On the night of August 28, MTV Video Music Awards 2022 were held at the Prudential Center in New Jersey.
While the event was hosted by Nicki Minaj, Jack Harlow and LL Cool J, the K-Pop group BLACKPINK truly got the audiences grooving with their brilliant performance. Nicki Minaj and Lizzo managed to deliver memorable performances at this year’s ceremony.
Apart from this the VMAs saw performances from a huge list of genre-crossing artists: Anitta, Bad Bunny, J Balvin and Ryan Castro, Kane Brown, Eminem and Snoop Dogg, Marshmello and Khalid, Lizzo, Måneskin and Panic! at the Disco. Snoop and Slim Shady brought the metaverse to the Prudential Center, performing half of their song in their Bored Ape avatars.
Doja Cat, Harlow and Harry Styles were the top nominees at the 2022 VMAs, with eight nods each. Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Lil Nas X had seven nods each, with Billie Eilish scoring six nods. BTS, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Future, Lizzo, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd all earned five nominations.
Here’s the list of top winners if the year.
Video of the year
Taylor Swift – All Too Well
Artist of the year
Song of the year
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Album of the year
Harry Styles – Harry’s House
Best new artist
PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
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Harry Styles – As It Was
LISA – LALISA
GROUP OF THE YEAR