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MTV VMA 2016: Full Video Music Awards Winners List

All the winners at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards took place Sunday, August 28 from New York’s Madison Square Garden, where the hottest musical acts reunited to celebrate another year of creative, empowering and artistic videos from the past year.

This year Beyoncé led the pack with 11 nominations and took home eight Moonmen including Video of the Year. Although Adele, with her Xavier Dolan–directed “Hello,” garnered a successful eight noms, she left empty-handed.

Other winners of the night include Drake, DNCE, David Bowie and Coldplay. See the full list of winners below.

READ MORE: MTV VMA 2016 Live Stream: Watch the Video Music Awards Live Online

Video of the Year

Adele – “Hello”
Director: Xavier Dolan

Beyoncé – “Formation”
Director: Melina Matsoukas

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

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

Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Director: Cris

Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”
Director: Emil Nava

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

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 X

Desiigner – “Panda”
Director: Paul Geusebroek

Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
Director: Cris

Chance The Rapper – “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
Justin Bieber –PURPOSE: The Movement
Chris Brown –Royalty
Troye Sivan –Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

 

Best New Artist

Bryson Tiller
Desiigner
Zara Larsson
Lukas Graham
DNCE

 

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

Adele – “Hello” Art
Production Designer: Colombe Raby

 

Best Choreography

Beyoncé – “Formation”
Choreographer: Chris Grant, JaQuel Knight, Dana Foglia

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

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

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

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

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

 

Song of the Summer

Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”

The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer”

Drake ft. Kyla & Wizkid – “One Dance”

Fifth Harmony featuring Fetty Wap – “All In My Head (Flex)” – WINNER

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”

Sia – “Cheap Thrills”

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