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MTV VMAs 2013: Selena Gomez, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Are Early Winners

August 26, 2013 (2:21 am) GMT
The former Disney darling wins Best Pop Video for 'Come and Get It', while the 'Can't Hold Us' rap duo snatches their first Moonman with Best Hip Hop Video.

was announced as the first artist to take home a Moonman at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, which just kicked off on Sunday, August 25. The 21-year-old beauty was presented with the trophy by after her "Come and Get It" visuals was chosen as the Best Pop Video, beating 's "Mirrors" and 's "Blurred Lines" among others.

After a cool performance from Mr. Thicke and , and Ryan Lewis were the next to claim their victorious moment. Their "Can't Hold Us" clip was deemed Best Hip Hop Video, defeating videos from , , and .

It did not take long for the rap duo to secure their second Moonman. revealed their "Same Love" clip, which champions gay rights, was the Best Video With A Social Message. "Gay rights are human rights and there is no separation," Macklemore shouted.

then took the stage with Nile Rodgers and to announce who would walk away with the Best Female Video trophy. As it turns out, blocked , the twerk queen Cyrus, and from taking the coveted prize.

The 30th annual MTV VMAs is currently taking place at Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, New York. opened the show with her latest hit single, "Applause".

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