MTV VMAs Recognize Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and More

Published: 2007-09-11
The MTV Video Music Awards took place in Las Vegas on Sunday night (September 9th), recognizing most notably the likes of R&B singer Rihanna and pop star Justin Timberlake, who both took home two statuettes each.

Rihanna won Monster Single of the Year as well as Video of the Year for "Umbrella", which features Jay-Z, while Timberlake won Male Artist of the Year as well as Quadruple Threat of the Year. Other artists awarded at the ceremony included BeyoncÈ and Shakira's win for Most Earth Shattering Collaboration for their "Beautiful Liar" single, Fall Out Boy for Best Group, Fergie for Best Female Artist and Gym Class Heroes for Best New Artist.

Throughout the event, which took place at the Palms Casino Resort, and broadcasted live on MTV in the U.S. as well as on CTV in Canada, acts such as the Foo Fighters, 50 Cent, Kanye West, and Cee-Lo of Gnarls Barkley gave performances in several suites, parts of which were also shown to the television audience.

Writer: Stephanie Ng Wan

   

 

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