2009 MTV VMA Highlights

September 14, 2009

Even though Kanye West tried to steal the limelight all for himself, the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards had more than just a few wild moments. Lady Gaga bled live onstage and changed her outfit like a gazillion times. Hit the jump to check out all the winners and the show’s best moments.
Here are the award show highlights in 60 seconds:

Moonmen Winners:

Video of the Year: Beyonce – “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)”

Best New Artist: Lady Gaga – “Poker Face”

Best Hip-Hop Video: Eminem – “We Made You”

Best Male Video: T.I. ft Rihanna – “Live Your Life”

Best Pop Video: Britney Spears – “Womanizer”

Best Rock Video: Green Day - “21 Guns”

Best Female Video: Taylor Swift – “You Belong With Me”

Best Video (That Should Have Won A Moonman) - Beastie Boys – “Sabotage”

Breakthrough Video: Matt And Kim – “Lessons Learned”

Best Art Direction: Lady Gaga - “Paparazzi”

Best Choreography: Beyonce – “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)”

Best Cinematography: Green Day - “21 Guns”

Best Direction: Green Day - “21 Guns”

Best Editing - “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)”

Best Special Effects – “Lady Gaga – ‘Paparazzi”

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