2014 MTV Video Music Awards: Full List Of Winners, Miley Cyrus ‘Wrecking Ball’ Bags Video Of The Year [PHOTOS]

By Riza Ornos
August 25, 2014 3:09 PM EST

2014 MTV Video Music Awards: Full List Of Winners, Miley Cyrus ‘Wrecking Ball’ Bags Video Of The Year [PHOTOS]

After a year of Miley Cyrus controversial VMA performance, MTV is back for its 31st Annual Video Music Awards packed with today's hottest artists and epic performances. Leading the nominees with eight nods, Beyonce bagged the Best Collaboration Award for her hit single "Drunk in Love" with rapper husband Jay Z beating Eminem's "The Monsters" with Rihanna and Pitbull's "Timber" with Kesha.


One of the top-billed performers, Queen Bey is this year's recipient of the Video Vanguard Award with Jay Z planting a kiss on her lips in front of the audience with daughter Blue Ivy in his arms. The same award was given to Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Beastie Boys, Britney Spears and Red Hot Chili Peppers in the past.


The hip-hop diva celebrated her victory with an incredible performance and stunned the audience during the Aug. 7 medley performance. "She is performing her album, every song in a wrapped up 15 minute performance with other sprinkled surprises," Hollywood Life reports exclusively.


Thanks to her twerking performance during last year's award show, the former Disney star took home the award for Video of the Year for her song "Wrecking Ball." Her scandalous video won over Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" featuring Charli XCX, Sia's "Chandelier," Beyonce and Jay Z's "Drunk in Love" and Pharrell Williams' "Happy."


For Best Male and Female Video category, Ed Sheeran won the man on the moon statue for his song "Sing" with Pharrell Williams and Katry Perry for her hit single "Dark Horse" featuring Juicy J. Perry Beat Beyonce's "Partition," Lorde's "Royals," Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" and Ariana Grande's "Problem."


Here's the full list of winners for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.


Video of the Year:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Beyonce ft. JAY Z - "Drunk In Love"
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
Sia - "Chandelier"
Miley Cyrus - "Wrecking Ball"


Best Hip Hop:
Eminem - "Bezerk"
Drake ft. Majid Jordan - "Hold On (We're Going Home)"
Childish Gambino - "3005"
Kanye West - "Black Skinhead"
Wiz Khalifa - "We Dem Boyz"


Best Male:
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
John Legend - "All Of Me"
Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell - "Sing"
Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "Monster"


Best Female:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Beyonce - "Partition"
Lorde - "Royals"
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - "Dark Horse"


Best Pop:
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz - "Talk Dirty"
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"
Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc - "Wake Me Up"


Best Rock:
Imagine Dragons - "Demons"
Arctic Monkeys - "Do I Wanna Know"
The Black Keys - "Fever"
Lorde - "Royals"
Linkin Park - "Until It's Gone"


MTV Artist to Watch:
Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"
5 Seconds of Summer -"She Looks So Perfect"
Charli XCX - "Boom Clap"
Schoolboy Q - "Man Of The Year"
Fifth Harmony - "Miss Movin On"


Best Collaboration:
Beyonce ft. JAY Z - "Drunk In Love"
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"
Pitbull ft. Ke$ha - "Timber"
Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga - "Loyal"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "Monster"
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - "Dark Horse"


MTV Clubland Award:
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams - "Stay the Night"
Calvin Harris - "Summer"
Martin Garrix - "Animal"
Disclosure - "Grab Her!"


Best Video With a Social Message:
Angel Haze ft. SIA - "Battle Cry"
Avicii - "Hey Brother"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
J. Cole ft. TLC - "Crooked Smile"
Kelly Rowland - "Dirty Laundry"
David Guetta f/ Mikky Ekko - "One Voice"


Best Cinematography:
30 Seconds to Mars - "City of Angels"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts" (Directors of Photography: Darren Lew and Jackson Hunt)
Arcade Fire - "Afterlife"
Gesaffelstein - "Hate or Glory"
Lana Del Rey - "West Coast"


Best Editing:
Eminem - "Rap God" (Editor: Ken Mowe)
MGMT - "Your Life is a Lie"
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams -"Stay the Night"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
Fitz and The Tantrums - "The Walker"


Best Choreography:
Sia - "Chandelier"
Beyonce - "Partition"
Usher - "Good Kisser"
Michael Jackson f/Justin Timberlake - "Love Never Felt So Good"
Jason Derulo f/2Chainz - "Talk Dirty"
KIESZA - "Hideaway"


Best Direction:
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
OK Go - "The Writing's On the Wall"
Miley Cyrus - "Wrecking Ball"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "The Monster"


Best Art Direction:
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Eminem - "Rap God"
Arcade Fire - "Reflektor" (Art Director: Anastasia Masaro)
Tyler, The Creator - "Tamale"


Best Visual Effects:
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
OK Go - "The Writing's On the Wall" (Visual Effects: 1stAveMachine)
Disclosure - "Grab Her!"
Eminem - "Rap God"
Jack White - "Lazaretto"





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