Fri. Dec 1st, 2023

The annual U.Okay. Music Video Awards has introduced the shortlist for the 2023 awards, with Harry Kinds and Little Simz heading an inventory of British artists which incorporates Stormzy, James Blake, The 1975, The Chemical Brothers, Jungle, Royal Blood, Labrinth, Rudimental, Gorillaz, Jords, Hak Baker and AntsLive who’ve received a number of nominations for his or her visible tasks at this 12 months’s U.Okay. Music Video Awards.

It’s a tie for the highest on this 12 months’s U.Okay. Music Video Awards shortlists with 6 nominations apiece for Harry Kinds, and breakthrough US artist, Mette. Kinds wins 2 spots within the Greatest UK Pop Video class for his movies for “Music For a Sushi Restaurant” and “Satellite tv for pc,” the place he’ll be trying to battle off competitors from Labrinth, Lewis Capaldi, Raye and Sam Smith.

In the meantime, newcomer to the UKMVAs, Mette (American singer, actor and dancer Mette Towley) launches herself into the highlight with 2 movies on the Greatest Worldwide Pop Video checklist – ‘Mama’s Eyes’ and ‘Van Gogh’ – the place she takes on movies by Christina Aguilera, Tove Lo, BTS star Jung Kook and Priya Ragu.

Harry Kinds’ “Music For A Sushi Restaurant” wins probably the most nominations for a single video within the 2023 shortlist with 5 mentions. Little Simz follows shut behind with 4 nominations for her video “Gorilla,” helmed by famend US director, Dave Meyers and is contending to retain her title for the Greatest UK Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Video. She faces competitors in that class from AntsLive, J Hus, Jords, Loyle Carner and Stormzy.

Elsewhere, US singer & rapper Audrey Nuna has 4 nominations for her video, “Locket,” the artistic brainchild of the late Valentin Petit, a Greatest Director nominee from 2022 who tragically died earlier this 12 months, alongside The Blaze’s “Madly – The Poem” directed by the artists, whose work has additionally beforehand been honored on the ceremony.

Worldwide artists Kendrick Lamar, Doja Cat, The Hives, Yves Tumor, The Blaze, Troye Sivan, Dominique Fils-Aimé and Fatoumata Diawara additionally obtain a number of mentions alongside Mette and Audrey Nuna on this 12 months’s checklist of nominations for over 30 awards, celebrating one of the best work in music movies within the UK and all over the world, and the artistic and technical expertise behind them.

The winners at this 12 months’s UKMVAs – the premier international awards programme for music video creativity – will probably be introduced on the awards ceremony which takes place at Journal London, a state-of-the-art occasions venue close to The O2 in North Greenwich, on 26 October, on what’s at all times a big night time within the calendar for the music video-making neighborhood.

Go to the U.Okay. Music Video Awards official web site for a full checklist of the 2023 nominees.

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