Wednesday, August 4, 2010

'Twilight' and 'Eclipse' Soundtrack Artists Nominated for VMAs

Several of the artists featured on the official soundtracks for Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, and/or The Twilight Saga: Eclipse have been nominated for 2010 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).

Hayley Williams, lead singer for Paramore (from the Twilight soundtrack), worked with B.o.B. on "Airplanes," and the two have been nominated in several categories for the work ("Best Collaboration," "Best Male Video," and "Video of the Year"). Paramore, too, was nominated for "Best Rock Video" for "Ignorance."

Also nominated in the "Best Rock Video" category are Muse (from Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse's soundtracks) for "Uprising" and Florence + The Machine (from the Eclipse soundtrack) for "Dog Days Are Over."

Muse also picked up a "Best SFX (Special Effects)" nomination for the song, and Florence + The Machine got nominated for "Video of the Year," "Best Art Direction," and "Best Cinematography."

Finally, The Black Keys (Eclipse OST contributors) received a nomination for "Breakthrough Video" for "Tighten Up."

The full list of VMA nominations for 2010 can be found here.



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