Flashback: Video Music Awards 1987

6 08 2009

Video Of The Year

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (Winner)
Genesis – Land Of Confusion
U2 – With Or Without You
Paul Simon – Boy In The Bubble
Steve Winwood – Higher Love

Best Male Video

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (Winner)
David Bowie – Day In Day Out
Robert Palmer – I Didn’t Mean To Turn You On
Paul Simon – Boy In The Bubble
Steve Winwood – Higher Love

Best Female Video

Madonna – Papa Don’t Preach (Winner)
Madonna – Open Your Heart
Cyndi Lauper – True Colors
Kate Bush – Big Sky
Janet Jackson – Nasty

Best Group Video

Talking Heads – Wild Wild Life (Winner)
Crowded House – Don’t Dream It’s Over
U2 – With Or Without You
Eurythmics – Missionary Man
The Bangles – Walk Like An Egyptian

Best Video From a Film

Talking Heads – Wild Wild Life
Aretha Franklin – Jumpin’ Jack Flash
Eric Clapton – It’s In The Way That You Use It
Ben E. King – Stand By Me
Rodney Dangerfield – Twist And Shout

Viewer’s Choice

U2 – With Or Without You (Winner)
Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer
Genesis – Land Of Confusion
Paul Simon – Boy In The Bubble
Steve Winwood – Higher Love

Best New Artist

Crowded House – Don’t Dream It’s Over (Winner)
Georgia Satellites – Keep Your Hands To Yourself
Bruce Hornsby & The Range – The Way It Is
The Robert Cray Band – Smoking Gun
Timbuk 3 – The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades

Best Concept Video

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (Winner)
Eurythmics – Missionary Man
Peter Gabriel – Big Time
Genesis – Land Of Confusion
Talking Heads – Wild Wild Life

Best Stage Performance

Bon Jovi – Living On a Prayer (Winner)
Bon Jovi – You Give Love A Bad Name
Run DMC – Walk This Way
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band – Born To Run
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band – War

Best Overall Performance

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (Winner)
Janet Jackson – Nasty
Madonna – Papa Don’t Preach
Run DMC – Walk This Way
U2 – With Or Without You

Most Experimental Video

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (Winner)
Eurythmics – Missionary Man
Genesis – Land Of Confusion
Huey Lewis And The News – Hip To Be Square
Paul Simon – Boy in the Bubble

Best Direction

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (Winner)
Crowded House – Don’t Dream It’s Over
Genesis – Land Of Confusion
U2 – With Or Without You
Steve Winwood – Higher Love

Best Choreography

Janet Jackson – Nasty (Winner)
The Bangles – Walk Like An Egyptian
Janet Jackson – When I Think Of You
Madonna – Open Your Heart
Steve Winwood – Higher Love

Best Special Effects

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (Winner)
Eurythmics – Missionary Man
Peter Gabriel – Big Time
Genesis – Land Of Confusion
Paul Simon – Boy in the Bubble

Best Art Direction

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (Winner)
Breakfast Club – Right On Track
Genesis – Land Of Confusion
Madonna – Open Your Heart
Paul Simon – Boy in the Bubble

Best Editing

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (Winner)
Eurythmics – Missionary Man
Bon Jovi – Wanted Dead Or Alive
Robbie Nevil – C’est La Vie
U2 – With Or Without You
Steve Winwood – Higher Love

Best Cinematography

Robbie Nevil – C’est La Vie (Winner)
Cyndi Lauper – What’s Going On
Madonna – Papa Don’t Preach
U2 – With Or Without You
Steve Winwood – Higher Love





Flashback: Video Music Awards 1986

6 08 2009

Video Of The Year

Dire Straits – Money For Nothing (Winner)
a-ha – Take On Me
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere
Godley & Creme – Cry

Best Male Video

Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Summer Of 69
Phil Collins – Take Me Home
Sting – If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free
Bruce Springsteen – Glory Days

Best Female Video

Whitney Houston – How Will I Know? (Winner)
Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill
Aretha Franklin – Freeway Of Love
Tina Turner – We Don’t Need Another Hero
Grace Jones – Slave To The Rhythm

Best Group Video

Dire Straits – Money For Nothing (Winner)
a-ha – Take On Me
INXS – What You Need
Talking Heads – And She Was
The Rolling Stones – The Harlem Shuffle

Viewer’s Choice

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere
Godley & Creme – Cry

Best New Artist

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Whitney Houston – How Will I Know?
Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls
Simply Red – Holding Back The Years
The Hooters – And We Danced

Best Concept Video

a-ha – Take On Me
Godley & Creme – Cry
Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere
Talking Heads – And She Was
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing

Best Stage Performance

Bryan Adams & Tina Turner – It’s Only Love (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Huey Lewis & The News – The Power Of Love
Pete Townshend – Face To Face

Best Overall Performance

David Bowie & Mick Jagger – Dancing In The Streets (Winner)
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
Bruce Springsteen – Glory Days
Sting – If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free

Most Experimental Video

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon

Best Direction

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon

Best Special Effects

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon

Best Coreography

Prince & The Revolution – Raspberry Beret (Winner)
Madonna – Like a Virgin (Live)
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon
Madonna – Dress You Up
Morris Day – Oak Tree

Best Art Directing

ZZ Top – Rough Boy (Winner)
Pat Denatar – Sex As A Weapon
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
a-ha – The Sun Always Shine On TV
Honeymoon Suite – Feel It Again

Best Editing

a-ha – The Sun Always Shine On TV (Winner)
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy

Best Cinematography

a-ha – The Sun Always Shine On TV
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon
X – Burning House Of Love
Joe Walsh – The Confessor
ZZ Top – Rough Boy





Flashback: Video Music Awards 1985

4 08 2009

Video Of The Year

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer (Winner)
David Lee Roth – California Girls
USA For Africa – We Are The World
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More

Best Male Video

Bruce Springsteen – I’m On Fire (Winner)
Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
David Lee Roth – California Girls
Glen Frey – Smuggler’s Blues
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody

Best Female Video

Tina Turner – Better Be Good To Me (Winner)
Cyndi Lauper – She Bop
Madonna – Material Girl
Sheila E. – The Glamorous Life
Sade – Smooth Operator

Best Group Video

USA For Africa – We Are The World (Winner)
U2 – Pride (In The Name Of Love)
The Cars – Drive
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
Huey Lewis & The News – If This Is It

Viewer’s Choice

USA For Africa – We Are The World (Winner)
Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
David Lee Roth – California Girls
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More

Best New Artist

‘til Tuesday – Voices Carry (Winner)
Frankie Goes To Holliwood – Two Tribes
Sade – Smooth Operator
Sheila E. – The Glamorous Life
Julian Lennon – Valotte

Best Concept Video

Glen Frey – Smuggler’s Blues (Winner)
Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Two Tribes
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More

Best Stage Performance

Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark (Winner)
David Bowie – Blue Jeans (Live)
Tina Turner – Better Be Good To Me
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
Talking Heads – Once In a Lifetime

Best Overall Performance

Philip Bailey & Phil Collins – Easy Lovers (Winner)
Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
USA For Africa – We Are The World

Most Experimental Video

The Art Of Noise – Close (To The Edit) (Winner)
Chris Isaak – Dancin’
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Lindsey Buckingham – Slow Dancing
Lone Justice – Ways To Be Wicked

Best Direction

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
Chris Isaak – Dancin’
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Duran Duran – The Wild Boys
Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me)
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More
Toto – Stranger In Town

Best Coreography

Elton John – Sad Songs (Say To Much) (Winner)
Madonna – Like a Virgin
Madonna – Material Girl
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
Prince & The Revolution – When Doves Cry
Sheila E. – The Glamorous Life
Tina Turner – Private Dancer

Best Special Effects

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More (Winner)
Culture Club – It’s a Miracle
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Lindsey Buckingham – Slow Dancing

Best Art Direction

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Culture Club – It’s a Miracle
Madonna – Like a Virgin
Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me)
Peter Brown – Zie Zie Won’t Dance

Best Editing

The Art Of Noise – Close (To The Edit) (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Lindsey Buckingham – Slow Dancing
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You

Best Cinematography

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Heaven
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Madonna – Like a Virgin





Flashback: Video Music Awards 1984

4 08 2009

Vídeo of The Year:

The Cars – You Migh Think (Winner)
Herbie Hancock – Rockit
Michael Jackson – Thriller
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
The Police – Every Breath You Take

Best Male Video

David Bowie – China Girl (Winner)
Herbie Hancock – Rock It
Michael Jackson – Thriller
Billie Joel – Uptown Girl
Lionel Richie – All Night Long

Best Female Video

Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Winner)
Pat Benatar – Love Is a Battlefield
Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time
Bette Midler – Beast Of Burden
Donna Summer – She Works Hard For Money

Best Group Video

ZZ Top – Legs (Winner)
Huey Lewis & The News – Rock Of The World
The Police – Every Breath You Take
Van Halen – Jump
ZZ Top – Sharp Dressed Man

Viewer’s Choice

Michael Jackson – Thriller (Winner)
The Cars – You Might Think
Herbie Hancock – Rockit
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
The Police – Every Breath You Take

Best New Artist

Eurythmics (Winner)
Wang Chung – Dance Hall Days
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Madonna – Borderline
Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time

Best Concept Video

Herbie Hancock – Rockit (Winner)
The Cars – You Might Think
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Michael Jackson – Thriller
The Rolling Stones – Undercover Of The Night

Best Stage Perform

Van Halen – Jump (Winner)
David Bowie – Modern Love
Duran Duran – The Reflex
Bette Midler – Beast Of Burden
The Pretenders – Middle Of The Road

Best Overall Performance

Michael Jackson – Thriller (Winner)
David Bowie – China Girl
Van Halen – Jump
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
The Police – Every Breath You Take

Most Experimental Video

Herbie Hancock – Rockit (Winner)
The Cars – You Might Think
Neil Young – Wonderin’
Thomas Dolby – Hyperactive
The Alan Persons Project – Don’t Answer Me

Best Direction

ZZ Top – Sharp Dressed Man (Winner)
Billy Idol – Dancing With Myself
Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time
The Police – Every Breath You Take
ZZ Top – Gimme All Your Loving
The Bongos – Number With Wings
Huey Lewis & The News – I Want a New Drug
Ian Hunter – All Of The Good Ones Are Taken

Best Choreography

Michael Jackson – Thriller (Winner)
Toni Basil – Over My Head
Elton John – I’m Still Standing
Bette Midler – Beast Of Burden
Donna Summer – She Works Hard Off The Money

Best Special Effects

Herbie Hancock – Rockit (Winner)
Thomas Dolby – Hyperactive
Billy Idol – Dancing With Myself
Talking Heads – Burning Down The House

Best Art Direction

Herbie Hancock – Rockit (Winner)
Billy Idol – Dancing With Myself
Queen – Radio Ga Ga
The Police – Every Breath You Take
The Cars – You Might Think

Best Editing

Herbie Hancock – Rockit (Winner)
Duran Duran – The Reflex
Billy Idol – Eyes Without a Face
ZZ Top – Legs
Elton John – I’m Still Standing
ZZ Top – Sharp Dressed Man

Best Cinematography

The Police – Every Breath You Take (Winner)
David Bowie – China Girl
Billy Idol – Eyes Without a Face
Kiss – All Hell’s Breaking Loose
John Cougar Mellencamp – Authority Song
Stray Cats – Sexy and 17