Hype Williams

Hype Williams

Hype Williams and superb video directing are synonymous. He emerged in the 1990s and his career has been on the upswing ever since, working with Beyoncé, Kanye West and other top acts. 

Benny Boom

Benny Boom

In 2009 he nabbed Video Director of the Year at the BET Awards, and his work with the likes of Nicki Minaj and K.Michelle put him back in the running as a contender this year. 

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Brown's artistic expression goes far beyond the bounds of being a singer/songwriter. In recent years, the "Fine China" performer, along with the video's co-director, is proving his worth behind the lens. 

Collin Tilley

Collin Tilley

Tilley may be only 25, but he is already besting music video directors ten plus years his senior. His directorial vision has been behind some of today's hottest videos, including Future's "Honest" and Kelly Rowland's "Kisses Down Low."

Director X

Director X

He is arguably one of the best video directors of the last 20 years. From Brandy to Beyoncé to Jadakiss, he has worked with all of today's top acts. In the last calendar year, he has spearheaded visuals for Iggy Azalea and Ciara, to name a few.