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MTV Video Music Awards 2012 Winners: The Complete List!

USMagazine, Thursday, September 6, 2012, 8:00pm (PDT)

Which stars were the biggest winners at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards?

Kevin Hart hosted the show Thursday night from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Between performances by stars like Rihanna and Taylor Swift, some coveted awards were handed out to rising stars.

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New to the VMAs, One Direction took home three Moonman awards for Most Share-Worthy Video, Best New Artist and Best Pop Video. All five guys (Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson) attended the show for their first time. "Guys what the Hell! You are incredible, 3 VMAs!" Horan tweeted Thursday. "We love you all so much! All 3 of them are for you! Thank you!"

Rihanna, 24, also was a big winner at the show, stealing the Video of the Year award for "We Found Love."

Us Weekly has a complete list of this year's major VMA winners below. Tell Us: Who were you surprised to see win and do you think got snubbed?

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Video of the Year

WINNER: Rihanna, "We Found Love"

Katy Perry, "Wide Awake"

Gotye, "Somebody That I Used To Know"

Drake feat. Rihanna, "Take Care"

M.I.A., "Bad Girls"

 

Most Share-Worthy Video

WINNER: One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful"

Justin Bieber, "Boyfriend"

Beyonce, "Countdown"

Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"

Gotye, "Somebody That I Used To Know"

 

Best New Artist

WINNER: One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful"

Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, "We Are Young"

Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"

Frank Ocean, "Swim Good"

The Wanted, "Glad You Came"

 

Best Hip-Hop Video

WINNER: Drake feat. Lil Wayne, "HYFR"

Childish Gambino, "Heartbeat"

Kanye West feat. Pusha T, Big Sean & 2 Chainz, "Mercy"

Watch the Throne, "Paris"

Nicki Minaj feat. 2 Chainz, "Beez in the Trap"

 

Best Male Video

WINNER: Chris Brown, "Turn Up the Music"

Justin Bieber, "Boyfriend"

Frank Ocean, "Swim Good"

Drake feat. Rihanna, "Take Care"

Usher, "Climax"

 

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Best Female Video

WINNER: Nicki Minaj, "Starships"

Rihanna, "We Found Love"

Katy Perry, "Part of Me"

Beyonce, "Love on Top"

Selena Gomez & The Scene, "Love You Like a Love Song"

 

Best Pop Video

WINNER: One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful"

Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, "We Are Young"

Rihanna, "We Found Love"

Justin Bieber, "Boyfriend"

Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa, "Payphone"

 

Best Rock Video

WINNER: Coldplay, "Paradise"

The Black Keys, "Lonely Boy"

Linkin Park, "Burn It Down"

Jack White, "Sixteen Saltines"

Imagine Dragons, "It's Time"

 

Best Electronic Dance Music Video

WINNER: Calvin Harris, "Feel So Close"

Duck Sauce, "Big Bad Wolf"

Skrillex, "First of the Year (Equinox)"

Martin Solveig, "The Night Out"

Avicii, "Le7els"

This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: MTV Video Music Awards 2012 Winners: The Complete List!

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