July 17, 2013 at 5:32 am #388988
Who do you think will win?July 17, 2013 at 6:27 am #388990
1. Chris Brown – Fine China
2. Jennifer Lopez – Live It Up
3. Ciara – Body Party
4. Bruno Mars – Treasure
5. will.i.am – #ThatPower
July 17, 2013 at 9:55 am #388991
So this is probably my fav category and all of them are great. My guess is J-LoJuly 17, 2013 at 4:11 pm #388992
SHOULD WIN: Ciara, “Body Party”
WILL WIN: Not sureJuly 17, 2013 at 4:17 pm #388993
I would love for Ciara to win this, because her sexy dance in that video is damn hot. But realistically, it will probably be either Chris Brown or J. Lo.July 18, 2013 at 8:56 am #388994
This was a weak year for choreography in music videos. P!nk definitely should’ve been nominated (and won) for “Try”.July 18, 2013 at 9:53 pm #388995
This was a weak year for choreography in music videos. P!nk definitely should’ve been nominated (and won) for “Try”.
THIS. MTV really needs to start thinking out of the box when it comes to this category. There always used to be some sort of left-field nominee that showed some sort of inventive or unexpected use of choreography… now it’s just Bruno Mars. Matt & Kim’s “It’s Alright” would’ve been an AMAZING nominee this year, too; the work Tanisha Scott did for that video was excellent.
Anyway, back to the award at hand. I’ve always said that J.Lo’s “always the bridesmaid” in the Choreography race, and I get the feeling it’ll be the same story this year. Chris Brown’s the frontrunner right now, but very few artists have repeated in this category, and only one did it back-to-back (En Vogue), so watch out for a Ciara dark-horse win.
(Or they should just give it to Bruno Mars… If Prince could win in 1986 for “Raspberry Beret,” Bruno more than deserves it,)July 19, 2013 at 7:56 am #388996
Bruno Mars isn’t Prince, and Treasure isn’t Raspberry Beret.July 20, 2013 at 12:26 pm #388997
^You’re right. In terms of choreography, Treasure >>>>>>> Raspberry Beret.
What’s the choreo in RB?? The dancers doing three forward shimmies and a clap the whole damn time, plus a single scene of a breakdancer (doing moves that I’d bet my bottom dollar weren’t choreographed by Prince)? At least the routine in Treasure actually had some variety…July 21, 2013 at 3:56 pm #388998
I just noticed one thing: even though it isn’t dancing, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together is very tightly choreographed. I wonder if they didn’t submit it or if it was snubbed. I remember that in the 90’s they nominated Cibo Matto’s “Sugar Water” even though it wasn’t a dance video.August 2, 2013 at 11:49 am #388999
“Treasure” is the biggest and most recent hit in this category so a win for Bruno Mars wouldn’t be out the question. Plus, he’s not winning VOTY, Male, or Pop so this would be compensation.August 2, 2013 at 1:57 pm #389000
I am convinced Bruno Mars will win. He was the choreographer of the video. And the only nominee in this category with multiple nominations this year.August 2, 2013 at 3:43 pm #389001
There aren’t a lot of things I’m rooting for this year but I’m definitely rooting for “Treasure” in this category. Bruno Mars deserves to win.August 2, 2013 at 5:17 pm #389002
I’m beginning to really think Bruno will take this one, too. But I wouldn’t count out Ciara or even J.Lo. Last year they made it up to Chris Brown for all the snubs, and they may do it again with either lady (this is Ci’s third nomination and J.Lo’s fifth),
I’m also surprised that Bruno is the only nominee in this category, considering it’s usually the most mainstream of all the tech awards. However, the panel thought “thatPOWER” deserved this more than P!nk’s “Try” or either of JT’s eligible videos, so I’m not that surprised that the nominees are a bit messy…