2016 MTV VMAS: And The Winners Are...

MTV vmas 2016The 2016 “MTV Video Music Awards” aired live from New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden for the first time ever on Sunday.

Performers included The Chainsmokers, Britney Spears featuring G-Eazy, Ariana Grande with Nicki Minaj, Nick Jonas featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Future and Video Vanguard recipient Rihanna.

This year the VMAs had comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele introduce the world to @TheShamester and @LizardSheeple as ensemble hosts. They were joined by comedians Jay Pharoah and Nicole Byer, as well as music producer DJ Khaled for commentary.

From Britney Spears to Beyonce, the stars took the stage to perform their 2016 hits. Rihanna also performed throughout the night before accepting the Vanguard Video Award.

And the winners are:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation”

Adele - “Hello”

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Justin Bieber – “Sorry”

Kanye West – “Famous”

 

BEST FEMALE VIDEO

Adele – “Hello”

Winner: Beyoncé – “Hold Up”

Sia – “Cheap Thrills”

Ariana Grande – “Into You”

Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version)

 

BEST MALE VIDEO

Winner: Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – "This Is What You Came For"

Drake – “Hotline Bling”

Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”

Kanye West – “Famous”

The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

 

BEST COLLABORATION

Winner: Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – "Work From Home"

Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom”

Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne – “Let Me Love You”

Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”

Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version)

 

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

Winner: Drake – "Hotline Bling"

Desiigner – "Panda"

Bryson Tiller – "Don’t"

Chance The Rapper ft. Saba – "Angels"

2 Chainz – "Watch Out"

 

BEST POP VIDEO

Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation”

Adele – “Hello”

Justin Bieber – “Sorry”

Alessia Cara – “Wild Things”

Ariana Grande – “Into You”

 

SONG OF SUMMER

Winner: Fifth Harmony featuring Fetty Wap — "All In My Head"

Drake — "One Dance"

Justin Timberlake — "Can’t Stop The Feeling"

Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber — "Cold Water"

Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna — "This Is What You Came For"

Sia — "Cheap Thrills"

The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey — "Closer"

Nick Jonas featuring Ty Dolla $ign — "Bacon"

Kent Jones — "Don’t Mind"

Selena Gomez — "Kill ‘Em With Kindness"

 

BEST ROCK VIDEO

Winner: twenty one pilots – “Heathens”

All Time Low – “Missing You”

Coldplay – “Adventure Of A Lifetime”

Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato – “Irresistible”

Panic! At The Disco – “Victorious”

 

BEST ELECTRONIC VIDEO

Winner: Calvin Harris & Disciples – “How Deep Is Your Love”

99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy – “The Girl Is Mine”

Mike Posner – “I Took A Pill In Ibiza”

Afrojack – “SummerThing!”

The Chainsmokers ft. Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”

BREAKTHROUGH LONG FORM VIDEO

Winner: Beyoncé – Lemonade

Florence + The Machine – The Odyssey

Justin Bieber – PURPOSE: The Movement

Chris Brown – Royalty

Troye Sivan – Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

 

BEST NEW ARTIST

Presented by Taco Bell®

Winner: DNCE

Bryson Tiller

Desiigner

Zara Larsson

Lukas Graham

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PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES

Presented by Orbit® Gum

BEST ART DIRECTION

Winner: David Bowie – “Blackstar” (Production Designer: Jan Houllevigue)

Beyoncé – “Hold Up” (Production Designer: Jason Hougaard)

Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $” (Production Designer: Alexander Delgado)

Drake – “Hotline Bling” (Production Designer: Jeremy MacFarlane)

Adele – “Hello” (Production Designer: Colombe Raby)

 

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia)

Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell – “WTF (Where They From)” (Choreographer: Hi-Hat)

Beyoncé – “Sorry” (Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell, Beyoncé Knowles Carter)

FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X” (Choreographers: Aaron Sillis, Benjamin Milan, Kenrick Sandy and FKA twigs)

Florence + The Machine – “Delilah” (Choreographer: Holly Blakey)

 

BEST DIRECTION

Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Director: Melina Matsoukas)

Coldplay – “Up&Up” (Director: Vania Heymann, Gal Muggia)

Adele – “Hello” (Director: Xavier Dolan)

David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Director: Johan Renck)

Tame Impala – “The Less I Know The Better” (Director: Canada)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Cinematographer: Malik Sayeed)

Adele – “Hello” (Cinematographer: André Turpin)

David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Cinematographer: Crille Forsberg)

Alesso – “I Wanna Know” (Cinematographer: Corey Jennings)

Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Cinematographer: Paul Laufer)

 

BEST EDITING

Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Editor: Jeff Selis)

Adele – “Hello” (Editor: Xavier Dolan)

Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $” (Editor: Vinnie Hobbs)

David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Editor: Johan Söderberg)

Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Editor: Hannah Lux Davis)

 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Winner: Coldplay – “Up&Up” (VFX Editor: Vania Heymann)

FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X” (VFX Editors: Lewis Saunders and Electric Theatre Collective)

Adele – “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” (VFX Editor: Jonathan Box, MPC)

The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” (VFX Editor: Bryan Smaller)

Zayn – “PILLOWTALK” (VFX Editor: David Smith)

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