Katy Perry wins big at 2011 MTV awards
Los Angeles: Pop star Katy Perry beat Adele, Beastie Boys, Bruno, Mars to win the Video of the Year, the top award at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).
Despite losing Video of the Year to Perry, Adele did not return home empty handed. She bagged four awards, including Best Art Direction, Editing, Cinematography, and Direction – for her ‘Rolling in the Deep’ video.
Pop icon Lady Gaga bagged the Best Video with a Message and Best Female Video for her ‘Born This Way’ clip.
The other winners include Justin Bieber (Best Male Video), Beyonce Knowles (Best Choreography), Britney Spears (Best Pop Video), Nicki Minaj (Best Hip-Hop), and Foo Fighters (Best Rock Video).
The 28th annual awards ceremony last evening featured live performances by the likes of Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Beyonce and Lady Gaga.
The winners were announced by presenters that included Kim Kardashian, Selena Gomez, Taylor Lautner, Chord Overstreet and Jared Leto.