MTV Video Music Awards 2009 Winners

List of MTV Video Music Awards 2009 Winners

Video of the year

  • Beyonce, “Single Ladies”  Winner!
  • Lady Gaga, “Poker Face”
  • Eminem, “We Made You”
  • Kanye West, “Love Lockdown”
  • Britney Spears, “Womanizer”

Best Female Video

  • Taylor Swift, “You Belong With Me”  Winner!
  • Lady Gaga, “Poker Face”
  • Beyonce, “Single Ladies”
  • Katy Perry, “Hot n Cold”
  • Kelly Clarkson, “My Life Would Suck Without You”
  • Pink, “So What”

Best Male Video

  • T.I. featuring Rihanna, “Live Your Life”  Winner!
  • Eminem, “We Made You”
  • Kanye West, “Love Lockdown”
  • Jay-Z, “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)”
  • Ne-Yo, “Miss Independent”

Best Pop Video

  • Britney Spears, “Womanizer”  Winner!
  • Lady Gaga, “Poker Face”
  • Beyonce, “Single Ladies”
  • Cobra Starship, “Good Girls Go Bad”
  • Wisin Y Yandel, “Abusadora”

Best New Artist

  • Lady Gaga  Winner!
  • Drake
  • Kid Cudi
  • Asher Roth
  • 3OH!3

Best Rock Video

  • Green Day, “21 Guns”  Winner!
  • Coldplay, “Viva La Vida”
  • Fall Out Boy, “I Don’t Care”
  • Kings of Leon, “Use Somebody”
  • Paramore, “Decode”

Best Hip Hop Video

  • Eminem, “We Made You”  Winner!
  • Kanye West, “Love Lockdown”
  • Jay-Z, “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)”
  • Asher Roth, “I Love College”
  • Flo Rida, “Right Round”

Best Breakthrough Video

  • Matt & Kim: “Lessons Learned”  Winner!
  • Death Cab For Cutie: “Grapevine Fires”
  • Gnarls Barkley: “Who’s Gonna Save My Soul”
  • Anjulie: “Boom”
  • Cold War Kids: “I’ve Seen Enough”
  • Chairlift: “Evident Utensil”
  • Bat For Lashes: “Daniel
  • Major Lazer: “Hold The Line”
  • Passion Pit: “The Reeling”
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs: “Heads Will Roll”

Best Video That Should Have Won A Moonman

  • Beastie Boys, “Sabotage”  Winner!
  • Bjork, “Human Nature”
  • David Lee Roth, “California Girls”
  • Dr. Dre, “Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang”
  • Foo Fighters, “Everlong”
  • George Michael, “Freedom”
  • OK Go, “Here It Goes Again”
  • Radiohead, “Karma Police”
  • Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, “Into the Great Wide Open”
  • U2, “Where The Streets Have No Name”

Best Direction

  • Green Day "21 Guns" (Director: Marc Webb)
  • Beyonce "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" (Director: Jake Nava)
  • Cobra Starship (featuring Leighton Meester) "Good Girls Go Bad" (Director: Kai Regan)
  • Lady Gaga "Paparazzi" (Director: Jonas Åkerlund)
  • Britney Spears "Circus" (Director: Francis Lawrence)

Best Choreography

  • Beyonce – "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" (Choreographers: Frank Gatson and JaQuel Knight)
  • Ciara (featuring Justin Timberlake) – "Love Sex Magic" (Choreographers: Jamaica Craft and Marty Kudelka)
  • Kristinia DeBarge – "Goodbye" (Choreographer: Jamaica Craft)
  • A. R. Rahman and The Pussycat Dolls (featuring Nicole Scherzinger) – "Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)" (Choreographers: Robin Antin and Mikey Minden)
  • Britney Spears – "Circus" (Choreographer: Andre Fuentes)

Best Special Effects

  • Lady Gaga – "Paparazzi" (Special Effects: Chimney Pot)
  • Beyonce – "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" (Special Effects: VFX Effects and Louis Mackall V)
  • Eminem – "We Made You" (Special Effects: Ingenuity Engine)
  • Gnarls Barkley – "Who's Gonna Save My Soul" (Special Effects: Gradient Effects and Image Metrics)
  • Kanye West (featuring Mr Hudson) – "Paranoid" (Special Effects: Wizardflex and Ghost Town Media)

Best Art Direction

  • Lady Gaga – "Paparazzi" (Art Director: Jason Hamilton)
  • Beyonce – "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" (Art Director: Niamh Byrne)
  • Coldplay – "Viva la Vida" (Art Director: Gregory de Maria)
  • Gnarls Barkley – "Who's Gonna Save My Soul" (Art Director: Zach Matthews)
  • Britney Spears – "Circus" (Art Directors: Laura Fox and Charles Varga)

Best Editing

  • Beyonce – "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" (Editor: Jarrett Fijal)
  • Coldplay – "Viva la Vida" (Editor: Hype Williams)
  • Miley Cyrus – "7 Things" (Editor: Jarrett Fijal)
  • Lady Gaga – "Paparazzi" (Editors: Danny Tull and Jonas Åkerlund)
  • Britney Spears – "Circus" (Editor: Jarrett Fijal)

Best Cinematography

  • Green Day – "21 Guns" (Director of Photography: Jonathan Sela)
  • Beyonce – "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" (Director of Photography: Jim Fealy)
  • Coldplay – "Viva la Vida" (Director of Photography: John Perez)
  • Lady Gaga – "Paparazzi" (Director of Photography: Eric Broms)
  • Britney Spears – "Circus" (Director of Photography: Thomas Kloss)