2013 MTV Video Music Awards

Oct 24, 2013 at 4:44 pm |
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Hailing from the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards lit up New York City and living rooms across the U.S. This year MTV celebrated its 30th installment of the awards program. And after 30 years the VMAs continue to push the boundaries of musical performances. The biggest names in the industry came out to see who would win.

Here’s a line up of this year’s VMA winners:

Video of the year: Justin Timberlake, “Mirrors”
Best female video: Taylor Swift, “I Knew You Were Trouble”
Best male video: Bruno Mars, “Locked Out of Heaven”
Best pop video: Selena Gomez, “Come & Get It”
Best hip-hop video: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton, “Can’t Hold Us”
Best rock video: Thirty Seconds to Mars, “Up In the Air”
Best collaboration: Pink and Nate Ruess of fun., “Just Give Me a Reason”
Best video with a social message: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert, “Same Love”
Best song of the summer: One Direction, “Best Song Ever”
Artist to watch: Austin Mahone, “What About Love”
Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award: Justin Timberlake
Best direction: Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie” (director David Fincher)
Best visual effects: Capital Cities, “Safe and Sound”
Best choreography: Bruno Mars, “Treasure”
Best art direction: Janelle Monae featuring Erykah Badu, “Q.U.E.E.N.”
Best cinematography: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton, “Can’t Hold Us”
Best editing: Justin Timberlake, “Mirrors”

Hailing from the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards lit up New York City and living rooms across the U.S. This year MTV celebrated its 30th installment of the awards program. And after 30 years the VMAs continue to push the boundaries of musical performances. The biggest names in the industry came out to see who would win.