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Rihanna, One Direction and Other BMI Leaders Top 2012 MTV Video Music Awards

Posted in News on September 17, 2012
Pictured: One Direction
Pictured: One Direction

BMI stars took top honors at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. From Rihanna, who clinched Video of the Year for “We Found Love,” and One Direction, who scored two big wins including Most Share-Worthy Video, to Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown, who earned Best Female and Male Video trophies, respectively, the unmatched diversity and growing popularity of the BMI roster was on brilliant display.

For play-by-play coverage of the annual must-watch ceremony, check out the recap on Billboard.com.

2012 MTV Video Music Awards
BMI Winners

Video of the Year
“We Found Love”
Rihanna

Best New Artist
One Direction

Best Female Video
“Starships”
Nicki Minaj

Best Hip-Hop Video
“HYFR”
Drake featuring Lil Wayne

Best Male Video
“Turn Up the Music”
Chris Brown

Best Pop Video
“What Makes You Beautiful”
One Direction

Most Share-Worthy Video
“What Makes You Beautiful”
One Direction

Best Choreography
“Turn Up the Music”
Chris Brown