Who Won at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards?

Beyonce at the 2009 VMAs
Date: 
Sep 13, 2009

The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards were held September 13, 2009 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and hosted by English comedian Russell Brand.

Performers included Beyonce, Green Day, Jay-Z and Lady Gaga.

Beyonce won three awards including Video of the Year for "Single Ladies." Green Day and Lady Gaga also won three times.

The most interesting moment of the night came when Taylor Swift won for Best Female Video. Kanye West appeared on stage with her complaining that Beyonce should have won the award.

MTV Video Music Award - Video of the Year
Beyonce (Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)) 
Other Nominees: Britney Spears (Womanizer); Eminem (We Made You); Kanye West (Love Lockdown); Lady Gaga (Poker Face)
MTV Video Music Award - Best Female Video
Taylor Swift (You Belong With Me) 
Other Nominees: Beyonce (Single Ladies); Katy Perry (Hot N Cold); Kelly Clarkson (My Life Would Suck Without You); Lady GaGa (Poker Face); Pink (So What)
MTV Video Music Award - Best Male Video
T.I. (Live Your Life) 
Other Nominees: Eminem (We Made You); Jay-Z (D.O.A.); Kanye West (Love Lockdown); Ne-Yo (Miss Independent)
MTV Video Music Award - Best Hip Hop Video
Eminem (We Made You) 
Other Nominees: Asher Roth (I Love College); Flo Rida (Right Round); Jay-Z (D.O.A.); Kanye West (Love Lockdown)
MTV Video Music Award - Best Pop Video
Britney Spears (Womanizer) 
Other Nominees: Beyonce (Single Ladies); Cobra Starship (Good Girls Go Bad); Lady Gaga (Poker Face); Wisin & Yandel (Abusadora)
MTV Video Music Award - Best Rock Video
Green Day (21 Guns) 
Other Nominees: Coldplay (Viva La Vida); Fall Out Boy (I Don't Care); Kings Of Leon (Use Somebody); Paramore (Decode)
MTV Video Music Award - Best New Artist
Lady GaGa (Poker Face) 
Other Nominees: 3OH!3 (Don't Trust Me); Asher Roth (I Love College); Drake (Best I Ever Had); Kid Cudi (Day N Nite)
MTV Video Music Award - Art Direction
Lady GaGa (Paparazzi) 
Other Nominees: Beyonce (Single Ladies); Britney Spears (Circus); Coldplay (Viva La Vida); Gnarls Barkley (Who's Gonna Save My Soul)
MTV Video Music Award - Best Video That Should Have Won
Beastie Boys (Sabotage) 
Other Nominees: Bjork (Human Behavior); David Lee Roth (California Girls); Dr Dre (Nuthin' But A G Thang); Foo Fighters (Everlong); George Michael (Freedom); OK Go (Here It Goes Again); Radiohead (Karma Police); Tom Petty (Into The Great Wide Open); U2 (Where The Streets
MTV Video Music Award - Breakthrough Video
Matt And Kim (Lessons Learned) 
Other Nominees: Anjulie (Boom); Bat For Lashes (Daniel); Chairlift (Evident Utensil); Cold War Kids (I've Seen Enough); Death Cab For Cutie (Grapevine Fires); Gnarls Barkley (Who's Gonna Save My Soul); Major Lazer (Hold The Line); Passion Pit (The Reeling); Yeah Yeah Yea
MTV Video Music Award - Choreography
Beyonce (Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)) 
Other Nominees: AR Rahman & Pussycat Dolls (Jai Ho!); Britney Spears (Circus); Ciara & Justin Timberlake (Love Sex Magic); Kristinia DeBarge (Goodbye)
MTV Video Music Award - Cinematography
Green Day (21 Guns) 
Other Nominees: Beyonce (Single Ladies); Britney Spears (Circus); Coldplay (Viva La Vida); Lady Gaga (Paparazzi)
MTV Video Music Award - Direction
Green Day (21 Guns) 
director: Marc Webb
Other Nominees: Beyonce (Single Ladies); Britney Spears (Circus); Cobra Starship (Good Girls Go Bad); Lady GaGa (Paparazzi)
MTV Video Music Award - Editing
Beyonce (Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)) 
editor: Jarrett Fijal
Other Nominees: Britney Spears (Circus); Coldplay (Viva La Vida); Lady Gaga (Paparazzi); Miley Cyrus (7 Things)
MTV Video Music Award - Special Effects
Lady Gaga (Paparazzi) 
Other Nominees: Beyonce (Single Ladies); Eminem (We Made You); Gnarls Barkley (Who's Gonna Save My Soul); Kanye West (Paranoid)