As the VIPs, nominees, and video stars showed up to The Avalon last night in Hollywood, we caught up with them for a few words before they got it. Here in part one of our red carpet interviews, catch Ryan Decenzo, Peter Smolik, Brandon Turner, Braydon Szafranski, Lizard Kind, The Nuge, Brian Schaefer, Torey Pudwill, Erica Yary, Eli Reed, Brandon Westgate, and more.

Video by Chris Thiessen