It was a breakout night for Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator, who nabbed the best new artist award at the MTV 2011 Video Music Awards for his music video Yonkers, but it was Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and Adele who grabbed maximum number of awards at the show.
Katy Perry's Fireworks was named the Video of the Year, while her sci-fi fantasia E.T. with Kanye West won the Best Collaboration. Lady Gaga's Born This Way brought her two Moon Men, one as the Best Female Video and the other one as the Best Video with a Message. During the whole event, Gaga dressed as Jo Calderone, her male alter ego.
Adele's Rolling in the Deep, directed by Sam Brown, won maximum number of behind-the-scene awards including direction, editing, art direction, and cinematography.
The winners' list also featured popular names like Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber and Foo Fighters.
Here is the full list of winners:
VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Katy Perry, Fireworks
BEST FEMALE VIDEO: Lady Gaga, Born This Way
BEST NEW ARTIST: Tyler, The Creator, Yonkers
BEST MALE VIDEO: Justin Bieber, U Smile
BEST COLLABORATION: Katy Perry featuring Kanye West, E.T.
BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO: Nicki Minaj, Super Bass
BEST ROCK VIDEO: Foo Fighters, Walk
BEST POP VIDEO: Britney Spears, Till the World Ends
BEST VIDEO WITH A MESSAGE: Lady Gaga, Born This Way
BEST DIRECTOR: Adele, Rolling in the Deep (Director: Sam Brown)
BEST CHOREOGRAPHY: Beyoncé, Run the World (Girls)
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: Katy Perry featuring Kanye West, E.T.
BEST ART DIRECTION: Adele, Rolling in the Deep
BEST EDITING: Adele, Rolling in the Deep
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Adele, Rolling in the Deep
Check out photos of the stars below.