Macklemore & Ryan Lewis win best video with social message for ‘Same Love’

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NEW YORK — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were among Sunday night’s top winners at the MTV Video Music Awards, taking home trophies for best hip-hop video and best cinematography for “Can’t Hold Us,” and best video with a social message for “Same Love.”

“Gay rights are human rights,” Macklemore said during the telecast. “There is no separation.”

They performed “Same Love” with Mary Lambert and Jennifer Hudson in a show-stopping moment.


And here’s their acceptance speech:

Full coverage of the MTV Video Music Award is here

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