2008 MuchMusic Video Awards


2008 MuchMusic Video Awards
2008 MuchMusic Video Awards
Mmva08 logo.jpg
2008 MuchMusic Video Awards Logo
Format Awards show
Starring Leah Miller, Matte Babel, Tim Deegan, Sarah Taylor, Devon Soltendieck, Hannah Simone
Country of origin Canada
Production
Running time 2 hours
Broadcast
Original channel MuchMusic
First shown in June 15, 2008
External links
Website

The 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards were held in Toronto, Ontario at MuchMusic's headquarters on June 15, 2008 with the rain-soaked Red carpet arrivals that started at 8:00pm ET, but was slightly delayed by rainstorms that soaked the crowds and artists, the awards started at 9:00 and ended at 11:00. The show featured performances by illScarlett, Flo Rida, Girlicious, Sean Kingston, JabbaWockeeZ, Simple Plan, the first performance by New Kids on the Block in 15 years and others. The most nominated artist was Hedley with six nominations in which they won four awards. This was the first MMVA to have an afterparty, which was broadcast exclusively on MuchMusic.com, and featured Bedouin Soundclash.

Contents

Awards

Best Video

Best Director

Best Post-Production

  • Sam Roberts"Them Kids" (post-production: Duplex)
  • Buck 65 — "Dang" (post-production: Christopher Mills)
  • Classified ft. Maestro & DJ IV — "Hard To Be Hip-Hop" (post-production: Aden Bahadori & harv)
  • illScarlett — "Nothing Special" (post-production: Steve Mottershead)
  • The Saint Alvia Cartel — "Blonde Kryptonite" (post-production: Nick Flook, Mike Sevigny & Jeff Middleton)

Best Cinematography

MuchLOUD Best Rock Video

MuchVIBE Best Rap Video

  • Belly ft. Mario Winans — "Ridin'"
  • Classified ft. Maestro & DJ IV — "Hard To Be Hip-Hop"
  • JB ft. The Game — Fire In Ya Eyes
  • JDiggz ft. Voyce — Just Wanna Party
  • Tru-Paz — Hotel Hell

VideoFACT Best Independent Video

MuchMusic.com Most Watched Video

  1. Rihanna"Umbrella"
  2. Avril Lavigne — "Girlfriend"
  3. Fergie — "Big Girls Don't Cry"
  4. Timbaland f. Keri Hilson & D.O.E. — "The Way I Are"
  5. Hilary Duff — "Stranger"

Best International Video - Artist

Best International Video - Group

People's Choice: Favourite International Video

  • Fall Out Boy — "The Take Over, The Break's Over"
  • Flo Rida ft. T-Pain — "Low"
  • Kanye West— "Stronger"
  • Rihanna — "Don't Stop the Music"
  • OneRepublic ft. Timbaland — "Apologize"

People's Choice: Favourite Canadian Group

People's Choice: Favourite Canadian Artist

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Contests

MMVA10k

MuchMusic held the MMVA10k Contest during the Video Awards. Three weeks prior to the event 2008 MMVA predictions and trivia were posted daily and viewers were able to play along during the live event on June 15, 2008. For every 500 points, viewers received a ballot to win $10,000. Viewers were also able to answer polls and chat with other MMVA viewers.

Performances

Guests

MMVA08: Aftermath

The 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards are the only MMVA to feature an afterparty. The afterparty featured Bedouin Soundclash performing in front of a small crowd with several other artists. They performed a total of ten songs. The afterparty aired only once for a scheduled 30 minutes after the MMVA on muchmusic.com and MuchMoreMusic, but extended for a few minutes on muchmusic.com.[3]

Performances

The performances were:[3]

  • St. Andrews — Bedouin Soundclash
  • I Wanna Be Sedated — Bedouin Soundclash
  • Can't Hurry Love — Bedouin Soundclash with Zaki Ibrahim
  • Should I Stay Or Should I Go — Bedouin Soundclash with Saint Alvia
  • Come Dancing — Bedouin Soundclash with Sam Roberts & K-OS
  • Mirror In The Bathroom — Bedouin Soundclash with Wade MacNeil of Alexisonfire
  • Pressure Drop — Bedouin Soundclash with all guests
  • Dancing In The Dark — Bedouin Soundclash with Arkells & Saint Alvia
  • Yesterday — K-OS
  • Don't Let Me Down — Bedouin Soundclash with all guests

References

  1. ^ "MuchMusic.com MMVA08". http://www.muchmusic.com/events/mmva08/#. 
  2. ^ "MuchMusic MMVA08". http://www.muchmusic.com/events/mmva08/show/guests.aspx. 
  3. ^ a b "MuchMusic.com Blog". http://blog.muchmusic.com/archives/2008/06/mmva08_aftermat.php. 

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