Gazda ceremoniei pe care MTV a dedicat-o actorului Chadwick Boseman, care a murit pe 28 august, a fost Kate Palmer, cunoscută pentru rolul din „Hustlers”.

The Weeknd a câştigat cel mai important trofeu al serii, „Video of the Year”, pentru „Blinding Lights”, piesă pe care a interpretat-o în deschiderea galei.

Lady Gaga a fost desemnată câştigătoare la patru categorii: „Artist of the Year”, „Song of the Year” (pentru „Rain On Me”), „Best Collaboration” şi „Best Cinematography”. Ea a primit şi Tricon Award, scrie News.ro.

Între câştigători s-au numărat grupul k-pop BTS („Best Pop”, „Best K-pop”, „Best Group” şi „Best Choreography”), Taylor Swift („Best Direction”), Doja Cat („Best New Artist”), Megan Thee Stallion („Best Hip-hop”), Coldplay („Best Rock”) şi Blackpink („Song of the Summer”).

Pentru ediţia de aul acesta organizatorii au introdus două categorii: „Best Music Video from Home”, câştigată de Ariana Grande şi Justin Bieber pentru „Stuck With U”, şi „Best Quarantine Performance”, câştigată de CNCO.

Lista câştigătorilor

VIDEO OF THE YEAR: The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”, Billie Eilish – “everything i wanted”, Eminem ft. Juice WRLD – “Godzilla”, Future ft. Drake – “Life Is Good”, Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”, Taylor Swift – “The Man”

PUSH BEST NEW ARTIST: Doja Cat, Jack Harlow, Lewis Capaldi, Roddy Ricch, Tate McRae, YUNGBLUD

ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Lady Gaga, DaBaby, Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion, Post Malone, The Weeknd

SONG OF THE YEAR: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”, Billie Eilish – “everything i wanted”, Doja Cat – “Say So”, Megan Thee Stallion – “Savage”, Post Malone – “Circles”

BEST HIP-HOP: Megan Thee Stallion – “Savage”, DaBaby – “BOP”, Eminem ft. Juice WRLD – “Godzilla”, Future ft. Drake – “Life Is Good”, Roddy Ricch – “The Box”, Travis Scott – “Highest in the Room”

VIDEO FOR GOOD: H.E.R. – ”I Can’t Breathe”, Anderson .Paak – “Lockdown”, Billie Eilish – “all the good girls go to hell”, Demi Lovato – “I Love Me”, Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”, Taylor Swift – “The Man” – Republic Records

BEST R&B: The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”, Alicia Keys – “Underdog”, Chloe x Halle – “Do It”, H.E.R. ft. YG – “Slide”, Khalid ft. Summer Walker – “Eleven”, Lizzo – “Cuz I Love You”

BEST POP: BTS – “On”, Halsey – “You should be sad”, Jonas Brothers – “What a Man Gotta Do”, Justin Bieber ft. Quavo – “Intentions”, Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”, Taylor Swift – “Lover”

BEST MUSIC VIDEO FROM HOME: Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber – “Stuck with U”, 5 Seconds of Summer – “Wildflower”, blink-182 – “Happy Days”, Drake – “Toosie Slide”, John Legend – “Bigger Love”, twenty one pilots – “Level of Concern”

BEST LATIN: Maluma ft. J Balvin – “Qué Pena”, Anuel AA ft. Daddy Yankee, Ozuna, Karol G & J Balvin – “China”, Bad Bunny – “Yo Perreo Sola”, Black Eyed Peas ft. Ozuna & J. Rey Soul – “Mamacita”, J Balvin – “Amarillo”, Karol G ft. Nicki Minaj – “Tusa”

BEST DIRECTION: Taylor Swift – “The Man”, Billie Eilish – “xanny”, Doja Cat – “Say So”, Dua Lipa – “Don’t Start Now”, Harry Styles – “Adore You”, The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

BEST COLLABORATION: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”, Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber – “Stuck with U”, Black Eyed Peas ft. J Balvin – “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”, Ed Sheeran ft. Khalid – “Beautiful People”, Future ft. Drake – “Life Is Good”, Karol G ft. Nicki Minaj – “Tusa”

BEST K-POP: BTS – “On”, (G)I-DLE – “Oh My God”, EXO – “Obsession”, Monsta X – “SOMEONE’S SOMEONE”, Tomorrow X Together – “9 and Three Quarters (Run Away)”, Red Velvet – “Psycho” – SM Entertainment

BEST GROUP: BTS, 5 Seconds of Summer, The 1975, BLACKPINK, Chloe x Halle, CNCO, Little Mix, MONSTA X, Now United, twenty one pilots

BEST ALTERNATIVE: Machine Gun Kelly – “Bloody Valentine”, The 1975 – “If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)”, All Time Low – “Some Kind Of Disaster”, FINNEAS – “Let’s Fall in Love for the Night”, Lana Del Rey – “Doin’ Time, twenty one pilots – “Level of Concern”

BEST ROCK: Coldplay – “Orphans”, blink-182 – “Happy Days”, Evanescence – “Wasted On You”, Fall Out Boy ft. Wyclef Jean – “Dear Future Self (Hands Up)”, Green Day – “Oh Yeah!”, The Killers – “Caution”

BEST QUARANTINE PERFORMANCE: CNCO – Unplugged At Home, Chloe & Halle – “Do It” din MTV’s Prom-athon, DJ D-Nice – Club MTV presents #DanceTogether, John Legend – #togetherathome Concert Series, Lady Gaga – “Smile” din „One World: Together At Home”, Post Malone – Nirvana Tribute

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”, 5 Seconds of Summer – “Old Me”, Camila Cabello ft. DaBaby – “My Oh My”, Billie Eilish – “all the good girls go to hell”, Katy Perry – “Harleys In Hawaii”, The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

BEST ART DIRECTION: Miley Cyrus – “Mother’s Daughter”, A$AP Rocky – “Babushka Boi”, Dua Lipa – “Physical”, Harry Styles – “Adore You”, Selena Gomez – “Boyfriend”, Taylor Swift – “Lover”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: Dua Lipa – “Physical”, Billie Eilish – “all the good girls go to hell”, Demi Lovato – “I Love Me”, Harry Styles – “Adore You”, Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”, Travis Scott – “HIGHEST IN THE ROOM”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY: BTS – “On”, CNCO & Natti Natasha – “Honey Boo”, DaBaby – “BOP”, Dua Lipa – “Physical”, Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”, Normani – “Motivation”

BEST EDITING: Miley Cyrus – “Mother’s Daughter”, Halsey – “Graveyard”, James Blake – “Can’t Believe the Way We Flow”, Lizzo – “Good As Hell”, ROSALÍA – “A Palé”, The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

SONG OF THE SUMMER: BLACKPINK – “How You Like That”, Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”, DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch “Rockstar”, DJ Khaled ft. Drake “Popstar”, Doja Cat – “Say So”, Dua Lipa – “Break My Heart”, Harry Styles –“Watermelon Sugar”, Jack Harlow – “Whats Poppin”, Lil Baby ft. 42 Dugg – “We Paid”, Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé – “Savage (Remix)”, Miley Cyrus – “Midnight Sky”, Pop Smoke ft. 50 Cent & Roddy Ricch – “The Woo”, SAINt JHN – “Roses”, Saweetie – “Tap In”, Taylor Swift – “cardigan”, The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”.