After an epic year of two #1 albums, a sold out world tour, and performances at the MTV VMAs and Olympics closing ceremony, One Direction was the clear choice for MTV's "Artist of the Year."
"Artist of the Year, it is an absolute honor. We've had an amazing year and this is the icing on the cake, so thank you so much," Louis Tomlinson said.
"We want to thank you, MTV for all your support. And a massive thank you to all the fans. This wouldn't be possible without you, so thank you once again. This is amazing and we'll see you soon," added Harry Styles.
The rest of the list is below:
1. One Direction
2. Taylor Swift
5. 2 Chainz
6. Frank Ocean
7. Carly Rae Jepsen
8. Nicki Minaj
10. Flo Rida
Additionally, Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" which sold more than 10 million copies worldwide was named "Song of the Year."
"I have to thank the two other writers, Joshua Ramsay and Travish Crowe," Carly said. "When we worked on this song together we were not expecting this year to turn out to be the crazy adventure that it is. Thank you to the fans, the team, my family and MTV! Thanks to you."
Here is the list for "Song of the Year"
1. "Call Me Maybe," Carly Rae Jepsen
2. "We Are Young," fun.
3. "Somebody I Used to Know," Gotye
4. "What Makes You Beautiful," One Direction
5. "Starships," Nicki Minaj
6. "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," Taylor Swift
7. "Mercy," Kanye West/G.O.O.D. Music
8. "Gangnam Style," Psy
9. "Glad You Came," The Wanted
10. "Payphone," Maroon 5
Do you agree with the lists? Would you have preferred to see someone else at the top?
Photo courtesy of MTV.