MTV Video Music Awards 2013: Complete list of winners

The 30th annual edition of these awards were handed out on Sunday, August 25, at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and aired live on MTV. Winners were determined by an online vote, except for six professional categories that were decided by music professionals.

Video of the Year
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis — “Thrift Shop”
Bruno Mars — “Locked Out of Heaven”
Taylor Swift — “I Knew You Were Trouble”
Robin Thicke, feat. T.I. and Pharrell — “Blurred Lines”
X — Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors”

Best Male Video
Kendrick Lamar — “Swimming Pools (Drank)”
X — Bruno Mars — “Locked Out of Heaven”
Ed Sheeran — “Lego House”
Robin Thicke, feat. T.I. and Pharrell — “Blurred Lines”
Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors”

Best Female Video
Miley Cyrus — “We Can’t Stop”
Demi Lovato — “Heart Attack”
Pink, feat. Nate Ruess — “Just Give Me a Reason”
Rihanna, feat. Mikky Ekko — “Stay”
X — Taylor Swift — “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Artist to Watch
Iggy Azalea — “Work”
X — Austin Mahone — “What About Love”
Twenty One Pilots — “Holding on to You”
The Weeknd — “Wicked Games”
Zedd, feat. Foxes — “Clarity”

Best Pop Video
Miley Cyrus — “We Can’t Stop”
Fun. — “Carry On”
X — Selena Gomez — “Come & Get It”
Bruno Mars — “Locked Out of Heaven”
Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors”

Best Rock Video
Fall Out Boy — “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark”
Imagine Dragons — “Radioactive”
Mumford & Sons — “I Will Wait”
X — 30 Seconds to Mars — “Up in the Air”
Vampire Weekend — “Diane Young”

Best Hip-Hop Video
A$AP Rocky — “F**kin’ Problems”
J. Cole — “Power Trip”
Drake — “Started from the Bottom”
Kendrick Lamar — “Swimming Pools (Drank)”
X — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis — “Can’t Hold Us”

Best Collaboration
Calvin Harris, feat. Ellie Goulding — “I Need Your Love”
X — Pink, feat. Nate Ruess — “Just Give Me a Reason”
Pitbull, feat. Christina Aguilera — “Feel This Moment”
Robin Thicke, featuring T.I. and Pharrell — “Blurred Lines”
Justin Timberlake, feat. Jay-Z — “Suit & Tie”

Best Video with a Social Message
Beyonce — “I Was Here”
Kelly Clarkson — “People Like Us”
X — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis — “Same Love”
Miguel — “Candles in the Sun”
Snoop Lion, feat. Drake and Cori B. — “No Guns Allowed”

Best Song of the Summer
Miley Cyrus — “We Can’t Stop”
Daft Punk — “Get Lucky”
Selena Gomez — “Come & Get It”
Calvin Harris, feat. Ellie Goulding — “I Need Your Love”
X — One Direction — “Best Song Ever”
Robin Thicke, feat. T.I. and Pharrell — “Blurred Lines”

Best Direction
Drake — “Started from the Bottom” (Director X and Drake)
Fun. — “Carry On” (Anthony Mandler)
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis — “Can’t Hold Us” (Jon Jon Augustavo, Jason Koenig, and Ryan Lewis)
X — Justin Timberlake — “Suit & Tie” (David Fincher)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs — “Sacrilege” (Megaforce)

Best Art Direction
Alt-J — “Tessellate” (Charlie Lambros)
Capital Cities — “Safe and Sound” (Teri Whittaker)
Lana Del Rey — “National Anthem” (Lou Asaro)
X — Janelle Monae, feat. Erykah Badu — “Q.U.E.E.N.” (Veronica Logsdon)
30 Seconds to Mars — “Up in the Air” (Floyd Albee)

Best Choreography
Chris Brown — “Fine China” (Richmond Talauega, Anthony Talauega, and Anwar “Flii” Burton)
Ciara — “Body Party” (Jamaica Craft)
Jennifer Lopez, feat. Pitbull — “Live it Up” (J.R. Taylor and Beau Smart)
X — Bruno Mars — “Tresure” (Bruno Mars)
will.i.am, feat. Justin Bieber — “#thatPOWER” (Fatima Robinson and Ryo Noguchi)

Best Cinematography
A-Trak and Tommy Trash — “Tuna Melt” (TS Pfeffer and Robert McHugh)
Lana Del Rey — “Ride” (Malik Sayeed)
X — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis — “Can’t Hold Us” (Jason Koenig, Ryan Lewis, and Mego Lin)
30 Seconds to Mars — “Up in the Air” (David Devlin)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs — “Sacrilege” (Alexis Zabe)

Best Editing
Miley Cyrus — “We Can’t Stop” (Paul Martinez and Nick Rondeau)
Calvin Harris, feat. Florence Welch — “Sweet Nothing” (Vincent Haycock and Ross Hallard)
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis — “Can’t Hold Us” (Ryan Lewis and Jason Koenig)
Pink, feat. Nate Ruess — “Just Give Me a Reason” (Jackie London at Sunset Edit)
X — Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors” (Jarrett Fijal and Bonch LA)

Best Visual Effects
X — Capital Cities — “Safe and Sound” (Grady Hall, Jonathan Wu and Derek Johnson)
Duck Sauce — “It’s You” (Royal Post / Paris)
Flying Lotus — “Tiny Tortures” (Dustin Bowser)
Skrillex, feat. the Doors — “Breakn a Sweat” (RADICAL FRIEND)
The Weeknd — “Wicked Games” (Drop and Abel)

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