MTV Video Music Awards 2013

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will be held on August 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Noms were announced on July 17, 2013. Leading the nominees were Justin Timberlake and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis with six noms each, followed by Bruno Mars with four noms.

Justin Timberlake and his former *NSYNC band members reunited for a special performance on the 2013 MTV VMAs.

We can’t wait to see who wins what and all the amazing performances! Below check out the list of winners & watch the performances from the show.


  • Video of the Year: “Mirrors” by Justin Timberlake
  • Best Male Video: “Locked Out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars
  • Best Female Video: “I Knew You Were Trouble.” by Taylor Swift
  • Artist to Watch: Austin Mahone
  • Best Pop Video: “Come & Get It” by Selena Gomez
  • Best Rock Video: “Up In the Air” by Thirty Seconds to Mars
  • Best Hip-Hop Video: “Can’t Hold Us” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton
  • Best Collaboration: “Just Give Me a Reason” by P!nk featuring Nate Ruess
  • Best Direction: “Suit & Tie” by Justin Timberlake featuring Jay-Z (Director: David Fincher)
  • Best Coreography: “Treasure” by Bruno Mars (Choreographer: Bruno Mars)
  • Best Visual Effects: “Safe and Sound” by Capital Cities (Visual Effects: Grady Hall, Jonathan Wu and Derek Johnson)
  • Best Art Director: “Q.U.E.E.N.” by Janelle Monáe featuring Erykah Badu (Art Director: Veronica Logsdon)
  • Best Editing: “Mirrors” by Justin Timberlake (Editors: Jarrett Fijal and Bonch LA)
  • Best Cinematography: “Can’t Hold Us” Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton (Directors of Photography: Jason Koenig, Ryan Lewis and Mego Lin)
  • Best Video with a Social Message: “Same Love” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert
  • Best Song of the Summer: “Best Song Ever” by One Direction
  • Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award: Justin Timberlake



Austin Mahone – “What About Love”

Ariana Grande – “The Way” / “Baby I”  

Main Show

Lady Gaga – Applause (Opening Act)

Kanye West – Blood On The Leaves

Drake – Hold On We’re Going Home/Started From The Bottom

Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar — We Can’t Stop/Blurred Lines/Give It 2 U

Justin Timberlake – You know just every hit he has ever had.

(JT reminded us all why he won the MJ Video Vanguard Award this year. hot damn.)

Oh and the *NSYNC part one more time…

Bruno Mars – Gorilla

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Same Love (featuring Mary Lambert)

THIS PERFORMANCE WAS EVERYTHING!! (check who joins them… Jennifer Hudson!)

Katy Perry – Roar (Closing Act)

Daft Punk – Get Lucky (featuring Pharrell) [Surprise Appearance]

One of our favorite moments of the show… look at Taylor Swifts reaction to One Direction talking on stage. haha

MTV VMA Video Promos



[Updated with performance videos and winners list.]