MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS

See the Complete List of the 2016 MTV Video Music Award Winners

See the Complete List of the 2016 MTV Video Music Award Winners
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The first-ever live MTV Video Music Awards show from New York City’s Madison Square Garden delivered show-stopping performances, epic fashion, and, of course, a star-studded lineup of winners who took home shiny new Moonman trophies.

Among them is Rihanna, who received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award to honor her incredible career. From her chart-topping hits to her cinematic music videos, the Barbados beauty has truly made a name for herself in the music world—and she's only 28 years old.

Queen RiRi joined famed performers like Janet Jackson, David Bowie, Bon Jovi, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, and most recently Kanye West in receiving the lifetime achievement honor. The star took the stage to accept the Moonman from Drake and gave not one but four mind-blowing performances.

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Of course, RiRi isn’t the only one who pulled out an acceptance speech on Sunday night. Beyoncé, who was nominated for a career-high 11 awards, swept the show (including the Video of the Year category), while DNCE took home the trophy for best new artist. See the complete list of winners from the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards below.

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VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adele – “Hello”
Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Justin Bieber – “Sorry”
Kanye West – “Famous”

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Adele – “Hello”
Winner: Beyoncé – “Hold Up”
Sia – “Cheap Thrills”
Ariana Grande – “Into You”
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version)

BEST MALE VIDEO
Winner: Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – "This Is What You Came For"
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Kanye West – “Famous”
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

BEST COLLABORATION
Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom”
Winner: Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Work From Home”
Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne – “Let Me Love You”
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version)

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
Winner: Drake – "Hotline Bling"
Desiigner – "Panda"
Bryson Tiller – "Don’t"
Chance The Rapper ft. Saba – "Angels"
2 Chainz – "Watch Out"

BEST POP VIDEO
Adele – “Hello”
Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation”
Justin Bieber – “Sorry”
Alessia Cara – “Wild Things”
Ariana Grande – “Into You”

SONG OF SUMMER
Winner: Fifth Harmony featuring Fetty Wap — "All In My Head"
Drake — "One Dance"
Justin Timberlake — "Can’t Stop The Feeling"
Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber — "Cold Water"
Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna — "This Is What You Came For"
Sia — "Cheap Thrills"
The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey — "Closer"
Nick Jonas featuring Ty Dolla $ign — "Bacon"
Kent Jones — "Don’t Mind"
Selena Gomez — "Kill ‘Em With Kindness"

BEST ROCK VIDEO
All Time Low – “Missing You”
Coldplay – “Adventure Of A Lifetime”
Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato – “Irresistible”
Winner: twenty one pilots – “Heathens”
Panic! At The Disco – “Victorious”

BEST ELECTRONIC VIDEO
Winner: Calvin Harris & Disciples – “How Deep Is Your Love”
99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy – “The Girl Is Mine”
Mike Posner – “I Took A Pill In Ibiza”
Afrojack – “SummerThing!”
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”

BREAKTHROUGH LONG FORM VIDEO
Florence + The Machine – The Odyssey
Winner: Beyoncé – Lemonade
Justin Bieber – Purpose: The Movement
Chris Brown – Royalty
Troye Sivan – Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

BEST NEW ARTIST
Bryson Tiller
Desiigner
Zara Larsson
Lukas Graham
Winner: DNCE

PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES

BEST ART DIRECTION
Beyoncé – “Hold Up” (Production Designer: Jason Hougaard)
Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $” (Production Designer: Alexander Delgado)
Drake – “Hotline Bling” (Production Designer: Jeremy MacFarlane)
Winner: David Bowie – “Blackstar” (Production Designer: Jan Houllevigue)
Adele – “Hello” (Production Designer: Colombe Raby)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia)
Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell – “WTF (Where They From)” (Choreographer: Hi-Hat)
Beyoncé – “Sorry” (Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell, Beyoncé Knowles Carter)
FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X” (Choreographers: Aaron Sillis, Benjamin Milan, Kenrick Sandy and FKA twigs)
Florence + The Machine – “Delilah” (Choreographer: Holly Blakey)

BEST DIRECTION
Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Director: Melina Matsoukas)
Coldplay – “Up&Up” (Director: Vania Heymann, Gal Muggia)
Adele – “Hello” (Director: Xavier Dolan)
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Director: Johan Renck)
Tame Impala – “The Less I Know The Better” (Director: Canada)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Cinematographer: Malik Sayeed)
Adele – “Hello” (Cinematographer: André Turpin)
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Cinematographer: Crille Forsberg)
Alesso – “I Wanna Know” (Cinematographer: Corey Jennings)
Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Cinematographer: Paul Laufer)

BEST EDITING
Winner: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Editor: Jeff Selis)
Adele – “Hello” (Editor: Xavier Dolan)
Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $” (Editor: Vinnie Hobbs)
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Editor: Johan Söderberg)
Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Editor: Hannah Lux Davis)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Winner: Coldplay – “Up&Up” (VFX Editor: Vania Heymann)
FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X” (VFX Editors: Lewis Saunders and Electric Theatre Collective)
Adele – “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” (VFX Editor: Jonathan Box, MPC)
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” (VFX Editor: Bryan Smaller)
Zayn – “PILLOWTALK” (VFX Editor: David Smith)

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