2008 MuchMusic Video Awards

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2008 MuchMusic Video Awards
Mmva08 logo.jpg
2008 MuchMusic Video Awards Logo
Starring Leah Miller, Matte Babel, Tim Deegan, Sarah Taylor, Devon Soltendieck, Hannah Simone
Country of origin Canada
Production
Producer(s) MuchMusic
Running time 2 hours
Release
Original network 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.

Awards

The nominees were, with the winners in bold:[1]

Best Video

Best Director

Best Post-Production

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

UR Fave: 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"

UR Fave: Group

UR Fave: Artist

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Contests

MMVA10k

MuchMusic held the MMVA10k[permanent dead link] 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.[4]

Performances

The performances were:[4]

References

  1. ^ "MMVA08 nominees". MuchMusic.com. Archived from the original on 30 December 2008.
  2. ^ "MuchMusic.com MMVA08". Archived from the original on 17 May 2008. Retrieved 14 May 2008.
  3. ^ "MuchMusic MMVA08". Archived from the original on 30 May 2008. Retrieved 29 May 2008.
  4. ^ a b "MuchMusic.com Blog". Archived from the original on 19 June 2008. Retrieved 19 June 2008.
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