Beyonce Dominates MTV Video Music Awards
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 08.25.2014
Queen B nabs three wins and the Vanguard award...
Beyonce was the woman of the night at the MTV Video Music Awards. The queen of R&B took home three moonmen at the award ceremony to lead all winners with ease. In fact, Beyonce was the only person to take home more than one award; she won for Best Cinematography and Best Video with a Social Message for "Pretty Hurts" and Best Collaboration with her husband Jay Z for "Drunk in Love." The diva was also presented with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award after a performance that included a medley of all songs off her self-titled LP.
The other big winners were Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran and Katy Perry. Cyrus won Video of the Year for "Wrecking Ball," Sheeran took home Best Male Video for "Sing" and Perry won Best Female Video with "Dark Horse."
Check out the full winners list below:
Video of the Year: Miley Cyrus — "Wrecking Ball" Best Male Video: Ed Sheeran (featuring Pharrell Williams) — "Sing" Best Female Video: Katy Perry (featuring Juicy J) — "Dark Horse" Artist to Watch: Fifth Harmony — "Miss Movin' On" Best Pop Video: Ariana Grande (featuring Iggy Azalea) — "Problem" Best Rock Video: Lorde — "Royals" Best Hip-Hop Video: Drake (featuring Majid Jordan) — "Hold On, We're Going Home" MTV Clubland Award: Zedd (featuring Hayley Williams) — "Stay the Night" Best Collaboration: Beyoncé (featuring Jay Z) — "Drunk in Love" Best Direction: DJ Snake and Lil Jon — "Turn Down for What" (Directors: DANIELS) Best Choreography: Sia — "Chandelier" (Choreographer: Ryan Heffington)" Best Visual Effects: OK Go — "The Writing's on the Wall" (Visual Effects: 1stAveMachine) Best Art Direction: Arcade Fire — "Reflektor" (Art Director: Anastasia Masaro) Best Editing: Eminem — "Rap God" (Editor: Ken Mowe) Best Cinematography: Beyoncé — "Pretty Hurts" (Directors of Photography: Darren Lew and Jackson Hunt) Best Video with a Social Message: Beyoncé — "Pretty Hurts" Best Lyric Video: 5 Seconds of Summer — "Don't Stop" Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award: Beyoncé