2012 VMA winners list

The annual MTV VMAs took place at the Staples Center in LA last night. Unfortunately we didn’t have a live stream in South Africa, but if you were able to watch the awards in your part of the world, let us know what the show was like. I hear Rihanna’s performance was superb and a great way to open the show. She performed her song Cockiness alongside A$AP Rocky. Taylor apparently closed the show with her hit, “We Are Never Getting Back Together”, which by that point everyone was like uh, whatevs Taylor imma drink myself stupor… Na’mean 😉 Ha! Here’s a list of the winners from this year’s VMAs:

Video of the Year: Rihanna, “We Found Love”
Best New Artist: One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
Best Female Video: Nicki Minaj, “Starships”
Best Hip-Hop Video: Drake, featuring Lil’ Wayne, “HYFR”
Best Male Video: Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”
Best Pop Video: One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
Best Rock Video: Coldplay, “Paradise”
Best Video With a Message: Demi Lovato, “Skyscraper”
Best Electronic Dance Music Video: Calvin Harris, “Feel So Close”
Most Shareworthy Video: One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
Best Choreography: Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”
Best Editing: Beyonce, “Countdown”
Best Visual Effects: Skrillex, “First of the Year (Equinox)”
Best Cinematography: M.I.A., “Bad Girls”
Best Art Direction: Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”
Best Direction: M.I.A., “Bad Girls”

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