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2012 MTV Video Music Award Winners

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In case you’re missing any of the action from the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, we’ve got a complete winners recap right here for you on PopCrush! Did VMA frontrunner Drake come out on top with as many awards as he was nominated for? Did indie hit makers Gotye or M.I.A. end up taking the Video of the Year VMA in an upset over reigning pop princesses Rihanna and Katy Perry?

Check out our full list of the 2012 MTV Video Music Award winners, including Demi Lovato — who won during the pre-show for Best Music Video With a Message — and One Direction, who received two moonmen!

Video of the Year
Katy Perry, ‘Wide Awake’
Gotye, ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’
Rihanna Feat. Calvin Harris, ‘We Found Love’ — WINNER!
Drake Feat. Rihanna, ‘Take Care’
M.I.A., ‘Bad Girls’

Best New Artist
fun. Feat. Janelle Monae, ‘We Are Young’
Carly Rae Jepsen, ‘Call Me Maybe’
Frank Ocean, ‘Swim Good’
One Direction, ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ — WINNER!
The Wanted, ‘Glad You Came’

Best Hip-Hop Video
Childish Gambino, ‘Heartbeat’
Drake feat. Lil Wayne, ‘HYFR’ — WINNER!
Kanye West Feat. Pusha T, Big Sean & 2 Chainz, ‘Mercy’
The Throne, ‘N—as in Paris’
Nicki Minaj Feat. 2 Chainz, ‘Beez in the Trap’

Best Male Video
Justin Bieber, ‘Boyfriend’
Frank Ocean, ‘Swim Good’
Drake Feat. Rihanna, ‘Take Care’
Chris Brown, ‘Turn Up the Music’ — WINNER!
Usher, ‘Climax’

Best Female Video
Rihanna, ‘We Found Love’
Katy Perry, ‘Part of Me’
Beyoncé, ‘Love on Top’
Nicki Minaj, ‘Starships’ — WINNER!
Selena Gomez & the Scene, ‘Love You Like a Love Song’

Best Pop Video
One Direction, ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ — WINNER!
Fun. Feat. Janelle Monae, ‘We Are Young’
Rihanna, ‘We Found Love’
Justin Bieber, ‘Boyfriend’
Maroon 5 Feat. Wiz Khalifa, ‘Payphone’

Best Rock Video
Coldplay, ‘Paradise’ — WINNER!
The Black Keys, ‘Lonely Boy’
Linkin Park, ‘Burn it Down’
Jack White, ‘Sixteen Saltines’
Imagine Dragons, ‘It’s Time’

Best Electronic Dance Music Video
Duck Sauce, ‘Big Bad Wolf’
Calvin Harris, ‘Feel So Close’ — WINNER!
Skrillex, ‘First of the Year (Equinox)’
Martin Solveig, ‘The Night Out’
Avicii, ‘Le7els’

Best Video With a Message
Demi Lovato, ‘Skyscraper’ — WINNER!
Rise Against, ‘Ballad of Hollis Brown’
Kelly Clarkson, ‘Dark Side’
Gym Class Heroes, ‘The Fighter’
K’Naan Feat. Nelly Furtado, ‘Is Anybody Out There?’
Lil Wayne, ‘How to Love’

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