Results from 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

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The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards was held on August 28, 2016 at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan. Adele’s “Hello” is the most nominated video with seven categories. Beyoncé led the nominations with a total of eleven, followed by Adele, who had eight. Rihanna received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the ceremony. Britney Spears marked her first performance at the awards show since the heavily-criticized 2007 show nine years prior.

The ceremony will be shown on multiple Viacom cable networks and through smart TV and mobile devices which allow access to MTV’s TV Everywhere-authenticated live stream within their app (dependent upon provider), along with MTV’s website. The channel MTV Live went dark for the broadcast.

The night was hosted by comedian duo, Key and Peele, in character who summed up the night with hilarious commentary. The night was also filled with amazing music performances by Rihanna, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj, Nick Jonas & Ty Dolla $ign, Beyonce, Britney Spears & G-Eazy and The Chainsmokers & Halsey.

Video of the Year

landscape_nrm_1430565303-beyonce_at_the_brit_awards Beyoncé — “Formation”
Adele — “Hello”
Drake — “Hotline Bling”
Justin Bieber — “Sorry”
Kanye West — “Famous”

Best Male Video

29-calvin-harris-rihannna.w529.h529 Calvin Harris (featuring Rihanna) — “This Is What You Came For”
Drake — “Hotline Bling”
Bryson Tiller — “Don’t”
The Weeknd — “Can’t Feel My Face”
Kanye West — “Famous”

Best Female Video

landscape_nrm_1430565303-beyonce_at_the_brit_awards Beyoncé — “Hold Up”
Adele — “Hello”
Ariana Grande — “Into You”
Rihanna (featuring Drake) — “Work”
Sia — “Cheap Thrills”

Best New Artist

maxresdefault DNCE
Zara Larsson
Lukas Graham
Bryson Tiller

Best Pop Video

landscape_nrm_1430565303-beyonce_at_the_brit_awards Beyoncé — “Formation”
Adele — “Hello”
Justin Bieber — “Sorry”
Alessia Cara — “Wild Things”
Ariana Grande — “Into You”

Best Rock Video

01f608a46e8ca7984e1121e334a089fef46777c7 Twenty One Pilots — “Heathens”
All Time Low — “Missing You”
Coldplay — “Adventure of a Lifetime”
Fall Out Boy (featuring Demi Lovato) — “Irresistible”
Panic! at the Disco — “Victorious”

Best Hip-Hop Video

download Drake — “Hotline Bling”
2 Chainz — “Watch Out”
Chance the Rapper (featuring Saba) — “Angels”
Desiigner — “Panda”
Bryson Tiller — “Don’t”

Best Electronic Video

calvinimages Calvin Harris and Disciples — “How Deep Is Your Love”
99 Souls (featuring Destiny’s Child and Brandy) — “The Girl Is Mine”
Afrojack — “SummerThing!”
The Chainsmokers (featuring Daya) — “Don’t Let Me Down”
Mike Posner — “I Took a Pill in Ibiza”

Best Collaboration Video

01-bb13-fifth-harmony-fea-2016-billboard-650-1548Ty Dolla %24ign - 2015 Pub - Jory Lee Cordy - 2 Fifth Harmony (featuring Ty Dolla Sign) — “Work from Home”
Beyoncé (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — “Freedom”
Ariana Grande (featuring Lil Wayne) — “Let Me Love You”
Calvin Harris (featuring Rihanna) — “This Is What You Came For”
Rihanna (featuring Drake) — “Work”

Breakthrough Long Form Video

landscape_nrm_1430565303-beyonce_at_the_brit_awards Beyoncé — Lemonade
Justin Bieber — Purpose: The Movement
Chris Brown — Royalty
Florence + The Machine — The Odyssey
Troye Sivan — Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

Best Direction

landscape_nrm_1430565303-beyonce_at_the_brit_awards Beyoncé — “Formation” (Director: Melina Matsoukas)
Adele — “Hello” (Director: Xavier Dolan)
David Bowie — “Lazarus” (Director: Johan Renck)
Coldplay — “Up&Up” (Directors: Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia)
Tame Impala — “The Less I Know the Better” (Director: Canada)

Best Choreography

landscape_nrm_1430565303-beyonce_at_the_brit_awards Beyoncé — “Formation” (Choreographers: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight and Dana Foglia)
Beyoncé — “Sorry” (Choreographers: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell & Beyoncé Knowles Carter)
Missy Elliott (featuring Pharrell) — “WTF (Where They From)” (Choreographer: Hi-Hat)
FKA Twigs — M3LL155X (Choreographer: Aaron Sillis, Benjamin Milan, Kenrick Sandy and FKA Twigs)
Florence + The Machine — “Delilah” (Choreographer: Holly Blakey)

Best Visual Effects

_86544300_09d649a9-efc7-4046-b26d-d6a0ab53538f Coldplay — “Up&Up” (Visual Effects: Vania Heymann and GloriaFX)
Adele — “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” (Visual Effects: Jonathan Box and MPC)
FKA Twigs — M3LL155X (Visual Effects: Lewis Saunders and Jihoon Yoo)
The Weeknd — “Can’t Feel My Face” (Visual Effects: Louis Mackall and T.J. Burke)
Zayn — “Pillowtalk” (Visual Effects: David Smith)

Best Art Direction

maxresdefault3 David Bowie — “Blackstar” (Art Director: Jan Houllevigue)
Adele — “Hello” (Art Director: Colombe Raby)
Beyoncé — “Hold Up” (Art Director: Jason Hougaard)
Drake — “Hotline Bling” (Art Director: Jeremy MacFarlane)
Fergie — “M.I.L.F. $” (Art Director: Alexander Delgado)

Best Editing

landscape_nrm_1430565303-beyonce_at_the_brit_awards Beyoncé — “Formation” (Editor: Jeff Selis)
Adele — “Hello” (Editor: Xavier Dolan)
David Bowie — “Lazarus” (Editor: Johan Söderberg)
Fergie — “M.I.L.F. $” (Editor: Vinnie Hobbs)
Ariana Grande — “Into You” (Editor: Hannah Lux Davis)

Best Cinematography

landscape_nrm_1430565303-beyonce_at_the_brit_awards Beyoncé — “Formation” (Director of Photography: Malik Sayeed)
Adele — “Hello” (Director of Photography: André Turpin)
Alesso — “I Wanna Know” (Director of Photography: Corey Jennings)
David Bowie — “Lazarus” (Director of Photography: Crille Forsberg)
Ariana Grande — “Into You” (Director of Photography: Paul Laufer)

Song of Summer

01-bb13-fifth-harmony-fea-2016-billboard-650-154827bd0d36-2ba4-4546-8fce-18493d5ed80b-2060x1236 Fifth Harmony (featuring Fetty Wap) — “All in My Head (Flex)”
The Chainsmokers (featuring Halsey) — “Closer”
Drake (featuring Kyla and Wizkid) — “One Dance”
Selena Gomez — “Kill Em with Kindness”
Calvin Harris (featuring Rihanna) — “This Is What You Came For”
Nick Jonas (featuring Ty Dolla Sign) — “Bacon”
Kent Jones — “Don’t Mind”
Major Lazer (featuring Justin Bieber and MØ) — “Cold Water”
Sia — “Cheap Thrills”
Justin Timberlake — “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

29-rihanna.w529.h529 Rihanna