Buzz Bites (8/26/13): Austin Mahone Heats Up The VMA Red Carpet With An Expertly Choreographed ‘What About Love’ Performance + Wins Artist To Watch Award (VIDEO)

Austin Mahone won his first moonman and performed at the 2013 Video Music Awards!

Austin Mahone shows his Artist To Watch Moonman some love.

+ Looks like Austin Mahone was worried about his health for nothing! In addition to kicking off the VMA pre-show with a tightly choreographed red carpet rendition of “What About Love,”  he scored his first-ever Moonman for Artist To Watch.

+ Speaking of last night’s showstopping performers, Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were the big winners at the VMAs. Justin scored FOUR Moonmen, including Video Of The Year for “Mirrors” and the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, while Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won two awards, one of which was for Best Video With a Social Message for “Same Love.”

+ ICYMI: Watch Ariana Grande‘s pre-VMA show performances of “Baby I” and “The Way.”

+ Want to see what you missed backstage? Check out these behind-the-scenes photos.

+ Taylor Swift, who sat next to her BFF Selena Gomez all night, won Best Female Video for “I Knew You Were Trouble.” Taylor dedicated the win to the song’s inspiration — a certain ex who was, ahem, also in attendance.

+ Before the show began, Thirty Seconds To Mars were already winners! They scored Best Rock Video for “Up In The Air.”

+ Selena Gomez nabbed Best Pop Video for “Come & Get It.” “This is my first actual Moonman, thank you so much!” Sel beamed.

+ Everyone was stylin’ at the MTV VMAs, but don’t take our word for it. See all the VMA fashion coverage at MTV Style.

Watch Austin perform “What About Love” and accept his award after the jump.

+ Watch AUSTIN MAHONE PERFORM “WHAT ABOUT LOVE” ON THE VMA RED CARPET, and watch AUSTIN ACCEPT HIS ARTIST TO WATCH MOONMAN.

Video Music Award 2013 winners, red carpet photos, and the full VMA show free on demand at VMA.MTV.com.

Photo credit: Austin Mahone’s Instagram