Credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for MTV Photo: Miley Cyrus at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards

With the rumors that short-and-sweet 'N Sync reunion, we got so excited we almost forgot the real reason for the show: awards. We watched the big show tonight, August 25, and live-updated the list of nominees below with the winners who took home home the Moonmen (shown below in bold):

 

Video of the Year

Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors"

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz, "Thrift Shop"

Bruno Mars, "Locked Out of Heaven"

Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell, "Blurred Lines"

Taylor Swift, "I Knew You Were Trouble"
 

Best Hip Hop Video

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton, "Can't Hold Us"

Drake, "Started From The Bottom"

Kendrick Lamar, "Swimming Pools"

A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar, "F--kin' Problems"

J. Cole feat. Miguel, "Power Trip"
 

Best Male Video

Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors"

Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell, "Blurred Lines"

Bruno Mars, "Locked Out of Heaven"

Ed Sheeran, "Lego House"

Kendrick Lamar, "Swimming Pools"
 

Best Female Video

Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko, "Stay"

Taylor Swift, "I Knew You Were Trouble"

Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop"

Pink feat. Nate Ruess, "Just Give Me A Reason"

Demi Lovato, "Heart Attack"
 

Best Pop Video

Bruno Mars, "Locked Out of Heaven"

Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors"

Fun., "Carry On"

Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop"

Selena Gomez, "Come and Get It"
 

Artist To Watch

Twenty One Pilots, "Holding On To You"

Zedd feat. Foxes, "Clarity"

Austin Mahone, "What About Love"

The Weeknd, "Wicked Games"

Iggy Azalea, "Work"
 

Best Collaboration

Justin Timberlake, feat. Jay-Z, "Suit & Tie"

Pitbull feat. Christina Aguilera, "Feel This Moment"

Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding, "I Need Your Love"

Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell, "Blurred Lines"

Pink feat. Nate Ruess, "Just Give Me A Reason"
 

Best Video With A Social Message

Kelly Clarkson, "People Like Us"

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, "Same Love"

Snoop Lion, "No Guns Allowed"

Miguel, "Candles in the Sun"

Beyoncé, "I Was Here"
 

Best Song of the Summer

One Direction, "Best Song Ever"

Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop"

Selena Gomez, "Come and Get It"

Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding, "I Need Your Love"

Daft Punk, "Get Lucky"

Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell, "Blurred Lines"
 

Best Rock Video

Imagine Dragons, "Radioactive"

Fall Out Boy, "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)"

Mumford & Sons, "I Will Wait"

30 Seconds To Mars, "Up in the Air"

Vampire Weekend, "Diane Young"
 

Best Art Direction

Capital Cities, "Safe and Sound"

Thirty Seconds To Mars, "Up in the Air"

Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu, "Q.U.E.E.N"

Lana Del Rey, "National Anthem"

Alt-J, "Tesselate"
 

Best Choreography

Chris Brown, "Fine China"

Ciara, "Body Party"

Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull, "Live It Up"

will.i.am feat. Justin Bieber, "#thatPOWER"

Bruno Mars, "Treasure"
 

Best Cinematography

Thirty Seconds To Mars, "Up in the Air"

Lana Del Rey, "Ride"

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Sacrilege"

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton, "Can't Hold Us"

A-Trak & Tommy Trash, "Tuna Melt"
 

Best Direction

Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z, "Suit & Tie"

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton, "Can't Hold Us"

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Sacrilege"

Fun., "Carry On"

Drake, "Started From The Bottom"
 

Best Editing

Pink feat. Nate Ruess, "Just Give Me A Reason"

Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch, "Sweet Nothing"

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton, "Can't Hold Us"

Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors"

Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop"
 

Best Visual Effects

Capital Cities, "Safe and Sound"

Duck Sauce, "It's You"

Flying Lotus, "Tony Tortures"

Skrillex feat. the Doors "Breakn' a Sweat"

The Weeknd "Wicked Games"
 

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Justin Timberlake



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