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2022 MTV VMA: Full list of nominees, winners

The MTV 2022 video music award was held on Sunday, August 28, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, USA. American rapper and singer Nicki…

The MTV 2022 video music award was held on Sunday, August 28, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

American rapper and singer Nicki Minaj was the host of the ceremony, alongside artiste Jack Harlow and LL Cool J.

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Various prominent global artistes in the US including Harry Style, Doja Cat, Drake, Jack Harlow, Charlie Puth, Lizzo, Taylor Swift, The Weekend and several others stood among the big nominees of the award night, with Jack Harlow attaining the most awards of the night alongside Doja Cat and Harry Styles who had the most nominations. Minaj was commemorated with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, presented to her by fans.

Distinguished artistes who performed in the show included; Jack Harlow, Nicki Minaj, J Balvin, Lizzo, Khalid, Bad Bunny, Anita and several others. American rappers Eminem and Snoop Dogg also put up an exciting performance from their popular single “From the D 2 the LBC”.

American Actor, Johnny Depp who is popularly recognised for his leading role in the popular movie Pirates of the Caribbean also gave a sensational performance as he made an implied appearance as a moon man.

Below is the full list of winners at the event…

Video of the Year (presented by Burger King)

Taylor Swift – All Too Well: The Short Film(Winner)
Doja Cat – “Woman”
Drake (featuring Future and Young Thug) – “Way 2 Sexy”
Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Brutal”

Artist of the Year
Bad Bunny(Winer)
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Harry Styles
Jack Harlow
Lil Nas X
Lizzo

Group of the Year
Blackpink
BTS(Winner)
City Girls
Foo Fighters
Imagine Dragons
Måneskin
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Silk Sonic

Song of the Year
Adele – “Easy On Me”
Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”(Winner)
Doja Cat – “Woman”
Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY”

Album of the Year
Adele – 30
Bad Bunny – Un Verano Sin Ti
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Drake – Certified Lover Boy
Harry Styles – Harry’s House(Winner)

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 Ca – “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”

Best New Artist
Baby Keem
Dove Cameron(Winner)
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”
December 2021: SEVENTEEN – “Rock With You”(Winner)
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)”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”(Winner)
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”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”(Winner)
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 – N95
Latto – “Big Energy”
Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Baby – “Do We Have A Problem?”(Winner)
Pusha T – “Diet Coke”

Best Rock
Foo Fighters – “Love Dies Young”
Jack White – “Taking Me Back”
Muse – “Won’t Stand Down”
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Black Summer”(Winner)
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”
Måneskin – “I WANNA BE YOUR SLAVE”(Winner)
Panic! At The Disco – “Viva Las Vengeance”
Twenty One Pilots – “Saturday”
WILLOW, Avril Lavigne ft. Travis Barker – “G R O W”

Best Latin
Anitta – “Envolver”(Winner)
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)”
The Weeknd – “Out Of Time”(Winner)

Best K-Pop
BTS – “Yet To Come (The Most Beautiful Moment)”
ITZY – “LOCO”
LISA – “LALISA”(Winner)
SEVENTEEN – “HOT”
Stray Kids – “MANIAC”
TWICE – “The Feels”

Video for Good
Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”
Latto – “P*ssy”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”(Winner)
Rina Sawayama – “This Hell”
Stromae – “Fils de joie”

Best Metaverse Performance
BLACKPINK The Virtual | PUBG(Winner)
BTS | Minecraft
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
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)(Winner)

Best Cinematography
Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties”
Camila Cabello ft. Ed Sheeran – “Bam Bam”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”(Winner)
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”
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)(Winner)

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”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”(Winner)
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”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”(Winner)
Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY”

Best Choreography
BTS – “Permission to Dance”
Doja Cat – “Woman”(Winner)
FKA twigs ft. the Weeknd
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”
ROSALÍA – “SAOKO”(Winner)
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)
The Weeknd – “Take My Breath”