2012 VMA|MAIN SHOW

Drake Takes Home The Moonman For Best Hip-Hop Video

"HYFR" earns Drake and Lil Wayne the night's award for Best Hip-Hop Video, and Drake dedicates the trophy to any kid who takes the long walk home.

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Rihanna and A$AP Rocky perform Cockiness/ We Found Love live at the 2012 VMAs.

Comedian and MTV Video Music Awards Host Kevin Hart tries to settle the beef between Chris Brown and Drake in his opening monologue.

After saying she's happy to have never won the award, herself, Katy Perry introduces the nominees for Best Pop Video.

Katy Perry announces One Direction as the winners of 2012 Video Music Award for Best Pop Video.

Kevin Hart thinks that rapper 2 Chainz needs to be 3 Chainz and needs to add more odd accessories to his look.

The VMA host, himself, joins NBA all-star Dwight Howard to welcome Mac Miller and Miley Cyrus to the stage.

Mac Miller and Miley Cyrus introduce P!nk's live medly performance.

P!nk performs Blow Me (One Last Kiss) (Live) live at the 2012 VMAs.

Pre-show performer Demi Lovato and Brit babe Rita Ora honor their male counterparts by presenting the nominees for Best Male Video.

Chris Brown's video for "Turn Up The Music" is named the Best Male Video in the 2012 VMAs.

Odd Future's Frank Ocean takes to the stage after a glowing introduction from actress Zoe Saldana.

Frank Ocean performs Thinking About You live at the 2012 VMAs.

Outside of the Staples Center, Sky Blu says some lucky fans are enjoying the show in 3D.

Stars of the movie "Celeste & Jesse Forever" banter about their feelings and then announce the 2012 VMA nominees for Best Hip-Hop Video.

"HYFR" earns Drake and Lil Wayne the night's award for Best Hip-Hop Video, and Drake dedicates the trophy to any kid who takes the long walk home.

MTV Correspondent Christina Garibaldi readies a hyped crowd for One Direction's upcoming performance.

One Direction performs One Thing (Live)" live at the 2012 VMAs.

Rebel Wilson jokes with VMA nominees The Wanted before the band introduces the category of 2012 Best Female Video.

"Starships" helps Nicki Minaj take flight as she wins the award for Best Female Video.

VMA Host Kevin Hart points out that VMA-winner Calvin Harris will be providing music through the night as the house DJ.

Kevin Hart jokes about how 2 Chainz became famous and then introduces his 2012 VMAs live performance.

Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz perform Yuck/ No Worries live at the 2012 VMAs.

After getting a warm welcome from VMA Host Kevin Hart and Internet star PSY, Emma Stone and Ezra Miller call on rock stars Green Day to take the stage.

Green Day performs Kill The DJ live at the 2012 VMAs.

The end of the saga begins.

Ke$ha talks to Wiz Khalifa about Amber Rose's pregnancy and then they present the nominees for the 2012 Best New Artist award.

One Direction double their moonman intake with a win for Best New Artist.

The U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team, Jordyn Wieber, Gabby Douglas, Alexandra Raisman, Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney, introduce Alicia Keys' performance of "Girl On Fire."

Alicia Keys performs Girl On Fire live at the 2012 VMAs.

Tribute to the late Beastie Boy who passed away this year.

Jim Cantiello says Lil Wayne's stage-dive has made him the most talked-about artist on social media so far in the night, followed closely by Green Day.

Country star Taylor Swift tells MTV correspondent Christina Garibaldi how she's changed since her first VMA performance.

After praising Rebel Wilson for her grooming habits, VMA Host Kevin Hart introduces the nominees for Video Of The Year.

Kevin Hart screams as Rihanna accepts the top award at the 2012 VMAs for her video "We Found Love" featuring Calvin Harris.

Moonman-collector Taylor Swift takes to the stage to perform her hit single, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."

Taylor Swift performs We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together live at the 2012 VMAs.

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