MTV Video Music Awards 2012: Full List of Winners

7 Sep

British boy band One Direction were the big winners at the MTV Video Music Awards on Thursday, beating out Rihanna and taking home three prizes.

Biggest losers are Gotye and Carly Rae Jepsen got no awards

Lil Wayne gave the first televised performance of his new single "No Worries," and Frank Ocean, who made headlines in July by coming out as a rare gay hip-hop artist, performed an emotional version of "Thinkin Bout You."
Also Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose announce pregnancy at VMAs

MTV Video Music Awards 2012 Pictures:

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MTV Video Music Awards 2012: Full List of Winners

Video of the Year
Katy Perry, "Wide Awake"
Gotye, "Somebody That I Used To Know"
Rihanna, "We Found Love" — WINNER
Drake feat. Rihanna, "Take Care"
M.I.A., "Bad Girls"

Best New Artist
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, "We Are Young"
Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"
Frank Ocean, "Swim Good"
One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful" — WINNER
The Wanted, "Glad You Came"

Most Share-Worthy Video
One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful — WINNNER
Beyoncé, "Countdown"
Justin Bieber, "Boyfriend"
Gotye (featuring Kimbra), "Somebody That I Used to Know"
Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"

Best Hip-Hop Video
Childish Gambino, "Heartbeat"
Drake feat. Lil Wayne, "HYFR" — WINNER
Kanye West feat. Pusha T, Big Sean & 2 Chainz, "Mercy"
Watch the Throne, "Paris"
Nicki Minaj feat. 2 Chainz, "Beez in the Trap"

Best Male Video
Justin Bieber, "Boyfriend"
Frank Ocean, "Swim Good"
Drake feat. Rihanna, "Take Care"
Chris Brown, "Turn Up the Music" — WINNER
Usher, "Climax"

Best Female Video
Rihanna, "We Found Love"
Katy Perry, "Part of Me"
Beyonce, "Love on Top"
Nicki Minaj, "Starships" — WINNER
Selena Gomez & The Scene, "Love You Like a Love Song"

Best Pop Video
One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful" — WINNER
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, "We Are Young"
Rihanna, "We Found Love"
Justin Bieber, "Boyfriend"
Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa, "Payphone"

Best Rock Video
Coldplay, "Paradise" — WINNER
The Black Keys, "Lonely Boy"
Linkin Park, "BURN IT DOWN"
Jack White, "Sixteen Saltines"
Imagine Dragons, "It’s Time"

Best Electronic Dance Music Video
Duck Sauce, "Big Bad Wolf"
Calvin Harris, "Feel So Close" — WINNER
Skrillex, "First of the Year (Equinox)"
Martin Solveig, "The Night Out"
Avicii, "Le7els"

Best Video With a Message
Demi Lovato, "Skyscraper" — WINNER
Rise Against, "Ballad of Hollis Brown"
Kelly Clarkson, "Dark Side"
Gym Class Heroes, "The Fighter"
K’Naan feat. Nelly Furtado, "Is Anybody Out There?"
Lil Wayne, "How to Love"

Best Art Direction
Katy Perry, "Wide Awake" — WINNER
Drake feat. Rihanna, "Take Care"
Lana Del Rey, "Born to Die"
Regina Spektor, "All the Rowboats"
Of Monsters & Men, "Little Talks"

Best Choreography
Chris Brown, "Turn Up the Music" — WINNER
Rihanna, "Where Have You Been"
Beyonce, "Countdown"
Avicii, "Le7els"
Jennifer Lopez f/Pitbull, "Dance Again"

Best Cinematography
M.I.A., "Bad Girls" — WINNER
Adele, "Someone Like You"
Drake feat. Rihanna, "Take Care"
Coldplay feat. Rihanna, "Princess of China"
Lana Del Rey, "Born to Die"

Best Direction
M.I.A., "Bad Girls" — WINNER
Duck Sauce, "Big Bad Wolf"
Coldplay feat. Rihanna, "Princess of China"
Frank Ocean, "Swim Good"
Watch the Throne, "Otis"

Best Editing
Beyonce, "Countdown" — WINNER
A$AP Rocky, "Goldie"
Gotye, "Somebody That I Used to Know"
Watch the Throne, "Paris"
Kanye West feat. Pusha T, Big Sean and 2 Chainz, "Mercy"

Best Visual Effects
Skrillex, "First Of The Year (Equinox)" — WINNER
Katy Perry, "Wide Awake"
Rihanna, "Where Have You Been"
David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, "Turn Me On"
Linkin Park, "BURN IT DOWN"

Best Latino Artist
Romeo Santos  — WINNER
Juanes
Jennifer Lopez
Pitbull
Wisin & Yandel

Frank Ocean performs "Thinkin Bout You" live at the 2012 VMA’s

Taylor Swift MTV VMA 2012 Performance “We are Never Getting Back Together”

One Direction performs “One Thing” live at the 2012 VMA’s

Rihanna & A$AP Rocky perform Cockiness / We Found Love live at the 2012 VMA’s

Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz perform Yuck / No Worries live at the 2012 VMA’s

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