Doja Cat hosted the 2021 MTV VMAs, she also performed “Been Like This” and “You Right.
This years VMAs were opened with a surprise performance by Madonna.
Justin Bieber led this year’s list of nominees with seven nominations, followed by Megan Thee Stallion with six nominations. Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo, who was a first – time nominee, each earned five nominations. The Canadian beat Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Ariana Grande, Olivia Rodrigo, and Taylor Swift — Bieber started his speech acknowledging that the world … is crazy. “I know you guys have probably heard it a lot,” he said.
“First I wanna say thank you to the gay agenda,” Lil Nas X shouted during his acceptance speech. “Let’s go gay agenda!”
He won Video of the Year at tonight’s MTV Video Music Awards for “Montero (Call Me by Your Name).” He beat Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion (“WAP”), DJ Khaled and Drake collaboration (“Popstar,” starring Justin Bieber), Doja Cat and SZA (“Kiss Me More”), Ed Sheeran (“Bad Habits”), and the Weeknd (“Save Your Tears”).
SEE THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS BELOW;
GROUP OF THE YEAR – WINNER: BTS
VIDEO OF THE YEAR – WINNER: Lil Nas X: “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” – Columbia Records
ARTIST OF THE YEAR – WINNER: Justin Bieber – Def Jam
SONG OF THE YEAR – WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo: “Driver’s License” – Geffen Records
BEST NEW ARTIST – WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo – Geffen Records
PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR – WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo: “Driver’s License” – Geffen Records
BEST COLLABORATION – WINNER: Doja Cat ft. SZA: “Kiss Me More” – Kemosabe Records/RCA Records
BEST POP WINNER: Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon: “Peaches” – Def Jam
BEST HIP-HOP – WINNER: Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A.: “Franchise” – Cactus Jack/Epic Records
BEST ROCK – WINNER: John Mayer: “Last Train Home” – Columbia Records
BEST ALTERNATIVE -WINNER: Machine Gun Kelly ft. Blackbear: “My Ex’s Best Friend” – Bad Boy/Interscope Records
BEST LATIN – WINNER: Billie Eilish & Rosalía: “Lo Vas A Olvidar” – Darkroom/Interscope Records
BEST R&B – WINNER: Bruno Mars, Anderson Paak, Silk Sonic: “Leave the Door Open” – Aftermath Entertainment/Atlantic Records
BEST K-POP – WINNER: BTS – “Butter” – Bighit Music
VIDEO FOR GOOD – WINNER: Billie Eilish: “Your Power” – Darkroom/Interscope Records
BEST DIRECTION – WINNER: Lil Nas X: “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)”
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – WINNER: Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid: “Brown Skin Girl”