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MTV Music Video Awards: Taylor Rocks While Miley Shocks

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Taylor Swift presents the Video Vanguard Award to Kanye West at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)

By    |   Monday, 31 Aug 2015 04:56 AM

Taylor Swift won video of the year, the night's top prize MTV Video Music Awards, for the star-studded music video of her revenge song "Bad Blood," which is reportedly about her feud with singer Katy Perry.

And Swift's reunion with rapper Kanye West stole the show, as West declared he will run for the U.S. presidency in 2020, reported Reuters.

West, who famously stormed the stage and snatched the microphone from Swift in 2009 during her acceptance speech, was given the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award on Sunday by Swift, in a VMA moment that came full circle.

Sunday's show was all about the shock factor as a scantily clad Miley Cyrus, 22, cursed her way through her hosting duties, flashed her bare breast "accidentally" and performed a new song about smoking marijuana.

Singer Justin Bieber returned to the VMA stage after a two-year break to perform two new tracks, tearing up at the end of his performance.

Swift led the winners with four awards including best female video and best pop video for "Blank Space." The biggest prize, though, was "Bad Blood."

"I know there's been a lot of discussion about what this video means but I'm just happy that in 2015 we live in a world where boys can play princesses and girls can play soldiers," the 25-year-old singer said.

Perry did not attend this year's awards show.

New Jersey rapper Fetty Wap was named artist to watch, Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson's summer hit "Uptown Funk!" was named best male video and Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" won best hip hop video.

Here is a list of the winners of Sunday night's 2015 MTV Music Video Awards in Los Angeles, as provided by The Associated Press:

Video of the Year: Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar, "Bad Blood."

Male Video: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk."

Female Video: Taylor Swift, "Blank Space."

Hip-hop Video: Nicki Minaj, "Anaconda."

Pop Video: Taylor Swift, "Blank Space."

Rock Video: Fall Out Boy, "Uma Thurman."

Artist to Watch: Fetty Wap, "Trap Queen."

Collaboration: Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar - "Bad Blood"

Video With a Social Message: Big Sean featuring Kanye West and John Legend, "One Man Can Change the World."

Art Direction: Snoop Dogg - "So Many Pros" (Jason Fijal)

Choreography: OK Go - "I Won't Let You Down" (OK Go, air:man and Mori Harano)

Cinematography: Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar - "Never Catch Me" (Larkin Sieple)

Direction: Kendrick Lamar - "Alright" (Colin Tilley & The Little Homies)

Editing: Beyoncé - "7/11" (Beyoncé, Ed Burke, Jonathan Wing)

Visual Effects: Skrillex & Diplo - "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer)

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award: Kanye West.

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Taylor Swift won video of the year, the night's top prize MTV Video Music Awards, for the star-studded music video of her revenge song "Bad Blood," which is reportedly about her feud with singer Katy Perry.
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