Lil Nas X Wins Video Of The Year At Star-Studded MTV VMA’s


The 2021 MTV Music Awards were handed out Sunday night (Sept. 12th) and Lil Nas X won the most coveted, Video of The Year award for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name”). Holding the trophy, he said, “I will not take this for granted.” The song also won for Best Direction and Best Visual Effects.

 

It was a star-studded night as the show started off with Madonna appearing in the opening before the music even began.

The music kicked off with Justin Bieber launching into “Stay” with Kid Laroi, followed by his single “Ghost.” Bieber also won for Best Pop as well as Artist of the Year.

Other big winners included Olivia Rodrigo winning New Artist and Song of the Year, as well as Push Performance for “Drivers License.”

Best Collaboration went to Doja Cat and SZA for “Kiss Me More.”

Doja Cat also hosted the show with an array of “sure to be talked about” costumes, including one where she wore a chair on her head and later took it off and sat on it.

Best R&B went to Bruno Mars Anderson.Paak Silk Sonic for “Leave The Door Open.” BTS won Best K-Pop as well as Best Group. Best Alternative went to Machine Gun Kelly.

Stars new and legendary made appearances… Among them were BeyonceVan Halen’s David Lee RothJennifer LopezSaint JhnCindi Lauper, and Billie Eilish.

Foo Fighters performed a medley and were presented with the first ever U.S. Global Icon Award.

And…this happened…

WINNERS

  • VIDEO OF THE YEAR and BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
  • Lil Nas X “Montero Call Me By Your Name”
  • ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • Justin Bieber
  • SONG OF THE YEAR
  • Olivia Rodrigo “Drivers License
  • PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
  • Olivia Rodrigo “Drivers License”
  • BEST COLLABORATION
  • Doja Cat Ft. SZA “Kiss Me More”
  • BEST NEW ARTIST
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • BEST POP
  • Justin Bieber and Daniel Caesar & Giveon Peaches 
  • BEST HIP-HOP
  • Travis Scott Ft. Young Thug & M.I.A.
  • BEST R&B and BEST EDITING
  • Bruno Mars Anderson.Paak Silk Sonic “Leave The Door Open”
  • BEST K-POP
  • BTS “Butter”
  • BEST GROUP
  • BTS
  • BEST LATIN
  • Billie Eilish & Rosalia “Lo Vas A Olvidar”
  • BEST ROCK
  • John Mayer “Last Train Home”
  • BEST ALTERNATIVE
  • Machine Gun Kelly Ft. Blackbear “My Ex’s Best Friend”
  • VIDEO FOR GOOD
  • Billie Eilish “Your Power”

Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins

  • BEST DIRECTION
  • Lil Nas X, “Montero Call Me By Your Name”
  • BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
  • Harry Styles “Treat People With Kindness”
  • BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
  • Beyonce, Blue Ivy, Saint Jhn & Wizkid “Brown Skin Girl”