Even if the VMAs are more about jaw-dropping performances, wardrobe malfunctions and unexpected moments (um…Katy Perry and Riff Raff channeling Britney & Justin) than handing out awards, the annual MTV ceremony still finds a lot of artists taking home hardware.
Here’s who’s won a Moonman on Sunday night, from Miley to 5SOS to Drake.
2014 MTV VMAs Winners
Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award: Beyonce
Video of the Year: Miley Cyrus, “Wrecking Ball”
Artist to Watch: Fifth Harmony, “Miss Movin’ On”
Best Rock Video: Lorde, “Royals”
Best Hip-Hop Video: Drake ft. Majid Jordan, “Hold On (We’re Going Home)”
Best Pop Video: Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea, “Problem”
Best Male Video: Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell, “Sing”
Best Female Video: Katy Perry ft. Juicy J, “Dark Horse”
Best Lyric Video: 5 Seconds of Summer, “Don’t Stop”
Best Collaboration: Beyonce ft. Jay Z, “Drunk In Love”
MTV Clubland Award: Zedd ft. Hayley Williams, “Stay the Night”
Best Video With a Social Message: Beyonce, “Pretty Hurts”
Best Cinematography: Beyonce, “Pretty Hurts”??
Best Editing: Eminem, “Rap God”
Best Choreography: Sia, “Chandelier”??
Best Direction: DJ Snake & Lil Jon, “Turn Down For What”???
Best Art Direction: Arcade Fire, “Reflektor”
Best Visual Effects: OK Go, “The Writing’s On the Wall”?