2015 MTV Video Music Awards
The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards was held on August 30, 2015. The 32nd installment of the event was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, and hosted by Miley Cyrus. Taylor Swift led the nominations with a total of 10, followed by Ed Sheeran, who had six. Another nominee, Kendrick Lamar, received four nominations for his video "Alright." However, the videos for Swift's "Bad Blood" and Flying Lotus' "Never Catch Me" (both of which he features on) earned seven and two nominations respectively, bringing his total number of mentions to 13. Swift's "Wildest Dreams" music video premiered during the pre-show. Cyrus also announced and released her fifth studio album Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz, after her surprising performance at the end of the show.
Taylor Swift won four awards, including Video of the Year and Best Female Video.