Tag: MTV

Sweet/Vicious (TV) // "You Don't Get Me High Anymore" (Phantogram)
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"You Don't Get Me High Anymore" by Phantogram was featured in episode #105 of MTV's freshman series, Sweet/Vicious.  The song plays as Jules and Ophelia scout their newest targets.  The episode aired on December 13, 2016.
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Sweet/Vicious (TV) // "Run Run Blood" (Phantogram)
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"Run Run Blood" by Phantogram was featured in episode #106 of MTV's freshman series, Sweet/Vicious.  The song plays as Jules lies to Kennedy about her whereabouts and tells her where to find her speakers.  The episode aired on January 3, 2017.
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Sweet/Vicious (TV) // "HEAT (feat. Sam Nelson Harris)" (The Knocks)
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"HEAT (feat. Sam Nelson Harris)" by The Knocks, co-written by Sam Harris of X Ambassadors, was featured in episode #109 of MTV's freshman series, Sweet/Vicious.  The song plays as Tyler presents Jules with flowers.  The episode aired on January 24, 2017.
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Teen Wolf (TV) // "Fire" (Barns Courtney)
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"Fire" by Barns Courtney was featured in episode #602 of MTV's hit show, Teen Wolf. The song plays as the Ghost Riders pass Liam and Scott while they play lacrosse. The episode aired on November 22, 2016.
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Sweet/Vicious (TV) // "Kids" (Sleigh Bells)
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"Kids" by Sleigh Bells was featured in the series premiere of MTV's new show, Sweet/Vicious.  The song plays as Jules returns to the sorority house and takes off her mask.  The episode aired November 15, 2016.
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Apple Music (Ad) // The Weeknd
Apple Music (Ad) // The Weeknd
Apple released a two part Apple Music ad during MTV's 2015 Video Music Awards, both one-minute ads featuring SONGS writer, The Weeknd. Check out both ads below!

Watch The Weeknd's 2015 VMA performance here.

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2015 MTV Video Music Awards // SONGS Nominations
2015 MTV Video Music Awards // SONGS Nominations
The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards nominations have been announced, and we are very proud to have some songs on the list of nominees! The music videos for 10 songs that have been written/co-written by SONGS writers have been nominated. "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars (co-written by SONGS writer Trinidad James) is up for 5 VMAs including "Video of the Year" and "Best Collaboration," while The Weeknd has been nominated for "Best Male Video" for "Earned It" and "Best Collaboration" for "Love Me Harder" with Ariana Grande. Check out the list of SONGS nominees below, and a full list of nominees here.

The Weeknd is set to perform at the 2015 MTV VMAs on 8/30/15. Read more about the performance announcement here. Update: Winners indicated below.

Jack Ü ft. Justin Bieber, "Where Are Ü Now" (SONGS Writer Diplo)
Best Art Direction
*Winner of Best Visual Effects
Best Editing

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk" (SONGS Writer Trinidad James)
Video of the Year
*Winner of Best Male Video
Best Pop Video
Best Collaboration
Best Direction

The Weeknd, "Earned It" (SONGS Writer The Weeknd)
Best Male Video

Ariana Grande ft. The Weeknd, "Love Me Harder" (SONGS Writer The Weeknd)
Best Collaboration

Sia, "Elastic Heart" (SONGS Writer Diplo)
Best Female Video

Fall Out Boy, "Uma Thurman" (SONGS Share Written by Young Wolf Hatchlings)
*Winner of Best Rock Video

Big Sean ft. Kanye West and John Legend, "One Man Can Change the World" (SONGS Writer DJ Mustard)
*Winner of Video With A Social Message

Big Sean ft. E-40, "IDFWU" (SONGS Writers DJ Mustard & Mike Free)
Best Hip Hop Video

Rihanna, "American Oxygen" (SONGS Writer Sam Harris of X Ambassadors)
Video With A Social Message

The Chemical Brothers, "Go" (SONGS Writer Q-Tip)
Best Art Direction

Here is every #VMA Nominee in 30 Seconds!!

Posted by MTV on Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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Lorde "Royals" Wins Best Rock Video at the 2014 MTV VMAs
Photo: Christopher Polk, Getty Images for MTV

Lorde won her first VMA last night with the music video for her breakout hit "Royals" and became the first female artist to ever take home the Moonman trophy in the Rock category's history!
Watch Lorde's acceptance speech at the 2014 VMAs:

Watch the winning music video:

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Mary + Jane (TV) // "Opulence" (Brooke Candy)
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"Opulence" by Brooke Candy, co-written by SONGS writer Diplo, was featured in episode #105 of MTV's freshman series Mary + Jane.  The episode aired October 3, 2016.
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Mary + Jane (TV) // "Too Original (feat. Elliphant & Jovi Rockwell)" (Major Lazer)
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Major Lazer's "Too Original (feat. Elliphant & Jovi Rockwell)" was featured in episode #106 of MTV's freshman series Mary + Jane.  The episode aired October 10, 2016.
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Kingin' with Tyga (TV) // Kingin' (Tyga)
Kingin' with Tyga (TV) // Kingin' (Tyga)
MTV's reality television show following the lavish lifestyle of rapper Tyga returned for its second season on August 4, 2016.  Tyga's song "Kingin'", co-written by SONGS writer Jess Jackson, is featured in the show's main title sequence.
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Kingin' with Tyga (TV) // "Rack City" (Tyga)
Kingin' with Tyga (TV) //
Tyga's song "Rack City", co-written by SONGS writer DJ Mustard, was featured in episode #202 of his MTV reality show, Kingin' with Tyga.  The episode aired on August 11, 2016.
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Pretty Little Liars (TV) // "Island" (Ethel & The Chordtones)
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Ethel & The Chordtones “Island” (feat. Ryan Levine of Wildling) is featured in Pretty Little Liars ep #705 – airing Tuesday, July 19th.   

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Scream (TV) // "Quicksand" (Clara-Nova) and "Bang Bang" (XYLO)
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We have two songs in MTV’s Scream ep #204 – airing Monday, June 20 - "Quicksand" by Clara-Nova and "Bang Bang" by XYLO.

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Scream (TV) // "Money" (That Poppy)
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That Poppy’s “Money” is featured in the season premiere of MTV’s Scream (ep #201) – airing Monday, May 30th.  

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