Monday, August 29, 2011

VMAs: Katy Perry Tops Award Winners

THR -- Katy Perry won her first Moonmen at Sunday night's VMAs, taking home video of the year for "Firework."The singer also took home the trophy for best collaboration and best special effects for her single "E.T.," featuring Kanye West. (A complete list of winners can be found here.)

Going into Sunday night's show, Perry led all nominees with a total of nine noms, followed by Adele and West with seven apiece.

Beyonce announced that she was pregnant with her first child with husband Jay-Z. At the end of her performance, she hugged her stomach, confirming the news.

Justin Bieber won best male video for his single "U Smile." Britney Spears won for best pop video for her song "Till the World Ends." Nicki Minaj also won her first VMA, for best hip-hop video for "Super Bass." Meanwhile, Foo Fighters won best rock video for "Walk."

The awards show at Nokia Theatre, kicked off with a performance by Lady Gaga. Gaga also won the award for best video with a message and best female video for "Born This Way." 

Russell Brand introduced a tribute to Amy Winehouse.

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