Taylor Swift bags four awards at MTV VMAs

Los Angeles: The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards was a starry affair, with singer Taylor Swift raking in four awards.

Taylor Swift. Pic/AFP
Taylor Swift. Pic/AFP 

Swift took home several of Sunday night's biggest awards, including Video of the Year, Best Female Video and Best Pop Video, winning for both "Bad blood" (featuring Kendrick Lamar) and "Blank space", reports

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars won Best Male Video for their "Uptown funk". Other big winners include Nicki Minaj for Best Hip-Hop Video, Fetty Wap for the Artist To Watch, and Fall Out Boy for Best Rock Video.

Miley Cyrus hosted the festivities of the gala night, which began with a performance by Minaj, where she was joined by Swift, and Pharrell, Demi Lovato, Justin Bieber and more also performed.

Here's the full list of the nominations and winners:

Video of the Year:
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar - "Bad blood" (Winner)
Beyoncé - "7/11"
Ed Sheeran - "Thinking out loud"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars - "Uptown funk"
Kendrick Lamar - "Alright"

Female Video:
Taylor Swift - "Blank space" (Winner)
Beyoncé - "7/11"
Nicki Minaj - "Anaconda"
Sia - "Elastic heart"
Ellie Goulding - "Love me like you do"

Artist to Watch:
Fetty Wap - "Trap queen" (Winner)
Vance Joy - "Riptide"
George Ezra - "Budapest"
James Bay - "Hold back the river"
FKA Twigs - "Pendulum"

Hip-Hop Video:
Nicki Minaj - "Anaconda" (Winner)
Fetty Wap - "Trap queen"
Kendrick Lamar - "Alright"
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth - "See you again"
Big Sean ft. E-40 - "IDFWU"

Male Video:
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars - "Uptown funk" (Winner)
Ed Sheeran - "Thinking out loud"
Kendrick Lamar - "Alright"
The Weeknd - "Earned it"
Nick Jonas - "Chains"

Pop video:
Taylor Swift - "Blank space" (Winner)
Beyoncé - "7/11"
Ed Sheeran - "Thinking out loud"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars - "Uptown funk"
Maroon 5 - "Sugar"

Rock video:
Fall Out Boy - "Uma thurman" (Winner)
Hozier - "Take me to church"
Florence + the Machine - "Ship to wreck"
Walk the Moon - "Shut up and dance"
Arctic Monkeys - "Why'd you only call me when you're high?"

Video with a social message:
Big Sean ft. Kanye West and John Legend - "One man can change the world" (Winner)
Jennifer Hudson - "I still love you"
Colbie Caillat - "Try"
Rihanna - "American oxygen"
Wale - "The white shoes"

Song of the summer:
5 Seconds of Summer - "She's kinda hot" (Winner)
Fifth Harmony - "Worth it"
Major Lazer - "Lean on"
OMI - "Cheerleader"
Taylor Swift - "Bad blood"
David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj - "Hey mama"
Fetty Wap - "My way"
Jack U ft. Justin Bieber - "Where are u now"
Silento - "Watch me"
Demi Lovato - "Cool for the summer"
The Weeknd - "Can't feel my face"
Selena Gomez ft. A$AP Rocky - "Good for you"

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