On Sunday night, the MTV Video Music Awards took place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center with Doja Cat hosting the event and music’s biggest superstars vying for those who famed the gorgeous Moonperson statues.
The program featured stunning performances from the Video of the Year award winner Lil Nas X, Kacey Musgraves, Normani, and many others. The grand ceremony went underway and crowned some of the biggest names in the music industry. Some of the names include Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo, and others.
Justin Bieber lead the nominations scene as he was nominated with seven with many of his pop peers behind including Megan Thee Stallion’s with six nominations, and Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, BTS, Drake, Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X, and Given with five.
At the MTV VMAs, chances are that anything could happen anytime. And the 2021 MTV VMAs have been particularly surprising. Check out the full list below to find out who won what!
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
- Lil Nas X — “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – WINNER
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
- Justin Bieber – WINNER
SONG OF THE YEAR
- Olivia Rodrigo — “drivers license” – WINNER
BEST NEW ARTIST
- Olivia Rodrigo – WINNER
PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
- May 2021: Olivia Rodrigo — “drivers license” – WINNER
- Doja Cat ft. SZA — “Kiss Me More” – WINNER
GROUP OF THE YEAR
- BTS – WINNER
- Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon — “Peaches” – WINNER
- Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A. — “FRANCHISE” – WINNER
- John Mayer — “Last Train Home” – WINNER
- Machine Gun Kelly ft. Blackbear — “My Ex’s Best Friend” – WINNER
- Billie Eilish & ROSALÍA — “Lo Vas A Olvidar” – WINNER
- Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak, Silk Sonic — “Leave The Door Open” – WINNER
- BTS — “Butter” – WINNER
VIDEO FOR GOOD
- Billie Eilish — “Your Power” – WINNER
- Lil Nas X — “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” — Directed by: Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino – WINNER
- Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid — “BROWN SKIN GIRL” — Cinematography by: Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, MOHAMMAED ATTA AHMED, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant – WINNER
BEST ART DIRECTION
- Saweetie ft. Doja Cat — “Best Friend” — Art Direction by: Art Haynes – WINNER
- Harry Styles — “Treat People With Kindness” — Choreography by: Paul Roberts – WINNER
- Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak, Silk Sonic — “Leave The Door Open” — Editing by: Troy Charbonnet – WINNER
Alicia Parker is a fashion enthusiast studying at the University of California. She contributes to Daily Music Roll as a music blogger and writes a review of various music on a daily basis