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The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards were presented on Sunday night (August 28) at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, honoring the best artists and biggest names in music at this year’s star-studded show.

Jack Harlow, Kendrick Lamar and Lil Nas X lead the pack with seven nominations a piece, while 2021 MTV VMAs host, Doja Cat, and Harry Styles weren’t far behind, each scoring six nominations.

For the third straight year, the VMAs was also simulcast on the CW, BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop, TVLand and VH1. Hosting the 2022 VMAs was a threesome of LL Cool J and Jack Harlow along with Nicki Minaj, who was also been chosen as this year’s winner of the Video Vanguard Award.

Jack Harlow kicked off the show with a stunning performance of “First Class” with Lil Nas X, Chloe Bailey, Saucy Santana, and Avril Lavigne sitting in the makeshift plane. Once Harlow hit the official stage, he was joined by Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie, who finished up the chart-topping single, which samples her 2006 single “Glamorous.”

Video of the Year

Doja Cat – “Woman”

Drake f. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”

Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”

Harry Styles – “As It Was”

Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”

Olivia Rodrigo – “Brutal”

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

 

Artist of the Year

Bad Bunny — WiNNER*

Drake

Ed Sheeran

Harry Styles

Jack Harlow

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

 

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”

 

Best New Artist

Baby Keem

Dove Cameron — WINNER*

Gayle

Latto

Måneskin

Seventeen

 

Best Collaboration

Drake f. 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 f. 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 f. Drake & Tems – “Wait for U

Kendrick Lamar – “N95

Latto – “Big Energy”

Nicki Minaj f. Lil Baby – “Do We Have a Problem? — WINNER*

Pusha T – “Diet Coke”

 

Best Alternative

Avril Lavigne f. Blackbear – “Love It When You Hate Me”

Imagine Dragons & J.I.D – “Enemy”

Machine Gun Kelly f. Willow – “Emo Girl”

Måneskin – “I Wanna Be Your Slave” — WINNER*

Panic! at the Disco – “Viva las Vengeance”

Twenty One Pilots – “Saturday”

Willow & Avril Lavigne f. Travis Barker – “Grow”

 

Best R&B

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

Chlöe – “Have Mercy”

H.E.R. – “For Anyone”

Normani f. Cardi B – “Wild Side”

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

The Weeknd – “Out Of Time” — WINNER*

 

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 Cinematography

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties”

Camila Cabello f. Ed Sheeran – “Bam Bam”

Harry Styles – “As It Was” – WINNER*

Kendrick Lamar – “N95”

Normani f. 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 f. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”

Kacey Musgraves – “Simple Times”

Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow  – “Industry Baby” – WINNER*

Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”

 

Best Visual Effects

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”

Coldplay & 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 f. The Weeknd – “Tears in the Club”

Harry Styles – “As It Was”

Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”

Normani f. 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”

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