The UK rock outfits get multiple nominations...
Radiohead are competing in four categories with the ‘There There’ promo. The nightmarish fairytale video will be up against [/a] and [a] in the technical categories, including Best Special Effects, Art Direction, Cinematography and Editing.
‘The Scientist’ by Coldplay is nominated for the Best Group Video, Breakthrough Video and Art Direction gongs.
Missy Elliott‘s ‘Work It’ video received the most nominations with eight, with Justin Timberlake’s ‘Cry Me A River’ coming in behind with seven.
The much-discussed video for [/a]’s ‘Hurt’ attracted six nominations. He said, “It’s been 48 years since I cut my first record and it’s nice that people are still digging them up.”
The event will be screened by MTV UK & Ireland on August 30 and is expected to attract a television audience of around 1 billion.