Despite a global pandemic, the MTV Video Music Awards 2020 aired last night, as an outdoor show still went on with some of the biggest names in music.
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande led the nominations, in fact, Gaga took the stage multiple times, in multiple outfits, winning the evening’s first away for Best Collaboration for her hit single with Ariana Grande ‘Rain on Me’, who also gave us a killer performance of the track! Gaga also won Artist of the Year and Song of the Year.
Surprising for some, K-Pop Sensation BTS also won multiple VMA’s including Best Pop. Taylor Swift won for best direction and sent in an acceptance video message from home.
Below is the full list of Winners.
Video of the Year: The Weeknd — Blinding Lights
Artist of the Year: Lady Gaga
Song of the Year: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande — Rain on Me
Best Collaboration: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande — Rain on Me
Push Best New Artist: Doja Cat
Best Hip-Hop: Megan Thee Stallion — Savage
Best Rock: Coldplay — Orphans
Best Alternative: Machine Gun Kelly — Bloody Valentine
Best Latin: Maluma ft. J Balvin — Que Pena
Best R&B: The Weeknd — Blinding Lights
Best Pop: BTS — On
Best K-Pop: BTS — On
Video for Good: H.E.R. — I Can’t Breathe
Best Music Video from Home: Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber — Stuck with U
Best Group: BTS
Best Quarantine Performance: CNCO — MTV Unplugged at Home
Best Direction: Taylor Swift — The Man — Directed by Taylor Swift
Best Cinematography: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande — Rain on Me — Cinematography by Thomas Kloss
Best Art Direction: Miley Cyrus — Mother’s Daughter – Art Direction by Christian Stone
Best Visual Effects: Dua Lipa — Physical — Warner Records — Visual Effects by EIGHTY4
Best Choreography: BTS — On — Choreography by Son Sung Deuk, Lee Ga Hun, Lee Byung Eun
Best Editing: Miley Cyrus — Mother’s Daughter — Edited by Janne Vartia & Tim Montana