2016 MTV VMAs Winners' Complete List

2016 MTV VMAs Winners’ Complete List

The MTV Video Music Awards are here! The 2016 ceremony has a slew of a high-wattage performances, but don’t forget about the big awards, too.


Which stars are walking away with Moonmen? Check out the updated winners’ list for the 2016 VMAs:

Video of the Year

Drake — “Hotline Bling”
Adele — “Hello”
Beyoncé — “Formation” — WINNER
Justin Bieber — “Sorry”
Kanye West — “Famous”

Best Male Video

Drake — “Hotline Bling”
Calvin Harris (featuring Rihanna) — “This Is What You Came For” — WINNER
Bryson Tiller — “Don’t”
The Weeknd — “Can’t Feel My Face”
Kanye West — “Famous”

Best Female Video

Adele — “Hello”
Beyoncé — “Hold Up” — WINNER
Ariana Grande — “Into You”
Rihanna (featuring Drake) — “Work”
Sia — “Cheap Thrills”

Best New Artist

Desiigner
DNCE — WINNER
Zara Larsson
Lukas Graham
Bryson Tiller

Best Pop Video

Adele — “Hello”
Beyoncé — “Formation”
Justin Bieber — “Sorry”
Alessia Cara — “Wild Things”
Ariana Grande — “Into You”

Best Rock Video

All Time Low — “Missing You”
Coldplay — “Adventure of a Lifetime”
Fall Out Boy (featuring Demi Lovato) — “Irresistible”
Panic! at the Disco — “Victorious”
Twenty One Pilots — “Heathens”

Best Hip-Hop Video

Drake — “Hotline Bling” — WINNER
2 Chainz — “Watch Out”
Chance the Rapper (featuring Saba) — “Angels”
Desiigner — “Panda”
Bryson Tiller — “Don’t”

Best Electronic Video

99 Souls (featuring Destiny’s Child and Brandy) — “The Girl Is Mine”
Afrojack — “SummerThing!”
The Chainsmokers (featuring Daya) — “Don’t Let Me Down”
Calvin Harris and Disciples — “How Deep Is Your Love”
Mike Posner — “I Took a Pill in Ibiza”

Best Collaboration Video

Beyoncé (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Freedom”
Fifth Harmony (featuring Ty Dolla Sign) — “Work from Home” — WINNER
Ariana Grande (featuring Lil Wayne) — “Let Me Love You”
Calvin Harris (featuring Rihanna) — “This Is What You Came For”
Rihanna (featuring Drake) — “Work”

Breakthrough Long Form Video

Beyoncé — Lemonade — WINNER
Justin Bieber — Purpose: The Movement 
Chris Brown — Royalty 
Florence + The Machine — The Odyssey 
Troye Sivan — Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

Best Direction

Adele — “Hello” (Director: Xavier Dolan)
Beyoncé — “Formation” (Director: Melina Matsoukas) — WINNER
David Bowie — “Lazarus” (Director: Johan Renck)
Coldplay — “Up&Up” (Directors: Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia)
Tame Impala — “The Less I Know the Better” (Director: Canada)

Best Choreography

Beyoncé — “Formation” (Choreographers: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight and Dana Foglia) — WINNER
Beyoncé — “Sorry” (Choreographers: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell & Beyoncé Knowles Carter)
Missy Elliott (featuring Pharrell) — “WTF (Where They From)” (Choreographer: Hi-Hat)
FKA Twigs — M3LL155X (Choreographer: Aaron Sillis, Benjamin Milan, Kenrick Sandy and FKA Twigs)
Florence + The Machine — “Delilah” (Choreographer: Holly Blakey)

Best Visual Effects

Adele — “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” (Visual Effects: Jonathan Box and MPC)
Coldplay — “Up&Up” (Visual Effects: Vania Heymann and GloriaFX) — WINNER
FKA Twigs — M3LL155X (Visual Effects: Lewis Saunders and Jihoon Yoo)
The Weeknd — “Can’t Feel My Face” (Visual Effects: Louis Mackall and T.J. Burke)
Zayn — “Pillowtalk” (Visual Effects: David Smith)

Best Art Direction

Adele — “Hello” (Art Director: Colombe Raby)
Beyoncé — “Hold Up” (Art Director: Jason Hougaard)
David Bowie — “Blackstar” (Art Director: Jan Houllevigue) — WINNER
Drake — “Hotline Bling” (Art Director: Jeremy MacFarlane)
Fergie — “M.I.L.F. $” (Art Director: Alexander Delgado)

Best Editing

Adele — “Hello” (Editor: Xavier Dolan)
Beyoncé — “Formation” (Editor: Jeff Selis) — WINNER
David Bowie — “Lazarus” (Editor: Johan Söderberg)
Fergie — “M.I.L.F. $” (Editor: Vinnie Hobbs)
Ariana Grande — “Into You” (Editor: Hannah Lux Davis)

Best Cinematography

Adele — “Hello” (Director of Photography: André Turpin)
Alesso — “I Wanna Know” (Director of Photography: Corey Jennings)
Beyoncé — “Formation” (Director of Photography: Malik Sayeed) — WINNER
David Bowie — “Lazarus” (Director of Photography: Crille Forsberg)
Ariana Grande — “Into You” (Director of Photography: Paul Laufer)

Song of Summer

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

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Rihanna

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