MTV Video Music Award for Best Video with a Message

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2011 award winner Lady Gaga for her video Born This Way. She is the first singer to receive the award.
2014 award winner Beyoncé for her video Pretty Hurts.

The MTV Video Music Award for Best Video with a Social Message is an award handed out at the yearly MTV Video Music Awards, first introduced at the 2011 ceremony. The first winner of the category was Lady Gaga. As of 2014, Kelly Clarkson, Rise Against, and Beyoncé have received the most nominations in this category, with being nominated twice.

Year Winner(s) Work Nominees Ref.
2011 Lady Gaga "Born This Way" [1]
2012 Demi Lovato "Skyscraper" [2]
2013 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (featuring Mary Lambert) "Same Love" [3]
2014 Beyoncé "Pretty Hurts" [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards: Winners By Category". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "2012 Video Music Awards Summary". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ Montgomery, James (July 17, 2013). "2013 Video Music Award Nominations: Get The Full List!". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ Lynch, Joe (August 25, 2014). "2014 VMAs Winners: Miley Cyrus, Drake, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry & More". Billboard. Retrieved August 25, 2013.