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A list of winners at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards

A list of winners at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, which aired live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Video of the year: Justin Timberlake, “Mirrors”

Best female video: Taylor Swift, “I Knew You Were Trouble.”

Best male video: Bruno Mars, “Locked Out of Heaven”

Best pop video: Selena Gomez, “Come & Get It”

Best hip-hop video: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton, “Can’t Hold Us”

Best rock video: Thirty Seconds to Mars, “Up In the Air”

Best collaboration: Pink and Nate Ruess of fun., “Just Give Me a Reason”

Best video with a social message: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert, “Same Love”

Best song of the summer: One Direction, “Best Song Ever”

Artist to watch: Austin Mahone, “What About Love”

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award: Justin Timberlake

Best direction: Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie” (director David Fincher)

Best visual effects: Capital Cities, “Safe and Sound”

Best choreography: Bruno Mars, “Treasure”

Best art direction: Janelle Monae featuring Erykah Badu, “Q.U.E.E.N.”

Best cinematography: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton, “Can’t Hold Us”

Best editing: Justin Timberlake, “Mirrors”

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