Jun 24, 2012

MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2012 Winners

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MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2012 was held on June 23 at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. The event was hosted by Japanese trio Perfume. There were also live performances from Exile, Miliyah Kato, 2NE1, 2PM, J Soul Brothers III as well as Linkin Park; and guest artists and celebrities AAA, Nobuaki Kaneko, Rola, Scandal, Anna Tsuchiya, World Order and W-inds.

Winning the “Video of the Year” is Exile‘s “Rising Sun” and “Album Of The Year” goes to Girls’ Generation‘s “Girls’ Generation” album. The “Best Male Video” was Bruno Mars“It Will Rain” and “Best Female Video” to Namie Amuro‘s “Love Story”. Below is the complete list of winners as well as the nominees for the recently concluded MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2012. Check it out.

Video of the Year
Exile — “Rising Sun” – Winner
Lady Gaga — “You and I”
Red Hot Chili Peppers — “The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie”
Girls’ Generation — “Mr. Taxi”
Tokyo Jihen — “Konya wa Karasawagi”

Album of the Year
Coldplay — Mylo Xyloto
Juju — You
Kara — Super Girl
Lady Gaga — Born This Way
Girls’ Generation — Girls’ Generation – Winner

Best Male Video
Bruno Mars — “It Will Rain” – Winner
David Guetta featuring Flo Rida and Nicki Minaj — “Where Them Girls At”
Gen Hoshino — “Film”
Justin Bieber — “Mistletoe”
Naoto Inti Raymi — “Brave”

Best Female Video
Namie Amuro — “Love Story” – Winner
Ayaka — “Hajimari no Toki”
Björk — “Crystalline”
Kana Nishino — “Tatoe Donnani…”
Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris — “We Found Love”

Best Group Video
Coldplay — “Paradise”
Ikimonogakari — “Itsudatte Bokura Wa”
Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera — “Moves Like Jagger”
Monkey Majik — “Hero”
2PM — “I’m Your Man” – Winner

Best New Artist
CN Blue — “In My Head”
James Blake — “Limit to Your Love”
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu — “Tsukema Tsukeru”
LMFAO — “Party Rock Anthem”
2NE1 — “I Am The Best” – Winner

Best Rock Video
Bon Iver — “Holocene”
One Ok Rock — “Answer is Near” – Winner
Radwimps — “Kimi to Hitsuji to Ao”
Red Hot Chili Peppers — “The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie”
Sakanaction — “Bach no Senritsu o Yoru ni Kiita Sei Desu.”

Best Pop Video
Namie Amuro — “Naked”
Beyoncé — “Run the World (Girls)”
Ikimono-gakari — “Itsudatte Bokura Wa”
Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris — “We Found Love”
J Soul Brothers Ⅲ — “Fighters” – Winner

Best R&B Video
Ai — “Independent Woman”
Amy Winehouse — “Our Day Will Come”
Jason Derülo — “It Girl”
Miliyah Kato — “Yūsha-Tachi” – Winner
Mayer Hawthorne — “The Walk”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Drake — “Headlines”
Jay-Z & Kanye West featuring Otis Redding — “Otis”
Kreva — “Kijun” – Winner
Sick Team — “Street Wars”
Tyler, The Creator — “Yonkers”

Best Reggae Video
Arare — “Your Puzzle”
Pushim — “Messenger”
Sean Paul — “She Doesn’t Mind” – Winner
SuperHeavy — “Miracle Worker”
The Heavymanners featuring Rumi — “Breath for Speaker”

Best Dance Video
David Guetta featuring Flo Rida and Nicki Minaj — “Where Them Girls At”
James Blake — “Limit to Your Love”
Perfume — “Laser Beam” – Winner
SBTRKT — “Pharaohs”
Yakushimaruetsuko to D.V.D. — “Gurugle Earth”

Best Video from a Film
Bruno Mars — “It Will Rain” (from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part1)
Bump of Chicken — “Good Luck” (from Always Sanchōme no Yūhi ’64) – Winner
Foo Fighters — “Walk” (from The Mighty Thor)
Ziyoou-Vachi — “Disco” (from Moteki)
Superfly — “Ai wo Kurae” (from Smuggler)

Best Collaboration
Namie Amuro featuring After School — “Make It Happen” – Winner
Jay-Z & Kanye West featuring Otis Redding — “Otis”
Miliyah Kato x Shota Shimizu — “Believe”
Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera — “Moves Like Jagger”
Special Others and Kj — “Sailin'”

Best Choreography
Beyoncé — “Run the World (Girls)”
Chris Brown — “Yeah 3x”
LMFAO — “Party Rock Anthem”
Perfume — “Laser Beam” – Winner
Shinee — “Lucifer”

Best Karaokee! Song
Ayaka — “Hajimari no Toki”
Che’Nelle — “Baby I Love U”
Lady Gaga — “Judas”
Kana Nishino — “Esperanza”
Sonar Pocket — “365 Nichi no Love Story.” – Winner

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