2011 Much Music Awards

2011 Much Music Awards: Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga The Big Winners

Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber were big winners at the 2011 MuchMusic Video Awards, which took place on June 19 in Toronto, Canada, by sweeping the most prizes. Previously winning one each at the beginning of the televised show, GaGa and Bieber added another trophy near the end of the event.

The Mother Monster took home UR Fave International Video, thanks to her “Born This Way” clip. After beating Bruno Mars and Eminem in International Video of the Year – Artist, she once again tackled the two male artists in this category. She additionally won over Selena Gomezand Britney Spears.

The Outlandish singer took the stage in a revealing dress and a turquoise wig, thanking fans for their support, “I love you so much little monsters and Canada!” Saying it’s “[the] most important [award] to me because it’s from you [the fans],” She also took time to wish her dad a “Happy Father’s Day!”


Full Winners List:

Video of the Year: Shawn Desman – “Electric/Night Like This”
Post Production of the Year: Danny Fernades ft. Belly – “Automatic”
Cinematographer of the Year: Blake McGrath – “Relax”
Director of the Year: Sean Wainsteim for You Say Party – “Lonely’s Lunch”
Pop Video of the Year: Down With Webster – “Whoa Is Me”
MuchLOUD Rock Video of the Year: Abandon All Ships – “Geeving”
MuchVIBE Hip-Hop Video of the Year: Classified – “That Ain’t Classy”
MuchFACT Indie Video of the Year: JDiggz ft. Neverending – “White Lights”
International Video of the Year – Artist: Lady GaGa – “Judas”
International Video of the Year – Group: Far East Movement ft. The Cataracs, Dev – “Like a G6”
International Video of the Year by a Canadian: Drake – “Find Your Love” and Justin Bieber ft. Usher – “Somebody to Love (Remix)”
MuchMusic Most-Watched Video: Taio Cruz – “Dynamite”
UR Fave Video: Fefe Dobson – “Stuttering”
UR Fave International Video: Lady GaGa – “Born This Way”
UR Fave Artist: Justin Bieber ft. Usher – “Somebody to Love” (remix)


She additionally remembered her grandfather who inspired her to write song “The Edge of Glory”, and E Street Band’s Clarence Clemons who played a sax solo in the song. She said that her late granddad is “in heaven now with Clarence so I’m on the edge with both of you.”
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