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The 2012 MTV Video Music Awards Japan was held in Chiba on June 23, 2012 at the Makuhari Messe and was hosted by Japanese trio Perfume. The nominees were announced on March 21, 2012.[1]

2012 MTV Video Music Awards Japan
2012 MTV Video Music Awards Japan logo.jpg
DateJune 23, 2012
LocationMakuhari Messe
Hosted byPerfume
Television/radio coverage
NetworkMTV Japan



Video of the YearEdit

Exile — "Rising Sun"

Album of the YearEdit

Girls' GenerationGirls' Generation

Best Male VideoEdit

Bruno Mars — "It Will Rain"

Best Female VideoEdit

Namie Amuro — "Love Story"

Best Group VideoEdit

2PM — "I'm Your Man"

Best New ArtistEdit

2NE1 — "I Am The Best"

Best Rock VideoEdit

One Ok Rock — "Answer is Near"

Best Pop VideoEdit

Sandaime J Soul Brothers — "Fighters"

Best R&B VideoEdit

Miliyah Kato — "Yūsha-Tachi"

Best Hip-Hop VideoEdit

Kreva — "Kijun"

Best Reggae VideoEdit

Sean Paul — "She Doesn't Mind"

Best Dance VideoEdit

Perfume — "Laser Beam"

Best Video from a FilmEdit

Bump of Chicken — "Good Luck" (from Always Sanchōme no Yūhi '64)

Best CollaborationEdit

Namie Amuro featuring After School — "Make It Happen"

Best ChoreographyEdit

Perfume — "Laser Beam" (choreography by Mikiko)

Best Karaokee! SongEdit

Sonar Pocket — "365 Nichi no Love Story."

Live performancesEdit

Guest celebritiesEdit


  1. ^ "Award show to be held on Saturday June 23, 2012 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture, Japan" (in Japanese). MTV Asia. 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2010-03-27.

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