R+B superstars reigned supreme at the MTV Video Music Awards in Japan on Saturday (31May08), with Ne-Yo and Fergie scooping the night's top honours.
So Sick singer Ne-Yo's Because Of You landed the Best Male Video award, and Black Eyed Peas star Fergie won the Best Female Video for Big Girls Don't Cry.
The event, which was held at Japan's Saitama Super Arena, also honoured several of Japan's hottest acts.
Best Group Video went to Japanese rockers Yoshika + Lisa for Love Comes And Goes, while singer Hata Motohiro won Best New Artist of the Year for Uroko.
Canadian pop-punk star Avril Lavigne also took home an award - scooping Best Pop Video for Girlfriend. Best Dance Video went to DJ duo The Chemical Brothers, who were honoured for their Do It Again track.
The ceremony attracted several superstars with Paris Hilton, Mariah Carey and rapper Flo Rida all gracing the event's red carpet.
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