And the nominees are . . .

September 02, 1993

A partial list of nominees for tonight's MTV Video Music Awards:

Best Video of the Year

* Peter Gabriel, "Digging In the Dirt"

Best Male Video

* Lenny Kravitz, "Are You Gonna Go My Way"

Best Female Video

* Janet Jackson, "That's the Way Love Goes"

Best Group Video

* Depeche Mode, "I Feel You"

Best Rap Video

* Digable Planets, "Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)"

Best Dance Video

* Janet Jackson, "That's the Way Love Goes"

Best Metal/Hard Rock Video

* Aerosmith, "Livin' On the Edge"

Best Alternative Music Video

* Nirvana, "In Bloom" (Band In Dresses Version)

Best New Artist in a Video

* Tasmin Archer, "Sleeping Satellite"

Best Video from a Film

* Arrested Development, "Revolution"

Best R&B Video

* Prince and the New Power Generation, "7"

Best Direction in a Video

* Los Lobos, "Kiko & the Lavender Moon"; Ondrej Rudavsky, director

Best Choreography in a Video

* En Vogue, "Free Your Mind"; Frank Gatson/Lavelle Smith/Travis Payne, choreographers

Best Special Effects in a Video

* Peter Gabriel, "Steam"; Real World Productions/Colossal Pictures, FX

Best Art Direction in a Video

* Lenny Kravitz, "Are You Gonna Go My Way"

Nigel Phelps, art director

* k.d. lang, "Constant Craving"

Best Editing in a Video

* Tasmin Archer "Sleeping Satellite" John Mayes, editor

Best Cinematography in a Video

* Sting "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You" Ivan Bartos, director of photography

Breakthrough Video

* George Michael, "Killer/Papa Was a Rolling Stone"; Marcus Nispel, director

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