2013 MuchMusic Award Winners

Last night was the annual music MuchMusic Awards.  Classified The big winner was Classified and director RT!, who won both Video of the Year and MichFact video of the year for "Inner Ninja," while Director X won Director of the Year for Drake "Started From The Bottom." 

Full winner list is below.

Video Of The Year

Director Of The Year

MuchFACT Video Of The Year [video funded with MuchFACT production grant]

Post-Production Of The Year

  • Billy Talent "Surprise Surprise" (Michael Maxxis, dir.)

Dance Video Of The Year

  • deadmau5 f/ Chris James "The Veldt" (Manroop Takhar; Joel Zimmerman, dir.)

Hip Hop Video Of The Year

  • Drake "Started From The Bottom" (Director X, dir.)

Pop Video Of The Year

  • Marianas Trench "Desperate Measures" (Kyle Davison, dir.)

Rock/Alternative Video Of The Year

  • Serena Ryder "Stompa" (Natalie Rae Robison, dir.)

International Video Of The Year – Artist

  • Demi Lovato "Heart Attack" (Chris Applebaum, dir.)

International Video Of The Year – Group

  • Macklemore And Ryan Lewis f/ Wanz "Thrift Shop" (Jon Jon Augustavo; Ryan Lewis; Ben Haggerty, dir.)

International Video Of The Year By A Canadian

  • Avril Lavigne "Here's to Never Growing Up" 

And in the fan voted categories, read on...

Classified "Inner Ninja" (RT!, dir.)

Classified feat. David Myles - Inner Ninja [Official Video]

"Class sent me the track and just said "Its a little something different... something light hearted." Thirty seconds in I knew I had to shoot a kid fucking someone up." - RT!, director

Wu-Tang got the Shaolin, but Canadian rapper Classified spreads a more mystical Ninja style in this video for his breakthrough hit "Inner Ninja," which has gone Platinum up North and just got him signed to Atlantic Records in the U.S. [SG]

By RT Thorne on March 24, 2013 @ 6:45am PDT