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2020 VMAS: WINNERS AND MOMENTS

Lady Gaga, BTS and Ariana Grande won three Moonmen each at Sunday's 2020 MTV VMAs, with The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" winning Video of the Year.

Lady Gaga took home Artist of the Year, while BTS won Best Group at ceremonies spread out around New York City, Los Angeles and South Korea.

The VMAs pushed “Blinding Lights” and Gaga & Grande’s “Rain on Me” into the Top 10 at iTunes songs, joining Miley Cyrus’ “Midnight Sky” and multiple versions of BTS’ “Dynamite.”

Scroll down for a full list of winners.


Pre-show happenings:

Machine Gun Kelly wins Best Alternative for "Bloody Valentine."

BTS score two wins: Best K-Pop and Best Group

RCA's Tate McRae performed her buzzing single "you broke me first" 

Main event:

The Weeknd opened the show with a performance of his smash single "Blinding Lights" (XO/Republic) from Edge at Hudson Yards—the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere—with the mesmerizing NYC skyline as the backdrop. 

BLACKPINK win Song of the Summer for "How You Like That."

Interscope/SCMG star DaBaby performed a medley of songs from his album Blame It On Baby, including "Blind" and "ROCKSTAR." Watch it here

Winner for Best Collaboration: Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande for "Rain on Me."

Miley Cyrus performed a visually-sharp rendition of her latest single "Midnight Sky," which featured a nod to her hit "Wrecking Ball."

Winner for Best Direction: Taylor Swift as a Director for her video "The Man."

Maluma performed "Hawai" live from a Brooklyn Drive-In theater. He won the Moonman for Best Latin immediately following the performance, for "Qué Pena" f/J Balvin.

Song of the Year goes to Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande for "Rain on Me." 

Watch BTS' global debut performance of "Dynamite."

Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber win Best Music Video From Home for "Stuck With U."

Lady Gaga performed a medley of songs from Chromatica, including "911," "Rain on Me" with Ariana Grande and a live version of "Stupid Love."

BTS win their third Moonman of the night with Best Pop for "On."

The Weeknd wins Best R&B for "Blinding Lights" and in his acceptance speech only said "Justice for Jacob Blake. Justice for Breonna Taylor."

Watch Gaga's epic medley below.

Lady Gaga takes home Artist of the Year

H.E.R. wins the award for Best Video For Good for her songs "I Can't Breathe."

Doja Cat performed a combination of her hit single "Say So," along with a remixed quick hit of "Like That."

Gaga wins a special honor of the night, the first-ever MTV trIcon Award

 

Doja Cat wins MTV's Push Best New Artist

The Weeknd takes home his second win of the night with Video of the Year for "Blinding Lights."

Black Eyed Peas close the show with a medley of songs, including their throwback hit, "I Got A Feeling."

THE WINNERS

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

PUSH BEST NEW ARTIST

Doja Cat

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Lady Gaga

SONG OF THE YEAR

Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”

BEST HIP-HOP

Megan Thee Stallion – “Savage”

VIDEO FOR GOOD

H.E.R. – ”I Can’t Breathe”

BEST R&B

The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

BEST POP

BTS – “On”

BEST MUSIC VIDEO FROM HOME

Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber – “Stuck with U”

BEST LATIN

Maluma ft. J Balvin – “Qué Pena”

BEST DIRECTION

Taylor Swift – “The Man”

BEST COLLABORATION

Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”

BEST K-POP

BTS – “On”

BEST GROUP

BTS

BEST ALTERNATIVE

Machine Gun Kelly – “Bloody Valentine”

BEST ROCK

Coldplay – “Orphans”

BEST QUARANTINE PERFORMANCE

CNCO – Unplugged At Home

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”

BEST ART DIRECTION

Miley Cyrus – “Mother’s Daughter”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Dua Lipa – “Physical”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

BTS – “On”

BEST EDITING

Miley Cyrus – “Mother’s Daughter”

SONG OF THE SUMMER

BLACKPINK “How You Like That”

 

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