Here Are Your 2016 MTV VMAs Winners

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The MTV VMAs signal the end of summer and the promise that we’ll be talking about stars’ antics for days to come.

Last year, Kanye West announced he would run for president in 2020 and Nicki Minaj lit Twitter up with three little words: “Miley, what’s good?”

Who knows what will happen this year as Britney Spears returns to the VMAs stage, nine long years after her last performance, and Rihanna picks up the Video Vanguard award. Meanwhile, Beyoncé starts out the night strong with an impressive 11 nominations, followed by Adele, who racked up eight noms, and Drake, who nabbed six. 


UPDATE: Beyoncé cleaned up. Check out the full list of winners below:


SONG OF THE SUMMER: Fifth Harmony - “All In My Head”

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO: Drake - “Hotline Bling” 

Desiigner – “Panda”
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Chance The Rapper – “Angels” 
2 Chainz – “Watch Out” 

BEST MALE VIDEO: 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: Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Work From Home” 

Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom” 
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 FEMALE VIDEO: Beyoncé – “Hold Up”

Adele – “Hello”
Sia – “Cheap Thrills”
Ariana Grande – “Into You”
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work”


Bryson Tiller
Zara Larsson
Lukas Graham

VIDEO OF THE YEAR:  Beyoncé ― “Formation”

Adele ― “Hello”
Drake ― “Hotline Bling”
Justin Bieber ― “Sorry”
Kanye West ― “Famous”


Adele – “Hello” 
Beyoncé – “Formation” 
Justin Bieber – “Sorry” 
Alessia Cara – “Wild Things” 
Ariana Grande – “Into You”

BEST ROCK VIDEO: twenty one pilots – “Heathens”

All Time Low – “Missing You” 
Coldplay – “Adventure Of A Lifetime” 
Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato – “Irresistible” 
Panic! At The Disco – “Victorious” 

BEST ELECTRONIC VIDEO: 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” 


Florence + The Machine – “The Odyssey”
Justin Bieber – “PURPOSE: The Movement”
Chris Brown – “Royalty”
Troye Sivan – “Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy” 


BEST ART DIRECTION: David Bowie – “Blackstar (Jan Houllevigue)

Adele – “Hello” (Colombe Raby)
Beyoncé – “Hold Up (Jason Hougaard)
Drake – “Hotline Bling” (Jeremy MacFarlane)
Fergie – “M.I.L.F.$” (Alexander Delgado)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Chris Grant, Jaquel Knight, Dana Foglia)
Beyoncé – “Sorry” (Chris Grant, Jaquel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell, Beyoncé)
FKA Twigs  – “M3LL155X” (FKA Twigs)
Florence and the Machine  – “Delilah” (Holly Blakey)
Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell  – “WTF (Where They From)” (Hi-Hat)

BEST DIRECTION: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Melina Matsoukas)

Adele – “Hello” (Xavier Dolan)
Coldplay – “Up & Up” (Vania Heymann, Gal Muggia)
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Johan Renck)
Tame Impala – “The Less I Know The Better” (Canada)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Malik Sayeed)

Adele – “Hello” (Andre Turpin)
Alesso – “I Wanna Know” (Corey Jennings)
Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Paul Laufer)
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Crille Forsberg)

BEST EDITING: Beyoncé – “Formation” (Jeff Selis)

Adele – “Hello” (Xavier Dolan)
Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Hannah Lux Davis)
David Bowie – “Lazarus” (Johan Soderberg)
Fergie – “M.I.L.F.$” (Vinnie Hobbs)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: Coldplay – “Up & Up” (Vania Heymann)

Adele – “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” (Sam Sneade)
FKA Twigs  – “M3LL155X” (Lewis Saunders, Jihoon Yoo)
The Weeknd – “I Can’t Feel My Face” (Bryan Smaller)
Zayn – “Pillowtalk” (David Smith)




MTV VMAs Red Carpet 2016