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MTV VMAs Winners 2012

Announcing the 2012 MTV VMA Winners

MTV brought back the iconic Moonmen tonight for the annual Video Music Awards. The show was jam-packed with music's biggest stars, like Rihanna, Drake, One Direction, Katy Perry, and more. If you missed out, take a gander at our list of which nominees took home top honors!


See all the winners after the jump.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Rihanna, "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"

BEST VIDEO WITH A MESSAGE
Demi Lovato, "Skyscraper"

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

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO
Drake feat. Lil Wayne, "HYFR"

BEST ROCK VIDEO
Coldplay, "Paradise"

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Chris Brown, "Turn Up the Music"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
M.I.A., "Bad Girls"

BEST ART DIRECTION
Katy Perry, "Wide Awake"

BEST EDITING
Beyoncé, "Countdown"

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Skrillex, "First of the Year (Equinox)"

BEST DIRECTION
M.I.A., "Bad Girls"

MOST SHARE-WORTHY VIDEO
One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful"

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