The Full List Of 2016 VMA Winners

Managing Editor, Music
08.28.16 3 Comments

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After much ado about Beyonce — who it looks like will be performing, surprising no oneRihanna’s Vanguard Award, and Kanye West’s four-minute blank check, the 2016 VMAs are tonight, right now, and here are the winners so far. Winners will be bolded in each category as they’re announced.

Video of the Year
Beyoncé, “Formation”
Adele, “Hello”
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
Justin Bieber, “Sorry”
Kanye West, “Famous”

Song Of Summer
Fifth Harmony feat. Fetty Wap, “All In My Head (Flex)”
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna, “This Is What You Came For”
Sia, “Cheap Thrills
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
Drake feat. Kyla and Wizkid, “One Dance”
Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”
Kent Jones, “Don’t Mind”
Major Lazer feat. Justin Bieber, MØ, “Cold Water”
Nick Jonas feat. Ty Dolla $ign, “Bacon”
Selena Gomez, “Kill Em With Kindness”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
Desiigner, “Panda”
Bryson Tiller, “Don’t”
Chance The Rapper feat. Saba, “Angels”
2 Chainz, “Watch Out”

Best Male Video
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna, “This Is What You Came For”
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
Bryson Tiller, “Don’t”
Kanye West, “Famous”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

Best Female Video
Beyoncé, “Hold Up”
Adele, “Hello”
Sia, “Cheap Thrills”
Ariana Grande, “Into You”
Rihanna feat. Drake, “Work”

Best Collaboration
Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign, “Work From Home”
Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Freedom”
Ariana Grande feat. Lil Wayne, “Let Me Love You”
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna, “This Is What You Came For”
Rihanna feat. Drake, “Work”

Best New Artist
DNCE
Bryson Tiller
Desiigner
Zara Larsson
Lukas Graham

Breakthrough Long-Form Video
Beyoncé, Lemonade
Florence + The Machine, The Odyssey
Justin Bieber, PURPOSE: The Movement
Chris Brown, Royalty
Troye Sivan, Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy

Best Direction
Beyoncé, “Formation”
Coldplay, “Up&Up”
Adele, “Hello”
David Bowie, “Lazarus”
Tame Impala, “The Less I Know The Better”

Best Cinematography
Beyoncé, “Formation”
Adele, “Hello”
David Bowie, “Lazarus”
Alesso, “I Wanna Know”
Ariana Grande, “Into You”

Best Editing
Beyoncé, “Formation”
Adele, “Hello”
Fergie, “M.I.L.F. $”
David Bowie, “Lazarus”
Ariana Grande, “Into You”

Best Visual Effects
Coldplay, “Up&Up”
FKA twigs, “M3LL155X”
Adele, “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”
Zayn, “PILLOWTALK”

Best Pop Video
Beyoncé, “Formation”
Adele, “Hello”
Justin Bieber, “Sorry”
Alessia Cara, “Wild Things”
Ariana Grande, “Into You”

Best Rock Video
twenty one pilots, “Heathens”
All Time Low, “Missing You”
Coldplay, “Adventure of a Lifetime”
Fall Out Boy feat. Demi Lovato, “Irresistible”
Panic! At The Disco, “Victorious”

Best Electronic Video
Calvin Harris & Disciples, “How Deep Is Your Love”
99 Souls feat. Destiny’s Child & Brandy, “The Girl Is Mine”
Mike Posner, “I Took a Pill in Ibiza”
Afrojack, “SummerThing!”
The Chainsmokers feat. Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”

Best Art Direction
David Bowie, “Blackstar”
Beyoncé, “Hold Up”
Fergie, “M.I.L.F. $”
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
Adele, “Hello”

Best Choreography
Beyoncé, “Formation”
Missy Elliott feat. Pharrell, “WTF (Where They From)”
Beyoncé, “Sorry”
FKA twigs, “M3LL155X”
Florence + The Machine, “Delilah”

Also check out our live-updating red carpet coverage while you’re waiting for the rest of the winners to be announced.

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