Posted by , May 21, 2015 at 04:58pm
Check out the full list of Much Music Video Awards nominees.

If you grew up in Canada, the Much Music Video Awards are a big deal. Drake and The Weeknd, who both grew up in Toronto, likely spent their formative years watching the station, so they should be happy to hear they've earned a few nominations-- Abel leading the pack with 6.

Other big Canadian acts like Arcade Fire, Grimes, Kiesza, and Majid Jordan have earned nods, while P. Reign and Tory Lanez will battle it out in the Hip-Hop Video Of The Year category.

Check out the full list of noms below.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Artist: Arcade Fire
Title: We Exist
Director: David Wilson

Artist: Grimes f. Blood Diamonds
Title: Go
Director: ROCO

Artist: Kiesza
Title: Giant In My Heart
Director: Rami Samir Afuni

Artist: Majid Jordan
Title: Her
Director: COMMON GOOD

Artist: The Weeknd
Title: Often
Director: Sam Pilling

POST-PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR

Artist: Grimes f. Blood Diamonds
Title: Go
Director: ROCO, Mythryl
Post-production: Ways & Means

Artist: SonReal
Title: For The Town
Director: Peter Huang
Black Box Recordings
Post-production: MadRuk

Artist: Walk Off The Earth
Title: Rule The World
Director: John Poliquin
Sony Music
Post-production: NBTV Studios

Artist: Young Wolf Hatchlings
Title: You Lovely You
Director: John Huang
Universal Music Canada
Post-production: Castle City Creative

Artist: Zeds Dead f. Twin Shadow & D’Angelo Lacy
Title: Lost You
Director: Grandson & Son
Zeds Dead inc.; Ultra Music
Post-production: The Field Inc.

 DANCE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Artist: Grandtheft f. Keys N Krates
Title: Keep It 100
Director: Ohji Inoue

Artist: Kiesza
Title: Giant In My Heart
Director: Rami Samir Afuni

Artist: Mia Martina f. Waka Flocka
Title: Beast
Director: Marc André Debruyne

Artist: Torro Torro
Title: Ca$hville
Director: Jon Riera

Artist: Zeds Dead f. Twin Shadow & D’Angelo Lacy
Title: Lost You
Director: Grandson & Son

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Artist: Arcade Fire
Title: We Exist
Director: David Wilson

Artist: Grandtheft f. Keys N Krates
Title: Keep It 100
Director: Ohji Inoue

Artist: Grimes f. Blood Diamond
Title: Go
Director: ROCO

Artist: Majid Jordan
Title: Her
Director: COMMON GOOD

Artist: The Weeknd
Title: Often
Director: Sam Pilling

POP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Artist: Hedley
Title: Heaven In Our Headlights
Director: Jacob Hoggard; Matt Leaf

Artist: Lights
Title: Running With The Boys
Director: Amit Dabrai

Artist: Scott Helman
Title: Bungalow
Director: Aaron A

Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title: Something Big
Director: Jon Augustavo

Artist: The Weeknd
Title: Earned It
Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson

ROCK/ALTERNATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Artist: Arcade Fire
Title: We Exist
Director: David Wilson

Artist: Arkells
Title: Leather Jacket
Director: Amit Dabrai

Artist: Death From Above 1979
Title: Virgins
Director: Eva Michon

Artist: July Talk
Title: Summer Dress
Director: Josh Warburton; Adam Crosby

Artist: Nickelback
Title: Edge Of A Revolution
Director: Wayne Isham

HIP HOP VIDEO OF THE YEAR
 
Artist: John River
Title: Hope City ll
Director: Trayne

Artist: Naturally Born Strangers
Title: No One Knows My Struggle
Director: Bobby James; Che Kothari

Artist: P. Reign f. Drake & Future
Title: DnF
Director: Drake; Davin Black

Artist: SonReal
Title: Preach
Director: Dane Collison

Artist: Tory Lanez
Title: Henny In Hand
Director: Andrew Hines

MUCHFACT VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Artist: Death From Above 1979
Title: Virgins
Director: Eva Michon

Artist: Grandtheft f. Keys N Krates
Title: Keep It 100
Director: Ohji Inoue

Artist: Lights
Title: Running With The Boys
Director: Amit Dabrai

Artist: Majid Jordan
Title: Forever
Director: COMMON GOOD

Artist: Torro Torro
Title: Ca$hville
Director: Jon Riera

BEST INTERNATIONAL ARTIST

Artist: Ariana Grande
Artist: Calvin Harris
Artist: Ed Sheeran
Artist: Hozier
Artist: Kendrick Lamar
Artist: Nick Jonas
Artist: Rihanna
Artist: Sam Smith
Artist: Taylor Swift
Artist: Sia

MOST BUZZWORTHY CANADIAN

Artist: Drake
Artist: Justin Bieber
Artist: Kiesza
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Artist: The Weeknd

MOST BUZZWORTHY INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OR GROUP

Artist: Ed Sheeran
Artist: Fall Out Boy
Artist: Iggy Azalea
Artist: Jason Derulo
Artist: Sia

FAN FAVE ARTIST/GROUP

Artist: Drake
Artist: Justin Bieber
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Artist: The Weeknd
WILDCARD Artist: 
Carly Rae Jepsen

FAN FAVE VIDEO

Artist: Hedley
Title:  Heaven In Our Headlights
Director: Jacob Hoggard; Matt Leaf

Artist: Nickelback
Title: Edge Of A Revolution
Director: Wayne Isham

Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title:  Something Big
Director: Jon Augustavo

Artist: The Weeknd
Title: Earned It
Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson

WILDCARD 
Artist: Marianas Trench
Title: Here’s To The Zeros
Director: Kyle Davison

FAN FAVE INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OR GROUP

Artist: Ed Sheeran
Artist: One Direction
Artist: Sam Smith
Artist: Taylor Swift
WILDCARD
Artist: Selena Gomez

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The Weeknd & Drake Score MMVA Nominations

Check out the full list of Much Music Video Awards nominees.


If you grew up in Canada, the Much Music Video Awards are a big deal. Drake and The Weeknd, who both grew up in Toronto, likely spent their formative years watching the station, so they should be happy to hear they've earned a few nominations-- Abel leading the pack with 6.

Other big Canadian acts like Arcade Fire, Grimes, Kiesza, and Majid Jordan have earned nods, while P. Reign and Tory Lanez will battle it out in the Hip-Hop Video Of The Year category.

Check out the full list of noms below.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Artist: Arcade Fire
Title: We Exist
Director: David Wilson

Artist: Grimes f. Blood Diamonds
Title: Go
Director: ROCO

Artist: Kiesza
Title: Giant In My Heart
Director: Rami Samir Afuni

Artist: Majid Jordan
Title: Her
Director: COMMON GOOD

Artist: The Weeknd
Title: Often
Director: Sam Pilling

POST-PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR

Artist: Grimes f. Blood Diamonds
Title: Go
Director: ROCO, Mythryl
Post-production: Ways & Means

Artist: SonReal
Title: For The Town
Director: Peter Huang
Black Box Recordings
Post-production: MadRuk

Artist: Walk Off The Earth
Title: Rule The World
Director: John Poliquin
Sony Music
Post-production: NBTV Studios

Artist: Young Wolf Hatchlings
Title: You Lovely You
Director: John Huang
Universal Music Canada
Post-production: Castle City Creative

Artist: Zeds Dead f. Twin Shadow & D’Angelo Lacy
Title: Lost You
Director: Grandson & Son
Zeds Dead inc.; Ultra Music
Post-production: The Field Inc.

 DANCE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Artist: Grandtheft f. Keys N Krates
Title: Keep It 100
Director: Ohji Inoue

Artist: Kiesza
Title: Giant In My Heart
Director: Rami Samir Afuni

Artist: Mia Martina f. Waka Flocka
Title: Beast
Director: Marc André Debruyne

Artist: Torro Torro
Title: Ca$hville
Director: Jon Riera

Artist: Zeds Dead f. Twin Shadow & D’Angelo Lacy
Title: Lost You
Director: Grandson & Son

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Artist: Arcade Fire
Title: We Exist
Director: David Wilson

Artist: Grandtheft f. Keys N Krates
Title: Keep It 100
Director: Ohji Inoue

Artist: Grimes f. Blood Diamond
Title: Go
Director: ROCO

Artist: Majid Jordan
Title: Her
Director: COMMON GOOD

Artist: The Weeknd
Title: Often
Director: Sam Pilling

POP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Artist: Hedley
Title: Heaven In Our Headlights
Director: Jacob Hoggard; Matt Leaf

Artist: Lights
Title: Running With The Boys
Director: Amit Dabrai

Artist: Scott Helman
Title: Bungalow
Director: Aaron A

Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title: Something Big
Director: Jon Augustavo

Artist: The Weeknd
Title: Earned It
Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson

ROCK/ALTERNATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Artist: Arcade Fire
Title: We Exist
Director: David Wilson

Artist: Arkells
Title: Leather Jacket
Director: Amit Dabrai

Artist: Death From Above 1979
Title: Virgins
Director: Eva Michon

Artist: July Talk
Title: Summer Dress
Director: Josh Warburton; Adam Crosby

Artist: Nickelback
Title: Edge Of A Revolution
Director: Wayne Isham

HIP HOP VIDEO OF THE YEAR
 
Artist: John River
Title: Hope City ll
Director: Trayne

Artist: Naturally Born Strangers
Title: No One Knows My Struggle
Director: Bobby James; Che Kothari

Artist: P. Reign f. Drake & Future
Title: DnF
Director: Drake; Davin Black

Artist: SonReal
Title: Preach
Director: Dane Collison

Artist: Tory Lanez
Title: Henny In Hand
Director: Andrew Hines

MUCHFACT VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Artist: Death From Above 1979
Title: Virgins
Director: Eva Michon

Artist: Grandtheft f. Keys N Krates
Title: Keep It 100
Director: Ohji Inoue

Artist: Lights
Title: Running With The Boys
Director: Amit Dabrai

Artist: Majid Jordan
Title: Forever
Director: COMMON GOOD

Artist: Torro Torro
Title: Ca$hville
Director: Jon Riera

BEST INTERNATIONAL ARTIST

Artist: Ariana Grande
Artist: Calvin Harris
Artist: Ed Sheeran
Artist: Hozier
Artist: Kendrick Lamar
Artist: Nick Jonas
Artist: Rihanna
Artist: Sam Smith
Artist: Taylor Swift
Artist: Sia

MOST BUZZWORTHY CANADIAN

Artist: Drake
Artist: Justin Bieber
Artist: Kiesza
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Artist: The Weeknd

MOST BUZZWORTHY INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OR GROUP

Artist: Ed Sheeran
Artist: Fall Out Boy
Artist: Iggy Azalea
Artist: Jason Derulo
Artist: Sia

FAN FAVE ARTIST/GROUP

Artist: Drake
Artist: Justin Bieber
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Artist: The Weeknd
WILDCARD Artist: 
Carly Rae Jepsen

FAN FAVE VIDEO

Artist: Hedley
Title:  Heaven In Our Headlights
Director: Jacob Hoggard; Matt Leaf

Artist: Nickelback
Title: Edge Of A Revolution
Director: Wayne Isham

Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title:  Something Big
Director: Jon Augustavo

Artist: The Weeknd
Title: Earned It
Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson

WILDCARD 
Artist: Marianas Trench
Title: Here’s To The Zeros
Director: Kyle Davison

FAN FAVE INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OR GROUP

Artist: Ed Sheeran
Artist: One Direction
Artist: Sam Smith
Artist: Taylor Swift
WILDCARD
Artist: Selena Gomez

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