• 1. “Smooth Criminal” Michael Jackson

    Nominated for 3 VMA’s in 1989. He to Paula Abdul for both dance and choreography awards.

  • 2. “Baby One More Time” Britney Spears

    Nominated for 4 VMA’s in 1999. She lost Best New Artist to Eminem.

  • 3. “Stan” Eminem

    Nominated for 5 VMA’s in 2001. Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya & Pink beat Eminem out for Video Of The Year with “Lady Marmalade.”

  • 4. “Bittersweet Symphony” The Verve

    Nominated for 3 awards in 1998. Madonna’s “Ray of Light” beat the Verve out for Video of The Year.

  • 5. “Loser” Beck

    Nominated for 3 awards in 1994 including Best New Artist. He lost Best New Artist to the Counting Crows.

  • 6. “Mo Money Mo Problems” Notorious BIG

    Nominated for Best Rap Video in 1997, “Mo Money” lost to Will Smith’s “Gettin Jiggy Wit It.”

  • 7. “Basket Case” Green Day

    Nominated for 9 awards in 1995! It lost Video of The Year and Best Group Video to TLC’s “Waterfalls.”

  • 8. “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)” Missy Elliot

    Nominated for 3 awards in 1997 including Best Rap Video. She lost that one to Notorious BIG’s “Hypnotize.”

  • 9. “Baby Got Back” Sir Mix Alot

    Nominated for 3 awards in 1992 including Best Rap Video. Sir Mix Alot lost to Arrested Development’s “Tennessee” for that one.

  • 10. “No Rain” Blind Melon

    Believe it or not, this was never nominated for a VMA. Bee girl!

  • 11. “Learn To Fly” The Foo Fighters

    Nominated for 2 awards in 2000 including Best Group Video. It lost that one to Blink 182’s “All The Small Things.”

  • 12. “Fantasy” Mariah Carey

    Never nominated. Should have been nominated in 1996.

  • 13. “Together Again” Janet Jackson

    Nominated for Best Dance Video in 1998. It lost to Prodigy’s “Smack My Bitch Up.”

  • 14. “Crazy” Aerosmith

    Never nominated. Should have been nominated in 1995.

  • 15. “Paranoid Android” Radiohead

    Nominated for only Breakthrough Video at the 1998 awards. “Paranoid Android” lost to Jamiroquai’s “Virtual Insanity.”

  • 16. “Faith” George Michael

    Never nominated. Should have been nominated at the 1988 awards.

  • 17. “Black or White” Michael Jackson

    Nominated for only Best Special Effects in 1992. It lost that one to U2’s “Even Better Than the Real Thing.”

  • 18. “The Boy Is Mine” Brandy and Monica

    Nominated for 2 awards in 1998. It lost to Wyclef’s “Gone Till November” for Best R&B Video.

  • 19. “Rehab” Amy Winehouse

    Nominated for 3 awards in 2007. She lost to the Gym Class Heroes for Best New Artist.

  • 20. “Creep” TLC

    Never nominated. Should have been nominated in 1995.

  • 21. “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See” Busta Rhymes

    Nominated for 4 awards in 1998. He lost Best Male Video to Will Smith’s “Just The Two Of Us.”

  • 22. “Whenever, Wherever” Shakira

    Nominated for 4 awards in 2004. She lost Best Pop Video to No Doubt’s “Hey Baby.”

  • 23. “Toxic” Britney Spears

    Nominated for 4 awards in 2004. Britney lost to Beyonce’s “Naughty Girl” for Best Female Video. WTF.

  • 24. “Say You’ll Be There” The Spice Girls

    Nominated for only the Viewers Choice Award in 1997. They lost to Prodigy.