MTV Video Music Awards

Season 1 Episode 12

MTV 12th Annual Video Music Awards

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Sep 07, 1995 on MTV - Music Television

Episode Recap

Award Winners

Best Video Of The Year: TLC - "Waterfalls"

Best Male Video: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - "You Don't Know How It Feels"

Best Female Video: Madonna - "Take a Bow"

Best Group Video: TLC - "Waterfalls"

Best Rap Video: Dr. Dre - "Keep Their Heads Ringin'"

Best R&B Video: TLC - Waterfalls

Best Dance Video: Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson - "Scream"

Best Hard Rock Video: White Zombie - "More Human than Human"

Best Alternative Video: Weezer - "Buddy Holly"

Best New Artist: Hootie & The Blowfish - "Hold My Hand"

Best Video From A Film: Seal - "Kiss From A Rose" (Movie: Batman Forever)

Best Direction: Weezer - "Buddy Holly" (Director: Spike Jonze)

Best Choreography: Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson - "Scream" (Choreographer: Lavelle Smith, Travis Payne)

Best Special Effects: Rolling Stones - "Love is Strong"

Best Art Direction: Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson - "Scream"

Best Editing: Weezer - "Buddy Holly" (Editor: Eric Zumbrunnen)

Best Cinematography: Rolling Stones - "Love is Strong"

Breakthrough Video: Weezer - "Buddy Holly"

Viewer's Choice: TLC - "Waterfalls"