2015 YouTube Music Awards Show Releases Exclusive Content From Award Recipients
YouTube has released a collection of music videos, behind the scenes interviews, and other exclusive content featuring the 2015 YouTube Music Awards recipients as a part of the 2015 YouTube Music Awards Show, presented by Kia.
YouTube hand selected some of the industry's most original music video directors to produce the exclusive videos featuring 2015 YouTube Music Award recipients, and enlisted VICE to produce the whole program. Hosted by none other than YouTube superstar, Tyler Oakley, as a part of the 2015 YouTube Music Award Show, all of the videos went live at once.
The exclusive videos are as follows:
Joined by Chance the Rapper, Action Bronson puts his twist on the cult classic film Coming to America as he travels through NYC to find his queen. The video was directed by Lil Chris, and the single was produced by Mark Ronson off the anticipated album “Mr. Wonderful,” set for release on March 24.
Cahoots, the YouTube supergroup comprised of Spain’s Curricé and England’s Matt DeFreitas and Tom Joseph Law, has come together director De La Muerte for an over-the-top, crazy collaboration of talent on a cinematic “stage.”
Charli XCX and director Eric Wareheim invite you to a heightened, dreamy reality where people are living in their online personas and everything is beautiful and filtered. But when we are suddenly disconnected and returned to reality, it’s a total nightmare.
Ed Sheeran. Rudimental. Need we say more? In this new video directed by Emil Nava, the combo has a surprise for fans that can be summed up in two words: Ray. Liotta.
In a moody forest in the back of a van, FKA twigs births into the world eight dancers whose subsequent stunning performance is set to twigs’ brand-new song, “Glass & Patron.” If you’re one of the many people who have watched and loved the past music videos twigs directed herself, then you’re in for a treat.
Ever had a house party DJ’d by Kygo where a couple from space steal the show with their out of the world dance moves? If no, then you need to watch this video, directed by Saman Kesh. If yes, then get ready for the surprise ending.
Two-time YouTube Music Award winner and performer Lindsey Stirling moves through an Escher-like universe on an adventure to find life in the mountains that hover above her city, directed by Joe Sill.
Dutch DJ Martin Garrix is becoming one of the most important names in electronic dance music on YouTube and when you team up with Usher, big things happen. To bring this song to life, director Petros depicts the timeless story of the pool party towel boy and towel girl trying to find love.
The world has watched MAX go from creating great covers on YouTube to releasing his own albums in just a few years. And now with director Greg Jardin and a little help from Hoodie Allen, MAX is moving on while the rest of the world around him is moving in reverse.
On the heels of her recent single "Fun" — which has been viewed more than 18 million times in the last two months alone — Megan Nicole has created a beautiful, scenic music video. Directed by the Young Astronauts.
What if you had a party so amazing that you wake up to learn the night before was frozen in time. Migos and director Ninan Doff are here to take you through this unique world of time tunnels, as the trio continues their rise to rap greatness.
Even when you lose a loved one, their memory still stays with you, and Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias invite you on a memory lane trip through Medellin, Colombia. Directed by Creative Uprising, this collaboration brings together two of the biggest names in Latin music and has all the makings of a smash hit.
Shamir has been blowing up on YouTube and has now teamed up with Philip Hodges and Henson Studios to tell a tale about making people’s days just a little bit better… by becoming puppets.
If you’re an artist hoping to earn a YouTube Music Award in the future, check out the newly launched YouTube for Artists program with more info to help you make the most of YouTube.