Jonas Brothers, Taylor Swift Win Big at MTV Video Music Awards

The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards were held in New Jersey’s Prudential Center.

Published27 Aug 2019, 06:00 AM IST
Music
2 min read

The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards were held in New Jersey’s Prudential Center. Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande are tied this year for Most-Nominated Artist. They received 10 nods each. Billie Eilish followed with 9 nods and Lil Nas X got 8. Missy Elliott bagged the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, and she performed a medley that included her new song Throw It Back. Taylor Swift kicked off the main show with You Need to Calm Down and the first live performance of Lover.

Lizzo performed Truth Hurts and Good As Hell. Miley Cyrus crooned her new single, Slide Away, which was backed by a string section.

Let’s look at the full list of winners:

Artist of the Year
Ariana Grande

Video of the Year
You Need to Calm Down by Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift bags quite a few awards
Taylor Swift bags quite a few awards
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter)

Song of the Year
Old Town Road (Remix), Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

Best New Artist
Billie Eilish

Best Collaboration
Señorita, by Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello at the MTV Video Music Awards.
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter)

Push Artist of the Year
Billie Eilish

Best Pop
Sucker by Jonas Brothers

Best Hip Hop
Money by Cardi B

Best R&B
Waves by Normani ft. 6lack

Best K-Pop
Boy With Luv by BTS ft. Halsey

Best Latin
Con Altura by ROSALÍA & J Balvin ft. El Guincho

Best Dance
Call You Mine by The Chainsmokers ft. Bebe Rexha

Best Rock
High Hopes, Panic! At The Disco

Video For Good
You Need to Calm Down by Taylor Swift

Best Direction
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – Old Town Road (Remix) – Columbia Records – Directed by Calmatic

Best Visual Effects
Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco – ME! – Republic Records – Visual Effects by Loris Paillier & Lucas Salton for BUF VFX

Best Editing
Bad Guy by Billie Eilish

Best Art Direction
7 Rings by John Richoux

Best Choreography
Rosalía & J Balvin ft. El Guincho – Con Altura – Columbia Records – Choreography by Charm La’Donna

Best Cinematography
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – Señorita – Island Records – Cinematography by Scott Cunningham

Song of Summer
Ariana Grande, Social House - boyfriend

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