August 15, 2013 – MTV has announced their nominees for the 2013 VMA Awards for the "Best Videos With A Social Message" for the VMA Awards which will be aired on August 25 at 9 PM EST. The nominees include Beyonce for her video "I Was Here" in honor of World Humanitarian Day, to Snoop and his daughter Cori B. for their video "No Guns Allowed" calling for an end to gun violence. The issues tackled and addressed by these videos are wide ranging, from same-sex marriage to the environment. Below is my choice for the award, Miguel's "Candles in the Sun". Read more on the MTV VMA website here.