List of Winners from the Mtv VMA 2011

Date: August / 29 / 2011 + Comments: 0

Mtv VMA 2011
The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards took place on August 28, at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, honoring the best music videos from the previous year. On July 20, the nominees were announced. Katy Perry received the most nominations this year at 10, followed by Adele, and Kanye West, who are both tied at 7.

Adele became the biggest winner of the night, winning 4 awards out of seven nominations, including Best Direction and Best Editing for Rolling in the Deep. Katy Perry won 3 awards, including Video of the Year for Firework. Lady Gaga won 2 awards, including Best Female Video.

Russell Brand presented the Amy Winehouse tribute introducing Tony Bennett and Bruno Mars.

List of Winners

Video of the Year

Winner: Katy Perry — Firework
Nominees
Adele — Rolling in the Deep
Beastie Boys — Make Some Noise
Bruno Mars — Grenade
Tyler, the Creator — Yonkers

Best Male Video

Winner: Justin Bieber — U Smile

Eminem (featuring Rihanna) — Love the Way You Lie
Cee-Lo Green — Fuck You!
Bruno Mars — Grenade
Kanye West (featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi) — All of the Lights

Best Female Video

Winner: Lady Gaga — Born This Way

Adele — Rolling in the Deep
Beyoncé — Run the World (Girls)
Nicki Minaj — Super Bass
Katy Perry — Firework

Best New Artist

Winner: Tyler, the Creator — Yonkers

Big Sean (featuring Chris Brown) — My Last
Foster the People — Pumped Up Kicks
Kreayshawn — Gucci Gucci
Wiz Khalifa — Black and Yellow

Best Pop Video

Winner: Britney Spears — Till the World Ends

Adele — Rolling in the Deep
Bruno Mars — Grenade
Katy Perry — Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
Pitbull (featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer and Afrojack) — Give Me Everything

Best Rock Video

Winner: Foo Fighters — Walk

The Black Keys — Howlin’ for You
Cage the Elephant — Shake Me Down
Foster the People — Pumped Up Kicks
Mumford & Sons — The Cave

Best Hip-Hop Video

Winner: Nicki Minaj — Super Bass

Chris Brown (featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes) — Look at Me Now
Lupe Fiasco — The Show Goes On
Lil Wayne (featuring Cory Gunz) — 6 Foot 7 Foot
Kanye West (featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi) — All of the Lights

Best Collaboration

Winners: Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — E.T.

Chris Brown (featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes) — Look at Me Now
Nicki Minaj (featuring Drake) — Moment 4 Life
Pitbull (featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer, and Afrojack) — Give Me Everything
Kanye West (featuring Rihanna) — All of the Lights

Best Direction in a Video

Winner: Adele — Rolling in the Deep (Director: Sam Brown)

30 Seconds to Mars — Hurricane (Director: Bartholomew Cubbins)
Beastie Boys — Make Some Noise (Director: Adam Yauch)
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) — Love the Way You Lie (Director: Joseph Kahn)
Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — E.T. (Director: Floria Sigismondi)

Best Choreography in a Video

Winner: Beyoncé — Run the World (Girls) (Choreographer: Frank Gatson, Sheryl Murakami and Jeffrey Page)

Lady Gaga — Judas (Chroeographer: Laurieann Gibson)
LMFAO (featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock) — Party Rock Anthem (Choreographer: Hokuto Konishi)
Bruno Mars — The Lazy Song (Choreographers: Bruno Mars and Poreotics)
Britney Spears — Till the World Ends (Choreographer: Brian Friedman)

Best Special Effects in a Video

Winner: Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — E.T. (Special Effects: Jeff Dotson for Dot & Effects)

Chromeo — Don’t Turn the Lights On (Special Effects: The Mill)
Linkin Park — Waiting for the End (Special Effects: Ghost Town Media)
Manchester Orchestra — Simple Math (Special Effects: DANIELS)
Kanye West (featuring Dwele) — Power (Special Effects: Nice Shoes and ArtJail)

Best Art Direction in a Video

Winner: Adele — Rolling in the Deep (Art Director: Nathan Parker)

Death Cab for Cutie — You Are a Tourist (Art Directors: Nick Gould, Tim Nackashi and Anthony Maitz)
Lady Gaga — Judas (Art Director: Amy Danger)
Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — E.T. (Art Director: Jason Fijal)
Kanye West (featuring Dwele) — Power (Art Director: Babak Radboy)

Best Editing in a Video

Winner: Adele — Rolling in the Deep (Editor: Art Jones at Work)

30 Seconds to Mars — Hurricane (Editors: Jared Leto, Frank Snider, Michael Bryson, Stefanie Visser and Daniel Carberry)
Manchester Orchestra — Simple Math (Editor: DANIELS)
Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — E.T. (Editor: Jarrett Fijal)
Kanye West (featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi) — All of the Lights (Editor: Hadaya Turner)

Best Cinematography in a Video

Winner: Adele — Rolling in the Deep (Director of Photography: Tom Townend)

30 Seconds to Mars — Hurricane (Directors of Photography: Benoît Debie, Jared Leto, Rob Witt and Daniel Carberry)
Beyoncé — Run the World (Girls) (Director of Photography: Jeffrey Kimball)
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) — Love the Way You Lie (Director of Photography: Christopher Probst)
Katy Perry — Teenage Dream (Director of Photography: Paul Laufer)

Best Video with a Message

Winner: Lady Gaga — Born This Way

Eminem (featuring Rihanna) — Love the Way You Lie
Katy Perry — Firework
Pink — Fuckin’ Perfect
Rise Against — Make It Stop (September’s Children)
Taylor Swift — Mean

Best Latino Artist of 2011

Winner: Maná — Lluvia al Corazón

Don Omar and Lucenzo — Danza Kuduro
Enrique Iglesias (featuring Ludacris and DJ Frank E) — Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You)
Prince Royce — Corazón Sin Cara
Wisin & Yandel — Zun Zun Rompiendo Caderas

Video Vanguard Award

Britney Spears

Lady Gaga (as “Jo Calderone”) — introduced the Britney Spears tribute performance and presented her the Video Vanguard award.

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Post author: Daniel Semper

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