2013 MTV VMA Winners

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mtv video music awardsJustin Timberlake emerged as the big winner at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, walking away with four total statues, including the Video Vanguard Award. He ends up taking home Video of the Year, Best Editing, and Best Direction in addition to the career honor, while Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Bruno Mars were the only other multiple winners on the night. The former earned Best Cinematography, Best Hip-Hop Video, and Best Video with a Social Message; the latter, Best Male Video and Best Choreography.

Other winners on the night included Selena Gomez for Best Pop Video; Taylor Swift for Best Female Video; Capital Cities for Best Visual Effects; One Direction for Best Song of the Summer; 30 Seconds to Mars for Best Rock Video; P!nk for Best Collaboration; Austin Mahone for Artist to Watch; and Janelle Monae for Best Art Direction.

What did you think of the 2013 MTV VMAs? Which category had the biggest snub of the night? Did “Mirrors” deserve Video of the Year?

Video Of The Year
Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors” ***WINNERS***
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz – “Thrift Shop”
Bruno Mars  – “Locked Out of Heaven”
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”
Taylor Swift – “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Best Male Video
Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”
Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven” ***WINNER***
Ed Sheeran – “Lego House”
Kendrick Lamar – “Swimming Pools”

Best Female Video
Rihanna feat. Mickey Ekko – “Stay”
Taylor Swift – “I Knew You Were Trouble” ***WINNER***
Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”
P!nk feat. Nate Ruess – “Just Give Me A Reason”
Demi Lovato – “Heart Attack”

Best Collaboration
Justin Timberlake feat. JAY Z -”Suit & Tie”
Pitbull feat. Christina Aguilera – “Feel This Moment”
Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding – “I Need Your Love”
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”
P!nk feat. Nate Ruess – “Just Give Me A Reason” ***WINNER***

Artist To Watch
Twenty One Pilots – “Holding On To You”
Zedd Feat. Foxes – “Clarity”
Austin Mahone – “What About Love” ***WINNER***
The Weeknd – “Wicked Games”
Iggy Azalea – “Work”

Best Pop Video
Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”
Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”
fun. – “Carry On”
Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”
Selena Gomez – “Come and Get It” ***WINNER***

Best Rock Video
Imagine Dragons – “Radiocative”
Fall Out Boy – “My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)”
Mumford & Sons – “I Will Wait”
30 Seconds To Mars – “Up In The Air” ***WINNER***
Vampire Weekend – “Diane Young”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us” ***WINNER***
Drake – “Started From The Bottom”
Kendrick Lamar – “Swimming Pools”
A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – “F**kin Problems”
J. Cole feat. Miguel – “Power Trip”

Best Video With A Social Message
Kelly Clarkson  – “People Like Us”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Same Love” ***WINNER***
Snoop Lion – “No Guns Allowed”
Miguel – “Candles In The Sun”
Beyoncé – “I Was Here”

Best Art Direction
Capital Cities – “Safe and Sound”
30 Seconds To Mars – “Up In The Air”
Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu – “Q.U.E.E.N” ***WINNER***
Lana Del Rey – “National Anthem”
alt-J – “Tesselate”

Best Choreography
Chris Brown – “Fine China”
Ciara – “Body Party”
Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull – “Live It Up”
will.i.am feat. Justin Bieber – “#thatPOWER”
Bruno Mars – “Treasure” ***WINNER***

Best Cinematography
30 Seconds To Mars – “Up In The Air”
Lana Del Rey – “Ride”
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Sacrilege”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us” ***WINNER***
A-Trak & Tommy Trash – “Tuna Melt”

Best Direction
Justin Timberlake feat. JAY Z – “Suit & Tie” ***WINNER***
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us”
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Sacrilege”
fun. – “Carry On”
Drake – “Started From The Bottom”

Best Editing
P!nk feat. Nate Ruess – “Just Give Me A Reason”
Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch – “Sweet Nothing”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us”
Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors” ***WINNER***
Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”

Best Visual Effects
Flying Lotus – “Tiny Tortures”
Skrillex feat. The Door – “Breakin’ A Sweat”
The Weeknd – “Wicked Games”
Duck Sauce – “It’s You”
Capital Cities – “Safe and Sound” ***WINNER***

Best Song of the Summer
One Direction – “Best Song Ever” ***WINNER***
Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”
Daft Punk – “Get Lucky”
Selena Gomez – “Come and Get It”
Calvin Harris featuring Ellie Goulding – “I Need Your Love”
Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”