VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

A$AP Rocky, Sam Lecca, BET Awards

A$AP Rocky & Sam Lecca

ASAP Rock and Sam Lecca directed the former’s "Long Live A$AP" clip, which featured Rocky ruling a monochrome world of models and medieval imagery.

Benny Boom, BET Awards

Benny Boom

The legendary lensman had another banner year with clips for Nicki Minaj (“Beez in the Trap,” “High School”) and Waka Flocka Flame (“Get Low”).

Director X, BET Awards

Director X

Video vet Director X crafted Ciara’s “Body Party” this year, but he really caught eyes with two dope Drake clips (“Started From the Bottom,” “HYFR”). 

Dre Films

Dre Films

As the official lensman for Maybach Music Group, Dre Films directed Rick Ross’ “Rich Forever,” Meek Mill’s “Amen,” Wale’s “Ambition” and more.

Hype Williams

Hype Williams

Hype added to his legendary catalog with eye-candy clips for Brandy (“Put It Down”) and Kanye West (“Cold”).

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