MTV VMAs 2012 Winners List: Rihanna, One Direction Take Home Big Awards

09/07/2012 08:47 am ET

-- Here are the winners of Thursday night's 29th annual MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles:

_ Video of the year: Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris, "We Found Love."

_ Best pop video: One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful."

_ Best new artist: One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful."

_ Best female video: Nicki Minaj, "Starships."

_ Best male video: Chris Brown, "Turn Up The Music."

_ Best hip-hop video: Drake featuring Lil Wayne, "HYFR."

_ Best video with a message: Devi Lovato, "Skyscraper."

_ Best electronic dance music video: Calvin Harris, "Feel So Close."

_ Most share-worthy video: One Direction, "What Makes You Beautiful."

_ Best rock video: Coldplay, "Paradise."

_ Best direction: M.I.A., "Bad Girls."

_ Best art direction: Katy Perry, "Wide Awake."

_ Best choreography: Chris Brown, "Turn Up the Music."

_ Best editing: Beyonce, "Countdown."

_ Best visual effects: Skrillex, "First of the Year (Equinox)."

_ Best cinematography: M.I.A., "Bad Girls."

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