The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards are set for August 28, 2011 LIVE from Los Angeles. With no Best Dance Music Video category, there is still a chance that choreographers will have their moment. Check out the nominees. BTW, only one choreographer is listed for each video, but we would like to let all of the dance world know that we see you Assistant Choreographers and we raise our glasses to you and your talents as well.
Nominees in Alphabetical Order:
Beyonce “Run The World (Girls)”
Choreography by Frank Gatson (officially listed on MTV.com as choreographer)
Choreographers: James Alsop, Frank Gatson Jr., Luam Keflezgy, Clyph McGee, Sheryl Myrukami, Jeffrey Page, Danielle Polanco and the Tofo Tofo (Mozambique Dance Troupe).
Featured Dancers: Katie Berenson, Katya Diaz, Ashley Everett, Amanda Fernandez, Aisha Francis, Kimberly Gibson, Linda Linh, Frances Manzo, Michelle Mitchenor, Sheryl Myrukami, Jamie Overla, Danielle Polanco, Ashley Seldon and Traci Takahashi.
Britney Spears “Till The World Ends”
Choreography by Brian Friedman
Dancers: Sofia Aguiar, Chase Benz, Ava Bernstein, Luke Broadlick, Galen Hooks, Aminah Abdul Jillil, Nick Lanzisera, Cassidy Noblett, Leo Moctezuma, Car Rendic, Mark Romain, Donald Romain, Sohey Sugihara and Sunny Walters.
Dance Track believes there should have been 2 nominations for Brian Friedman, so big ups to BFree for Britney Spears’ “Hold It Against Me”
Not officially nominated but you should watch the choreo below.
Bruno Mars “The Lazy Song”
Choreography by Bruno Mars & Poreotics
Featured Dancers: Poreotics
Lady Gaga “Judas”
Choreography by Laurieann Gibson
Dancers: Molly D’Amour, Amanda Balen, Brandon Barton, Graham Breitenstein, Montana Efaw, Asiel Hardison, Richard Jackson, Mark Kanemura, Ian McKenzie, Danielle Polanco, Victor Rojas, Sloan-Taylor Rabinor, Michael Silas and Bethany “Peanut” Strong.
LMFAO f/Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem”
Choreography by Hokuto Konishi
Featured Dancers: Quest Crew
Leave us a comment below and tell us who you think should win!