Much Music Video Awards
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|Much Music Video Awards|
|2015 Much Music Video Awards|
|Awarded for||Best in music videos|
In their modern form, the awards ceremony is not held in a conventional theatre, but instead as a large street party incorporating the Much Headquarters, its parking lot, and parts of Queen Street West in downtown Toronto, Ontario. There are no hosts or announcers in the traditional awards-show fashion; instead, the MuchMusic VJs are an integral part of the festivities, introducing (and interviewing) the awards' presenters and winners throughout the show. As with many modern awards shows (such as the MTV Video Music Awards or the ESPYs), many presenters and performers may have little or no connection to the music industry or that year's nominees. (For instance, for the 2006 show, Nelly Furtado performed music from an upcoming album, and Tricia Helfer appeared in connection with her role in Canada's Next Top Model.) Winners of a MuchMusic Video Award receive a statue made by New York firm, Society Awards.
Each year, MMVA viewers are encouraged to visit the website to vote for the Your Fave category which includes Video, Artist or Group, and International Artist or Group.
Red Carpet Arrivals
The MuchMusic Video Awards have been know to attract a lot of unique Red Carpet Arrivals
|2005||Billy Talent||1942 Sherman Tank|
|Alexisonfire||1989 Golf convertible|
|Eric Prydz||Girls of his video Call On Me danced down the Red Carpet|
|2007||Marianas Trench||Proposed Bicycle, by foot||Bicycle broke down. Arrived on foot with Party-Sized sub.|
|2009||Marianas Trench||Truck||Arrived with a Parade|
|2010||Katy Perry||Ice Cream Truck||Gave out ice cream|
|Marianas Trench||Hot tub||Arrived in full suit and fought off "Ninjas"|
|2011||Marianas Trench||Hamster Balls|
|Simple Plan||Pink Limousine||Arrived in huge Pink Limousine wearing workout clothes|
|2012||Carly Rae Jepsen||Convertible||Arrived in a grey convertible being washed by two hunky men|
|2013||The Janoskians||Party school bus||Arrived in a black school bus with jaws on the front|
- 1997 Your Fave: Group, "Superman's Dead"
- 1997 Your Fave: Video, "Superman's Dead"
- 1998 Your Fave: Group, "4 A.M."
- 2000 Your Fave: Group, "One Man Army"
- 2000 Your Fave: Video, "One Man Army"
- 2001 Video of the Year, "In Repair"
- 2001 Director of the Year, "In Repair"
- 2001 Post-Productionof the Year, "In Repair"
- 2003 Video of the Year, "Innocent"
- 2003 Cinematography of the Year, "Innocent"
- 2004 Best Rock Video, "Try Honesty"
- 2005 Best Rock Video, "River Below"
- 2005 Best Video, "River Below"
- 2007 Best Rock Video, "Fallen Leaves"
- 2007 Best Video, "Fallen Leaves"
- 2007 Your Fave: Group, "Devil in a Midnight Mass"
- 2009 Best International Video by a Canadian, "Rusted from the Rain"
- 2010 Best Director, Michael Maxxis for "Saint Veronika"
- 2010 Best Rock Video, "Devil on My Shoulder"
- 2013 Post-Production Video of the Year, "Surprise, Surprise"
- 2003 Your Fave: Group, "Addicted"
- 2004 Your Fave: Group, "Perfect"
- 2005 Your Fave: Group, "Welcome to My Life"
- 2006 Your Fave: Group, "Crazy"
- 2008 Your Fave: Group, "When I'm Gone"
- 2009 Your Fave: Video, "Save You"
- The "Your Fave: Group" award has been changed to "Your Fave: Video".
- Video of the Year, "Load Me Up" (Winner)
- Video of the Year, "Strange Days"
- Rock Video of the Year, "Hello Time Bomb"
- Rock Video of the Year, "Load Me Up" (Winner)
- Director of the Year, "Load Me Up"
- Director of the Year, "Strange Days"
- Post-Production of the Year, "Load Me Up"
- Cinematography of the Year, "Load Me Up"
- Cinematography of the Year, "Strange Days"
- Your Fave: Group, "Hello Time Bomb"
- Your Fave: Video, "Hello Time Bomb"
Artists with the most awards in one night:
k-os (4 in 2005)
Hedley (4 in 2008)
Artists with the most MuchMusic Awards since 2003:
- Billy Talent (10)
- Our Lady Peace (10)
- Avril Lavigne (8)
- Hedley (7)
- Nickelback (6)
- Justin Bieber (5)
- Simple Plan (5)
- k-os (4)
- Swollen Members (4)
- Drake (3)
- Belly (3)
- Rihanna (3)
- Lady Gaga (3)
- The Midway State (3)
- Sam Roberts (3)
- Alexisonfire (2)
- Katy Perry (2)
- Linkin Park (2)
- Nelly Furtado (2)
- Shania Twain (2)
- Treble Charger (2)
- Kardinal Offishall (2)
- Fall Out Boy (2)
- Trey Songz (2)
- Jonas Brothers (2)
- Marianas Trench (1)
- Hilary Duff (1)
- Demi Lovato (1)
- Taylor Swift (1)
- Ariana Grande (1)
- Lorde (1)
- "Matthew Good Band Leads MuchMusic Video Nominees". August 14, 2000.