MTV VMAs 2012: Photos from the Show
Drake accepts the award for "Best Hip-Hop Video," followed by a moving, personal speech to his many followers.

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2012 MTV Video Music Awards -- Winners List

Video of the Year

Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris -- "We Found Love"

Best Male Video

Chris Brown -- "Turn Up the Music"

Best Female Video

Nicki Minaj -- "Starships"

Best New Artist

One Direction -- "What Makes You Beautiful"

Best Pop Video

One Direction -- "What Makes You Beautiful"

Best Rock Video

Coldplay -- "Paradise"

Best Hip-Hop Video

Drake feat. Lil Wayne -- "HYFR"

Best Electronic Dance Video

Calvin Harris -- "Feel So Close"

Best Video With a Message

Demi Lovato -- "Skyscraper"

Most Share-Worthy Video

One Direction -- "What Makes You Beautiful"

Best Director

M.I.A. -- "Bad Girls"

Best Choreography

Chris Brown -- "Turn Up the Music"

Best Visual Effects

Skrillex -- "First of the Year (Equinox)"

Best Art Direction

Katy Perry -- "Wide Awake"

Best Cinematography

M.I.A. -- "Bad Girls"

Best Editing

Beyonce -- "Countdown"

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