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The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will take place Sunday, August 25, 2013, honoring the best music videos from the previous year. The awards will be broadcast from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

AwardsEdit

bold = winners

Video of the yearEdit

  • Justin Timberlake, “Mirrors”
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz, "Thrift Shop"
  • Bruno Mars, "Locked Out of Heaven"
  • Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell, "Blurred Lines"
  • Taylor Swift, "I Knew You Were Trouble"

Best female videoEdit

  • Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko, "Stay"
  • Taylor Swift, “I Knew You Were Trouble.”
  • Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop"
  • Pink featuring Nate Ruess, "Just Give Me A Reason"
  • Demi Lovato, "Heart Attack"

Best male videoEdit

  • Bruno Mars, “Locked Out of Heaven”
  • Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors"
  • Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell, "Blurred Lines"
  • Ed Sheeran, "Lego House"
  • Kendrick Lamar, "Swimming Pools"

Best pop videoEdit

  • Selena Gomez, “Come & Get It”
  • Bruno Mars, "Locked Out of Heaven"
  • Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors"
  • fun., "Carry On"
  • Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop"

Best hip-hop videoEdit

  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton, “Can’t Hold Us”
  • Drake, "Started From the Bottom"
  • Kendrick Lamar, "Swimming Pools"
  • A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar, "F----n' Problems"
  • J. Cole featuring Miguel, "Power Trip"

Best rock videoEdit

  • Imagine Dragons, "Radioactive"
  • Fall Out Boy, "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)"
  • Mumford & Sons, "I Will Wait"
  • Thirty Seconds to Mars, “Up In the Air”
  • Vampire Weekend, "Diane Young"

Best collaborationEdit

  • Justin Timberlake, featuring Jay-Z, "Suit & Tie"
  • Pitbull featuring Christina Aguilera, "Feel This Moment"
  • Calvin Harris featuring Ellie Goulding, "I Need Your Love"
  • Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell, "Blurred Lines"
  • Pink and Nate Ruess of fun., “Just Give Me a Reason”

Best video with a social messageEdit

  • Kelly Clarkson, "People Like Us"
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert, “Same Love”
  • Snoop Lion, "No Guns Allowed"
  • Miguel, "Candles in the Sun"
  • Beyoncé, "I Was Here"

Best song of the summerEdit

  • Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop"
  • Selena Gomez, "Come and Get It"
  • Calvin Harris featuring Ellie Goulding, "I Need Your Love"
  • Daft Punk, "Get Lucky"
  • Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell, "Blurred Lines"
  • One Direction, “Best Song Ever”

Artist to watchEdit

  • Twenty One Pilots, "Holding On to You"
  • Zedd featuring Foxes, "Clarity"
  • Austin Mahone, “What About Love”
  • The Weeknd, "Wicked Games"
  • Iggy Azalea, "Work"

Best directionEdit

  • Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie” (director David Fincher)
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton, "Can't Hold Us"
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Sacrilege"
  • fun., "Carry On"
  • Drake, "Started From the Bottom"

Best visual effectsEdit

  • Capital Cities, “Safe and Sound”
  • Duck Sauce, "It's You"
  • Flying Lotus, "Tony Tortures"
  • Skrillex featuring The Doors, "Breakn' a Sweat"
  • The Weeknd, "Wicked Games"

Best choreographyEdit

  • Chris Brown, "Fine China"
  • Ciara, "Body Party"
  • Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull, "Live It Up"
  • will.i.am feat. Justin Bieber, "#thatPOWER"
  • Bruno Mars, “Treasure”

Best art directionEdit

  • Capital Cities, "Safe and Sound"
  • Thirty Seconds to Mars, "Up in the Air"
  • Janelle Monae featuring Erykah Badu, “Q.U.E.E.N.”
  • Lana Del Rey, "National Anthem"
  • Alt-J, "Tesselate"

Best cinematographyEdit

  • Thirty Seconds to Mars, "Up in the Air"
  • Lana Del Rey, "Ride"
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Sacrilege"
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton, “Can’t Hold Us”
  • A-Trak & Tommy Trash, "Tuna Melt"

Best editingEdit

  • Pink featuring Nate Ruess, "Just Give Me A Reason"
  • Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch, "Sweet Nothing"
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton, "Can't Hold Us"
  • Justin Timberlake, “Mirrors”
  • Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop"

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard AwardEdit

  • Justin Timberlake

Performers Edit

PresentersEdit

  • Jimmy Fallon
  • Taylor Swift
  • Selena Gomez
  • One Direction
  • Jared Leto
  • Emeli Sande
  • A$ap Rocky
  • Kevin Hart

VideosEdit

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