2011 MTV Video Music Awards


 MTV Video Music Awards 2011 will take  take place on August 28, at Nokia Theatre again in Los Angeles. This year, the wards will be honoring the best music videos from the previous year. On July 20, the nominees were announced. My favourite female singer, Katy Perry leads the nominations with with nine....WOW! while Adele and Kanye West, each with seven. So, I will be watching the prestigious award, hopefully. Below is the my winners of every categories. Winners are in bold text.

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Best Cinematography in a Video

  •     30 Seconds to Mars — "Hurricane"
  •     Adele — "Rolling in the Deep"
  •     Beyoncé — "Run the World (Girls)"
  •     Eminem (featuring Rihanna) — "Love the Way You Lie"
  •     Katy Perry — "Teenage Dream"

 

Best Editing in a Video

  •      30 Seconds to Mars — "Hurricane"
  •     Adele — "Rolling in the Deep"
  •     Manchester Orchestra — "Simple Math"
  •     Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — "E.T."
  •     Kanye West (featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi) — "All of the Lights"

 

Best Art Direction in a Video

  •      Adele — "Rolling in the Deep"
  •     Death Cab for Cutie — "You Are a Tourist"
  •     Lady Gaga — "Judas"
  •     Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — "E.T."
  •     Kanye West (featuring Dwele) — "Power"

 


    Best Special Effects in a Video

    •     Chromeo — "Don't Turn the Lights On"
    •     Linkin Park — "Waiting for the End"
    •     Manchester Orchestra — "Simple Math"
    •     Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — "E.T."
    •     Kanye West (featuring Dwele) — "Power"


    Best Choreography in a Video

    •     Beyoncé — "Run the World (Girls)"
    •     Lady Gaga — "Judas"
    •     LMFAO (featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock) — "Party Rock Anthem"
    •     Bruno Mars — "The Lazy Song"
    •     Britney Spears — "Till the World Ends"


    Best Direction in a Video

    •     30 Seconds to Mars — "Hurricane"
    •     Adele — "Rolling in the Deep"
    •     Beastie Boys — "Make Some Noise"
    •     Eminem (featuring Rihanna) — "Love the Way You Lie"
    •     Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — "E.T."


    Best Collaboration

    •     Chris Brown (featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes) — "Look at Me Now"
    •     Nicki Minaj (featuring Drake) — "Moment 4 Life"
    •     Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — "E.T."
    •     Pitbull (featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer and Afrojack) — "Give Me Everything"
    •     Kanye West (featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi) — "All of the Lights"


    Best Hip-Hop Video

    •     Chris Brown (featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes) — "Look at Me Now"
    •     Lupe Fiasco — "The Show Goes On"
    •     Lil Wayne (featuring Cory Gunz) — "6 Foot 7 Foot"
    •     Nicki Minaj — "Super Bass"
    •     Kanye West (featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi) — "All of the Lights"


      Best Rock Video

      **I do not know who's the winner because I never listened to any of the songs.**

      •     The Black Keys — "Howlin' for You"
      •     Cage the Elephant — "Shake Me Down"
      •     Foo Fighters — "Walk"
      •     Foster the People — "Pumped Up Kicks"
      •     Mumford & Sons — "The Cave"


      Best Pop Video

      •     Adele — "Rolling in the Deep"
      •     Bruno Mars — "Grenade"
      •     Katy Perry — "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)"
      •     Pitbull (featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer and Afrojack) — "Give Me Everything"
      •     Britney Spears — "Till the World Ends"


        Best New Artist

        •     Big Sean (featuring Chris Brown) — "My Last"
        •     Foster the People — "Pumped Up Kicks"
        •     Kreayshawn — "Gucci Gucci"
        •     Tyler, the Creator — "Yonkers"
        •     Wiz Khalifa — "Black and Yellow"


        Best Female Video

        •     Adele — "Rolling in the Deep"
        •     Beyoncé — "Run the World (Girls)"
        •     Lady Gaga — "Born This Way"
        •     Nicki Minaj — "Super Bass"
        •     Katy Perry — "Firework"



          Best Male Video

          •     Justin Bieber — "U Smile"
          •     Eminem (featuring Rihanna) — "Love the Way You Lie"
          •     Cee-Lo Green — "Fuck You!"
          •     Bruno Mars — "Grenade"
          •     Kanye West (featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi) — "All of the Lights"


            Video of the Year

            •     Adele — "Rolling in the Deep"
            •     Beastie Boys — "Make Some Noise"
            •     Bruno Mars — "Grenade"
            •     Katy Perry — "Firework"
            •     Tyler, the Creator — "Yonkers"



             

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