2016 MTV Video Music Awards: Beyonce shines with seven awards
Beyonce Knowles-Carter dominated the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday night, August 28, 2016, at Madison Square Garden, New York, venue of the award.
Beyonce won a total of seven awards to surpass Madonna’s record for most VMA wins ever.
Hollywood reporter said, “Fans vote o the winners, who receive the iconic Moonman statuette.”
Her video, “Formation” directed by Melina Matsoukas won the Video of the Year to beat four other nominations for the award.
Beyonce’s Formation beat Adele’s “Hello,” “Hotline Bling” by Drake, Justin Beiber’s “Sorry” and Kanye West’s “Famous.”
She also won the Best Female Video with her “Hold Up” directed by Jonas Akerlund and Beyonce Knowles-Carter.
Again, “Hold UP” pushed Adele’s “Hello” to the rear. While other nominations-“Cheap Thrills” by Sia, Ariana Grande’s “Into You,” and “Work” by Rihanna ft Drake got pulled by Beyoce’s “Hold Up.”
Under the “Best Pop Video” Beyonce’s “Formation” made it again to defeat four other nomination.
As if that wasn’t enough, “Lemonade” by Beyonce won the “Breakthrough Long Form Video” to beat Chris Brown’s “Royalty,” Troye Sivan’s Blue Neighbourhood Trilogy, “The Odyssey” by Florence + The Machine, and PURPOSE: The Movement by Justin Beiber.
“Formation” won the Best Choreography, Best Direction, Best Cinematography, and Best Editing.
In all, Formation alone earned Beyonce six awards.