MTV VMAs 2015: The Winners List

Because people actually won awards, too.

Kanye West Big Sean and John Legend MTV VMAs 2015

All the talk might be about Nicki Minaj calling out Miley Cyrus at the MTV Video Music Awards and Kanye West announcing that he will run for US President, but don’t forget people actually won some awards as well.

While Kanye West picked up the Video Vanguard Award, Nicki Minaj won Best Hip-Hop video for ‘Anaconda’ and Taylor Swift won Video Of The Year for ‘Bad Blood’.

The prestigious ceremony took place in LA and also included performances from Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky and more.

Check out the full list of MTV VMA winners below:

Video Of the Year

Beyoncé – “7/11″Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood” ***WINNER***
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

Best Male

Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk” ***WINNER***
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
The Weeknd – “Earned It”
Nick Jonas – “Chains

Best Female

Beyoncé – “7/11″
Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”
Sia – “Elastic Heart”
Ellie Goulding – “Love Me Like You Do”
Taylor Swift – “Blank Space” ***WINNER*** 

Best Hip Hop

Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda” ***WINNER***
Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth – “See You Again”
Big Sean ft. E-40 – “I Don’t F–k With You”

Best Pop

Beyoncé – “7/11″
Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift – “Blank Space” ***WINNER***
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
Maroon 5 – “Sugar”

Best Rock

Hozier – “Take Me To Church”
Florence + the Machine – “Ship To Wreck”
Walk the Moon – “Shut Up and Dance”
Fall Out Boy – “Uma Thurman” ***WINNER***

Arctic Monkeys – “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”

Artist To Watch

Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen” ***WINNER***
Vance Joy – “Riptide”
George Ezra – “Budapest”
James Bay – “Hold Back The River”
FKA Twigs – “Pendulum”

Collaboration

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth – “See You Again”
Ariana Grande & The Weeknd – “Love Me Harder”
Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nicki Minaj – “Bang Bang”
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood” ***WINNER***

Social Message

Jennifer Hudson – “I Still Love You”
Colbie Caillat – “Try”
Big Sean ft. Kanye West and John Legend – “One Man Can Change the World” ***WINNER***
Rihanna – “American Oxygen”
Wale – “The White Shoes”

Art Direction

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood”
Snoop Dogg – “So Many Pros” ***WINNER***
Jack White – “Would You Fight For My Love” 
The Chemical Brothers – “Go” 
Skrillex & Diplo – “Where Are U Now” with Justin Bieber

Choreography

Beyoncé – “7/11” 
OK Go – “I Won’t Let You Down” ***WINNER***
Chet Faker – “Gold” 
Ed Sheeran – “Don’t” 
Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Never Catch Me”

Cinematography

Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Never Catch Me” ***WINNER***
Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood”
FKA Twigs – “Two Weeks”
Alt-J – “Left Hand Free”

Direction

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood” 
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright” ***WINNER***
Hozier – “Take Me To Church”
Childish Gambino – “Sober”

Editing

Beyoncé – “7/11” ***WINNER***
Ed Sheeran – “Don’t”
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood”
A$AP Rocky – “L$D”
Skrillex & Diplo – “Where Are U Now” with Justin Bieber

Visual Effects

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood”
FKA Twigs – “Two Weeks”
Childish Gambino – “Telegraph Ave.” 
Skrillex & Diplo – “Where Are U Now” with Justin Bieber ***WINNER***
Tyler, The Creator – “F****** Young/Death Camp”

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