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MTV Video Music Awards 2022 WINNERS: Moon Persons are given out to music’s biggest stars

Taylor Swift made the stunning announcement that she was releasing a brand new album as she accepted prime honor of the evening making her the biggest winner on the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday evening.

The 32-year-old megastar had her Swifties on the sting of their seats on the star-studded occasion on the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey as she introduced that her newest document shall be coming out on October twenty first whereas accepting her newest Moon Person.

She concluded her speech by saying: ‘I had kind of made up my thoughts that in the event you have been going to be this beneficiant and provides us this, I believed it is perhaps a enjoyable second to inform you that my brand-new album comes out October twenty first. And I’ll inform you extra at midnight.’ 

But perhaps the biggest news was her shocking announcement that she will be releasing a new album in October

Epic: Taylor Swift was the highest winner of the evening as she earned three Moon Persons together with prime honor video of the year on the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards

She later took to her Instagram to announce her milestone tenth album, titled Midnights, with the caption: ‘Midnights, the tales of 13 sleepless nights scattered all through my life, shall be out October 21. Meet me at midnight.’

Taylor bested fairly the sphere for the highest prize as she beat out 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”, and Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal”. 

The massive win was Taylor’s third time taking residence the trophy as she broke the document for many video of the year awards beforehand incomes the award with 2015’s Bad Blood and 2019’s You Need to Calm Down.

She was beforehand in a four-way tie with Beyonce, Rihanna, and Eminem. 

When the Pennsylvania native hit the stage she made positive to be aware there was a unique historic second involving the class as she defined: ‘I’m so honored to have been acknowledged alongside such wonderful artists and administrators on this class, and I simply need to say I’m so heartened by the truth that, for the primary time in VMA historical past, 4 of the administrators nominated on this video of the year class are girls.’

'I thought it might be a fun moment to tell you': The 32-year-old megastar had her Swifties on the edge of their seats at the star-studded event at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey as she announced that her latest record will be coming out on October 21st

‘I believed it is perhaps a enjoyable second to inform you’: The 32-year-old megastar had her Swifties on the sting of their seats on the star-studded occasion on the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey as she introduced that her newest document shall be coming out on October twenty first

She later took to her Instagram to announce her milestone tenth album, titled Midnights, with the caption: 'Midnights, the stories of 13 sleepless nights scattered throughout my life, will be out October 21. Meet me at midnight'

She later took to her Instagram to announce her milestone tenth album, titled Midnights, with the caption: ‘Midnights, the tales of 13 sleepless nights scattered all through my life, shall be out October 21. Meet me at midnight’

Heavy-competition: Taylor bested quite the field for the top prize as she beat out 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”, and Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal”

Heavy-competition: Taylor bested fairly the sphere for the highest prize as she beat out 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”, and Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal”

When the Pennsylvania native hit the stage she made sure to note there was a historic moment involving the category as she explained: 'I'm so honored to have been recognized alongside such amazing artists and directors in this category'

She added: 'I just want to say I am so heartened by the fact that, for the first time in VMA history, four of the directors nominated in this video of the year category are women'

When the Pennsylvania native hit the stage she made positive to be aware there was a historic second involving the class as she defined: ‘I’m so honored to have been acknowledged alongside such wonderful artists and administrators on this class, and I simply need to say I’m so heartened by the truth that, for the primary time in VMA historical past, 4 of the administrators nominated on this video of the year class are girls’

'You emboldened me to do that': As the new version of All Too Well was included in Taylor's version of Red that she rerecorded and rereleased last year, she made sure her Swifties that they were the inspiration behind her bold career move

‘You emboldened me to try this’: As the brand new model of All Too Well was included in Taylor’s model of Red that she rerecorded and rereleased final year, she made positive her Swifties that they have been the inspiration behind her daring career transfer

Project: Taylor's All Too Well music video  starred Sadie Sink and Dylan O'Brien (pictured)

Project: Taylor’s All Too Well music video  starred Sadie Sink and Dylan O’Brien (pictured) 

As the brand new model of All Too Well was included in Taylor’s model of Red that she rerecorded and rereleased final year, she made positive her Swifties that they have been the inspiration behind her daring career transfer.

She stated: ‘You guys, I’m simply so happy with what we made, and I now that each second of this second that we would not have been ready to make this brief movie if it weren’t for you, the followers. Because I would not find a way to rerecord my album if it weren’t for you. You emboldened me to try this.’ 

Earlier within the evening she honored with finest longform video for whereas joined by Dylan O’Brien who starred within the music video as she hit the rostrum for her acceptance speech which started: ‘So I had… , earlier than this, earlier than this I had directed and written my music movies however I had by no means made a brief movie earlier than.

‘So I would like to first begin out by saying thanks to Sadie Sink, Dylan O’Brien, my wonderful cinematographer, my producer, and the remainder of our unimaginable crew for trusting me, for lending me their brilliance,  their expertise, their time. 

Showstopper: Earlier in the night she honored with best longform video

Showstopper: Earlier within the evening she honored with finest longform video

The megastar was joined by Dylan O'Brien who starred in the music video as she hit the podium for her acceptance speech which began: 'So I had... you know, before this, before this I had directed and written my music videos but I had never made a short film before'

The megastar was joined by Dylan O’Brien who starred within the music video as she hit the rostrum for her acceptance speech which started: ‘So I had… , earlier than this, earlier than this I had directed and written my music movies however I had by no means made a brief movie earlier than’ 

She concluded: 'We put our entire hearts into this, trying to make something that might be worthy of the love that you, the fans, have shown this song. Thank you for this beautiful indication that we did something right. Love you guys'

She concluded: ‘We put our total hearts into this, making an attempt to make one thing that is perhaps worthy of the love that you just, the followers, have proven this tune. Thank you for this lovely indication that we did one thing proper. Love you guys’

Quite the category: She beat out an impressive field including Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles, Foo Fighters – Studio 666, Kacey Musgraves – star-crossed, and Olivia Rodrigo – driving home 2 u

Quite the class: She beat out a formidable subject together with Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles, Foo Fighters – Studio 666, Kacey Musgraves – star-crossed, and Olivia Rodrigo – driving residence 2 u

Water under the bridge: She was also pictured sharing a big hug with Nicki Minaj who was one of the biggest winners and even served as host for the festivities seven years after their contentious Twitter exchange in 2015 which ironically centered around MTV VMA nominations

Water underneath the bridge: She was additionally pictured sharing a giant hug with Nicki Minaj who was one of many biggest winners and even served as host for the festivities seven years after their contentious Twitter trade in 2015 which paradoxically centered round MTV VMA nominations

‘We put our total hearts into this, making an attempt to make one thing that is perhaps worthy of the love that you just, the followers, have proven this tune.  Thank you for this lovely indication that we did one thing proper. Love you guys.’

She beat out a formidable subject together with Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles, Foo Fighters – Studio 666, Kacey Musgraves – star-crossed, and Olivia Rodrigo – driving residence 2 u. 

Taylor additionally received finest path however the class was not aired on tv. 

She was additionally pictured sharing a giant hug with Nicki Minaj who was one of many biggest winners and even served as host for the festivities seven years after their contentious Twitter trade in 2015 which paradoxically centered round MTV VMA nominations.

Well deserved: Earlier in the night, the 39-year-old rapper was presented with one of the biggest honors of the annual show in the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award as the golden Moon Person is given to recording artists for outstanding contributions and profound impact on music video and popular culture

Well deserved: Earlier within the evening, the 39-year-old rapper was offered with one of many biggest honors of the annual present within the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award because the golden Moon Person is given to recording artists for excellent contributions and profound impression on music video and common tradition

During her acceptance speech, she got serious as she said: 'I wrote this down, I don't know why, but this was in my spirit to say: I wish that Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson were here'

During her acceptance speech, she received severe as she stated: ‘I wrote this down, I do not know why, however this was in my spirit to say: I want that Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson have been right here’

She said: 'I wish that people understood what they meant and what they were going through. I wish Pop Smoke and Juice Wrld and Nipsey Hussle were here. R.I.P. Daddy, my cousin Richard, and my business manager Angela, who I never got to say

She stated: ‘I want that folks understood what they meant and what they have been going via. I want Pop Smoke and Juice Wrld and Nipsey Hussle have been right here. R.I.P. Daddy, my cousin Richard, and my business supervisor Angela, who I by no means received to say “rest in peace” to publicly’

Impressive: Nicki performed a medley of some of her greatest hits influenced by her catalogue of music videos including Moment For Life, Anaconda, Roman's Revenge, and even her iconic verse in Kanye West's Monster

Captivating: She had the crowd on their feet

Impressive: Nicki carried out a medley of a few of her best hits influenced by her catalogue of music movies together with Moment For Life, Anaconda, Roman’s Revenge, and even her iconic verse in Kanye West’s Monster

Wow factor: It was an incredible performance

Wow issue: It was an unimaginable efficiency

 Earlier within the evening, the 39-year-old rapper was offered with one of many biggest honors of the annual present within the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. 

The golden Moon Person is given to recording artists for excellent contributions and profound impression on music video and common tradition.

Nicki carried out a medley of a few of her best hits influenced by her catalogue of music movies together with Moment For Life, Anaconda, Roman’s Revenge, and even her iconic verse in Kanye West’s Monster.

During her acceptance speech, she received severe as she stated: ‘I wrote this down, I do not know why, however this was in my spirit to say: I want that Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson have been right here.

‘I want that folks understood what they meant and what they have been going via. I want Pop Smoke and Juice Wrld and Nipsey Hussle have been right here. R.I.P. Daddy, my cousin Richard, and my business supervisor Angela, who I by no means received to say “rest in peace” to publicly.’

Leading lady: It was a big night for Nicki as she also earned best hip-hop over Eminem & Snoop Dogg – “From The D 2 The LBC”, Future ft. Drake, Tems – “WAIT FOR U”, Kendrick Lamar – “N95”, Latto – “Big Energy”, and Pusha T – “Diet Coke”

Leading girl: It was a giant evening for Nicki as she additionally earned finest hip-hop over Eminem & Snoop Dogg – “From The D 2 The LBC”, Future ft. Drake, Tems – “WAIT FOR U”, Kendrick Lamar – “N95”, Latto – “Big Energy”, and Pusha T – “Diet Coke”

Nipsey Hussle was shot to loss of life in LA earlier than Juice Wrld died of a drug overdose in 2019. The following year Pop Smoke was additionally gunned down.

She additionally talked about her father Robert Maraj who was killed in a success an run accident in 2021 and her former Business supervisor, Angela Kukawski, died in a suspected murder that year.

Nicki continued: ‘I want that folks took psychological well being critically — even for the folks that you just suppose have the proper lives.’

It was a giant evening for Nicki as she additionally earned finest hip-hop over Eminem & Snoop Dogg – “From The D 2 The LBC”, Future ft. Drake, Tems – “WAIT FOR U”, Kendrick Lamar – “N95”, Latto – “Big Energy”, and Pusha T – “Diet Coke”.  

 Lizzo was additionally a significant winner as she earned video for good for hit About Damn Time.

Deservedly: Lizzo was also a major winner as she earned video for good for hit About Damn Time

Deservedly: Lizzo was additionally a significant winner as she earned video for good for hit About Damn Time

The 34-year-old Minnesota native - born Melissa Viviane Jefferson - said: 'B****! Thank you so much, thank you to Christian [Breslauer], who directed the video, Kenny, I don't know what music video for good means, but I do know what your vote means, and that's a f***ing lot'

She beat out Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”, Latto – “P*ssy”. Rina Sawayama – “This Hell”, and Stromae – ”Fils de joie”.

The 34-year-old Minnesota native – born Melissa Viviane Jefferson – stated: ‘B****! Thank you a lot, thanks to Christian [Breslauer], who directed the video, Kenny, I do not know what music video for good means, however I do know what your vote means, and that is a f***ing lot’

Lizzo went on to address her critics as she defiantly said: 'And now, to the b****es that got something to say about me in this dress -- You know what? I'm not going to say nothing. They be like

Lizzo went on to handle her critics as she defiantly stated: ‘And now, to the b****es that received one thing to say about me on this dress — You know what? I’m not going to say nothing. They be like “Lizzo, why don’t you clap back? Why don’t you clap back?” Because b**** that is successful ho!’

She beat out Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”, Latto – “P*ssy”. Rina Sawayama – “This Hell”, and Stromae – ”Fils de joie”.

The 34-year-old Minnesota native – born Melissa Viviane Jefferson –  stated: ‘B****! Thank you a lot, thanks to Christian [Breslauer], who directed the video, Kenny, I do not know what music video for good means, however I do know what your vote means, and that is a f***ing lot. 

‘Your vote means all the things. For me, it means making a change on this nation. So bear in mind once you’re voting in your favourite artist, vote to change a few of these legal guidelines that are oppressing us. I would like to thank say thanks a lot for supporting me and loving on me.’ 

Lizzo went on to handle her critics as she defiantly stated: ‘And now, to the b****es that received one thing to say about me on this dress — You know what? I’m not going to say nothing. They be like “Lizzo, why don’t you clap back? Why don’t you clap back?” Because b**** that is successful ho!’ 

Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow took residence the primary Moon Person of the evening in one of the best collaboration class.

The rap duo have been given the award for his or her hit Industry Baby as they confronted stiff competitors together with Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa, Post Malone & The Weeknd, ROSALIA feat. The Weeknd, and The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber.

They have been offered the shiny silver trophy by Offset and DJ Khaled. 

Jack stated: ‘Yo, I do know we each received this award however I would like to say take a minute to say thanks to nas. Obviously this tune began with him, so I’m tremendous grateful for the chance, the prospect. B**** I instructed you!’

Lil Nas X took to the mic as he stated:  ‘Wow. I’m up right here like, half bare, however, look, I would like to say one thing. I actually recognize you, mtv, , I labored actually exhausting final year, , me and my boy Jack. 

‘Thank you for the love, and hopefully I’m again up right here and I’ve one thing higher to say. But I like y’all and I’ll see a few of y’all on the lengthy dwell Montero Tour.’

Champions: Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow took home the first Moon Person of the night in the best collaboration category as the MTV Video Music Awards 2022 kicked off

Champions: Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow took residence the primary Moon Person of the evening in one of the best collaboration class because the MTV Video Music Awards 2022 kicked off

Nas took to the mic as he said: 'Wow. I am up here like, half naked, but, look, I want to say something. I really appreciate you, mtv, you know, I worked really hard last year, you know, me and my boy Jack'

Nas took to the mic as he stated: ‘Wow. I’m up right here like, half bare, however, look, I would like to say one thing. I actually recognize you, mtv, , I labored actually exhausting final year, , me and my boy Jack’

Offset and DJ Khaled offered the primary award of the evening .

Harry Styles was not in attendance however he appeared through satellite tv for pc earlier than his live performance in Madison Square Garden as he stated: ‘Hi, VMAs, I hope you are having a pleasant time, I’m Harry, thanks all a lot for this award for album of the year. I do know this can be a fan-voted award. 

‘I would love to say thanks to all of my followers who voted. Thank you so, a lot. I clearly could be holding it if it wasn’t for you. I’d like to thank Tom and Tyler, who I made the album with, and everybody that labored on the album with me. 

Harry Styles was not in attendance but he appeared via satellite before his concert in Madison Square Garden as he said: 'Hi, VMAs, I hope you're having a nice time, I'm Harry, thank you all so much for this award for album of the year. I know this is a fan-voted award'

Harry Styles was not in attendance however he appeared through satellite tv for pc earlier than his live performance in Madison Square Garden as he stated: ‘Hi, VMAs, I hope you are having a pleasant time, I’m Harry, thanks all a lot for this award for album of the year. I do know this can be a fan-voted award’

‘I’m sorry cannot be with you tonight, about to go on stage simply down the street. Have a beautiful night and thanks a lot. Thank you.’

LISA from Blackpink shocked many as she earned Best Okay-pop for her hit LALISA.

The Thai rapper – born Lalisa Manobal – could not consider she received as she bashfully lined her face as she hit the stage and stated: ‘Hi, New York. Hi, everybody. First of all, I would like to say thanks to MTV for this excellent honor. I would like to suppose all of my collaborators in my fellow tasks. It made “Lalisa” a lot extra particular. 

'Blinks, you are like the most important ones. Thank you so much for making this happen': LISA from Blackpink shocked many as she earned Best K-pop for her hit LALISA

‘Blinks, you are like crucial ones. Thank you a lot for making this occur’: LISA from Blackpink shocked many as she earned Best Okay-pop for her hit LALISA

‘Blinks, you are like crucial ones. Thank you a lot for making this occur. And, ladies! I like you! Thank you for loving “Lalisa” a lot. Have a beautiful evening, guys. Thank you.’

She beat out: BTS – “Yet To Come (The Most Beautiful Moment)”, ITZY – “LOCO”, SEVENTEEN – “HOT”, Stray Kids – “MANIAC”, and TWICE – “The Feels”. 

Jack Harlow kicked off the gala occasion with a efficiency of First Class.

However one of the best a part of the efficiency was when former Black Eyed Peas member Fergie got here out as a shock to sing 2006 hit Glamorous because it was the unique tune that the Louisville native had sampled.

Mile high club: Jack Harlow kicked off the gala event with a performance of First Class

Mile excessive membership: Jack Harlow kicked off the gala occasion with a efficiency of First Class

Legend: However the best part of the performance was when former Black Eyed Peas member Fergie came out as a surprise

She sang 2006 hit Glamorous as it was the original song that the Louisville native had sampled

Legend: However one of the best a part of the efficiency was when former Black Eyed Peas member Fergie got here out as a shock to sing 2006 hit Glamorous because it was the unique tune that the Louisville native had sampled

Rocking it: Next came megastar Lizzo who electrified the crowd by performing a medley of About Damn Time and 2 Be Loved (Am I Ready)

Rocking it: Next got here megastar Lizzo who electrified the gang by performing a medley of About Damn Time and a couple of Be Loved (Am I Ready)

Stunning: She wore a clinging pink ensemble

Stunning: She wore a clinging pink ensemble

Next got here megastar Lizzo who electrified the gang by performing a medley of About Damn Time and  2 Be Loved (Am I Ready).

Host LL Cool J opened the present with a monologue.

Rock legends the Red Hot Chili Peppers will even carry out as they are to be honored with the Global Icon Award.

The recognition celebrates ‘an artist or band whose unparalleled career, continued impression and affect have maintained a singular degree of worldwide success in music and past, leaving an indelible mark on the music panorama.’ 

As for the common awards, there’s a three-way tie for many nominations between Lil Nas X, Kendrick Lamar, and Jack Harlow.

The three hip-hop acts are adopted carefully by Doja Cat and Harry Styles who obtained six nods every.

There is sort of the sphere amongst these nominated for 5 awards as that record consists of:  Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd.

The most nominated group or duo have been Okay-pop sensations BTS who earned 4. 

MTV expanded the variety of nominees for its prime award, video of the year, to seven for the very first time in its 39-year historical past.

Artist of the year, finest collaboration, and finest different have additionally been expanded to seven nominees. 

Top prize of the evening, video of the year, options fairly the sphere together with 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, and Taylor Swift – All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version).

If Lil Nas X wins he would be the first artist to ever win back-to-back awards within the sought-after class. 

Bad Bunny is the primary ever Latin artist to be nominated for artist of the year as he’ll face Ed Sheeran, Drake, Styles, Harlow, Lil Nas X, and Lizzo.

There can also be the video for good class which is for one of the best video with a message because the nominees embody Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Part 5, Latto – P****, Lizzo – About Damn Time, Rina Sawayama – This Hell. and Stromae – Fils de joie.

A brand new class that has been added this year is finest metaverse efficiency with nominees together with BLACKPINK The Virtual | PUBG, BTS | Minecraft, Charli XCX | Roblox, Justin Bieber – An Interactive Virtual Experience. Rift Tour ft. Ariana Grande | Fortnite, and Twenty One Pilots Concert Experience | Roblox.

Musical performances will even be a large a part of the occasion as Lizzo is about to carry out 2 Be Loved (Am I Ready).

Okay-pop megagroup Blackpink will even be performing their megahit single which was simply launched titled Pink Venom.

Anitta, J Balvin, Kane Brown, Jack Harlow, Khalid and Marshmello,  Måneskin, and Panic! At The Disco will all be hitting the stage throughout the present.

MTV Video Music Awards 2022 WINNERS

Video of the year

Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe Records / RCA Records

Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy” – OVO/Republic

Ed Sheeran – “Shivers” – Atlantic Records

Harry Styles – “As It Was“ – Columbia Records

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby” – Columbia Records

Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal” – Geffen Records

Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records – WINNER

 

Artist of the year

Bad Bunny – Rimas Entertainment – WINNER

Drake – OVO/Republic

Ed Sheeran – Atlantic Records

Harry Styles – Columbia Records

Jack Harlow – Generation Now / Atlantic Records

Lil Nas X – Columbia Records

Lizzo – Atlantic Records

 

Album of the year

Adele – “30” – Columbia Records

Bad Bunny – “Un Verano Sin Ti” -Rimas Entertainment

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom and Interscope Records

Drake – “Certified Lover Boy” -OVO Sound and Republic Records

Harry Styles – “Harry’s House” – WINNER

 

Song of the year

Adele – “Easy on Me” – Columbia Records

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom / Interscope Records – WINNER

Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe Records / RCA Records

Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)” – EMI / Interscope Records

Lizzo – “About Damn Time” – Atlantic Records

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “Stay” – Columbia Records

 

Best new artist

Baby Keem – Columbia Records

Dove Cameron – Disruptor Records / Columbia Records – WINNER

GAYLE – Atlantic Records / Arthouse Records

Latto – Streamcut / RCA Records

Måneskin – Arista Records

Seventeen – PLEDIS Entertainment/Geffen Records

 

Song of summer season

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”

Jack Harlow – “First Class” – WINNER

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”

 

Push efficiency of the year

September 2021: Griff – “One Night” – Warner Records

October 2021: Remi Wolf – “Sexy Villain” – Island Records

November 2021: Nessa Barrett – “i hope ur miserable until ur dead” – Warner Records

December 2021: SEVENTEEN – “Rock With You” – PLEDIS Entertainment / Geffen Records – WINNER

January 2021: Mae Muller – “Better Days” – Capitol Records UK

February 2022: GAYLE – “abcdefu” – Atlantic Records / Arthouse Records

March 2022: Sheneesa – “R U That” – Rich Immigrants / Interscope Records

April 2022: Omar Apollo – “Tamagotchi” – Warner Records

May 2022: Wet Leg – “Chaise Longue” – Domino Recording Company

June 2022: Muni Long – “Baby Boo” – Supergiant Records LLC / Def Jam Recording

July 2022: Doechii – “Persuasive” – Top Dog Entertainment / Capitol Records

 

Best collaboration

Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy” – OVO/Republic

Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)” – EMI / Interscope Records

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records – WINNER

Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie” – 300 Entertainment

Post Malone & The Weeknd – “One Right Now” – Mercury Records / Republic Records

ROSALÍA ft. The Weeknd – “LA FAMA” – Columbia Records

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY” – Columbia Records

 

Best pop

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom / Interscope Records

Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe Records / RCA Records

Ed Sheeran – “Shivers” – Atlantic Records

Harry Styles – “As It Was” – Columbia Records – WINNER

Lizzo – “About Damn Time” – Atlantic Records

Olivia Rodrigo – “traitor” – Geffen Records

 

Best hip-hop

Eminem & Snoop Dogg – “From The D 2 The LBC” – Shady / Aftermath / Interscope Records

Future ft. Drake, Tems – “WAIT FOR U” – Freebandz / Epic Records

Kendrick Lamar – “N95” – pgLang / Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope Records

Latto – “Big Energy” – Streamcut / RCA Records

Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Baby – “Do We Have A Problem?” – Young Money / Cash Money / Republic Records – WINNER

Pusha T – “Diet Coke” – G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam

 

Best rock

Foo Fighters – “Love Dies Young” – RCA Records

Jack White – “Taking Me Back” – Third Man Records

Muse – “Won’t Stand Down” – Warner Records

Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Black Summer” – Warner Records – WINNER

Shinedown – “Planet Zero” – Elektra Music Group

Three Days Grace – “So Called Life” – RCA Records

 

Best different

Avril Lavigne ft. blackbear – “Love It When You Hate Me” – Elektra Music Group / DTA Records

Imagine Dragons x JID – “Enemy” – KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records

Machine Gun Kelly ft. WILLOW – “emo girl” – Bad Boy / Interscope Records

Måneskin – “I WANNA BE YOUR SLAVE” – Arista Records – WINNER

Panic! At The Disco – “Viva Las Vengeance” – Fueled By Ramen / Elektra Music Group

Twenty One Pilots – “Saturday” – Fueled By Ramen / Elektra Music Group

WILLOW, Avril Lavigne ft. Travis Barker – “G R O W” – MSFTSMusic / Roc Nation Records

 Best Latin

Anitta – “Envolver” – Warner Records – WINNER

Bad Bunny – “Tití Me Preguntó” – Rimas Entertainment

Becky G X KAROL G – “MAMIII” – Kemosabe Records / Sony Music Latin / RCA Records

Daddy Yankee – “REMIX” – Republic Records

Farruko – “Pepas” – Sony Music US Latin

J Balvin & Skrillex – “In Da Getto” – Sueños Globales, LLC /Universal Music Latino / Asylum Records UK

 

Best R&B

Alicia Keys – “City of Gods (Part II)” – AKW

Chlöe – “Have Mercy” – Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records

H.E.R. – “For Anyone” – RCA Records

Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side” – Keep Cool/RCA Records

Summer Walker, SZA & Cardi B – “No Love (Extended Version)” – LVRN / Interscope Records

The Weeknd – “Out Of Time” – XO / Republic Records – WINNER

 

Best Okay-pop

BTS – “Yet To Come (The Most Beautiful Moment)” – BIGHIT Music / Geffen Records

ITZY – “LOCO” – JYP Entertainment

LISA – “LALISA” – YG Entertainment / Interscope Records – WINNER

SEVENTEEN – “HOT” – PLEDIS Entertainment/Geffen Records

Stray Kids – “MANIAC” – JYP Entertainment

TWICE – “The Feels” – JYP Entertainment

 

Video for good

Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5” – pgLang / Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope Records

Latto – “P*ssy” – Streamcut / RCA Records

Lizzo – “About Damn Time” – Atlantic Records – WINNER

Rina Sawayama – “This Hell” – Dirty Hit

Stromae – ”Fils de joie” – Mosaert Label / The Darkroom / Interscope Records

 

Best metaverse efficiency

BLACKPINK The Virtual | PUBG – YG Entertainment / Interscope Records – WINNER

BTS | Minecraft – BIGHIT Music / Geffen Records

Charli XCX | Roblox – Atlantic Records

Justin Bieber – An Interactive Virtual Experience | Wave – Def Jam

Rift Tour ft. Ariana Grande | Fortnite – Republic Records

Twenty One Pilots Concert Experience | Roblox – Fueled By Ramen / Elektra Music Group

 

Best longform video

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles – Darkroom / Interscope Records

Foo Fighters – Studio 666 – RCA Records

Kacey Musgraves – star-crossed – Interscope Records / MCA Nashville

Madonna – Madame X – Interscope Records

Olivia Rodrigo – driving residence 2 u – Geffen Records

Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records – WINNER

 

Best cinematography

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties” – Columbia Records

Camila Cabello ft. Ed Sheeran – “Bam Bam” – Epic Records

Harry Styles – “As It Was” – Columbia Records – WINNER

Kendrick Lamar – “N95” – pgLang / Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope Records

Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side” – Keep Cool / RCA Records

Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records

 

Best path

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties” – Columbia Records

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom / Interscope Records

Ed Sheeran – “Shivers” – Atlantic Records

Harry Styles – “As It Was” – Columbia Records

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records

Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records – WINNER

 

Best artwork path

Adele – “Oh My God” – Columbia Records

Doja Cat – “Get Into It (Yuh)” – Kemosabe Records / RCA Records

Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy” – OVO / Republic Records

Kacey Musgraves – “simple times” – Interscope Records / MCA Nashville

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records – WINNER

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie” – 300 Entertainment

 

Best visible results

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom / Interscope Records

Coldplay X BTS – “My Universe” – Atlantic Records

Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5” – pgLang/Top Dawg Entertainment/Aftermath/Interscope Records

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records – WINNER

Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie” – 300 Entertainment

The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY” – Columbia Records

 

Best choreography

BTS – “Permission to Dance” – BIGHIT Music/Geffen Records

Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe Records / RCA Records – WINNER

FKA twigs ft. The Weeknd – “Tears In The Club” – Atlantic Records

Harry Styles – “As It Was” – Columbia Records

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records

Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side” – Keep Cool / RCA Records

 

Best modifying

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties” – Columbia Records

Doja Cat – “Get Into It (Yuh)” – Kemosabe Records / RCA Records

Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal” – Geffen Records

ROSALÍA – “SAOKO” – Columbia Records – WINNER

Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records

The Weeknd – “Take My Breath” – XO / Republic Records

 

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