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MTV Video Music Awards 2012 Full Winners List

By Staff Writer | September 07, 2012 12:05 AM EDT

MTV VMA Winners
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Below is the full list of winners at the MTV Video Music Awards 2012 on Thursday night in Los Angeles.

Video of the Year
Drake f/ Rihanna - 'Take Care'
Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used to Know'
Katy Perry - 'Wide Awake'
M.I.A. - 'Bad Girls'
Rihanna - 'We Found Love' - WINNER

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Best Pop Video
fun. f/ Janelle Monae - 'We Are Young'
Justin Bieber - 'Boyfriend'
Maroon 5 f/ Wiz Khalifa - 'Payphone'
One Direction - 'What Makes You Beautiful' - WINNER
Rihanna - 'We Found Love'

Best Rock Video
The Black Keys - 'Lonely Boy'
Coldplay - 'Paradise' - WINNER
Imagine Dragons - 'It's Time'
Jack White - 'Sixteen Saltines'
Linkin Park - 'Burn It Down'

Best Hip-Hop Video
Childish Gambino - 'Heartbeat'
Drake f/ Lil Wayne - 'HYFR' - WINNER
Kanye West f/ Pusha T, Big Sean, and 2 Chainz - 'Mercy'
Nicki Minaj f/ 2 Chainz - 'Beez in the Trap'
The Throne - 'Paris'

Best New Artist
Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Call Me Maybe'
Frank Ocean - 'Swim Good'
fun. f/ Janelle Monae - 'We Are Young'
One Direction - 'What Makes You Beautiful' - WINNER
The Wanted - 'Glad You Came'

Best Female Video
Beyoncé - 'Love on Top'
Katy Perry - 'Part of Me'
Nicki Minaj - 'Starships' - WINNER
Rihanna - 'We Found Love'
Selena Gomez & The Scene - 'Love You Like a Love Song'

Best Male Video
Chris Brown - 'Turn Up the Music' - WINNER
Drake f/ Rihanna - 'Take Care'
Frank Ocean - 'Swim Good'
Justin Bieber - 'Boyfriend'
Usher - 'Climax'

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

Best Video with a Message
Demi Lovato - 'Skyscraper' - WINNER
Gym Class Heroes f/ Ryan Tedder - 'The Fighter'
Kelly Clarkson - 'Dark Side'
K'Naan f/ Nelly Furtado - 'Is Anybody Out There?'
Lil Wayne - 'How to Love'
Rise Against - 'Ballad of Hollis Brown'

Best Art Direction
Drake f/ Rihanna - 'Take Care'
Katy Perry - 'Wide Awake' - WINNER
Lana Del Rey - 'Born to Die'
Of Monsters & Men - 'Little Talks'
Regina Spektor - 'All the Rowboats'

Best Choreography
Avicii - 'Le7els'
Beyoncé - 'Countdown'
Chris Brown - 'Turn Up the Music' - WINNER
Jennifer Lopez f/ Pitbull - 'Dance Again'
Rihanna - 'Where Have You Been'

Best Cinematography
Adele - 'Someone Like You'
Coldplay f/ Rihanna - 'Princess of China'
Drake f/ Rihanna - 'Take Care'
Lana Del Rey - 'Born to Die'
M.I.A. - 'Bad Girls' - WINNER

Best Direction
Coldplay f/ Rihanna - 'Princess of China'
Duck Sauce - 'Big Bad Wolf'
Frank Ocean - 'Swim Good'
M.I.A. - 'Bad Girls' - WINNER
The Throne - 'Otis'

Best Editing
A$AP Rocky - 'Goldie'
Beyoncé - 'Countdown' - WINNER
Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used to Know'
Kanye West f/ Pusha T, Big Sean and 2 Chainz - 'Mercy'
The Throne - 'Paris'

Best Visual Effects
David Guetta f/ Nicki Minaj - 'Turn Me On'
Katy Perry - 'Wide Awake'
Linkin Park - 'Burn It Down'
Rihanna - 'Where Have You Been'
Skrillex - 'First of the Year (Equinox)' - WINNER

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

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