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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been altered using digital filters) The new MTV Moon Man, designed by Jeremy Scott, is seen at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for MTV)

Kendrick Lamar was the biggest winner of the night. Who else was triumphant?

Check out the full list of the winners below:

P!NK – Video Vanguard Award

Video of the Year
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” — WINNER
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful”
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
The Weeknd – “Reminder”

Song of Summer
Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi, Feat. Justin Bieber – “Despacito (Remix)”
Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”
Shawn Mendes – “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back”
Demi Lovato – “Sorry Not Sorry”
DJ Khaled Feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
Camila Cabello Feat. Quavo – “OMG”
Fifth Harmony Feat. Gucci Mane – “Down”
Lil Uzi Vert – “XO Tour Llif3” — WINNER

Artist of the Year
Bruno Mars
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran  — WINNER
Ariana Grande
The Weeknd

Best New Artist
Khalid  — WINNER
Kodak Black
Young M.A
Julia Michaels
Noah Cyrus (Records)

Best Collaboration
Charlie Puth ft. Selena Gomez – “We Don’t Talk Anymore”
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer”
Calvin Harris ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean – “Feels”
Zayn & Taylor Swift – “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)” — WINNER

Best Pop
Shawn Mendes – “Treat You Better”
Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”
Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times”
Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down” — WINNER
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm”
Miley Cyrus – “Malibu”

Best Hip Hop
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”  — WINNER
Big Sean – “Bounce Back”
Chance the Rapper – “Same Drugs”
D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad & Boujee”
DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne – “I’m The One”

Best Dance
Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay”  — WINNER
Kygo x Selena Gomez – “It Ain’t Me”
Calvin Harris – “My Way”
Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber and MØ – “Cold Water”
Afrojack ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Gone”

Best Rock
Coldplay – “A Head Full of Dreams”
Fall Out Boy – “Young And Menace”
Twenty One Pilots – “Heavydirtysoul” — WINNER
Green Day – “Bang Bang”
Foo Fighters – “Run”

Best Fight Against the System

Logic ft. Damian Lemar Hudson – “Black SpiderMan” (Race & LGBTQ)  — WINNER
The Hamilton Mixtape – “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)” (Immigration)  — WINNER
Big Sean – “Light” (Race) — WINNER
Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Body image)  — WINNER
Taboo ft. Shailene Woodley – “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL” (Environment) — WINNER
John Legend – “Surefire” (Immigration & Anti-Muslim hate) — WINNER

Best Cinematography
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (Scott Cunningham) — WINNER
Imagine Dragons – “Thunder” (Matthew Wise)
Ed Sheeran – “Castle On The Hill”  (Steve Annis)
DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels – “Nobody Speak” (David Proctor)
Halsey – “Now or Never”  (Kristof Brandl)

Best Direction
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”  (Dave Meyers & the little homies) — WINNER
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm” (Mathew Cullen)
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Cameron Duddy & Bruno Mars)
Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Aaron A)
The Weeknd – “Reminder” (Glenn Michael)

Best Art Direction
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”  (Spencer Graves) — WINNER
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”  (Alex Delgado)
Katy Perry ft. Migos – “Bon Appetit”  (Natalie Groce)
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”  (Damian Fyffe)
The Weeknd – “Reminder”  (Creative Director: Lamar C Taylor / Co-creative Director: Christo Anesti)

Best Visual Effects
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”  (Company: Timber/Lead: Jonah Hall) — WINNER
A Tribe Called Quest – “Dis Generation”  (Company: Bemo/Lead: Brandon Hirzel)
KYLE ft. Lil Yachty – “iSpy”  (Company: Gloria FX/Leads: Max Colt & Tomash Kuzmytskyi)
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm”  (Company: MIRADA)
Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times”  (Company: ONE MORE/Lead: Cédric Nivoliez)

Best Choreography
Kanye West – “Fade” (Teyana Taylor, Guapo, Jae Blaze & Derek ‘Bentley’ Watkins) — WINNER
Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj – “Side To Side” (Brian & Scott Nicholson)
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”  (Dave Meyers)
Sia – “The Greatest” (Ryan Heffington)
Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down”  (Sean Bankhead)

Best Editing
Future – “Mask Off”  (Vinnie Hobbs of VHPost)
Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean” (Ryan Staake & Eric Degliomini) — WINNER
Lorde – “Green Light” (Nate Gross of Exile Edit)
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer” (Jennifer Kennedy)
The Weeknd – “Reminder”  (Red Barbaza)



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