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MTV Video Music Awards 2015 Recap

August 31, 2015

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The always-outrageous Miley Cyrus hosted the 2015 MTV VMAs, find out more in the Kidzworld Recap!

Winners

Everyone is a winner at the always weird and wonderful MTV Video Music Awards, but here are the artists who took home the gold (and no surprises here, Taylor Swift cleaned up this year!)

Taylor cleaned house this year!Taylor cleaned house this year!
  • Video of the Year: Bad Blood - Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar
  • Best Female Video: Blank Space -Taylor Swift
  • Best Male Video: Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson
  • Best Hip-Hop Video: Anaconda - Nicki Minaj
  • Best Pop Video: Blank Space - Taylor Swift
  • Best Choreography: I Won't Let You Down - OK Go
  • Best Rock Video: Uma Thurman - Fall Out Boy
  • Artist to Watch Award: Fetty Wap - Trap Queen
  • Best Direction: Alright - Kendrick Lamar
  • Best Collaboration: Bad Blood - Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar
  • Best Visual Effects: Where Are Ü Now - Justin Bieber
  • Best Video with Social Message: One Man Can Change the World - Kanye West, Big Sean, John Legend
  • Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award: Kanye West
  • Best Song of the Summer: She's Kinda Hot - 5 Seconds of Summer

Highlights

First off, Host Miley Cyrus stole the show with an array of bizarre and revealing costume changes, but despite knowing how to make a splash, she was able to host this year's show almost no real hiccups - way to go Miley!

Miley arrived from Outer Space just to host!Miley arrived from Outer Space just to host!

Real Talk and Twitter

A major performance highlight this year came right at the start when Nicki Minaj kicked off the show performing her hugely underrated song "Trini Dem Girls," she got the crowd pumped up and ready for action with this dance track, and then transitioned into her summer hit "The Night is Still Young," joined by none other than Taylor Swift (it looks like these two divas got over their Twitter feud fast - but it later in the night during her acceptance speech Nicki called out Cyrus instead, and it's hard to know whether it was staged or not!)

Speaking Swiftly

Taylor Swift presented Kanye West with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award (its kinda like a lifetime achievement award), and he couldn't help but mention that infamous moment years ago when he interrupted her Taylor's acceptance speech - it looks like the hip hop star has been doing some soul searching of late now that he has a daughter.

Kanye West received the Michael Jackson Vanguard AwardKanye West received the Michael Jackson Vanguard Award

Speaking of Taylor, pre-show she debuted the video for "Wildest Dreams," starring hottie Scott Eastwood, and considering she swept the floor with the other nominees in wins last night, it was a cherry on top for one of her biggest years.

Check out "Wildest Dreams" below!

 

Have Your Say

What did you think of the 2015 MTV VMAs? Let us know in the comment section below.