2021 MTV VMA winners: See the full list

The MTV Video Music Awards came about at Brooklyn’s Barclays Middle on Sunday night time, with Doja Cat internet hosting the ceremony and music’s greatest stars vying for these famed Moonperson statues.

Madonna and Jennifer Lopez made cameos at the beginning of the occasion, paying tribute to MTV turning 40. The previous shared her story of first coming to New York Metropolis on the age of 19 and being dropped off by a cab driver on the “middle” of all of it: in Instances Sq., house of MTV headquarters. (She additionally flaunted a considerable portion of her bottom whereas exiting the stage.)

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BTS gained Group of the 12 months, Olivia Rodrigo gained Finest New Artist and Tune of the 12 months, Billie Eilish gained Video for Good for her ballad “Your Energy,” Travis Scott gained Finest Hip-Hop for “Franchise” (that includes Younger Thug & M.I.A.), and Justin Bieber gained each Artist of the 12 months and Finest Pop, for his tune “Peaches,” that includes Daniel Caesar and Giveon.

Bieber returned to carry out on the VMAs stage for the primary time since his emotional breakdown in 2015. After becoming a member of the Child Laroi to sing their hit single “Keep,” Biebs then carried out “Ghost” off his latest solo album Justice.

Lil Nas X, who gained the coveted Video of the 12 months award, made his personal grand comeback alongside rapper Jack Harlow. The pair carried out their new hit “Business Child,” mirroring the viral music video that confirmed them locked up in Montero State Jail. Nas got here out wearing full drum-major regalia and performed the tune’s blaring horns earlier than rapping his verse shirtless with dancers portraying inmates backing him up. They ultimately ended up in nothing greater than sparkly pink bottoms.

In the meantime, Chloe Bailey, older half of sister R&B duo Chloe x Halle, proved she’s an actual boss and had followers begging for extra together with her debut solo efficiency, for which she sang her new single, “Have Mercy.”

Take a look at the complete checklist of winners under:

GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • WINNER: BTS

  • Blackpink

  • CNCO

  • Foo Fighters

  • Jonas Brothers

  • Maroon 5

  • Silk Sonic

  • Twenty One Pilots

GLOBAL ICON AWARD

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion: “WAP” – Atlantic Data

  • DJ Khaled ft. Drake: “Popstar” (Starring Justin Bieber) – OVO /We The Finest/Epic Data

  • Doja Cat ft. SZA: “Kiss Me Extra” – Kemosabe Data/RCA Data

  • Ed Sheeran: “Unhealthy Habits” – Atlantic Data

  • WINNER: Lil Nas X: “Montero (Name Me By Your Identify)” – Columbia Data

  • The Weeknd: “Save Your Tears” – XO / Republic Data

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Ariana Grande – Republic Data

  • Doja Cat – Kemosabe Data/RCA Data

  • WINNER: Justin Bieber – Def Jam

  • Megan Thee Stallion – 300 Leisure

  • Olivia Rodrigo – Geffen Data

  • Taylor Swift – Republic Data

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • 24kGoldn ft. Iann Dior: “Temper” – Data LLC/Columbia Data

  • Doja Cat: “Say So” – Kemosabe/RCA Data

  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic: “Go away the Door Open” – Aftermath Leisure/Atlantic Data

  • BTS: “Dynamite” – Bighit Music

  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion: “WAP” – Atlantic Data

  • Dua Lipa: “Levitating” – Warner Data

  • WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo: “Drivers License” – Geffen Data

BEST NEW ARTIST

  • 24kGoldn – Data LLC/Columbia Data

  • Giveon – Epic Data/Not So Quick

  • The Child Laroi – Columbia Data

  • WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo – Geffen Data

  • Polo G – Columbia Data

  • Saweetie – Warner Data

PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

  • Wallows: “Are You Bored But?” – Atlantic Data

  • Ashnikko: “Daisy” – Warner Data

  • Saint Jhn: “Attractive” – Godd Complexx/HITCO

  • 24kGoldn: “Coco” – Data LLC/Columbia Data

  • JC Stewart: “Break My Coronary heart” – Elektra Music Group

  • Latto: “Intercourse Lies” – RCA Data

  • Madison Beer: “Egocentric” – Epic Data/Sing It Loud

  • The Child Laroi: “With out You” – Columbia Data

  • WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo: “Drivers License” – Geffen Data

  • Lady in Purple: “Serotonin” – World in Purple/AWAL

  • Fousheé: “My Slime” – RCA Data

  • Jxdn: “Suppose About Me” – DTA Data/Elektra Music Group

BEST COLLABORATION

  • 24kGoldn ft. Iann Dior: “Temper” – Data LLC/Columbia Data

  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion: “WAP” – Atlantic Data

  • WINNER: Doja Cat ft. SZA: “Kiss Me Extra” – Kemosabe Data/RCA Data

  • Drake ft. Lil Durk: “Giggle Now Cry Later” – OVO/Republic Data

  • Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon: “Peaches” – Def Jam

  • Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa: “Prisoner” – RCA Data

BEST POP

  • Ariana Grande: “Positions” – Republic Data

  • Billie Eilish: “Due to this fact I Am” – Darkroom/Interscope Data

  • BTS: “Butter” – Bighit Music

  • Harry Kinds: “Deal with Folks With Kindness” – Columbia Data

  • WINNER: Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon: “Peaches” – Def Jam

  • Olivia Rodrigo: “Good 4 U” – Geffen Data

  • Shawn Mendes: “Surprise” – Island Data

  • Taylor Swift: “Willow” – Republic Data

BEST HIP-HOP

  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion: “WAP” – Atlantic Data

  • Drake ft. Lil Durk: “Giggle Now Cry Later” – OVO/Republic Data

  • Lil Child ft. Megan Thee Stallion: “On Me (remix)” – High quality Management/Motown

  • Moneybagg Yo – “Mentioned Sum” – N-Much less Leisure/Interscope Data

  • Polo G: “Rapstar” – Columbia Data

  • WINNER: Travis Scott ft. Younger Thug & M.I.A.: “Franchise” – Cactus Jack/Epic Data

BEST ROCK

  • Evanescence: “Use My Voice” – BMG

  • Foo Fighters: “Disgrace Disgrace” – Roswell Data/RCA Data

  • WINNER: John Mayer: “Final Prepare House” – Columbia Data

  • The Killers: “My Personal Soul’s Warning” – Island

  • Kings Of Leon: “The Bandit” – RCA Data

  • Lenny Kravitz: “Elevate Vibration” – Roxie Data/BMG

BEST ALTERNATIVE

  • Bleachers: “Cease Making This Harm” – RCA Data

  • Glass Animals: “Warmth Waves” – Republic Data

  • Think about Dragons: “Observe You” – Kidinakorner/Interscope Data

  • WINNER: Machine Gun Kelly ft. Blackbear: “My Ex’s Finest Buddy” – Unhealthy Boy/Interscope Data

  • Twenty One Pilots: “Shy Away” – Fueled By Ramen

BEST LATIN

  • Unhealthy Bunny x Jhay Cortez: “Dákiti” – The Orchard

  • WINNER: Billie Eilish & Rosalía: “Lo Vas A Olvidar” – Darkroom/Interscope Data

  • Black Eyed Peas and Shakira: “Lady Like Me” – Epic Data

  • Balvin, Dua Lipa, Unhealthy Bunny, Tainy: “Un Die (One Day)” – Common Music Latino/Neon16

  • Karol G: “Bichota” – Common Music Latino

  • Maluma: “Hawái” – Sony Music US Latin

BEST R&B

  • Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, Saint Jhn, WizKid: “Brown Pores and skin Lady” – Parkwood Leisure/Columbia Data

  • WINNER: Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic: “Go away the Door Open” – Aftermath Leisure/Atlantic Data

  • Chris Brown and Younger Thug: “Go Loopy” – Chris Brown Leisure/RCA Data

  • Giveon: “Heartbreak Anniversary” – Epic Data/Not So Quick

  • H.E.R. ft. Chris Brown: “Come Via” – MBK Leisure/RCA Data

  • SZA: “Good Days” – Prime Dawg Leisure/RCA Data

BEST Okay-POP

  • (G)I-DLE: “Dumdi Dumdi” – Republic Data

  • Blackpink and Selena Gomez: “Ice Cream” – YG Leisure/Interscope Data

  • WINNER: BTS – “Butter” – Bighit Music

  • Monsta X: “Gambler” – Starship Leisure

  • Seventeen: “Prepared to like” – Pledis Leisure

  • Twice: “Alcohol-Free” – JYP Leisure Firm

VIDEO FOR GOOD

  • WINNER: Billie Eilish: “Your Energy” – Darkroom/Interscope Data

  • Demi Lovato: “Dancing With the Satan” – Island

  • H.E.R.: “Combat For You” – MBK Leisure/RCA Data

  • Kane Brown: “Worldwide Stunning” – Sony Music Nashville/RCA Data

  • Lil Nas X: “Montero (Name Me By Your Identify)” – Columbia Data

  • Pharrell Williams ft. Jay-Z: “Entrepreneur” – Columbia Data

BEST DIRECTION

  • Billie Eilish: “Your Energy” – Darkroom / Interscope Data; Directed by: Billie Eilish

  • DJ Khaled ft. Drake: “Popstar (Starring Justin Bieber)” – OVO/We The Finest/Epic Data – Directed by: Julien Christian Lutz a.okay.a. Director X

  • WINNER: Lil Nas X: “Montero (Name Me By Your Identify)” – Columbia Data – Directed by: Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino

  • Taylor Swift: “Willow” – Republic Data – Directed by: Taylor Swift

  • Travis Scott ft. Younger Thug & M.I.A: “Franchise” – Cactus Jack/Epic Data – Directed by: Travis Scott

  • Tyler, The Creator: “Lumberjack” – Columbia Data; Directed by: Wolf Haley

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid: “Brown Pores and skin Lady” – Parkwood Leisure/Columbia Data – Cinematography by: Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, Mohammaed Atta Ahmed, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant

  • Billie Eilish: “Due to this fact I Am” – Darkroom/Interscope Data – Cinematography by: Rob Witt

  • Foo Fighters: “Disgrace Disgrace” – Roswell Data/RCA Data – Cinematography by: Santiago Gonzalez

  • Justin Bieber ft. Likelihood The Rapper: “Holy” – RBMG/Def Jam – Cinematography by: Elias Talbot

  • Girl Gaga: “911” – Interscope Data – Cinematography by: Jeff Cronenweth

  • Lorde: “Photo voltaic Energy” – Republic Data – Cinematography by: Andrew Stroud

BEST ART DIRECTION

  • Beyoncé, Shatta Wale, Main Lazer: “Already” – Parkwood Leisure/Columbia Data – Artwork Course by: Susan Linns, Gerard Santos

  • Ed Sheeran: “Unhealthy Habits” – Atlantic Data – Artwork Course by: Alison Dominitz

  • Girl Gaga: “911” – Interscope Data – Artwork Course by: Tom Foden, Peter Andrus

  • Lil Nas X: “Montero (Name Me By Your Identify)” – Columbia Data – Artwork Course by: John Richoux

  • WINNER: Saweetie ft. Doja Cat: “Finest Buddy” – Warner Data – Artwork Course by: Alec Contestabile

  • Taylor Swift – “Willow” – Republic Data – Artwork Course by: Ethan Tobman, Regina Fernandez

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

  • Bella Poarch: “Construct a Bitch” – Warner Data – Visible Results by: Andrew Donoho, Denhov Visuals, Denis Strahhov, Rein Jakobson, Vahur Kuusk, Tatjana Pavlik, Yekaterina Vetrova

  • Coldplay: “Greater Energy” – Atlantic Data – Visible Results by: Mathematic

  • Doja Cat & The Weeknd – “You Proper” – Kemosabe Data/RCA Data – Visible Results by: La Pac, Anthony Lestremau, Julien Missaire, Petr Shkolniy, Alexi Bailla, Micha Sher, Antoine Hache, Mikros MPC, Nicolas Huget, Guillaume Ho Tsong Fang, Benjamin Lenfant, Stephane Pivron, MPC Bangalore, Chanakya Chander, Raju Ganesh, David Rouxel

  • Glass Animals: “Tangerine” – Republic Data – Visible Results by: Ronan Fourreau

  • WINNER: Lil Nas X: “Montero (Name Me By Your Identify)” – Columbia Data – Visible Results by: Mathematic

  • P!nk: “All I Know So Far” – RCA Data – Visible Results by: BUF, VFX Supervisors: Dominique Vidal & Geoffrey Niquet, VFX Producers: Annabelle Zoellin & Camille Gibrat

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

  • Ariana Grande – “34+35” – Republic Data – Choreography by: Brian Nicholson & Scott Nicholson

  • BTS – “Butter” – Bighit Music – Choreography by: Son Sung with BHM Efficiency Directing Staff

  • Ed Sheeran – “Unhealthy Habits” – Atlantic Data – Choreography by: Natricia Bernard

  • Foo Fighters – “Disgrace Disgrace” – Roswell Data/RCA Data – Choreography by: Nina McNeely

  • WINNER: Harry Kinds – “Deal with Folks With Kindness” – Columbia Data

  • Marshmello & Halsey – “Be Form” – Astralwerks/Capitol Data – Choreography by: Dani Vitale

BEST EDITING

  • WINNER: Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic: “Go away the Door Open” – Aftermath Leisure/Atlantic Data – Modifying by: Troy Charbonnet

  • BTS: “Butter” – Bighit Music – Modifying by: Yong Seok Choi from Lumpens

  • Drake: “What’s Subsequent” – OVO/Republic Data – Modifying by: Noah Kendal

  • Harry Kinds: “Deal with Folks With Kindness” – Columbia Data

  • Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon: “Peaches” – Def Jam

  • Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa: “Prisoner” – RCA Data

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