Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga Big Winners at Canada's MuchMusic Video Awards
TORONTO -- Pop mega-stars Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga were the big winners Sunday night at Canada’s MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto.
Bieber, who was on hand as girlfriend Selena Gomez co-hosted the MMVAs, was voted the favorite artist by ordinary Canadians for his video “Somebody to Love,” which also features Usher.
And Bieber’s “Somebody to Love” video shared the best international Canadian video award with hip hop star Drake and his video “Find Your Love.”
Both Drake and Bieber were shut out at the 2011 Grammys, which instead belonged to Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire with their best album of the year win for The Suburbs.
The other big winner Sunday night was Lady Gaga, who was voted the most popular international artist in the fan category, while also taking home the best international video for “Judas.”
Gaga performed twice Sunday night at the MMVAs, ending the stage show in Toronto with a rendition of "Born This Way."
The MMVA video of the year went to Shawn Desman for “Electric/Night Like This,” while Far East Movement grabbed the international group video trophy for “Like a G6.”
Other winners: the Toronto-based six-man rap rock band Down With Webster won for best pop video for “Whoa is Me,” the best indie video went to JDiggz for “This Time,” and the best rock video of the year was picked up by Abandon All Ships for “Geeving."
Rounding out the hardware handed out Sunday night during the main telecast on MuchMusic and Fuse stateside was Fefe Dobson winning the fan’s favorite video for “Stuttering” and the hip hop video of the year going to Classified for “That Ain’t Classy.”