vfx)

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