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MTV VMAs 2020: The Complete List of Winners

Gaga made VMAs history by taking home the first-ever Tricon Award.

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The much anticipated MTV Music Video Awards 2020 took place on Saturday.

This year the event was differently held amid the coronavirus pandemic, as the celebs did not gather at the Barclays Center in New York City, as originally planned.

Instead, the artists joined from their respective hubs across the country, with Keke Palmer leading point as the host.

For the year 2020, Gaga made VMAs history by taking home the first-ever Tricon Award.

Check out the complete list of this year’s winners:


Video of the Year
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”
WINNER: The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

Push Best New Artist

WINNER: Doja Cat
Lewis Capaldi
YUNGBLUD

Best Hip-Hop

DaBaby – “BOP”
Eminem ft. Juice WRLD – “Godzilla”
Future ft. Drake – “Life Is Good”
WINNER: Megan Thee Stallion – “Savage”
Roddy Ricch – “The Box”
Travis Scott – “HIGHEST IN THE ROOM”

Video for Good

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

Artist of the Year

DaBaby
Justin Bieber
WINNER: Lady Gaga
Megan Thee Stallion
Post Malone
The Weeknd

Best R&B

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

Best Pop

WINNER: 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

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

Song of the Year

Billie Eilish – “everything i wanted”
Doja Cat – “Say So”
WINNER: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”
Megan Thee Stallion – “Savage”
Post Malone – “Circles”
Roddy Ricch – “The Box”

Best Latin

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”
WINNER: Maluma ft. J Balvin – “Qué Pena”

Best Collaboration

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”
WINNER: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”

Song of Summer

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

Best K-Pop

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

Best Alternative

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”
WINNER: Machine Gun Kelly – “Bloody Valentine”
twenty one pilots – “Level of Concern”

Best Group

5 Seconds of Summer
The 1975
Blackpink
WINNER: BTS
Chloe x Halle
CNCO 
Little Mix
Monsta X 
Now United
twenty one pilots

Best Rock

blink-182 – “Happy Days”
WINNER: Coldplay – “Orphans”
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

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

Everyday Heroes

WINNER: All

Dr. Nate Wood – “Lean On Me”
Dr. Elvis Francois and Dr. William Robinson – “Imagine”
Jason “Tik Tok Doc” Campbell
Jefferson University Hospital’s Swab Squad
Lori Marie Key – “Amazing Grace”

Best Cinematography

5 Seconds of Summer – “Old Me” – Cinematography by Kieran Fowler

Camila Cabello ft. DaBaby – “My Oh My” – Cinematography by Dave Meyers

Billie Eilish – “all the good girls go to hell” – Cinematography by Christopher Probst

Katy Perry – “Harleys In Hawaii” – Cinematography by Arnau Valls

WINNER: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me” – Cinematography by Thomas Kloss

The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights” – Cinematography by Oliver Millar

Best Art Direction

A$AP Rocky – “Babushka Boi” – Art Direction by A$AP Rocky & Nadia Lee Cohen

Dua Lipa – “Physical” – Art Direction by Anna Colomé Nogu ́

Harry Styles – “Adore You” – Art Direction by Laura Ellis Cricks

WINNER: Miley Cyrus – “Mother’s Daughter” – Art Direction by Christian Stone

Selena Gomez – “Boyfriend” – Art Direction by Tatiana Van Sauter

Taylor Swift – “Lover”– Art Direction by Ethan Tobman

Best Visual Effects

Billie Eilish – “all the good girls go to hell” – Visual Effects by Drive Studios

Demi Lovato – “I Love Me” – Visual Effects by Hoody FX

WINNER: Dua Lipa – “Physical” – Visual Effects by EIGHTY4

Harry Styles – “Adore You” – Visual Effects by Mathematic

Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me” – Visual Effects by Ingenuity Studios

Travis Scott – “HIGHEST IN THE ROOM”– Visual Effects by ARTJAIL, SCISSOR FILMS & FRENDER

Best Direction

WINNER: 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 Choreography

WINNER: BTS – “On” – Choreography by Son Sung Deuk, Lee Ga Hun, Lee Byung Eun

CNCO & Natti Natasha – “Honey Boo”– Choreography by Kyle Hanagami

DaBaby – “BOP”– Choreography by Dani Leigh and Cherry

Dua Lipa – “Physical”– Choreography by Charm La’Donna

Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me” – Choreography by Richy Jackson

Normani – “Motivation” – Choreography by Sean Bankhead

Best Editing

Halsey – “Graveyard” – Edited by Emilie Aubry, Janne Vartia & Tim Montana

James Blake – “Can’t Believe the Way We Flow” – Edited by Frank Lebon

Lizzo – “Good As Hell” – Edited by Russell Santos & Sofia Kerpan

WINNER: Miley Cyrus – “Mother’s Daughter” – Edited by Alexandre Moors, Nuno Xico

ROSALÍA – “A Palé” – Edited by Andre Jones

The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights” – Edited by Janne Vartia & Tim Montana

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.