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VMAs 2014: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

It’s the MTV Video Music Awards and we’ve got all the details on what you can expect to see, how to watch the red carpet arrivals online, and more. Check out the 5 Fast Facts below.


1. The Live Stream Feed Is Already Rolling

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As the day and night go on, there is a live stream feed set up with several camera angles and you can view it by clicking on the above link. Watch it throughout the day and night to see things get set up, watch the pre-show, and see your favorite celebrities arrive on the red carpet.


2. Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, and Jessie J Are Opening the Show

The show is kicking off with a bang, actually a “Bang Bang” by Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and Jessie J. The sexy trio will be having the world premiere of their music video, but will also be opening the show together and their performance is said to be “explosive.” In addition to the opening performance, Grande will also be performing her latest single “Break Free”, featuring Zedd. Minaj will also be performing on her own and a live snake will be used.

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3. The Presenters’ Lineup Is Full of A-Listers

In addition to the performers, there are a ton of big stars presenting the awards tonight. The list includes:

Gwen Stefani
Chelsea Handler
Jason Derulo
Demi Lovato
Dylan O’Brien
Jeff Daniels
Jim Carrey
Jimmy Fallon
Kim Kardashian West
Laverne Cox
Lorde
Nina Dobrev
Taylor Schilling
Trey Songz
Uzo Aduba


4. Beyonce Will Attempt Something On Stage That Has Never Been Done

According to multiple reports, Beyonce will be doing something on stage that has never been done before, but we have no idea what it is. In addition to performing, Beyonce will be taking home the iconic Video Vanguard Award.

In addition to Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Jessie J, and Nicki Minaj, the rest of the performers for the night include Taylor Swift, Usher, Maroon 5, 5SOS, Iggy Azalea, Rita Ora, and Sam Smith. Fifth Harmony will be performing for the pre-show.


5. And the Nominees Are …

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Video of the Year
» Beyoncé ft. Jay Z, “Drunk In Love”
» Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX, “Fancy”
» Miley Cyrus, “Wrecking Ball”
» Pharrell Williams, “Happy”
» Sia, “Chandelier”

Best Hip-Hop Video
» Childish Gambino, “3005″
» Drake ft. Majid Jordan, “Hold On (We’re Going Home)”
» Eminem, “Berzerk”
» Kanye West, “Black Skinhead”
» Wiz Khalifa, “We Dem Boyz”

Best Male Video
» Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell Williams, “Sing”
» Eminem ft. Rihanna, “The Monster”
» John Legend, “All of Me”
» Pharrell Williams, “Happy”
» Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”

Best Female Video
» Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea, “Problem”
» Beyoncé, “Partition”
» Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX, “Fancy”
» Katy Perry ft. Juicy J, “Dark Horse”
» Lorde, “Royals”

Best Pop Video
» Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea, “Problem”
» Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc, “Wake Me Up”
» Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX, “Fancy”
» Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz, “Talk Dirty”
» Pharrell Williams, “Happy”

Best Rock Video
» Arctic Monkeys, “Do I Wanna Know?”
» Black Keys, “Fever”
» Imagine Dragons, “Demons”
» Linkin Park, “Until It’s Gone”
» Lorde, “Royals”

Artist to Watch, Presented by Taco Bell
» 5 Seconds of Summer, “She Looks So Perfect”
» Charli XCX, “Boom Clap”
» Fifth Harmony, “Miss Movin’ On”
» Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”
» Schoolboy Q, “Man of the Year”

Best Collaboration
» Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea, “Problem”
» Beyoncé ft. Jay Z, “Drunk In Love”
» Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga, “Loyal”
» Eminem ft. Rihanna, “The Monster”
» Katy Perry ft. Juicy J, “Dark Horse”
» Pitbull ft. Kesha, “Timber”

MTV Clubland Award
» Calvin Harris, “Summer”
» Disclosure, “Grab Her!”
» DJ Snake & Lil Jon, “Turn Down For What”
» Martin Garrix, “Animals”
» Zedd ft. Hayley Williams, “Stay the Night”

Best Video With A Social Message
» Angel Haze ft. Sia, “Battle Cry”
» Avicii ft. Dan Tyminski, “Hey Brother”
» Beyoncé, “Pretty Hurts”
» David Guetta, “One Voice”
» J. Cole, “Crooked Smile”
» Kelly Rowland, “Dirty Laundry”

Best Cinematography
» 30 Seconds to Mars, “City of Angels”
» Arcade Fire, “Afterlife”
» Beyoncé, “Pretty Hurts”
» Gesaffelstein, “Hate Or Glory”
» Lana Del Rey, “West Coast”

Best Editing
» Beyoncé, “Pretty Hurts”
» Eminem, “Rap God”
» Fitz and the Tantrums, “The Walker”
» MGMT, “Your Life is a Lie”
» Zedd ft. Hayley Williams, “Stay the Night”

Best Choreography
» Beyoncé, “Partition”
» Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz, “Talk Dirty”
» Kiesza, “Hideaway”
» Michael Jackson ft. Justin Timberlake, “Love Never Felt So Good”
» Sia, “Chandelier”
» Usher, “Good Kisser”

Best Direction
» Beyoncé, “Pretty Hurts”
» DJ Snake & Lil Jon, “Turn Down For What”
» Eminem ft. Rihanna, “The Monster”
» Miley Cyrus, “Wrecking Ball”
» OK Go, “The Writing’s On The Wall”

Best Art Direction
» Arcade Fire, “Reflektor”
» DJ Snake & Lil Jon, “Turn Down For What”
» Eminem, “Rap God”
» Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX, “Fancy”
» Tyler, the Creator, “Tamale”

Best Visual Effects
» Disclosure, “Grab Her!”
» DJ Snake & Lil Jon, “Turn Down For What”
» Eminem, “Rap God”
» Jack White, “Lazaretto”
» OK Go, “The Writing’s On The Wall”


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