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2 Chainz, Macklemore & Flying Lotus Up For UK Music Video Awards

(AllHipHop News) The UK Music Video Awards have announced their nominations for this year’s event and several American acts are up for trophies. Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz and the Seattle duo of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis both have multiple nods in the same category. Chainz, Macklemore, and Lewis have two chances to win in the Best International Urban Video category. They will be competing against Earl Sweatshirt and Killer Mike.

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Los Angeles-based producer/rapper Flying Lotus is also up for two awards in one category. His visuals for  “Tiny Tortures” and “Until The Quiet Comes” were nominated for Best International Alternative Video. “Until The Quiet Comes” also received a nod for Best Cinematography In A Video, and “Tiny Tortures” garnered another for Best Visual Effects In A Video.

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Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, Miley Cyrus, and Solange Knowles are among the performers nominated for Best International Pop Video. Wiz Khalifa, Azealia Banks, and Iggy Azealia will also vie for awards in their respective categories.

Check out some of the nomination categories for the UK Music Video Awards 2013 below.

Best Urban Video – International
2 Chainz ft Kanye West – Birthday Song
2 Chainz ft Pharrell – Feds Watching
Earl Sweatshirt – Chum
Killer Mike – Reagan
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Can’t Hold Us
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop

Best Alternative Video – International
Biting Elbows – Bad Motherfucker
Flying Lotus – Tiny Tortures
Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes
Major Lazer – Get Free
M83 – Wait
Passion Pit – Carried Away

Best Pop Video – International
Frank Ocean – Pyramids
Justin Timberlake – Mirrors
Miley Cyrus – We Can’t Stop
Robyn ft Snoop Dogg – U Should Know Better
Solange Knowles – Losing You
Toro Y Moi – Say That

Best Urban Video – UK
Dizzee Rascal – Bassline Junkie
Dizzee Rascal – I Don’t Need A Reason
Iggy Azalea – Work
Joel Compass – Back To Me
Mykki Blanco – The Initiation
Naughty Boy ft Sam Smith – La La L

Best Urban Video – Budget
ArtOfficial – Blackbirds
Azealia Banks – Atlantis
G Fresh – Never Can I
Lushlife – Magnolia
Ruckazoid – Don’t Let Me Go (She Ain’t Mad At It)
Thurz – Colours

Best Styling in a Video
DJ Fresh vs Diplo ft Dominque Young Unique – Earthquake
Gesaffelstein – Pursuit
Iggy Azalea – Work
Stromae – Papaoutai
Toro Y Moi – So Many Details
Wiz Khalifa – Remember You

Best Visual Effects in a Video
Björk – Mutual Core
Foals – Bad Habit
Flying Lotus – Tiny Tortures
Gesaffelstein – Pursuit
London Grammar – Wasting My Young Years
Travis – Moving

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