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2005 MTV Video Music Awards

2005 MTV Video Music Awards
Date Sunday, August 28, 2005
Location AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, Florida
Country USA
Host Diddy
Official website mtv.com/ontv/vma/past-vmas/2005
Television/Radio coverage
Network MTV
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The 2005 MTV Video Music Awards aired live on August 28, 2005, honoring the best music videos from July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005. The show was hosted by Diddy at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The big winner of the night was Green Day, who took home seven VMA's, including Best Rock Video, Best Group Video, Viewer's Choice, and Video of the Year.

Although the approach of a strong tropical storm (which became Hurricane Katrina prior to its first landfall just north of Miami) cancelled much of the pre-show activities, the show itself went on as scheduled after the storm passed. Later that year, the MTV VMAs for Latin America, scheduled for Cancún, were cancelled due to Hurricane Wilma (which later made an identical but reverse path across South Florida as Katrina did).

Awards

Winners are in bold text.

Video of the Year

Green Day — "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Best Male Video

Kanye West — "Jesus Walks"

Best Female Video

Kelly Clarkson — "Since U Been Gone"

Best Group Video

Green Day — "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Best New Artist in a Video

The Killers — "Mr. Brightside"

Best Pop Video

Kelly Clarkson — "Since U Been Gone"

Best Rock Video

Green Day — "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Best R&B Video

Alicia Keys — "Karma"

Best Rap Video

Ludacris — "Number One Spot"

Best Hip-Hop Video

Missy Elliott (featuring Ciara and Fatman Scoop) — "Lose Control"

Best Dance Video

Missy Elliott (featuring Ciara and Fatman Scoop) — "Lose Control"

Breakthrough Video

Gorillaz — "Feel Good Inc."

Best Direction in a Video

Green Day — "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (Director: Samuel Bayer)

Best Choreography in a Video

Gwen Stefani — "Hollaback Girl" (Choreographer: Kishaya Dudley)

Best Special Effects in a Video

Gorillaz — "Feel Good Inc." (Special Effects: Passion Pictures)

Best Art Direction in a Video

Gwen Stefani — "What You Waiting For?" (Art Director: Zach Matthews)

Best Editing in a Video

Green Day — "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (Editor: Tim Royes)

Best Cinematography in a Video

Green Day — "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (Director of Photography: Samuel Bayer)

Best Video Game Soundtrack

Dance Dance Revolution Extreme (Konami)

MTV2 Award

Fall Out Boy — "Sugar, We're Goin Down"

Viewer's Choice

Green Day — "American Idiot"

Performances

Pre-show

Main show

Appearances

Music

The music for the telecast was scored by Linkin Park's co-vocalist Mike Shinoda and rapper Lil Jon. The score was released as an EP on August 31, 2005, and later released by Shinoda five years later on March 1, 2010.[1]

External links

  • Official MTV site

References

  1. ^ "Shinoda 2005 VMA Score / Beats" Mike Shinoda's Blog March 1, 2010. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
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