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List of VMA 2022 winners: See which musician went home with an award

2015 MTV Video Music Awards - Fixed Show
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On Sunday night (Aug. 28), the awards show went down at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., where Doja Cat, Jack Harlow, and Harry Styles were the night’s top nominees with eight nods apiece. In addition, Nicki Minaj was this year’s Video Vanguard Award winner, while Red Hot Chili Peppers were named Global Icons.

But who emerged the night’s biggest winners? Check out all the newly crowned champs below:

Video of the year 

  • Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe Records / RCA Records
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Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy” – OVO/Republic

  • Ed Sheeran – “Shivers” – Atlantic Records

  • Harry Styles – “As It Was“ – Columbia Records
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Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby” – Columbia Records

  • Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal” – Geffen Records

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

Artist of the year

  • WINNER: Bad Bunny – Rimas Entertainment
  • 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

Song of the year

  • Adele – “Easy on Me” – Columbia Records
  • WINNER: Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom / Interscope Records
  • 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

  • WINNER: Dove Cameron – Disruptor Records / Columbia Records
  • Måneskin – Arista Records
  • Seventeen – PLEDIS Entertainment/Geffen Records

Push performance 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
  • WINNER: December 2021: SEVENTEEN – “Rock With You” – PLEDIS Entertainment / Geffen Records
  • 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
  • WINNER: Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records
  • 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
  • WINNER: Harry Styles – “As It Was” – Columbia Records
  • 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
  • WINNER: Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Baby – “Do We Have A Problem?” – Young Money / Cash Money / Republic Records
  • 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
  • WINNER: Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Black Summer” – Warner Records
  • Shinedown – “Planet Zero” – Elektra Music Group
  • Three Days Grace – “So Called Life” – RCA Records

Best alternative

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

  • WINNER: Anitta – “Envolver” – Warner Records
  • 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 Latin

  • 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
  • WINNER: The Weeknd – “Out of Time” – XO / Republic Records

Best K-pop

  • BTS – “Yet to Come (The Most Beautiful Moment)” – BIGHIT Music / Geffen Records
  • ITZY – “LOCO” – JYP Entertainment
  • WINNER: LISA – “LALISA” – YG Entertainment / Interscope Records
  • 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
  • WINNER: Lizzo – “About Damn Time” – Atlantic Records
  • Rina Sawayama – “This Hell” – Dirty Hit
  • Stromae – ”Fils de joie” – Mosaert Label / The Darkroom / Interscope Records

Best metaverse performance

  • WINNER: BLACKPINK The Virtual | PUBG – YG Entertainment / Interscope Records
  • 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 home 2 u – Geffen Records
  • WINNER: Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records

Best cinematography

  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties” – Columbia Records
  • Camila Cabello ft. Ed Sheeran – “Bam Bam” – Epic Records
  • WINNER: Harry Styles – “As It Was” – Columbia Records
  • 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 direction

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

Best art direction

  • 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
  • WINNER: Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records
  • Megan Thee Stallion ft. Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie” – 300 Entertainment

Best visual effects

  • 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
  • WINNER: Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records
  • 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
  • WINNER: Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe Records / RCA Records
  • 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 editing

  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties” – Columbia Records
  • Doja Cat – “Get Into It (Yuh)” – Kemosabe Records / RCA Records
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal” – Geffen Records
  • WINNER: ROSALÍA – “SAOKO” – Columbia Records
  • Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records
  • The Weeknd – “Take My Breath” – XO / Republic Records

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