MTV Video Music Awards 2013

MTV Video Music Awards 2013

Date: August 25th, 2013

Location: Brooklyn, New York

MTV Video Music Awards 2013 Nominees & Winners

Video of the Year

  • Justin Timberlake “Mirrors”
  • Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz “Thrift Shop”
  • Bruno Mars “Locked Out of Heaven”
  • Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell “Blurred Lines”
  • Taylor Swift “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Best Hip-Hop Video

  • Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton “Can’t Hold Us”
  • Drake “Started From the Bottom”
  • Kendrick Lamar “Swimming Pools”
  • A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar “F**kin Problems”
  • J. Cole feat. Miguel “Power Trip”

Best Male Video

  • Justin Timberlake “Mirrors”
  • Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell “Blurred Lines”
  • Bruno Mars “Locked Out of Heaven”
  • Ed Sheeran “Lego House”
  • Kendrick Lamar “Swimming Pools”

Best Female Video

  • Rihanna featuring Mickey Ekko “Stay”
  • Taylor Swift “I Knew You Were Trouble”
  • Miley Cyrus “We Can’t Stop”
  • Pink featuring 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 featuring Foxes “Clarity”
  • Austin Mahone “What About Love”
  • The Weeknd “Wicked Games”
  • Iggy Azalea “Work”

Best Collaboration

  • Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z “Suit and Tie”
  • Pitbull featuring Christina Aguilera “Feel This Moment”
  • Calvin Harris featuring Ellie Goulding “I Need Your Love”
  • Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell “Blurred Lines”
  • P!nk feat. Nate Ruess “Just Give Me a Reason”

Best Video With a Social Message

  • Kelly Clarkson “People Like Us”
  • Macklemore and Ryan Lewis “Same Love”
  • Snoop Lion “No Guns Allowed”
  • Miguel “Candles in the Sun”
  • Beyoncé “I Was Here”

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”
  • 30 Seconds to Mars “Up in the Air”
  • Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu “Q.U.E.E.N”
  • Lana Del Rey “National Anthem”
  • Alt-J “Tessellate”

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

  • 30 Seconds to Mars “Up in the Air”
  • Lana Del Rey “Ride”
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs “Sacrilege”
  • Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton “Can’t Hold Us”
  • A-Trak and Tommy Trash “Tuna Melt”

Best Direction

  • Justin Timberlake featuring Jay-Z “Suit and Tie”
  • Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton “Can’t Hold Us”
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs “Sacrilege”
  • fun. “Carry On”
  • Drake “Started From the Bottom”

Best Editing

  • Pink featuring Nate Ruess “Just Give Me a Reason”
  • Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch “Sweet Nothing”
  • Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton “Can’t Hold Us”
  • Justin Timberlake “Mirrors”
  • Miley Cyrus “We Can’t Stop”

Best Visual Effects

  • Flying Lotus “Tiny Tortures”
  • Skrillex featuring the Door “Breakin’ a Sweat”
  • The Weeknd “Wicked Games”
  • Duck Sauce “It’s You”
  • Capital Cities “Safe and Sound”