2016 MTV Video Music Awards (Winners)

And the video of the year goes to...

The 2016 MTV VMAs (Video Music Awards) are occurring at 9PM on Sunday night, August 28, at Madison Square Garden in NYC. Beyonce is the most nominated artist, with 11 while Adele was second with 8 possible tries at the Moonman trophy -- the UK superstar's "Hello" video is nominated in seven categories. Rihanna is set to receive the Vanguard Award at the ceremony, and Britney Spears is set to perform at the show, the first time since her 2007 appearance. Check out the list of winners below.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adele - “Hello” Director: Xavier Dolan
Beyoncé – “Formation” Director: Melina Matsoukas WINNER
Drake – “Hotline Bling” Director: Director X
Justin Bieber – “Sorry” Director: Parris Goebel
Kanye West – “Famous” Director: Kanye West

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Adele – “Hello” Director: Xavier Dolan
Beyoncé – “Hold Up” Director: Jonas Åkerlund, Beyoncé Knowles Carter WINNER
Sia – “Cheap Thrills” Director: Lior Molcho
Ariana Grande – “Into You” Director: Hannah Lux Davis
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version) Director: Director X

BEST MALE VIDEO
Drake – “Hotline Bling” Director: Director X WINNER
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t” Director: Cris
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” Director: Emil Nava WINNER
Kanye West – “Famous” Director: Kanye West
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” Director: Grant Singer

BEST COLLABORATION
Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom” Director: Beyoncé Knowles Carter, Kahlil Joseph
Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Work From Home” Director: Director X WINNER
Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne – “Let Me Love You” Director: Grant Singer
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” Director: Emil Nava
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work” (short version) Director: Director X

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO
Drake – “Hotline Bling” Director: Director XWINNER
Desiigner – “Panda” Director: Paul Geusebroek
Bryson Tiller – “Don’t” Director: Cris
Chance The Rapper featuring Saba – “Angels” Director: Austin Vesely
2 Chainz – “Watch Out” Director: Motion Family

BEST POP VIDEO

Adele – “Hello” Director: Xavier Dolan
Beyoncé – “Formation” Director: Melina Matsoukas
Justin Bieber – “Sorry” Director: Parris Goebel
Alessia Cara – “Wild Things” Director: Aaron A
Ariana Grande – “Into You” Director: Hannah Lux Davis

BEST ROCK VIDEO
All Time Low – “Missing You” Director: Patrick Tracy
Coldplay – “Adventure Of A Lifetime” Director: Mat Whitecross
Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato – “Irresistible” Director: Wayne Isham
twenty one pilots – “Heathens” Director: Andrew Donoho
Panic! At The Disco – “Victorious” Director: Brandon Dermer

BEST ELECTRONIC VIDEO
Calvin Harris & Disciples – “How Deep Is Your Love” Director: Emil Nava
99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy – “The Girl Is Mine” Director: Ludovic Zuili / Simon Bouisson
Mike Posner – “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” Director: Jon Jon Augustavo
Afrojack – “SummerThing!” Director: Sam Sneed
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down” Director: Marcus Kuhne

BREAKTHROUGH LONG FORM VIDEO
Florence + The Machine – The Odyssey
Beyoncé – Lemonade WINNER
Justin Bieber – PURPOSE: The Movement
Chris Brown – Royalty
Troye Sivan – Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

BEST NEW ARTIST Presented by Taco Bell®
Bryson Tiller
Desiigner
Zara Larsson
Lukas Graham
DNCE WINNER

SONG OF SUMMER
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”
Sia – “Cheap Thrills”
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey– "Closer"
Drake ft. Kyla and Wizkid– "One Dance"
Justin Timberlake– "Can't Stop the Feeling"
Kent Jones– "Don't Mind"
Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber & MØ​​– "Cold Water"
Nick Jonas ft. Ty Dolla $ign– "Bacon"
Selena Gomez– "Kill Em With Kindness"
Fifth Harmony ft. Fetty Wap– "All In My Head (Flex)" WINNER

BEST ART DIRECTION
Beyoncé – “Hold Up” Production Designer: Jason Hougaard
Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $” Production Designer: Alexander Delgado
Drake – “Hotline Bling” Production Designer: Jeremy MacFarlane
David Bowie – “Blackstar” Production Designer: Jan Houllevigue WINNER
Adele – “Hello” Production Designer: Colombe Raby

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Beyoncé – “Formation” Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia WINNER
Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell – “WTF (Where They From)” Choreographer: Hi-Hat
Beyoncé – “Sorry” Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia, Anthony Burrell, Beyoncé Knowles Carter
FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X” Choreographer: FKA Twigs
Florence + The Machine – “Delilah” Choreographer: Holly Blakey

BEST DIRECTION
Beyoncé – “Formation” Director: Melina Matsoukas WINNER
Coldplay – “Up&Up” Director: Vania Heymann, Gal Muggia
Adele – “Hello” Director: Xavier Dolan
David Bowie – “Lazarus” Director: Johan Renck
Tame Impala – “The Less I Know The Better” Director: Canada

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Beyoncé – “Formation” Cinematographer: Malik Sayeed WINNER
Adele – “Hello” Cinematographer: André Turpin
David Bowie – “Lazarus” Cinematographer: Crille Forsberg
Alesso – “I Wanna Know” Cinematographer: Corey Jennings
Ariana Grande – “Into You” Cinematographer: Paul Laufer

BEST EDITING
Beyoncé – “Formation” Editor: Jeff Selis WINNER
Adele – “Hello” Editor: Xavier Dolan
Fergie – “M.I.L.F. $” Editor: Vinnie Hobbs
David Bowie – “Lazarus” Editor: Johan Söderberg
Ariana Grande – “Into You” Editor: Hannah Lux Davis

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Coldplay – “Up&Up” VFX Editor: Vania Heymann WINNER
FKA Twigs – “M3LL155X” VFX Editor: Lewis Saunders, Jihoon Yoo
Adele – “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” VFX Editor: Sam Sneade
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” VFX Editor: Bryan Smaller
Zayn – “PILLOWTALK” VFX Editor: David Smith

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