MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration

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The MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration was first introduced to the MTV Video Music Awards in 2007 under the name Most Earthshattering Collaboration, as the VMAs were revamped and a few new categories were added to the show. When MTV brought the VMAs back to their old format in 2008, though, this category did not return. In 2010, the category came back with the name Best Collaboration. Beyoncé Knowles has received the most nominations and wins in this category: She has been nominated twice as lead artist and once as a featured artist. Akon, Lady Gaga, and Kanye West follow, both with one nomination as a lead artist and one as a featured artist. Akon has the record for most nominations in the Most Earthshattering Collaboration category.

Year Winner Other nominees
2007 Beyoncé and Shakira — "Beautiful Liar"
2008 No award given
2009
2010 Lady Gaga (featuring Beyoncé) — "Telephone"
2011 Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) — "E.T."
2012 No award given
2013 Pink (featuring Nate Ruess) — "Just Give Me a Reason"