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2008 MTV Video Music Awards Winners

Announcing the Winners: The 2008 MTV VMAs

Last year was supposed to be the big Britney Spears comeback show at the MTV Video Music Awards — but this year marked Britney's real return. Britney won her first VMA (and, before long, her second and third), taking home the moonmen for Best Female Video, Best Pop Video, and Video of the Year for "Piece of Me."

Russell Brand hosted the 25th ceremony, which included today's chart-toppers putting their own spins on classic songs (Katy Perry singing a snippet of "Like a Virgin," etc). While Britney was the night's big winner, others who will need to find a space on their shelves for a moonman include Chris Brown, the Pussycat Dolls, and Tokio Hotel. To see the whole list of winners, just

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BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Britney Spears, "Piece of Me"

BEST MALE VIDEO
Chris Brown, "With You"

BEST DANCING IN A VIDEO
Pussycat Dolls, "When I Grow Up"

BEST ROCK VIDEO
Linkin Park, "Shadow of the Day"

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
Lil Wayne, "Lollipop"

BEST NEW ARTIST
Tokio Hotel, "Ready, Set, Go!"

BEST POP VIDEO
Britney Spears, "Piece of Me"

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Britney Spears, "Piece of Me"

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californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 7 years
ricarocks - I loved Jimmy Fallon's opening medley too! He was a good host, from what I remember.
fashionista21 fashionista21 7 years
sorry! i just want to say that tokio hotel winning was definitely the best part of the night for me. i love them and i watched for them but the rest of the show was kind of tedious. it was pretty boring.
fashionista21 fashionista21 7 years
GO TOKIO HOTEL!
fashionista21 fashionista21 7 years
GO TOKIO HOTEL!
fashionista21 fashionista21 7 years
GO TOKIO HOTEL!
Karen0193 Karen0193 7 years
i loved russel brand as a host!! he was hilarious! and quite insultive(think that i love)I'm quite happy that brit won,and to see that their fans do support her!!i love that tokio Hotel won!! go germany!
Karen0193 Karen0193 7 years
i loved russel brand as a host!! he was hilarious! and quite insultive(think that i love) I'm quite happy that brit won,and to see that their fans do support her!! i love that tokio Hotel won!! go germany!
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 7 years
MTV's parent company, Viacom has MTV listed as "for viewers 12 to 34." Knowing this they still put Russell Brand as the host. Even the first six minutes of his intro are inappropriate for a significant portion of that age range. I am all for free speech, but I am also for my freedom to react to that free speech. If you, like I was, are offended by this and the fact that MTV aired this here are some actions you can take.Call Sponsors and tell them of your disgust of them sponsoring this:Pepsi - 800-433-2652Verizon - 908-559-3500The FCC:Some portions of the broadcast, referring to the Jonas bros. bachelor party etc. should be reviewed.The FCC can be reached athttp://esupport.fcc.gov/complaints. htmIt takes two minutes to fill out the form.Contact the parent company.Viacom International has already set-up a message line for the VMAs. Viacom's # is 212-258-6000. Tell them you want to lodge a compliant regarding the VMAs.
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 7 years
MTV's parent company, Viacom has MTV listed as "for viewers 12 to 34." Knowing this they still put Russell Brand as the host. Even the first six minutes of his intro are inappropriate for a significant portion of that age range. I am all for free speech, but I am also for my freedom to react to that free speech. If you, like I was, are offended by this and the fact that MTV aired this here are some actions you can take. Call Sponsors and tell them of your disgust of them sponsoring this: Pepsi - 800-433-2652 Verizon - 908-559-3500 The FCC: Some portions of the broadcast, referring to the Jonas bros. bachelor party etc. should be reviewed. The FCC can be reached at http://esupport.fcc.gov/complaints. htm It takes two minutes to fill out the form. Contact the parent company. Viacom International has already set-up a message line for the VMAs. Viacom's # is 212-258-6000. Tell them you want to lodge a compliant regarding the VMAs.
Sarahab145 Sarahab145 7 years
russel was horrible. the only shoking win was tokio hotel. man, i thought those crazy miley fans would come through! the only god part of the night in my opinion was when the pussycat dolls thanked god. ha!
CelebFanChatRaph CelebFanChatRaph 7 years
Congrats to the winners.
CelebFanChatRaph CelebFanChatRaph 7 years
Congrats to the winners.
totygoliguez totygoliguez 7 years
Brit look really good! she was beautiful! Even her hair look kind of good. The rest of the show on the other hand wasn't that good.
Briandiesel Briandiesel 7 years
Everyone wants her to win, so they let her. Who cares?! It's not like its the Emmy's or Oscars. Its 1 step above the Teen Choice Awards. No harm, no foul. I doubt any of these people will "rethink their craft" because they didnt win a VMA.
MrDPember MrDPember 7 years
Britney's wins were out of pity. Which is ridiculous in my opinion. Give it to the artist who actually deserves it. She will always hold a place in my heart, but c'mon. She didn't deserve all 3.Also, was it just me or was Christina lip-synching? It looked awful. I rather someone SING LIVE than dance.Rihanna sounded awful. Hated her mullet-esq hair at one point.Was not WOWED at all this year. Nothing to really discuss. I was more interested in True Blood on HBO.
MrDPember MrDPember 7 years
Britney's wins were out of pity. Which is ridiculous in my opinion. Give it to the artist who actually deserves it. She will always hold a place in my heart, but c'mon. She didn't deserve all 3. Also, was it just me or was Christina lip-synching? It looked awful. I rather someone SING LIVE than dance. Rihanna sounded awful. Hated her mullet-esq hair at one point. Was not WOWED at all this year. Nothing to really discuss. I was more interested in True Blood on HBO.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 7 years
I believe they were pity prizes. Her best music and relevance towards pop culture is behind her, and she never won VMAs for any of those times. Still, she has the last laugh this time around.
Jessamae22 Jessamae22 7 years
Agreed Juicylemon---she has had waaaaaay better videos than that!! I think she deserved the trophy many times in the past, but "Piece of Me" really wasn't a good video..meh. The show really didn't seem that exciting....I was excited to hear Rihanna perform, but I don't think she sounded as good as she usually does live. Also, when Katy Perry was singing 'Like A Virgin', I thought my ears were going to implode!! HORRIBLE!! I just never really got into the show this year....I will now take solace in my memories of back when I had actually watched all of the nominated videos because MTV used to actually show them!! Ah, those were the days......
Jessamae22 Jessamae22 7 years
Agreed Juicylemon---she has had waaaaaay better videos than that!! I think she deserved the trophy many times in the past, but "Piece of Me" really wasn't a good video..meh. The show really didn't seem that exciting....I was excited to hear Rihanna perform, but I don't think she sounded as good as she usually does live. Also, when Katy Perry was singing 'Like A Virgin', I thought my ears were going to implode!! HORRIBLE!! I just never really got into the show this year....I will now take solace in my memories of back when I had actually watched all of the nominated videos because MTV used to actually show them!! Ah, those were the days......
Juicylemon Juicylemon 7 years
I think Britney wins is due to her hardships and a payback for her bad performance of last year. Not for her video.
JennaV JennaV 7 years
Russell Brand was awesome. I have a new found love for him. I think the 2 of the Jonas Brothers are freakin hot :oops: :rotfl: but I loved Russell's jokes about them. And Jordan Sparks....um, yeah....judgemental much? :oy: Oh! I guess I don't keep up with what the kids are listening as much as I thought I did. I had no idea that Britney song/vid was so popular. Rigged, huh?
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
i'm soo excited that Britney finally had her success at the VMAs - it's kind of hard for her seeing as how she was on top of her game so many years ago and she never won. this was a great thing to give her more confidence although it would have loved to see her perform.did anyone catch chris brown laughing or making a face when he didn't win video of the year?
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
i'm soo excited that Britney finally had her success at the VMAs - it's kind of hard for her seeing as how she was on top of her game so many years ago and she never won. this was a great thing to give her more confidence although it would have loved to see her perform. did anyone catch chris brown laughing or making a face when he didn't win video of the year?
aistea311 aistea311 7 years
Britney was surprised she won?? My Ass. MTV considers her their little girl and will never see the wrong in her. They just gave it to her for videos that meant nothing (not like any videos for the past few years have any credibility). I think Christina's performance was cool and Russell Brand was wonderful. I like that he made fun of the Jonas Bros. Not everyone is like OMG JONAS BROS I LOVE YOU!!!Oh, and Michael Phelps, you are still a jackass. You have the chance to present at MTV and you sound like you are giving a speech in front of your eigth grade class. Ugh, go back in the pool.
aistea311 aistea311 7 years
Britney was surprised she won?? My Ass. MTV considers her their little girl and will never see the wrong in her. They just gave it to her for videos that meant nothing (not like any videos for the past few years have any credibility). I think Christina's performance was cool and Russell Brand was wonderful. I like that he made fun of the Jonas Bros. Not everyone is like OMG JONAS BROS I LOVE YOU!!! Oh, and Michael Phelps, you are still a jackass. You have the chance to present at MTV and you sound like you are giving a speech in front of your eigth grade class. Ugh, go back in the pool.
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