MTV Video Music Awards 2011

 

Current years’ VMA 2011 took place in the Nokia Threatre in Los Angeles. I kept my fingers crossed for Tyler, The Creator, Foster The People and Manchester Orchestra which were all nominated in two categories. Sorry for the bad video qualities below but I tried to find something on the net. Here the results (Note: I just listed the awards I mentioned above, the further nominations can be seen on mtv.com)

Video of the Year

Katy Perry — “Firework”

  • Adele — “Rolling in the Deep”
  • Beastie Boys — “Make Some Noise”
  • Bruno Mars — “Grenade”
  • Tyler, the Creator — “Yonkers”

Best Female Video

Lady Gaga — “Born This Way”

  • Adele — “Rolling in the Deep”
  • Beyoncé — “Run the World (Girls)”
  • Nicki Minaj — “Super Bass”
  • Katy Perry — “Firework”

Best New Artist

Tyler, the Creator — “Yonkers”

  • Big Sean (featuring Chris Brown) — “My Last”
  • Foster the People — “Pumped Up Kicks”
  • Kreayshawn — “Gucci Gucci”
  • Wiz Khalifa — “Black and Yellow”

Best Pop Video

Britney Spears — “Till the World Ends”

  • Adele — “Rolling in the Deep”
  • Bruno Mars — “Grenade”
  • Katy Perry — “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)”
  • Pitbull (featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer and Afrojack) — “Give Me Everything”

Best Rock Video

Foo Fighters — “Walk”

  • The Black Keys — “Howlin’ for You”
  • Cage the Elephant — “Shake Me Down”
  • Foster the People — “Pumped Up Kicks”
  • Mumford & Sons — “The Cave”

Best Direction in a Video

Adele — “Rolling in the Deep” (Director: Sam Brown)

  • 30 Seconds to Mars — “Hurricane” (Director: Bartholomew Cubbins)
  • Beastie Boys — “Make Some Noise” (Director: Adam Yauch)
  • Eminem (featuring Rihanna) — “Love the Way You Lie” (Director: Joseph Kahn)
  • Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — “E.T.” (Director: Floria Sigismondi)

Best Special Effects in a Video

Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — “E.T.” (Special Effects: Jeff Dotson for Dot & Effects)

  • Chromeo — “Don’t Turn the Lights On” (Special Effects: The Mill)
  • Linkin Park — “Waiting for the End” (Special Effects: Ghost Town Media)
  • Manchester Orchestra — “Simple Math” (Special Effects: DANIELS)
  • Kanye West (featuring Dwele) — “Power” (Special Effects: Nice Shoes and ArtJail)

Best Editing in a Video

Adele — “Rolling in the Deep” (Editor: Art Jones at Work)

  • 30 Seconds to Mars — “Hurricane” (Editors: Jared Leto, Frank Snider, Michael Bryson, Stefanie Visser and Daniel Carberry)
  • Manchester Orchestra — “Simple Math” (Editor: DANIELS)
  • Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — “E.T.” (Editor: Jarrett Fijal)
  • Kanye West (featuring Rihanna and Kid Cudi) — “All of the Lights” (Editor: Hadaya Turner)
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