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Green Day Rules MTV Video Music Awards

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Aug 29, 2005 | 5:59am EDT

Veteran punk rockers Green Day dominated at the annual MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, scoring seven wins including the evening's top honor of Video of the Year for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams."

The group, whose members noted in accepting the big prize that they have been together for 16 years, opened the show with a performance of the song that won them six of their seven awards. They were also honored with the viewer's choice award for "American Idiot." The group also won for Best Group Video, Best Rock Video, and Best Direction, Editing and Cinematography in a Video

Other top awards went to Kanye West, who won Best Male Video for "Jesus Walks," and Kelly Clarkson who got the Best Female Video award for "Since U Been Gone."

Host Sean "Diddy" Combs hosted the splashy event and made the big announcement he was dropping the "P" from his name. Other presenters included Jessica Simpson, Jeremy Piven, Lil' Kim, Eva Longoria, Ricky Martin, Lindsay Lohan, Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst and Jessica Alba.

Here is the complete list of winners:

Video of the Year: Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Best Male Video: Kanye West, "Jesus Walks"

Best Female Video: Kelly Clarkson, "Since U Been Gone"

Best Rock Video: Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Best R&B Video: Alicia Keys, "Karma"

Best Dance Video: Missy Elliott f/Ciara & Fat Man Scoop, "Lose Control"

Best Rap Video: Ludacris, "Number One Spot"

Best Hip-Hop Video: Missy Elliott f/Ciara & Fat Man Scoop, "Lose Control"

Best Pop Video: Kelly Clarkson, "Since U Been Gone"

Best New Artist: The Killers, "Mr. Brightside"

Viewer's Choice Award: Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Best Group Video: Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Best Editing: Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Best Cinematography: Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Best Direction: Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

Best Choreography: Gwen Stefani, "Hollaback Girl"

Best Art Direction: Gwen Stefani, "What Are You Waiting For?"

Breakthrough Video: Gorillaz, "Feel Good Inc."

Best Special Effects: Gorillaz, "Feel Good Inc."

Best Video Game Soundtrack: Dance Dance Revolution Extreme

MTV2 Award: Fall Out Boy, "Sugar, We're Going Down"

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