Posted by , Aug 31, 2015 at 12:24pm
Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj were the big winners of the night.

The ladies did very well at the VMAs this year. Though Nicki Minaj was initially pissed she didn't get nominated for Video of the Year, which ultimately Taylor Swift, she took home both Best Female Video and Best Hip-Hop Video with "Anaconda."

Hip-hop had a solid night, with Big Sean winning his first VMA, taking home Video With a Social Message with "One Man Can Change the World," and Fetty Wap earning the fan's vote for Artist to Watch.

Here's the complete list. Winners in bold.

Video of the Year
Beyoncé — "7/11"
Ed Sheeran — "Thinking Out Loud"
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk"
Kendrick Lamar — "Alright"

Best Male Video
Ed Sheeran — "Thinking Out Loud"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk"
Kendrick Lamar — "Alright"
The Weeknd — "Earned It"
Nick Jonas — "Chains"

Best Female Video
Beyoncé — "7/11"
Taylor Swift — "Blank Space"
Nicki Minaj — "Anaconda"
Sia — "Elastic Heart"
Ellie Goulding — "Love Me Like You Do"

Best Hip Hop Video
Fetty Wap — "Trap Queen"
Nicki Minaj — "Anaconda"
Kendrick Lamar — "Alright"
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth — "See You Again"
Big Sean ft. E-40 — "IDFWU"

Best Pop Video
Beyoncé — "7/11"
Ed Sheeran — "Thinking Out Loud"
Taylor Swift — "Blank Space"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk"
Maroon 5 — "Sugar"

Best Rock Video
Hozier — "Take Me To Church"
Fall Out Boy — "Uma Thurman"
Florence + the Machine — "Ship To Wreck"
Walk the Moon — "Shut Up and Dance"
Arctic Monkeys — "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?"

Artist to Watch
Fetty Wap — "Trap Queen"
Vance Joy — "Riptide"
George Ezra — "Budapest"
James Bay — "Hold Back The River"
FKA Twigs — "Pendulum"

Best Collaboration
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk"
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth — "See You Again"
Ariana Grande & The Weeknd — "Love Me Harder"
Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj — "Bang Bang"

Video With a Social Message
Jennifer Hudson — "I Still Love You"
Colbie Caillat — "Try"
Big Sean ft. Kanye West and John Legend — "One Man Can Change the World"
Rihanna — "American Oxygen"
Wale — "The White Shoes"

PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES

Best Art Direction
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood" (Charles Infante)
Snoop Dogg — "So Many Pros" (Jason Fijal)
Jack White — "Would You Fight For My Love" (Jeff Peterson)
The Chemical Brothers — "Go" (Michel Gondry)
Skrillex & Diplo — "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer)

Best Choreography
Beyoncé — "7/11" (Beyoncé, Chris Grant, Additional choreography: Gabriel Valenciano)
OK Go — "I Won’t Let You Down" (OK Go, air:man and Mori Harano)
Chet Faker — "Gold" (Ryan Heffington)
Ed Sheeran — "Don’t" (Nappy Tabs)
Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Never Catch Me" (Keone and Mari Madrid)

Best Cinematography
Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Never Catch Me" (Larkin Sieple)
Ed Sheeran — "Thinking Out Loud" (Daniel Pearl)
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood" (Christopher Probst)
FKA Twigs — "Two Weeks" (Justin Brown)
Alt-J — "Left Hand Free" (Mike Simpson)

Best Direction
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood" (Joseph Kahn)
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk" (Bruno Mars and Cameron Duddy)
Kendrick Lamar — "Alright" (Colin Tilley & The Little Homies)
Hozier — "Take Me To Church" (Brendan Canty, Conal Thomson)
Childish Gambino — "Sober" (Hiro Murai)

Best Editing
Beyoncé — "7/11" (Beyoncé, Ed Burke, Jonathan Wing)
Ed Sheeran — "Don’t" (Jacquelyn London)
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood" (Chancler Haynes at Cosmo Street)
A$AP Rocky — "L$D" (Dexter Navy)
Skrillex & Diplo — "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer)

Best Visual Effects
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood" (Ingenuity Studios)
FKA Twigs — "Two Weeks" (Gloria FX, Tomash Kuzmytskyi, and Max Chyzhevskyy)
Childish Gambino — "Telegraph Ave." (Gloria FX)
Skrillex & Diplo — "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer)
Tyler, The Creator — "F****** Young/Death Camp" (Gloria FX)

Complete List Of 2015 VMAs Winners

Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj were the big winners of the night.


The ladies did very well at the VMAs this year. Though Nicki Minaj was initially pissed she didn't get nominated for Video of the Year, which ultimately Taylor Swift, she took home both Best Female Video and Best Hip-Hop Video with "Anaconda."

Hip-hop had a solid night, with Big Sean winning his first VMA, taking home Video With a Social Message with "One Man Can Change the World," and Fetty Wap earning the fan's vote for Artist to Watch.

Here's the complete list. Winners in bold.

Video of the Year
Beyoncé — "7/11"
Ed Sheeran — "Thinking Out Loud"
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk"
Kendrick Lamar — "Alright"

Best Male Video
Ed Sheeran — "Thinking Out Loud"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk"
Kendrick Lamar — "Alright"
The Weeknd — "Earned It"
Nick Jonas — "Chains"

Best Female Video
Beyoncé — "7/11"
Taylor Swift — "Blank Space"
Nicki Minaj — "Anaconda"
Sia — "Elastic Heart"
Ellie Goulding — "Love Me Like You Do"

Best Hip Hop Video
Fetty Wap — "Trap Queen"
Nicki Minaj — "Anaconda"
Kendrick Lamar — "Alright"
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth — "See You Again"
Big Sean ft. E-40 — "IDFWU"

Best Pop Video
Beyoncé — "7/11"
Ed Sheeran — "Thinking Out Loud"
Taylor Swift — "Blank Space"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk"
Maroon 5 — "Sugar"

Best Rock Video
Hozier — "Take Me To Church"
Fall Out Boy — "Uma Thurman"
Florence + the Machine — "Ship To Wreck"
Walk the Moon — "Shut Up and Dance"
Arctic Monkeys — "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?"

Artist to Watch
Fetty Wap — "Trap Queen"
Vance Joy — "Riptide"
George Ezra — "Budapest"
James Bay — "Hold Back The River"
FKA Twigs — "Pendulum"

Best Collaboration
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk"
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth — "See You Again"
Ariana Grande & The Weeknd — "Love Me Harder"
Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj — "Bang Bang"

Video With a Social Message
Jennifer Hudson — "I Still Love You"
Colbie Caillat — "Try"
Big Sean ft. Kanye West and John Legend — "One Man Can Change the World"
Rihanna — "American Oxygen"
Wale — "The White Shoes"

PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES

Best Art Direction
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood" (Charles Infante)
Snoop Dogg — "So Many Pros" (Jason Fijal)
Jack White — "Would You Fight For My Love" (Jeff Peterson)
The Chemical Brothers — "Go" (Michel Gondry)
Skrillex & Diplo — "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer)

Best Choreography
Beyoncé — "7/11" (Beyoncé, Chris Grant, Additional choreography: Gabriel Valenciano)
OK Go — "I Won’t Let You Down" (OK Go, air:man and Mori Harano)
Chet Faker — "Gold" (Ryan Heffington)
Ed Sheeran — "Don’t" (Nappy Tabs)
Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Never Catch Me" (Keone and Mari Madrid)

Best Cinematography
Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Never Catch Me" (Larkin Sieple)
Ed Sheeran — "Thinking Out Loud" (Daniel Pearl)
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood" (Christopher Probst)
FKA Twigs — "Two Weeks" (Justin Brown)
Alt-J — "Left Hand Free" (Mike Simpson)

Best Direction
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood" (Joseph Kahn)
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk" (Bruno Mars and Cameron Duddy)
Kendrick Lamar — "Alright" (Colin Tilley & The Little Homies)
Hozier — "Take Me To Church" (Brendan Canty, Conal Thomson)
Childish Gambino — "Sober" (Hiro Murai)

Best Editing
Beyoncé — "7/11" (Beyoncé, Ed Burke, Jonathan Wing)
Ed Sheeran — "Don’t" (Jacquelyn London)
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood" (Chancler Haynes at Cosmo Street)
A$AP Rocky — "L$D" (Dexter Navy)
Skrillex & Diplo — "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer)

Best Visual Effects
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood" (Ingenuity Studios)
FKA Twigs — "Two Weeks" (Gloria FX, Tomash Kuzmytskyi, and Max Chyzhevskyy)
Childish Gambino — "Telegraph Ave." (Gloria FX)
Skrillex & Diplo — "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer)
Tyler, The Creator — "F****** Young/Death Camp" (Gloria FX)

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