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2014 MTV Video Music Awards Winners

MTV Video Music Awards

While this year’s MTV Video Music Awards may not have had too much going on for fans of alternative and indie rock, who doesn’t enjoy a good ol’ fashioned award show every now and again? With acts like the Black Keys, Arctic Monkeys, 30 Seconds to Mars and Lana Del Rey represented in one way or another throughout the categories, we feel the need to present you with a full run-down of who won what at the 2014 MTV VMAs last night (Aug. 23) — though, unless you’re a Beyonce fan, don’t get too excited.

Broken down into two over-arching categories (fan-voted and professional), below are this year’s MTV VMA winners.

Fan-Voted Categories

Video of the Year
Miley Cyrus — ‘Wrecking Ball’

Artist to Watch
Fifth Harmony

Best Hip-Hop Video
Drake ft. Majid Jordan — ‘Hold On (We’re Going Home)’

Best Male Video
Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell Williams — ‘Sing’

Best Female Video
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J — ‘Dark Horse’

Best Pop Video
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea — ‘Problem’

Best Rock Video
Lorde — ‘Royals’

Best Collaboration
Beyonce ft. Jay-Z — ‘Drunk in Love’

MTV Clubland Award
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams — ‘Stay the Night’

Best Video With a Social Message
Beyonce — ‘Pretty Hurts’

Best Lyric Video
5 Seconds of Summer – ‘Don’t Stop’

Professional Categories

Best Cinematography
Beyonce — ‘Pretty Hurts’

Best Editing
Eminem — ‘Rap God’

Best Choreography
Sia — ‘Chandelier’

Best Direction
DJ Snake and Lil Jon — ‘Turn Down for What’

Best Art Direction
Arcade Fire — ‘Reflektor’

Best Visual Effects
OK Go — ‘The Writing’s on the Wall’

And don’t forget, if you want to see your favorite alternative or indie rock music video get some much-deserved recognition, make sure to check out Diffuser’s weekly Top 10 Video Countdown right here.

Next: Watch Lorde's Acceptance Speech at the 2014 MTV VMAs

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