TRENDING: More Than Miley—The Real VMA Winners - EMusician

TRENDING: More Than Miley—The Real VMA Winners

Taylor Swift, Beyoncé Take Home Trophies
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If you can get past the NSFW wardrobe antics of Miley Cyrus, the on-again, off-again Taylor Swift/Nicki Minaj feud, and Kanye's surreal bid for the 2020 presidential election, you'll find that actual music videos won awards last night.

Taylor Swift won video of the year for "Bad Blood," featuring Kendrick Lamarr, as well as Best Female Video for "Blank Space." Mark Ronson won Best Male Video award for "Uptown Funk," featuring Bruno Mars. For a complete behind-the-scenes look at Mark Ronson's Uptown Special studio sessions, read our feature HERE.

And since those behind-the-scenes creators are dear to our hearts, here's a look at the "professional category" winners:

Best Cinematography:
Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar - "Never Catch Me" (Larkin Sieple) -- WINNER
Ed Sheeran - "Thinking Out Loud" (Daniel Pearl)
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar - "Bad Blood" (Christopher Probst)
FKA Twigs - "Two Weeks" (Justin Brown)
Alt-J - "Left Hand Free" (Mike Simpson)

Best Direction:
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar - "Bad Blood" (Joseph Kahn)
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars - "Uptown Funk" (Bruno Mars and Cameron Duddy)
Kendrick Lamar - "Alright" (Colin Tilley & The Little Homies) -- WINNER
Hozier - "Take Me To Church" (Brendan Canty, Conal Thomson)
Childish Gambino - "Sober" (Hiro Murai)

Best Editing:
Beyoncé - "7/11" (Beyoncé, Ed Burke, Jonathan Wing) -- WINNER
Ed Sheeran - "Don’t" (Jacquelyn London)
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar - "Bad Blood" (Chancler Haynes at Cosmo Street)
A$AP Rocky - "L$D" (Dexter Navy)
Skrillex & Diplo - "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer)

Best Visual Effects:
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar - "Bad Blood" (Ingenuity Studios)
FKA Twigs - "Two Weeks" (Gloria FX, Tomash Kuzmytskyi, and Max Chyzhevskyy)
Childish Gambino - "Telegraph Ave." (Gloria FX)
Skrillex & Diplo - "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer) -- WINNER
Tyler, The Creator - "F****** Young/Death Camp" (Gloria FX)

Read a full list of winners HERE.