Who Won VMAs for Best Male Video?

MTV Best Male Video

From David Bowie's "China Girl" in 1984 to "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson in 2015, MTV has awarded their VMA for Best Male Video.

Tom Petty, Beck, Eminem, Will Smith and Chris Brown have all won the Best Male Video twice.

Best Male Video was not awarded in 2007. Instead a more generic Male Artist of the Year Award was given to Justin Timberlake.

2015 Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars ("Uptown Funk")  
Other Nominees: Nick Jonas (Chains); Kendrick Lamar (Alright); Ed Sheeran (Thinking Out Loud); The Weeknd (Earned It)
2014 Ed Sheeran ("Sing")  
Other Nominees: Eminem (The Monster); John Legend (All Of Me); Pharrell Williams (Happy); Sam Smith (Stay With Me)
2013 Bruno Mars ("Locked Out Of Heaven")  
Other Nominees: Ed Sheeran (Lego House); Justin Timberlake (Mirrors); Kendrick Lamar (Swimming Pool (Drank)); Robin Thicke (Blurred Lines)
2012 Chris Brown ("Turn Up The Music")  
Other Nominees: Drake (Take Care); Frank Ocean (Swim Good); Justin Bieber (Boyfriend); Usher (Climax)
2011 Justin Bieber ("U Smile")  
Other Nominees: Bruno Mars (Grenade); Cee Lo Green (F**k You); Eminem (Love The Way You Lie); Kanye West (All Of The Lights)
2010 Eminem ("Not Afraid")  
Other Nominees: B.o.B (Airplanes); Drake (Find Your Love); Jason Derulo (In My Head); Usher (OMG)
2009 T.I. ("Live Your Life")  
Other Nominees: Eminem (We Made You); Jay-Z (D.O.A.); Kanye West (Love Lockdown); Ne-Yo (Miss Independent)
2008 Chris Brown ("With You")  
Other Nominees: Flo Rida (Low); Lil Wayne (Lollipop); T.I. (No Matter What); Usher (Love In This Club)
2006 James Blunt ("You're Beautiful")  
Other Nominees: Busta Rhymes (Touch It Remix); Kanye West (Gold Digger); Nick Lachey (What's Left of Me); TI (What You Know)
2005 Kanye West ("Jesus Walks")  
Other Nominees: 50 Cent (Candy Shop); Beck (E-Pro); John Legend (Ordinary People); Usher (Caught Up)
2004 Usher ("Yeah!")  
Other Nominees: Jay-Z (99 Problems); Prince (Musicology); Justin Timberlake (Senorita); Kanye West (All Falls Down)
2003 Justin Timberlake ("Cry Me A River")  
Other Nominees: Johnny Cash (Hurt); Eminem (Lose Yourself); 50 Cent (In Da Club); John Mayer (Your Body Is A Wonderland)
2002 Eminem ("Without Me")  
Other Nominees: Craig David (Walking Away); Enrique Iglesias (Hero); Elton John (This Train Don't Stop Here Anymore); Nelly (#1); Usher (U Got It Bad)
2001 Moby ("South Side")  
Other Nominees: Eminem (Stan); Lenny Kravitz (Again); Robbie Williams (Rock DJ); Nelly (Ride Wit Me)
2000 Eminem ("The Real Slim Shady")  
Other Nominees: D'Angelo (Untitled); Kid Rock (Cowboy); Moby (Natural Blues); Ricky Martin (Shake Your Bon Bon)
1999 Will Smith ("Miami")  
Other Nominees: Eminem (My Name Is); Lenny Kravitz (Fly Away); Ricky Martin (Livin' La Vida Loca)
1998 Will Smith ("Just The Two Of Us")  
Other Nominees: David Bowie (I'm Afraid of Americans); Busta Rhymes (Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See); Eric Clapton (My Father's Eyes); Brian McKnight (Anytime)
1997 Beck ("Devils Haircut")  
Other Nominees: Babyface (Everytime I Close My Eyes); R Kelly (I Believe I Can Fly); Will Smith (Men In Black)
1996 Beck ("Where It's At")  
Other Nominees: Bryan Adams (The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is You); Coolio (1 2 3 4); R Kelly (Down Low); Seal (Don't Cry)
1995 Tom Petty ("You Don't Know How It Feels")  
Other Nominees: Chris Isaak (Somebody's Crying); Elton John (Believe); Lucas (Lucas With the Lid Off)
1994 Tom Petty ("Mary Jane's Last Dance")  
Other Nominees: Beck (Loser); Tony Bennett (Steppin Out With My Baby); Bruce Springsteen (Streets of Philadelphia)
1993 Lenny Kravitz ("Are You Gonna Go My Way")  
Other Nominees: Peter Gabriel (Steam); George Michael (Killer/Papa Was A Rolling Stone); Sting (If I Ever Lose My Faith In You)
1992 Eric Clapton ("Tears In Heaven")  
Other Nominees: John Mellencamp (Get A Leg Up); Tom Petty (Into the Great Wide Open); Bruce Springsteen (Human Touch); Weird Al Yankovic (Smells Like Nirvana)
1991 Chris Isaak ("Wicked Game")  
Other Nominees: Gerardo (Rico Suave); Jon Bon Jovi (Blaze of Glory); George Michael (Freedom)
1990 Don Henley ("The End of the Innocence")  
Other Nominees: Billy Idol (Cradle Of Love); MC Hammer (U Can't Touch This); Michael Penn (No Myth)
1989 Elvis Costello ("Veronica")  
Other Nominees: Bobby Brown (Every Little Step); Lou Reed (Dirty Blvd); Steve Winwood (Roll With It)
1988 Prince ("U Got the Look")  
Other Nominees: Terence Trent D'Arby (Wishing Well); George Harrison (Got My Mind Set On You); Bruce Springsteen (Tunnel of Love); Steve Winwood (Back In the High Life)
1987 Peter Gabriel ("Sledgehammer")  
Other Nominees: David Bowie (Day In Day Out); Robert Palmer (I Didn't Mean To Turn You On); Paul Simon (You Can Call Me Al); Steve Winwood (Higher Love)
1986 Robert Palmer ("Addicted To Love")  
Other Nominees: Bryan Adams (Summer of '69); Phil Collins (Take Me Home); Bruce Springsteen (Glory Days); Sting (If You Love Somebody Set Them Free)
1985 Bruce Springsteen ("I'm On Fire")  
Other Nominees: Glen Frey (Smuggler's Blues); Don Henley (The Boys of Summer); David Lee Roth (California Girls); David Lee Roth (Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody)
1984 David Bowie ("China Girl")  
Other Nominees: Herbie Hancock (Rockit); Michael Jackson (Thriller); Billy Joel (Uptown Girl); Lionel Richie (All Night Long)