MTV VMAs 2011: Katy Perry Wins Top Honor, Adele Leads Winner List
All winners of 2011 MTV Video Music Awards have been revealed. Taking home the top honor is none other than Katy Perry. The "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" hitmaker won Video of the Year, bringing home a total of three prizes.
In winning the top honor, Katy beat Adele, Beastie Boys, Bruno Mars and Best New Artist winner Tyler, the Creator. She previously bagged Best Collaboration and Best Special Effects, both thanks to her Kanye West-featuring video for "E.T."
Although losing Video of the Year to Katy, Adele is a big winner. She pocketed a total of four coveted awards; Best Art Direction, Editing, Cinematography, and Direction, for her "Rolling in the Deep" video.
Another artists who scored more than one prize is Lady GaGa. The Mother Monster first snatched Best Video with a Message before adding Best Female Video to her collection later in the evening. She won both for "Born This Way" clip.
The other winners include Justin Bieber (Best Male Video), Beyonce Knowles (Best Choreography), Britney Spears (Best Pop Video), Nicki Minaj (Best Hip-Hop), and Foo Fighters (Best Rock Video).
The 28th annual MTV Video Music Awards featured live performances by the likes of Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Beyonce and GaGa. The winners were announced by such presenters as Kim Kardashian, Selena Gomez, Taylor Lautner, Chord Overstreet and Jared Leto.
- Video of the Year: Katy Perry - "Firework"
- Best Male Video: Justin Bieber - "U Smile"
- Best Female Video: Lady GaGa - "Born This Way"
- Best New Artist: Tyler, the Creator - "Yonkers"
- Best Pop Video: Britney Spears - "Till the World Ends"
- Best Rock Video: Foo Fighters - "Walk"
- Best Hip-Hop Video: Nicki Minaj - "Super Bass"
- Best Collaboration: Katy Perry ft. Kanye West - "E.T."
- Best Direction in a Video: Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"
- Best Choreography in a Video: Beyonce Knowles - "Run the World (Girls)"
- Best Special Effects in a Video: Katy Perry ft. Kanye West - "E.T."
- Best Art Direction in a Video: Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"
- Best Editing in a Video: Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"
- Best Cinematography in a Video: Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"
- Best Video with a Message: Lady GaGa - "Born This Way"
- Vanguard Award: Britney Spears
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