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MTV VMAs 2022 Winners List

Find out who won a valuable Moon Person trophy.

Nicki Minaj, Lil Nas X, and Taylor Swift at the  VMAs 2022 MTV
Pic Credit: ARTURO HOLMES/GETTY; JEFF KRAVITZ/GETTY; THEO WARGO/GETTY

The Vmas 2022 MTV– hosted by LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow – Event was Organised at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on 28Aug,2022 and celebrated some of the biggest names in music and some even walked together. A coveted Moon Person trophy. But the celebrations were relatively short compared to previous years.

Viewers Anita, Blackpink, Lizzo, Menskin, Jack Harlow, Jay Balvin, Marshmallow x Khalid, Panic! at the Disco and Kane Brown, who made history as the first male country singer to perform at the VMAs. There was also a super trippy and wild collaboration between Eminem and Snoop Dogg, who gave a multifaceted take on their song “From the D2 the LBC.”

One of the highlights of the night was Minaj receiving the coveted Video Vanguard Award. The rapper, who has garnered 17 VMA nominations over his career, kicked off with a mashup of his hits, which included everything from “Super Bass” to his latest single, “Super Freaky Girl.” After receiving the award, she gave a heartfelt speech about how she would like Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson to be there to celebrate with her.I want people to take mental health seriously, even for those who seem to have perfect lives,” she said of the late music superstars.

One of the weirdest moments of the night came when Johnny Depp emerged as Moonman and hovered above the stage as Augmented

The reality scene appears and disappears randomly throughout the ceremony.

But the moment that was sure to get everyone talking came at the end of the ceremony when Taylor Swift won Video of the Year. After accepting his Moon Person trophy, he announced that he will be releasing a new album on October 21 and will announce more details at midnight.

Check out the full list of winners below:

GLOBAL ICON AWARD

Honoree: Red Hot Chili Peppers

VIDEO VANGUARD AWARD

Honoree: Nicki Minaj

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Doja Cat – “Woman”
Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Brutal”
WINNER: Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10-minute version) (Taylor’s version)

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

WINNER: Bad Bunny
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Harry Styles
Jack Harlow
Lil Nas X
Lizzo

SONG OF THE YEAR

Adele – “Easy on Me”
WINNER: Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
Doja Cat – “Woman”
Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – “Stay”

BEST NEW ARTIST

Baby Keem
WINNER: Dove Cameron
Gayle
Latto
Måneskin
Seventeen

PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

September 2021: Griff — “One Night”
October 2021: Remi Wolf – “Sexy Villain”
November 2021: Nessa Barrett – “i hope ur miserable until ur dead”
WINNER: December 2021: Seventeen – “Rock With You”
January 2021: Mae Muller – “Better Days”
February 2022: Gayle – “abcdefu”
March 2022: Sheneesa – “R U That”
April 2022: Omar Apollo – “Tamagotchi”
May 2022: Wet Leg – “Chaise Longue”
June 2022: Muni Long – “Baby Boo”
July 2022: Doechii – “Persuasive”

BEST COLLABORATION

Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”
WINNER: Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”
Post Malone & The Weeknd – “One Right Now”
Rosalía ft. The Weeknd – “La Fama”
The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – “Stay”

BEST POP

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
Doja Cat – “Woman”
Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
WINNER: Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Traitor”

BEST HIP-HOP

Eminem & Snoop Dogg – “From the D 2 the LBC”
Future ft. Drake, Tems – “Wait for U”
Kendrick Lamar – “N95”
Latto – “Big Energy”
WINNER: Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Baby – “Do We Have a Problem?”
Pusha T – “Diet Coke”

BEST ROCK

Foo Fighters – “Love Dies Young”
Jack White – “Taking Me Back”
Muse – “Won’t Stand Down”
WINNER: Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Black Summer”
Shinedown – “Planet Zero”
Three Days Grace – “So-Called Life”

BEST ALTERNATIVE

Avril Lavigne ft. Blackbear – “Love It When You Hate Me”
Imagine Dragons x JID – “Enemy”
Machine Gun Kelly ft. Willow – “emo girl”
WINNER: Måneskin – “I Wanna Be Your Slave”
Panic! at the Disco – “Viva Las Vengeance”
Twenty-One Pilots – “Saturday”
Willow, Avril Lavigne ft. Travis Barker – “Grow”

BEST LATIN

WINNER: Anitta – “Envolver”
Bad Bunny – “Tití Me Preguntó”
Becky G x Karol G – “Mamiii”
Daddy Yankee – “Remix”
Farruko – “Pepas”
J Balvin & Skrillex – “In Da Getto”

BEST R&B

Alicia Keys – “City of Gods (Part II)”
Chlöe – “Have Mercy”
H.E.R. – “For Anyone”
Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
Summer Walker, SZA & Cardi B – “No Love (extended version)”
WINNER: The Weeknd – “Out of Time”

BEST K-POP

BTS – “Yet to Come (The Most Beautiful Moment)”
Itzy – “Loco”
WINNER: Lisa – “Lalisa”
Seventeen – “Hot”
Stray Kids – “Maniac”
Twice – “The Feels”

VIDEO FOR GOOD

Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”
Latto – “P*ssy”
WINNER: Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
Rina Sawayama – “This Hell”
Stromae – “Fils de joie”

BEST METAVERSE PERFORMANCE

WINNER: Blackpink The Virtual | PUBG
BTS | Minecraft/YouTube
Charli XCX | Roblox
Justin Bieber – An Interactive Virtual Experience | Wave
Rift Tour ft. Ariana Grande | Fortnite
Twenty One Pilots Concert Experience | Roblox

BEST LONGFORM VIDEO

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles
Foo Fighters – Studio 666
Kacey Musgraves – Star-Crossed
Madonna – Madame X
Olivia Rodrigo – Driving Home 2 U
WINNER: Taylor Swift – All Too Well (10-minute version) (Taylor’s version)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties”
Camila Cabello ft. Ed Sheeran – “Bam Bam”
WINNER: Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Kendrick Lamar – “N95”
Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10-minute version) (Taylor’s version)

BEST DIRECTION

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties”
Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
WINNER: Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10-minute version) (Taylor’s version)

BEST ART DIRECTION

Adele – “Oh My God”
Doja Cat – “Get Into It (Yuh)”
Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
Kacey Musgraves – “Simple Times”
WINNER: Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
Megan Thee Stallion ft. Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
Coldplay x BTS – “My Universe”
Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”
WINNER: Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”
The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – “Stay”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

BTS – “Permission to Dance”
WINNER: Doja Cat – “Woman”
FKA Twigs ft. The Weeknd – “Tears in the Club”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side”

BEST EDITING

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties”
Doja Cat – “Get Into It (Yuh)”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Brutal”
WINNER: Rosalía – “Saoko”
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10-minute version) (Taylor’s version)
The Weeknd – “Take My Breath”

SOCIAL CATEGORIES

GROUP OF THE YEAR

Blackpink
WINNER: BTS
City Girls
Foo Fighters
Imagine Dragons
Måneskin
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Silk Sonic

SONG OF THE SUMMER

Bad Bunny & Chencho Corleone – “Me Porto Bonito”
Beyoncé – “Break My Soul”
Charlie Puth – “Left and Right (feat. Jung Kook of BTS)”
Doja Cat – “Vegas (from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Elvis)”
Future ft. Drake, Tems – “Wait for U”
Harry Styles – “Late Night Talking”

WINNER: Jack Harlow – “First Class”
Kane Brown – “Grand”
Latto x Mariah Carey – “Big Energy (Remix) ft. DJ Khaled”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
Marshmello x Khalid – “Numb”
Nicki Minaj – “Super Freaky Girl”
Nicky Youre & Dazy – “Sunroof”
Post Malone with Doja Cat – “I Like You (a Happier Song)”
ROSALÍA – “BIZCOCHITO”
Steve Lacy – “Bad Habit”

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Adele – 30
Bad Bunny – Un Verano Sin Ti
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Drake – Certified Lover Boy
WINNER: Harry Styles – Harry’s House

Must Go for: STARZPLAY streams “SERIE A”
Reference: EW.com

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