MTV Video Music Awards 2016: Complete VMA winners list

MTV announced the winners for its 2016 Video Music Awards on August 28 during a live ceremony at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adele – “Hello” (Director: Xavier Dolan)
X — Beyonce – “Formation” (Director: Melina Matsoukas)
Drake – “Hotline Bling” (Director: Director X)
Justin Bieber – “Sorry” (Director: Parris Goebel)
Kanye West – “Famous” (Director: Kanye West)

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Adele – “Hello” (Director: Xavier Dolan)
X — Beyoncé – “Hold Up” (Director: Jonas Åkerlund, Beyoncé Knowles Carter)
Sia – “Cheap Thrills” (Director: Lior Molcho)
Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Director: Hannah Lux Davis)
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version) (Director: Director X)

BEST MALE VIDEO
Drake – “Hotline Bling” (Director: Director X)
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t” (Director: Cris)
X — Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” (Director: Emil Nava)
Kanye West – “Famous” (Director: Kanye West)
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” (Director: Grant Singer)

BEST COLLABORATION
Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom” (Director: Beyoncé Knowles Carter, Kahlil Joseph)
X — Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Work From Home” (Director: Director X)
Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne – “Let Me Love You” (Director: Grant Singer)
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” (Director: Emil Nava)
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version) (Director: Director X)

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
X — Drake – “Hotline Bling” (Director: Director X)
Desiigner – “Panda” (Director: Paul Geusebroek)
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t” (Director: Cris)
Chance The Rapper featuring Saba – “Angels” (Director: Austin Vesely)
2 Chainz – “Watch Out” (Director: Motion Family)

BEST POP VIDEO
Adele – “Hello” (Director: Xavier Dolan)
X — Beyoncé – “Formation” (Director: Melina Matsoukas)
Justin Bieber – “Sorry” (Director: Parris Goebel)
Alessia Cara – “Wild Things” (Director: Aaron A)
Ariana Grande – “Into You” (Director: Hannah Lux Davis)

BEST ROCK VIDEO
All Time Low – “Missing You” (Director: Patrick Tracy)
Coldplay – “Adventure Of A Lifetime” (Director: Mat Whitecross)
Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato – “Irresistible” (Director: Wayne Isham)
X — twenty one pilots – “Heathens” (Director: Andrew Donoho)
Panic! At The Disco – “Victorious” (Director: Brandon Dermer)

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BEST ELECTRONIC VIDEO
X — Calvin Harris & Disciples – “How Deep Is Your Love” (Director: Emil Nava)
99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy – “The Girl Is Mine” (Director: Ludovic Zuili / Simon Bouisson)
Mike Posner – “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” (Director: Jon Jon Augustavo)
Afrojack – “SummerThing!” (Director: Sam Sneed)
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down” (Director: Marcus Kuhne)

BREAKTHROUGH LONG FORM VIDEO
Florence + The Machine – “The Odyssey”
X — 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
X — DNCE

SONG OF THE SUMMER
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”
Sia — “Cheap Thrills”
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey — “Closer”
Drake ft. Kyla and Wizkid — “One Dance”
X — Fifth Harmony ft. Fetty Wap — “All in My Head (Flex)”
Justin Timberlake — “Can’t Stop the Feeling”
Kent Jones — “Don’t Mind”
Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber and MØ — “Cold Water”
Nick Jonas ft. Ty Dolla $ign — “Bacon”
Selena Gomez — “Kill Em with Kindness”

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)
X — David Bowie – “Blackstar” (Production Designer: Jan Houllevigue)
Adele – “Hello” (Production Designer: Colombe Raby)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
X — 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” (Choreographer: FKA Twigs)
Florence + The Machine – “Delilah” (Choreographer: Holly Blakey)

BEST DIRECTION
X — 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)

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BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
X — 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
X — 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
X — Coldplay – “Up&Up” (VFX Editor: Vania Heymann)
FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X” (VFX Editor: Lewis Saunders, Jihoon Yoo)
Adele – “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” (VFX Editor: Sam Sneade)
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” (VFX Editor: Bryan Smaller)
Zayn – “PILLOWTALK” (VFX Editor: David Smith)

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