VMAs: The Winners List

Katy Perry
Katy Perry
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The Moonmen were handed out Sunday night, with Miley Cyrus taking home video of the year for "Wrecking Ball."

"Wrecking Ball" vied for video of the year against Beyonce and Jay Z's "Drunk in Love," Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX's "Fancy," Pharrell Williams' Oscar-nominated song "Happy" and Sia's "Chandelier." 

Beyonce led the pack of nominees heading into Sunday night's MTV's Video Music Awards with a total of eight noms. She also received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and performed during the ceremony, which is taking place at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. It's airing live at 9 p.m. ET (tape-delayed on the West Coast).

Among the other performers will be Maroon 5; Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and Jessie J; Taylor Swift; Azalea and Rita Ora; 5 Seconds of Summer; Usher; Sam Smith; Charli XCX; and Fifth Harmony. Common also led a moment of silence for Ferguson, Mo.

The full list of winners is below. Meanwhile, check out red-carpet photos here, and read all of THR's VMA coverage here.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Miley Cyrus - "Wrecking Ball" (WINNER)
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Beyonce ft. Jay Z - "Drunk in Love"
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
Sia - "Chandelier"

BEST LYRIC
5 Seconds of Summer - "Don't Stop" (WINNER)
Katy Perry - "Birthday"
Demi Lovato - "Really Don't Care"
Austin Mahone ft. Pitbull - "Mmm Yeah"
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"

MTV ARTIST TO WATCH
Fifth Harmony - "Miss Movin On" (WINNER)
Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"
5 Seconds of Summer  -"She Looks So Perfect"
Charli XCX - "Boom Clap"
Schoolboy Q - "Man of the Year"

BEST ROCK
Lorde - “Royals” (WINNER)
Imagine Dragons - "Demons"
Arctic Monkeys - "Do I Wanna Know"
The Black Keys - "Fever"
Linkin Park - "Until It's Gone"

BEST HIP HOP
Drake ft. Majid Jordan - "Hold On (We're Going Home)" (WINNER)

Eminem - "Bezerk"
Childish Gambino - "3005"
Kanye West - "Black Skinhead"
Wiz Khalifa - "We Dem Boyz"

BEST POP
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem" (WINNER)
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz - "Talk Dirty"
Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc - "Wake Me Up"

BEST MALE
Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell - "Sing" (WINNER)
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
John Legend - "All of Me"
Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "Monster"

BEST FEMALE
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - "Dark Horse" (WINNER)
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Beyonce - "Partition"
Lorde - "Royals"
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"

BEST COLLABORATION
Beyonce ft. Jay Z - "Drunk in Love" (WINNER)
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"
Pitbull ft. Kesha - "Timber"
Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga - "Loyal"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "Monster"
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - "Dark Horse"

MTV CLUBLAND AWARD
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams - "Stay the Night" (WINNER)

DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down for What"
Calvin Harris - "Summer"
Martin Garrix - "Animal"
Disclosure - "Grab Her!"

BEST VIDEO WITH A SOCIAL MESSAGE
Beyonce - “Pretty Hurts” (WINNER)
Angel Haze ft. SIA - “Battle Cry“
Avicii - “Hey Brother”
J. Cole ft. TLC - “Crooked Smile”
Kelly Rowland - “Dirty Laundry”
David Guetta ft. Mikky Ekko - “One Voice”
 
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts" (WINNER)
30 Seconds to Mars - "City of Angels"
Arcade Fire - "Afterlife"
Gesaffelstein - "Hate or Glory"
Lana Del Rey - "West Coast"

BEST EDITING
Eminem - "Rap God" (WINNER)
MGMT - "Your Life Is a Lie"
Zedd  ft. Hayley Williams - "Stay the Night"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
Fitz and The Tantrums - "The Walker"

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Sia - "Chandelier" (WINNER)
Beyonce - "Partition"
Usher - “Good Kisser"
Michael Jackson ft. Justin Timberlake - "Love Never Felt So Good"
Jason Derulo ft. 2Chainz - "Talk Dirty"
KIESZA - “Hideaway”

BEST DIRECTION
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down for What" (WINNER)
OK Go  - "The Writing's on the Wall"
Miley Cyrus - "Wrecking Ball"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "The Monster"

BEST ART DIRECTION
Arcade Fire - "Reflektor" (WINNER)
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Eminem - "Rap God"
Tyler, The Creator - "Tamale"

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
OK Go - "The Writing's On the Wall" (WINNER)
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
Disclosure - "Grab Her!"
Eminem - "Rap God"
Jack White - "Lazaretto"

Read THR's complete coverage of the VMAs right here

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