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MTV VMAs 2011: Lady GaGa, Britney and Katy Perry Among Early Winners

August 29, 2011 (1:54 am) GMT
The other artists who also win early at the 28th annual MTV Video Music Awards are Adele, Foo Fighters, Beyonce Knowles and Nicki Minaj.

One by one, winners for the 28th annual MTV Video Music Awards have been announced during its Sunday night live telecast. , , are some of the lucky artists who got Moonman trophies early at the star-studded ceremony.

GaGa, who opened the show appearing as his male alter ego Jo Calderone, won Best Video With a Message for her self-loved clip of "Born This Way". The Mother Monster beat , , , and .

Britney, who is going to be saluted later that night for her contribution and achievement in music, brought home Best Pop Video for her "Till the World End" clip. The Southern Belle who attends the show with her beau Jason Trawick won over , , and Katy.

Although losing Best Video with a Message to GaGa and Pop Video to Britney, Katy still managed to steal a coveted prize, Best Special Effects, for her -featuring "E.T." clip. She bested , , Manchester Orchestra and Kanye.

Adele, meanwhile, is the early winner who won more than one kudo. The British singer, who will perform live at the event, was handed three awards; Best Art Direction, Best Editing and Best Cinematography, all thanks to her "Rolling in the Deep" video.

The other early winners are , and . The wife of won Best Choreography for "Run the World (Girl)" clip, the -fronted band took home Best Rock Video for their "Walk" clip, and the female rapper received Best Hip Hop Video for "Super Bass" clip.

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