2012 MTV Video Music Awards: The Winners

Sep 6th, 2012 // Comment
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The handing out of the Moonman statues started early for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards on Thursday, when Demi Lovato picked up the first one during the pre-show. The visual for her inspirational 2011 single “Skyscraper” was the recipient of Best Video With A Message. Following that, Calvin Harris clinched the Best Electronic Dance Music Video gong for “Feel So Close”.

Will any of your other favorites like Katy Perry, Rihanna, Drake, Beyonce or M.I.A. win tonight? Stay right here, where we’ll be updating the winners’ list all night long!

VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris, “We Found Love”

BEST NEW ARTIST:
One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”

BEST MALE VIDEO:
Chris Brown, “Turn Up The Music”

BEST FEMALE VIDEO:
Nicki Minaj, “Starships”

BEST POP VIDEO:
One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”

VIDEO WITH A MESSAGE:
Demi Lovato, “Skyscraper”

BEST ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC VIDEO:
Calvin Harris, “Feel So Close”

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO:
Drake featuring Lil Wayne, “HYFR”

BEST ROCK VIDEO:
Coldplay, “Paradise”

MOST SHARE-WORTHY VIDEO:
One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”

BEST LATINO ARTIST:
Romeo Santos

BEST DIRECTION IN A VIDEO:
M.I.A., “Bad Girls”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY IN A VIDEO:
Chris Brown, “Turn Up The Music”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS:
Skrillex, “First Of The Year (Equinox)”

BEST ART DIRECTION:
Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”

BEST EDITING IN A VIDEO:
Beyonce, “Countdown”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
M.I.A., “Bad Girls”

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