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2012 MTV Video Music Awards Results


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Eight days left as of this writing for the much awaited 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, happening September 6, 2012. The show is to hosted by Kevin Hart. The event will honor  best music videos from the previous year.  [ VIEW THE OFFICIAL LIST OF WINNERS HERE]

2012 MTV Video Music Awards Logo


2012 MTV Video Music Awards  and Most Share-Worthy Video  are among top trending topics on Twitter Philippines and Worldwide Wednesday night.

The awards will be broadcasted from the Staples Center arena at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles. Nominations were announced on July 31, 2012. Rihanna and Drake received five nominations, while Katy Perry and Beyoncé received four.

Presenters of the awards are Miley Cyrus, The Fierce Five, Rashida Jones , Ke$ha, Wiz Khalifa,Mac Miller, Andy Samberg, The Wanted and 2 Chainz.


Nominees announced last July 31, 2012:

Video of the Year
 Drake (featuring Rihanna) — "Take Care"
 Gotye (featuring Kimbra) — "Somebody That I Used to Know"
 M.I.A. — "Bad Girls"
 Katy Perry — "Wide Awake"
 Rihanna (featuring Calvin Harris) — "We Found Love"

Best Male Video
 Justin Bieber — "Boyfriend"
 Chris Brown — "Turn Up the Music"
 Drake (featuring Rihanna) — "Take Care"
 Frank Ocean — "Swim Good"
 Usher — "Climax"

Best Female Video
 Beyoncé — "Love on Top"
 Selena Gomez & the Scene — "Love You Like a Love Song"
 Nicki Minaj — "Starships"
 Katy Perry — "Part of Me"
 Rihanna (featuring Calvin Harris) — "We Found Love"

Best New Artist
 fun. (featuring Janelle Monáe) — "We Are Young"
 Carly Rae Jepsen — "Call Me Maybe"
 Frank Ocean — "Swim Good"
 One Direction — "What Makes You Beautiful"
 The Wanted — "Glad You Came"

Best Pop Video

 Justin Bieber — "Boyfriend"
 fun. (featuring Janelle Monáe) — "We Are Young"
 Maroon 5 (featuring Wiz Khalifa) — "Payphone"
 One Direction — "What Makes You Beautiful"
 Rihanna (featuring Calvin Harris) — "We Found Love"

Best Rock Video
 The Black Keys — "Lonely Boy"
 Coldplay — "Paradise"
 Imagine Dragons — "It's Time"
 Linkin Park — "Burn It Down"
 Jack White — "Sixteen Saltines"

Best Hip-Hop Video
 Childish Gambino — "Heartbeat"
 Drake (featuring Lil Wayne) — "HYFR"
 Jay-Z and Kanye West — "Paris"
 Nicki Minaj (featuring 2 Chainz) — "Beez in the Trap"
 Kanye West (featuring Pusha T, Big Sean and 2 Chainz) — "Mercy"

Best Electronic Dance Music Video
 Avicii — "Levels"
 Duck Sauce — "Big Bad Wolf"
 Calvin Harris — "Feel So Close"
 Skrillex — "First of the Year (Equinox)"
 Martin Solveig — "The Night Out"

Best Direction in a Video
 Coldplay and Rihanna — "Princess of China" (Director: Adria Petty and Alan Bibby)
 Duck Sauce — "Big Bad Wolf" (Director: Keith Schofield)
 Jay-Z and Kanye West (featuring Otis Redding) — "Otis" (Director: Spike Jonze)
 M.I.A. — "Bad Girls" (Director: Romain Gavras)
 Frank Ocean — "Swim Good" (Director: Nabil Elderkin)

Best Choreography in a Video
 Avicii — "Levels" (Choreographers: Richy Greenfield and Petro Papahadjopoulos)
 Beyoncé — "Countdown" (Choreographers: Danielle Polanco, Frank Gatson Jr., Beyoncé and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker)
 Chris Brown — "Turn Up the Music" (Choreographer: Anwar "Flii" Burton)
 Jennifer Lopez (featuring Pitbull) — "Dance Again" (Choreographer: JR Taylor)
 Rihanna — "Where Have You Been" (Choreographer: Hi-Hat)

Best Visual Effects in a Video
 David Guetta (featuring Nicki Minaj) — "Turn Me On" (Visual Effects: Alex Frisch, Joe Harkins, Scott Metzger and Vico Sharabani)
 Linkin Park — "Burn It Down" (Visual Effects: Ghost Town Media)
 Katy Perry — "Wide Awake" (Visual Effects: Ingenuity Engine)
 Rihanna — "Where Have You Been" (Visual Effects: BAKED FX)
 Skrillex — "First of the Year (Equinox)" (Visual Effects: Deka Brothers and Tony "Truand" Datis)

Best Art Direction in a Video
 Lana Del Rey — "Born to Die" (Art Directors: Anna Brun and Audrey Malecot)
 Drake (featuring Rihanna) — "Take Care" (Art Director: Charles Infante)
 Of Monsters and Men — "Little Talks" (Art Director: Mihai Wilson and Marcella Moser)
 Katy Perry — "Wide Awake" (Art Director: Benji Bamps)
 Regina Spektor — "All the Rowboats" (Art Director: Anthony Henderson)

Best Editing in a Video
 A$AP Rocky — "Goldie" (Editor: Samantha Lecca)
 Beyoncé — "Countdown" (Editors: Alexander Hammer and Jeremiah Shuff)
 Gotye (featuring Kimbra) — "Somebody That I Used to Know" (Editor: Natasha Pincus)
 Jay-Z and Kanye West — "Niggas in Paris" (Editors: Alexander Hammer, Peter Johnson and Derek Lee)

 Kanye West (featuring Pusha T, Big Sean and 2 Chainz) — "Mercy" (Editor: Eric Greenburg)

Best Cinematography in a Video
 Adele — "Someone Like You" (Director of Photography: David Johnson)
 Coldplay and Rihanna — "Princess of China" (Director of Photography: Stéphane Vallée)
 Lana Del Rey — "Born to Die" (Director of Photography: André Chemetoff)
 Drake (featuring Rihanna) — "Take Care" (Director of Photography: Kasper Tuxen)
 M.I.A. — "Bad Girls" (Director of Photography: André Chemetoff)

Best Video with a Message
 Kelly Clarkson — "Dark Side"
 Gym Class Heroes (featuring Ryan Tedder) — "The Fighter"
 K'naan (featuring Nelly Furtado) — "Is Anybody Out There?"
 Lil Wayne — "How to Love"
 Demi Lovato — "Skyscraper"
 Rise Against — "Ballad of Hollis Brown"

Most Share-Worthy Video
 Beyoncé — "Countdown"
 Justin Bieber — "Boyfriend"
 Gotye (featuring Kimbra) — "Somebody That I Used to Know"
 Carly Rae Jepsen — "Call Me Maybe"
 One Direction — "What Makes You Beautiful"


Best Latino Artist
 Juanes
 Jennifer Lopez
 Pitbull
 Romeo Santos
 Wisin and Yandel

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