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At he MTV VMAs 2012, Rihanna was awarded for the Best Video of the Year for her radio hit We Found Love. But he award couldn’t reach the amount of awards taken home by the boy band One Direction winning the Best New Artist, Best Pop Video, and Most Share-Worthy Video awards for their song What Makes You Beautiful.
One Direction member Harry Style said: “To win one Moonman is ridiculous, to win two is crazy, and to perform is just absolutely insane.”
Frank Ocean also performed a mellow bright version of his song Thinking About You, followed by Pink who also entertained people by floating above the crowd with her new song Blow Me (One Last Kiss) wearing a pair of oversized lips.
Chris Brown and M.I.A. also won two awards each. Chris was awarded for the Best Male Video and Best Choreography awards for his single Turn Up the Music, while M.I.A. won the Best Direction and Best Cinematography gongs for her song Bad Girls.
Other music artists such as Nicki Minaj, Demi Lovato and Coldplay also received awards, and the Harajuku Barbie received the Best Female Video award. Chris Martin was awarded for the Best Video With a Message and Best Rock Video.
Below are the List of Winners for 2012 MTV VMAs:
Video of the Year: Rihanna, “We Found Love”
Best New Artist: One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
Best Female Video: Nicki Minaj, “Starships”
Best Hip-Hop Video: Drake, featuring Lil’ Wayne, “HYFR”
Best Male Video: Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”
Best Pop Video: One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
Best Rock Video: Coldplay, “Paradise”
Best Video With a Message: Demi Lovato, “Skyscraper”
Best Electronic Dance Music Video: Calvin Harris, “Feel So Close”
Most Shareworthy Video: One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
Best Choreography: Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”
Best Editing: Beyonce, “Countdown”
Best Visual Effects: Skrillex, “First of the Year (Equinox)”
Best Cinematography: M.I.A., “Bad Girls”
Best Art Direction: Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”
Best Direction: M.I.A., “Bad Girls”