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MTV VMAs 2022: Full List of Winners is Here

The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards was a star-studded affair. The award ceremony was hosted by three hip-hop stars LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj, and Jack Harlow. The award show took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on Sunday night.

Continue reading to know whether your favorite celebrity took the iconic Moon Person trophy home or not.

Who was named Artist of the year at the MTV VMAs 2022?

Bad Bunny was named the Artist of the Year at the MTV Video Music Awards 2022 meanwhile Dove Cameron won the award for Best New Artist. Billie Eilish secured the award for Song of the Year for her hit track Happier Than Ever. 

Taylor Swift took home the award for Video of the year for her song All Too Well. During her award-winning speech, she disclosed that her new album is going to come out on October 21, and she went on to say that she will spill the beans on her new album at midnight.

Red Hot Chili Peppers was presented with the Global Icon Award and Nicki Minaj received the coveted Video Vanguard Award. Over the years, she has been nominated for a total of 17 VMAs. She even gave a great performance on the stage that included many of her hit songs such as Super Bass, Super Freaky Girl, and many more.

In her award acceptance speech, Nicki hoped that Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson could be there to celebrate with her. She went on talk about the late superstars and said, “I wish that Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson were here. I wish people understood what they were going through. I wish people took mental health seriously, even for those who seem to have perfect lives.”

The Bang Bang singer concluded her speech by saying, “Hold on. The Barbz… the Barbz! Thank you so much! You guys are my babies! I love you guys! Thank you!” Nicki is the latest musician to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. In the past, the Video Vanguard Award has been received by David Bowie, the Beatles, Tom Petty, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Pink.

More details about MTV VMAs 2022

Many artists shined bright like a diamond on the stage of the MTV Video Music Awards 2022. Viewers got to see performances from Anitta, Blackpink, Lizzo, Maneskin, Jack Harlow, J Balvin, Marshmello x Khalid, Panic! at the Disco, and Kane Brown.

Apart from this, there was a collaboration between Eminem and Snoop Dogg which left the fans of these two superstars amazed. The duo gave a multiverse performance of their song, From the D 2 the LBC. 

The Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp also made an appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards 2022. He appeared as a Moonman hovering above the stage as an augmented reality visual. The Moonman kept floating on the stage randomly throughout the award ceremony.

Depp’s reality visual popped up on the screen during the commercial breaks. In the first commercial, the Moon person visor said, “Hey VMAs, let’s get back to the f—ing music, shall we?” In the second, the visor said, “I just want you guys to know that I’m available for birthdays, bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, weddings, wakes, any old thing you need. Any thing. You name it.”

Take a look at the complete list of winners for the MTV VMAs 2022

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

GLOBAL ICON AWARD

 Red Hot Chili Peppers

VIDEO VANGUARD AWARD

Nicki Minaj

 We send our heartiest congrats to all the winners of the MTV VMAs 2022. May all the stars continue to entertain their fans in the times to come as well. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.
Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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