MTV Video Music Awards 2015 Winners List

MTV Video Music Awards 2015 Winners List

The MTV VMAs took over Los Angeles on Sunday night with expected performances from Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, and Demi Lovato. Miley Cyrus made a flashy return to the awards show to host the event. Taylor Swift went into the night with nine nominations, winning Best Pop Video over Beyonce’s “7/11” and pal Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud,” while Fall Out Boy took home the Moonman for Best Rock Video for "Uma Thurman."  See the full list of winners and nominees below.  
 
Taylor Swift also won Video of the Year and shared a memorable performance with Nicki Minaj at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards ceremony — during which she also presented a lifetime-achievement award and an open mic to Kanye West.

Best Rock Video: Fall Out Boy, "Uma Thurman"
Best Pop Video: Taylor Swift, "Blank Space"
Best Male Video: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk"
Best Hip-Hop Video: Nicki Minaj, "Anaconda"
Best Female Video: Taylor Swift, "Blank Space"
Best Video With a Social Message: Big Sean featuring Kanye West & John Legend, "One Man Can Change the World"
Song of the Summer: 5 Seconds of Summer, "She's Kinda Hot"
Best Collaboration: Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar, "Bad Blood"
Best Direction: Kendrick Lamar, "Alright" (Colin Tilley & the Little Homies)
Best Choreography: OK Go, "I Won’t Let You Down" (OK Go, air:man and Mori Harano)
Best Cinematography: Flying Lotus feat. Kendrick Lamar, "Never Catch Me" (Larkin Sieple)
Best Art Direction: Snoop Dogg, "So Many Pros" (François Rousselet, Jason Fijal)
Best Editing: Beyoncé, "7/11" (Beyoncé, Ed Burke, Jonathan Wing)
Best Visual Effects: Skrillex and Diplo feat. Justin Bieber, "Where Are U Now" (Brewer, Gloria FX, and Max Chyzhevskyy)
Artist to Watch: Fetty Wap
Video of the Year: Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar, "Bad Blood"



-Devashree Goenka