MTV VMAs 2016: Full Winners List, Including Beyoncé, Rihanna And Drake

Spoiler alert: There's aof Beyoncé.

In news that will come as a surprise to precisely no one, Beyoncé was the big winner at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night (28 August).

Of the 10 awards she was nominated for, the Queen Bey triumphed in eight categories, including the coveted Video Of The Year award, which she won for her ‘Formation’ music video.

Upon collecting her Video Of The Year prize, she name-checked her husband and daughter, Jay Z and Blue Ivy (the latter of whom was in attendance, as Beyoncé’s “date” for the evening), before dedicating the award to “the people of New Orleans”, where portions of the ‘Formation’ video were filmed.

Beyoncé at the VMAs
Beyoncé at the VMAs
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The star also took home Best Female Video for ‘Hold Up’, and beat stiff competition from… erm… herself in the Best Choreography category, again for ‘Formation’.

She and Kendrick Lamar lost out to Fifth Harmony and Ty Dolla Sign in the Best Collaboration category, while David Bowie’s stunning ‘Lazarus’ video also beat Beyoncé for Best Art Direction.

Elsewhere, Calvin Harris won Best Male Video over Drake, Kanye West and The Weeknd, while Fifth Harmony’s ‘All In My Head (Flex)’ was named Song Of The Summer (no, we’re not sure we’ve actually heard it either).

Drake presents Rihanna with her Video Vanguard Award
Drake presents Rihanna with her Video Vanguard Award
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Check out the full list of winners below...

Video Of The Year
Beyoncé - ‘Formation’

Best Female Video
Beyoncé - ‘Hold Up’

Best Male Video
Calvin Harris - ‘This Is What You Came For’

Best New Artist

Best Pop Video
Beyoncé - ‘Formation’

Best Rock Video
Twenty One Pilots - ‘Heathen’

Best Hip-Hop Video
Drake - ‘Hotline Bling’

Best Electronic Video
Calvin Harris - ‘How Deep Is Your Love’

Best Collaboration
Fifth Harmony & Ty Dolla Sign - ‘Work From Home’

Breakthrough Longform Video
Beyoncé - ‘Lemonade’

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Pamela Anderson Showed Some Skin On The Red Carpet...
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The most 2001 photo we've ever seen.
.... And So Did Kid Rock
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He couldn't resist getting in on the act.
Jennifer Lopez Attended With Her Then-Boyfriend, Puff Daddy
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Looking exactly the same as she does in 2016.
Blue Steel Was Still A Thing
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Ben Stiller had just starred in 'Zoolander', after all.
Missy Elliott Paid Tribute To Aaliyah On The Red Carpet
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The R&B singer had died just two weeks earlier.
Macy Gray Really Wanted That Album Promo
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Good hat, too.
...No, You Don't Understand. She Really Wanted It.
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We wonder how many people bought the album because of this.
These... Gentlemen Were Also In Attendance
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That's Mudvayne (obv).
Jennifer Lopez And Ja Rule Performed 'I'm Real'
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Seriously, how has this woman not aged?
These Ladies Were The Big Winners On The Night
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'Lady Marmalade' was named Video Of The Year.
Mya Apparently Wasn't Invited To Party Afterwards
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And Andy Dick Apparently Wanted To Get In On The Fun
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Moving swiftly on...
*NYNC Won Best Pop Video...
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They beat Christina Aguilera, Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears with their 'Pop' video.
...And Celebrated Their Victory With A Live Performance...
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'Kings Of Pop', though, guys? Really?
...Which Included A Guest Appearance From Michael Jackson...
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Now that's more like it.
...But Even Michael Jackson Couldn't Steal The Show From Britney
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That snake immediately went down in pop history. Incidentally, Britney won zero awards this night.
A New Artist Called Alicia Keys Was The Talk Of The Night
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She won Best New Artist, over David Gray, Coldplay and Sum 41.
...And Gave A Stunning Performance Of Her Song 'Fallin'
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The VMAs had a lot of good hats that year.
And It Wouldn't Be 2001 Without An Awards Show Performance From U2
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Sing it, Bono.
The Group Also Won The Video Vanguard That Year
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The golden Moon Man was theirs to keep.
Meanwhile, Destiny's Child Won Best R&B Video
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For 'Survivor', obv.
Missy Elliott Gave A Visually Stunning Performance
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Swinging from the chandelier long before Sia.
And Finally, Remember When Limp Bizkit Used To Win Awards?
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Here they are celebrating their Best Rock Video victory.
Yep, Our Thoughts Exactly, Britney
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Oh dear.

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