With their fair share of memorable performances, surprise guests, great moments and of course, some not-so-great ones too, the VMAs 2013 sure as hell did not fail to entertain. The battle for Moonmen is over and we got the scoop on who won and who went home empty-handed.

VIdeo of the Year

WINNER: Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz – “Thrift Shop”
Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”
Taylor Swift – “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Best Pop Video

Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”
Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”
fun. – “Carry On”
Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”
WINNER: Selena Gomez – “Come & Get It”

Best Hip-Hop Video

WINNER: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us”
Drake – “Started From the Bottom”
Kendrick Lamar – “Swimming Pools”
A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – “F**kin Problems”
J. Cole feat. Miguel – “Power Trip”

Best Female Video

Rihanna feat. Mickey Ekko – “Stay”
WINNER: Taylor Swift – “I Knew You Were Trouble”
Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”
P!nk feat. Nate Ruess – “Just Give Me a Reason”
Demi Lovato – “Heart Attack”

Best Male Video

Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”
WINNER: Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”
Ed Sheeran – “Lego House”
Kendrick Lamar – “Swimming Pools”

Artist to Watch Presented by Taco Bell®

twenty one pilots – “Holding on to You”
Zedd feat. Foxes – “Clarity”
WINNER: Austin Mahone – “What About Love”
The Weeknd – “Wicked Games”
Iggy Azalea – “Work”

Best Collaboration

Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z -“Suit & Tie”
Pitbull feat. Christina Aguilera – “Feel This Moment”
Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding – “I Need Your Love”
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”
WINNER: P!nk feat. Nate Ruess – “Just Give Me a Reason”

Best Video with a Social Message

Kelly Clarkson  – “People Like Us”
WINNER: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lewis – “Same Love”
Snoop Lion feat. Drake & Cori B. – “No Guns Allowed”
Miguel – “Candles in the Sun”
Beyoncé – “I Was Here”

Best Rock Video

Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive”
Fall Out Boy – “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)”
Mumford & Sons – “I Will Wait”
WINNER: Thirty Seconds to Mars – “Up in the Air”
Vampire Weekend – “Diane Young”

Song of the Summer

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

And that’s a wrap for the VMAs 2013! Watch this space for more deets on some of the best and worst moments caught on stage!


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