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MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2009: the results!

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  • Posted by Shimoa on 2009-05-31 09:19 - Translation : Cara

    The annual MTV ceremony awarding prizes to the best music videos of the year was held on Saturday May 30 at the Saitama Super Arena. Namie Amuro and Coldplay, who were both nominee three times, were the center of attention. But what are the results?.

    Here is the list of the winners for the MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2009 (the winner's name is in bold):

    ■   Best Male Video
    o Motohiro Hata - FOREVER SONG
    o KANYE WEST - HEARTLESS
    + KREVA - Akasatanahamayarawawon
    o Ne-Yo - Closer
    o USHER - Love in This Club feat. YOUNG JEEZY

    ■   Best Female Video
    + Namie Amuro - NEW LOOK
    o Thelma Aoyama - Nando mo
    o BEYONCE - If I Were a Boy
    o Britney Spears - WOMANIZER
    o Hikaru Utada - Prisoner Of Love

    ■   Best Group Video
    + EXILE - Ti Amo (Chapter2)
    o FRANZ FERDINAND - Ulysses
    o THE KILLERS - Human
    o Shounannokaze - Koi Shigure
    o Touhoushinki - MIROTIC

    ■   Best New Artist Video
    o Duffy - Mercy
    o Miho Fukuhara - CHANGE
    o KATY PERRY - I Kissed a Girl
    o GIRL NEXT DOOR - Guuzen no Kakuritsu
    + KIMAGUREN - LIFE

    ■   Best Video Of The Year
    o Namie Amuro - NEW LOOK
    o Britney Spears - Womanizer
    o COLDPLAY - Viva La Vida
    + EXILE - Ti Amo (Chapter2)
    o SOUTHERN ALL STARS - I AM YOUR SINGER

    ■   Best Rock Video
    o 9mm Parabellum Bullet - Living Dying Message
    o ACIDMAN - I STAND FREE
    o FALL OUT BOY - I don't care
    o FRANZ FERDINAND - Ulysses
    + MAXIMUM THE HORMONE - Tsume Tsume Tsume

    ■   Best Pop Video
    o Ikimono-gakari - Kimagure ROMANTIC
    + KATY PERRY - I Kissed a Girl
    o LILY ALLEN - The Fear
    o Perfume - Dream Fighter
    o RIP SLYME - Taiyou to Bikini

    ■   Best R&B Video
    o AKON - Right Now (NaNaNa)
    + Namie Amuro - Sexy Girl
    o JUJU feat. Spontania - Sunao ni Naretara
    o Miliyah Katou - 19 Memories
    o Ne-Yo - Miss Independent

    ■   Best Hip Hop Video
    o KANYE WEST - Heartless
    o KREVA - Akasatanahamayarawawon
    o LIL WAYNE - Lollipop feat.STATIC
    + TERIYAKI BOYZ® - ZOCK ON! feat.Pharrell & Busta Rhymes
    o TI - Live Your Life feat. RIHANNA

    ■   Best Reggae Video
    + HAN-KUN - HOTTER THAN HOT
    o KARDINAL OFFISHALL - Dangerous feat. AKON
    o MIGHTY JAM ROCK - U.P.STAR
    o NATTY - Cold Town
    o RYO the SKYWALKER - EVER GREEN

    ■   Best Dance Video
    o THE BPA - Toe Jam feat. DAVID BYRNE & DIZZEE RASCAL
    o DAN LE SAC VS SCROOBIUS PIP - Thou Shalt Always Kill
    o KRAAK & SMAAK - Squeeze Me feat. BEN WESTBEECH
    + TOWA TEI - Mind Wall feat. Miho Hatori
    o UKAWANIMATION! - Wakusei no Portrait 5 Oku Man Gaso

    ■   Best Video from a Film
    o AI - Okuribito
    o JACK WHITE & ALICIA KEYS - Another Way to Die
    o MADONNA - 4 Minutes feat. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE & TIMBALAND
    o monobright - Ano Toumeikan to Shounen
    + REMIOROMEN - Yume no Tsubomi

    ■   Best Collaboration Video
    o MADONNA - 4 Minutes feat. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE & TIMBALAND
    + NELLY and FERGIE - Party People
    o Kaela Kimura + Scha Dara Parr - Hey! Hey! Alright
    o TI - Live Your Life feat. RIHANNA
    o Anna Tsuchiya feat.AI - Crazy World

    ■   Best album of the year
    o ayaka - Okaeri / SING TO THE SKY
    o COLDPLAY - Viva La Vida / VIVA LA VIDA OR DEATH AND ALL HIS FRIENDS
    + Mr.Children - ESORA / SUPERMARKET FANTASY
    o Ne-Yo - Closer / YEAR OF THE GENTLEMAN
    o Hikaru Utada - HEART STATION / HEART STATION

    ■   Best Karaoke! Song
    o Aqua Timez - Niji
    o COLDPLAY - Viva La Vida
    o FUNKY MONKEY BABYS - Kibou no Uta
    + KIMAGUREN - LIFE
    o MARIAH CAREY - TOUCH MY BODY

    MTV VMAJ logo
    It is the second year in a row that EXILE wins the main award, that is to say the Best Video of the Year. Kimaguren, EXILE and Namie Amuro all went home with two awards. There is one thing striking in the 2009 edition: the Japanese artists outdid the ceremony and lost only in two categories!

    You can watch each music video which was nominated on this MTV page.