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The 2021 MTV Video Awards was held over the weekend at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York City.

The MTV Video Awards is an award show presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium. The event was hosted by Doja Cat and it was aired on MTV.

Shatta Wale lost out in the Best Art Direction category to Saweetie ft Doja Cat – Best Friend.

Check out the list of full winners below;

Video of the Year

  • “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X, Columbia Records — Winner
  • “WAP” – Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, Atlantic Records
  • “Popstar” – DJ Khaled ft. Drake (starring Justin Bieber) OVO / We The Best / Epic Records
  • “Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat ft. SZA, Kemosabe Records / RCA Records
  • “Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran, Atlantic Records
  • “Save Your Tears” – The Weeknd, XO / Republic Records

Artist of the Year

  • Justin Bieber — Winner
  • Ariana Grande
  • Doja Cat
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Taylor Swift

Song of the Year

  • “Drivers License” – Olivia Rodrigo, Geffen Records — Winner
  • “Mood” – 24kGoldn ft. Iann Dior, Records LLC / Columbia Records
  • “Leave the Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic, Aftermath Entertainment / Atlantic Records
  • “Dynamite” – BTS, Bighit
  • “WAP” – Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, Atlantic Records
  • “Levitating” – Dua Lipa, Warner Records

Best New Artist

  • Olivia Rodrigo — Winner
  • 24kGoldn
  • Giveon
  • The Kid Laroi
  • Polo G
  • Saweetie

Push Performance of the Year

  • “Drivers License” – Olivia Rodrigo, Geffen Records — Winner
  • “Are You Bored Yet?” – Wallows, Atlantic Records
  • “Daisy” – Ashnikko, Warner Records
  • “Gorgeous” – Saint Jhn, Godd Complexx / HITCO
  • “Coco” – 24kGoldn, Records LLC / Columbia Records
  • “Break My Heart” – JC Stewart, Elektra Group
  • “Sex Lies” – Latto, RCA Records
  • “Selfish” – Madison Beer, Epic Records / Sing It Loud
  • “Without You” – The Kid Laroi, Columbia Records
  • “Serotonin” – Girl in Red, World in Red / AWAL
  • “My Slime” – Fousheé, RCA Records
  • “Think About Me” – Jxdn, DTA Records / Elektra Group

Best Collaboration

  • “Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat ft. SZA, Kemosabe Records / RCA Records — Winner
  • “Mood” – 24kGoldn ft. Iann Dior, Records LLC / Columbia Records
  • “WAP” – Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, Atlantic Records
  • “Laugh Now Cry Later” – Drake ft. Lil Durk, OVO / Republic Records
  • “Peaches” – Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon, Def Jam
  • “Prisoner” – Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa, RCA Records

Best Pop

  • “Peaches” – Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon, Def Jam — Winner
  • “Positions” – Ariana Grande, Republic Records
  • “Therefore I Am” – Billie Eilish, Darkroom / Interscope Records
  • “Butter” – BTS, Bighit
  • “Treat People With Kindness” – Harry Styles, Columbia Records
  • “Good 4 U” – Olivia Rodrigo, Geffen Records
  • “Wonder” – Shawn Mendes, Island Records
  • “Willow” – Taylor Swift, Republic Records

Best Hip-Hop

  • “Franchise” – Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A., Cactus Jack / Epic Records — Winner
  • “WAP” – Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, Atlantic Records
  • “Laugh Now Cry Later” – Drake ft. Lil Durk, OVO / Republic Records
  • “On Me (remix)” – Lil Baby ft. Megan Thee Stallion, Quality Control / Motown
  • “Said Sum” – Moneybagg Yo, N-Less Entertainment / Interscope Records
  • “Rapstar” – Polo G, Columbia Records

Best Alternative

  • “My Ex’s Best Friend” – Machine Gun Kelly ft. Blackbear, Bad Boy / Interscope Records — Winner
  • “Stop Making This Hurt” – Bleachers, RCA Records
  • “Heat Waves” – Glass Animals, Republic Records
  • “Follow You” – Imagine Dragons, Kidinakorner / Interscope Records
  • “Shy Away” – Twenty One Pilots, Fueled By Ramen
  • “Transparent Soul” – Willow ft. Travis Barker, MSFTSMusic / Roc Nation

Best R&B

  • “Leave the Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic, Aftermath Entertainment / Atlantic Records — Winner
  • “Brown Skin Girl” – Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, Saint Jhn, WizKid, Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records
  • “Go Crazy” – Chris Brown and Young Thug, Chris Brown Entertainment/RCA Records
  • “Heartbreak Anniversary” – Giveon, Epic Records / Not So Fast
  • “Come Through” – H.E.R. ft. Chris Brown, MBK Entertainment / RCA Records
  • “Good Days” – SZA, Top Dawg Entertainment / RCA Records

Best K-pop

  • “Butter” – BTS, Bighit — Winner
  • “Dumdi Dumdi” – G)I-DLE, Republic Records
  • “Ice Cream” – Blackpink and Selena Gomez, YG Entertainment / Interscope Records
  • “Gambler” – Monsta X, Starship Entertainment
  • “Ready to love” – Seventeen, Pledis Entertainment
  • “Alcohol-Free” – Twice, JYP Entertainment Company

Video For Good

  • “Your Power” – Billie Eilish, Darkroom / Interscope Records — Winner
  • “Dancing With the Devil” – Demi Lovato, Island
  • “Fight For You” – H.E.R., MBK Entertainment / RCA Records
  • “Worldwide Beautiful” – Kane Brown, Sony Nashville / RCA Records
  • “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X, Columbia Records
  • “Entrepreneur” – Pharrell Williams ft. Jay-Z, Columbia Records

Best Direction

  • “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X directed by: Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino, Columbia Records — Winner
  • “Your Power” – Billie Eilish, Directed by: Billie Eilish, Darkroom / Interscope Records
  • “Popstar (starring Justin Bieber)” – DJ Khaled ft. Drake, Directed by: Julien Christian Lutz aka Director X, OVO / We The Best / Epic Records
  • “Willow” – Taylor Swift, Directed by: Taylor Swift, Republic Records
  • “Franchise” – Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A, Directed by: Travis Scott, Cactus Jack / Epic Records
  • “Lumberjack” – Tyler, The Creator, Directed by: Wolf Haley, Columbia Records

Best Cinematography

  • “Brown Skin Girl” – Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid, Cinematography by: Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, Mohammaed Atta Ahmed, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant, Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records — Winner
  • “Therefore I Am” – Billie Eilish, Cinematography by: Rob Witt, Darkroom / Interscope Records
  • “Shame Shame” – Foo Fighters, Cinematography by: Santiago Gonzalez, Roswell Records / RCA Records
  • “Holy” – Justin Bieber ft. Chance The Rapper, Cinematography by: Elias Talbot, RBMG / Def Jam
  • “911” – Lady Gaga, Cinematography by: Jeff Cronenweth, Interscope Records
  • “Solar Power” – Lorde, Cinematography by: Andrew Stroud, LAVA/Republic Records

Best Choreography

  • “Treat People With Kindness” – Harry Styles, Columbia Records — Winner
  • “34+35” – Ariana Grande, Choreography by: Brian Nicholson & Scott Nicholson, Republic Records
  • “Butter” – BTS, Choreography by: Son Sung with BHM Performance Directing Team, Bighit
  • “Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran, Choreography by: Natricia Bernard, Atlantic Records
  • “Shame Shame” – Foo Fighters, Choreography by: Nina McNeely, Roswell Records / RCA Records
  • “Be Kind” – Marshmello & Halsey, Choreography by: Dani Vitale, Astralwerks / Capitol Records

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