See All the VMA 2015 Video of the Year Nominees Creatively Decorated on Cakes

08/26/2015 at 03:14 PM ET

VMAs 2015: Video of the Year Cakes
Lindsay Nathanson

While most Sundays promise weeklong feelings of impending dread, resentment and introspection, this weekend will likely break that mold with MTV’s Video Music Awards.

So, how does one celebrate such a glorious, and soon-to-be legendary event that will most likely be immortalized in GIF form? With cake, of course.

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Lindsay Nathanson of dessert destination Sprinkles for Breakfast created custom cakes exclusively for PEOPLE, inspired by the VMA Video of the Year nominees. Nathanson, who baked a slew of Taylor Swift-themed cakes in July, took on the deliciously important task of transforming a key lyric from each music video nominee into cake-form. Yep, the baker took standout lyrics from Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” (pictured above), Beyoncé’s “7/11,” Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk,” Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” and Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud.”

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“Music is such a wonderful source of inspiration,” Nathanson tells PEOPLE. “I wanted to make sure the cakes captured each song’s individual personality.”

And she did just that with each of her sugary confections — just peek at her “Uptown Funk”-inspired cake, which served as an ode to peanut butter brand, Skippy’s with its lyrics. Genius.

Scroll through to see the rest of the cakes, matched with the lyrics that inspired each design.

Beyoncé — “7/11”
“Man it feel like rollin’ dice, man it feel like rollin’ dice
Seven eleven, seven eleven, seven twice, man seven twice”

VMAs 2015: Video of the Year Cakes
Lindsay Nathanson

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk”
“If we show up, we gon’ show out
Smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy”

VMAs 2015: Video of the Year Cakes
Lindsay Nathanson

Kendrick Lamar — “Alright”
“Do you hear me, do you feel me? We gon’ be alright …
I keep my head up high
I cross my heart and hope to die”

VMAs 2015: Video of the Year Cakes
Lindsay Nathanson

Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud”
“So honey now
Take me into your loving arms
Kiss me under the light of a thousand stars”

VMAs 2015: Video of the Year Cakes
Lindsay Nathanson

—Grace Gavilanes

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Ugh, get rid of that Taylor Swift crap already..

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