2011 MTV Video Music Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Monday August 29, 2011 12:12 AM GMT

With another year's show come and gone, the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards offered up plenty of action while honoring the best in the music business.

The big winners at the Nokia Theatre LA Live show on Sunday night (August 28) included Katy Perry as Video of the Year honoree for "Firework" while Lady Gaga nabbed Best Female Video for "Born This Way" and Justin Bieber's "U Smile" took home the Moonman for Best Male Video.

Meanwhile, Britney Spears and the late Amy Winehouse received special tributes while performers included show opener Lady GaGa, as well as Beyonce Knowles, Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Jay-Z with Kanye West, and Adele.

The complete list of winners from the 2011 MTV VMAs is as follows:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adele, "Rolling in the Deep"
WINNER: Katy Perry, "Firework"
Beastie Boys, "Make Some Noise"
Tyler, The Creator, "Yonkers"
Bruno Mars, "Grenade"

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Adele, "Rolling in the Deep"
Beyonce, "Run the World (Girls)"
Katy Perry, "Firework"
Nicki Minaj, "Super Bass"
WINNER: Lady Gaga, "Born This Way"

BEST MALE VIDEO
Cee Lo Green, "F--k You"
Eminem feat. Rihanna, "Love the Way You Lie"
Bruno Mars, "Grenade"
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi, "All of the Lights"
WINNER: Justin Bieber, "U Smile"

BEST POP VIDEO
Adele, "Rolling in the Deep"
Bruno Mars, "Grenade"
Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer & Afrojack, "Give Me Everything"
Katy Perry, "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)"
WINNER: Britney Spears, "Till The World Ends"

BEST ROCK VIDEO
Mumford & Sons, "The Cave"
Cage The Elephant, "Shake Me Down"
Foster The People, "Pumped Up Kicks"
WINNER: Foo Fighters, "Walk"
The Black Keys, "Howlin' For You"

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
Lil Wayne feat. Cory Gunz, "6'7'"
Kanye West feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi, "All of the Lights"
WINNER: Nicki Minaj, "Super Bass"
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, "Look at Me Now"
Lupe Fiasco, "The Show Goes On"

BEST NEW ARTIST
Foster the People
Wiz Khalifa
WINNER: Tyler, the Creator
Big Sean feat. Chris Brown
Kreayshawn

BEST COLLABORATION
Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer & Afrojack, "Give Me Everything"
Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes, "Look at Me Now"
Kanye West featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi, "All of the Lights"
WINNER: Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West, "E.T."
Nicki Minaj featuring Drake, "Moment 4 Life"

BEST ART DIRECTION
WINNER: Adele, "Rolling In The Deep"
Katy Perry featuring Kanye West,"E.T."
Lady Gaga, "Judas"
Kanye West featuring Dwele, "Power"
Death Cab For Cutie, "You Are a Tourist"

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
WINNER: Beyoncé, "Run the World (Girls)"
Britney Spears, "Till the World Ends"
Lady Gaga, "Judas"
Bruno Mars, "The Lazy Song"
LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & Goon, "Rock Party Rock Anthem"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
WINNER: Adele, "Rolling in the Deep"
30 Seconds to Mars, "Hurricane"
Eminem featuring Rihanna, "Love the Way You Lie"
Katy Perry, "Teenage Dream"
Beyoncé, "Run the World (Girls)"

BEST EDITING
Katy Perry featuring Kanye West, "E.T."
30 Seconds to Mars, "Hurricane"
WINNER: Adele, "Rolling in the Deep"
Manchester Orchestra, "Simple Math"
Kanye West Featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi, "All of the Lights"

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
WINNER: Katy Perry featuring Kanye West, "E.T."
Linkin Park, "Waiting For the End"
Manchester Orchestra, "Simple Math"
Kanye West featuring Dwele, "Power"
Chromeo, "Don't Turn the Lights On"

BEST VIDEO WITH A MESSAGE
WINNER: Lady Gaga, "Born This Way"
Eminem (featuring Rihanna), "Love the Way You Lie"
Katy Perry,"Firework"
Pink, "Fuckin' Perfect"
Rise Against, "Make It Stop (September's Children)"
Taylor Swift, "Mean"

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