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MTV VMAs Winners List 2012 - One Direction Wins Big!

It was an evening full of great music and fun performances at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards held at Staples Center on Thursday (September 6) in Los Angeles.

The big winner of the evening was One Direction, who went home with three awards – Best Pop Video, Best New Artist, and Best Share-Worthy Video for “What Makes You Beautiful”.

Rihanna went home with Video of the Year for her song “We Found Love,” Chris Brown won Male Video, and Nicki Minaj won Best Female Video.

Click inside for the complete 2012 MTV Video Music Awards winners list… More Here! »

Demi Lovato: MTV Pre-Show VMA Performance 2012 - Watch Now!

Demi Lovato is pretty in a little black dress as she rocks the stage at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards pre-show held at Staples Center on Thursday (September 6) in Los Angeles.

The 19-year-old musician took home the Best Video with a Message award for her hit song “Skyscraper”. Congrats, Demi!

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Demi Lovato

“This will actually set a lot of my performances apart,” Demi shared during an interview before she performed. “This is going to be something I think everyone’s going to be surprised by. I can’t give away too much, but it’s going to be really cool. And I’m excited.”

Demi was later seen wearing a second LBD as she presented an award on stage with Rita Ora.


Demi Lovato’s VMA Pre-Show Performance

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Pink's MTV VMAs Performance 2012 - Watch Now!

Pink is all smiles as she flies above the stage during her performance at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards held at Staples Center on Thursday (September 6) in Los Angeles.

The 32-year-old singer opened with her hit song “Get The Party Started” and then performed her current single “Blow Me (One Last Kiss).”

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Pink

“Being a part of the VMAs for me is extra special because my mom never let me used to watch MTV as a little girl,” Pink recently told MTV. “I would watch it anyway but she would also try and ground me but then I would just sneak out my window and go to someone’s house that had MTV so to be on MTV is quite ironic.”


Pink’s MTV VMAs Performance 2012 – Watch Now!
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Rihanna's MTV VMAs Performance 2012 - Watch Now!

Rihanna is red hot during her performance at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards held at Staples Center on Thursday (September 6) in Los Angeles.

The 24-year-old singer performed her new song “Cockiness” alongside A$AP Rocky and her hit single “We Found Love” with Calvin Harris, who also served as the house DJ for the evening.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Rihanna

During the show, Rihanna sat next to her BFF Katy Perry!

FYI: Rihanna is wearing an Adam Selman dress, Balenciaga leather pants, Jeremy Scott sunglasses, Lynn Ban necklace, and Air Jordan sneakers.


Rihanna’s MTV VMAs Performance 2012 – Watch Now!
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Katy Perry - MTV VMAs 2012 Red Carpet

Katy Perry arrives at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards held at Staples Center on Thursday (September 6) in Los Angeles.

The 27-year-old singer is wearing a Elie Saab dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, a Sethi couture ring, and rocked her own earrings.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Katy Perry

Katy presented the award for Best Pop Video to One Direction for their smash single “What Makes You Beautiful.”

FYI: Katy was accompanied by J.Molinari jewelry designer BFF Markus Molinari.

10+ pictures inside of Katy Perry at the 2012 MTV Video Music AwardsMore Here! »

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Emma Watson: MTV VMAs 2012 Red Carpet with Ezra Miller!

Emma Watson brightens up the red carpet at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards held at Staples Center on Thursday (September 6) in Los Angeles.

The 22-year-old British actress posed for pics with her Perks of Being a Wallflower co-star Ezra Miller before heading inside.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Emma Watson

In case you missed it, make sure you check out the stills from their highly anticipated film, which also stars Logan Lerman and Nina Dobrev.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower hits theaters on September 21.

FYI: Emma wore a Peter Pilotto dress paired with Tom Ford shoes.

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Ke$ha: 'Die Young' New Single Announcement at MTV VMAs!

Ke$ha hits the red carpet at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards held at Staples Center on Thursday (September 6) in Los Angeles.

The 25-year-old singer announced her new single “Die Young” while she was being interviewed on the carpet!

“I’m happy to announce my new single is called ‘Die Young’ and it will be released this month,” K$ said.

Earlier in the evening, Ke$ha tweeted a naked photo of herself while she was getting glammed up for the evening. “just naked brushing my teeth pre VMAs,” she wrote.

FYI: Ke$ha is wearing a Zaldy dress, Prada shoes, Karma El Khalil rings and earrings, and a Marie Todd ring.

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