WEST HOLLYWOOD, California — Much like the colorful, frenetic, costumed masses that take over West Hollywood, California, on Halloween, MTV’s second annual O Music Awards were so full of creativity, cutting-edge artistry and just plain crazy spirit, it was a perfect fit to be broadcast live from the largest street party in the world.
Thanks to killer live performances by Mac Miller, the Band Perry (live from Phoenix), the Alabama Shakes (live from Austin), traffic-stopping headliner Robyn , and extra-special appearances by Kelly Clarkson, Tyler, the Creator, Demi Lovato, Travie McCoy, John Cho and Kal Penn, the action-packed show completely delivered on its “Offbeat, outrageous, online” tagline and then some. Not only that, but the O Music Award dance marathon officially broke the Guinness World Record for the Longest Team Dance Marathon.
Oh yeah, and we handed out some really cool awards to very deserving and grateful artists, several of whom proved to be upsets in their respective categories (for example, the Aliens bested the Beliebers, Taylor Nation and
Check out the full list of O Music Award winners below!
Must Follow Artist on Twitter: Adam Lambert
Fan Army FTW: Tokio Hotel’s Aliens
Best Lyrics Video: Joe Jonas, “See No More”
Best Artist With a Camera Phone: Demi Lovato
Oops I Did It Online: James Blunt
Best Web-Born Artist: Kina Grannis
Best Vintage Viral Video: Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
Digital Genius Award: Björk
Best Fan Cover: Marc Martel “Somebody to Love” by Queen
Hottest Music NILF: Katie Morse
WTF I Love This Award: Nyan Cat
Too Much Ass for TV: Marilyn Manson, “Born Villain”
Most Outrageous Tweet: @BritneySpears to @DJPaulyD: “Hope you enjoyed your dance! Was tough getting my legs around that big blowout :)”
Best Music Forum: Rap Godfathers
Most Innovative Festival: Way Out West
Best Music App: SoundCloud
Best Music Hack: CrowdJuke
Beyond the Blog: Needle Drop
Most Addictive Social Music Service: Spotify
Biggest Superfan: Billy Humanoid
The O Music Awards 2 have wrapped, but you can catch up on all the winners, performances and other show highlights on OMusicAwards.com.