2012 MTV Video Music Brazil

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2012 MTV Video Music Brazil
Date September 20, 2012
Location Espaço das Américas
Television/Radio coverage
Network MTV Brasil
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The 2012 MTV Video Music Brazil, known as VMB 2012 in Brazil, was held on September 20, 2012, and yook place at the Espaço das Américas, São Paulo. It awarded the best in Brazilian music and popular culture in the year of 2012.

With the Street Culture as the awards theme, the VMB 2012 overcame the previous edition as the greatest VMB ever. The event had an audience of 4000 people, and it was 4 hours long, 1 hour for the pre-show, 2 for the main show, and 1 for after-show, like the previous editions. As the 2011 Video Music Awards, the awards, for the first time, didn't have a host.

For this edition, some concepts of the previous edition was maintained. It was continue to emphasize the alternative scenario of Brazilian music, but, this time, the popular one gained more space. Some popular artists returned to be indicated, like the happy rock band Restart, winner of 5 categories in 2010.

The voting was also reformulated. New categories were created: Best Band, Best Female and Best Male Act. The public has regained emphasis and chose the finalists in each category until September 3. From there, the VMB academy chose the winners. The exceptions were the categories Hit of the Year and International Artist, which were exclusively by popular vote.

Nominations[edit]

The nominees were revealed on July 20, 2012. The finalists were revealed on September 3. Nominees with small font weren't selected among the finalists.

Artist of the Year[edit]

Video of The Year[edit]

Best Album[edit]

Best Song[edit]

  • Emicida - "Dedo na Ferida"
  • Rita Lee - "Reza"
  • Vanguart - "Mi Vida Eres Tu"
  • Vivendo do Ócio - "Nostalgia"
  • Wado - "Com a Ponta dos Dedos"
  • Bonde do Rolê - "Kilo"
  • Karina Buhr - "Cara Palavra"
  • Lirinha - "Memória"
  • Mallu Magalhães - "Velha e Louca"
  • Tulipa Ruiz - "É"

Best Band[edit]

Best Female Act[edit]

Best Male Act[edit]

Best New Act[edit]

Best Album Art[edit]

  • Agridoce - "Agridoce"
  • Autoramas - "Música Crocante"
  • Gaby Amarantos - "Treme"
  • Vanguart - "Boa Parte de Mim Vai Embora"
  • Zeca Baleiro - "O Disco do Ano"
  • Bixiga 70 - "Bixiga 70"
  • BNegão & Seletores de Frequência - "Sintoniza Lá"
  • Curumin - "Arrocha"
  • Lucas Santtana - "O Deus que Devasta mas Também Cura"
  • Marisa Monte - "O Que Você Quer Saber de Verdade"

MTV Bet[edit]

  • RAPadura Xique Chico
  • Soulstripper
  • O Terno
  • Lemoskine
  • Selvagens à Procura de Lei
  • Cícero
  • Clarice Falcão
  • Rael da Rima

Exclusive categories for popular vote[edit]

Hit of the Year[edit]

  • Agridoce - "Dançando"
  • ConeCrewDiretoria - "Chama os Mulekes"
  • CW7 - "Tudo Que Eu Sinto"
  • Emicida - "Zica, Vai Lá"
  • Forfun - "Largo dos Leões"
  • O Teatro Mágico - "Nosso Pequeno Castelo"
  • Projota - "Desci a Ladeira/Pode se Envolver"
  • Rashid - "Quero Ver Segurar"
  • Restart - "Menina Estranha"
  • Strike - "Fluxo Perfeito"

Best International Act[edit]

Performances[edit]

  • Planet Hemp (Pre-show Performance) - performed "Dig Dig Dig", "Fazendo a Cabeça", "Legalize Já", "A Culpa é de Quem?" and "Mantenha o Respeito"
  • Marcelo D2 (Opening Performance) - performed "Abre Alas"
  • Emicida feat. Rashid, Iggor Cavalera, Lúcio Maia e Joe - performed "Dedo na ferida"
  • Projota - performed "Desci a Ladeira/Pode se Envolver" / ConeCrewDiretoria - performed "Chama os Mulekes"
  • Agridoce - performed "Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want"
  • Karina Buhr - performed "Cara Palavra"
  • Bonde do Rolê feat. Karol Konká - performed "Brazilian Boys"
  • Gal Costa - performed "Neguinho"
  • Racionais MC's (Closing Performance) - performed "Cores e Valores", "Eu Sou 157", "Negro Drama", "Mil Faces de Um Homem Leal (Marighella)", "That's My Way" and "Da Ponte pra Cá" (feat. Dexter, DJ Cia and Helião from RZO, Du Bronk’s and Negreta from Rosana Bronks, and Seu Jorge).

Appearances[edit]

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