Video Director of the Year

Beyoncé & Alan Ferguson

The first lady of pop debuts her directorial skills, teaming with Alan Ferguson to co-direct the music videos for “Party” and “Dance for You.”

Benny Boom

Known for putting his heart into his music videos, director Benny Boom continues to be a trailblazer in capturing the visual sound of the streets.

Chris Brown & Godfrey Tabarez

R&B’s dancing wunderkind makes his directorial debut with the music video for “Turn Up the Music,” which he co-directed with Godfrey Tabarez.


Hip hop icon Kanye West puts his unorthodox style — usually reserved for his music — behind the camera for such viral music videos as “N----s in Paris.”

Hype Williams

Hype Williams began his career as an innovative video director, opening the visual appeal and artistry of hip hop and R&B music. Nothing’s changed.