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Taylor Swift attends the 2022 MTV VMAs at Prudential Center on August 28, 2022 in Newark, New Jersey.

The MTV VMAs return to the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, for the first time in three years. MTV expanded the number of nominees for its top award, video of the year, to seven for the first time in the show’s 39-year history.

Jack Harlow, Doja Cat and Harry Styles have the most nominations this year. See the full winners list below:

  • Album of the Year

    Adele – 30
    Drake – Certified Lover Boy
    Bad Bunny – Un Verano Sin Ti
    Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
    Harry Styles – Harry’s House — WINNER

  • Best New Artist

    Baby Keem
    Dove Cameron — WINNER
    GAYLE
    Latto
    Måneskin
    Seventeen

  • Song of the Year

    Adele – “Easy on Me”
    Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” — WINNER
    Doja Cat – “Woman”
    Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”
    Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
    The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “Stay”

  • Video of the Year

    Doja Cat – “Woman”
    Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
    Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
    Harry Styles – “As It Was“
    Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
    Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal”
    Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” — WINNER

  • Artist of the Year

    Bad Bunny — WINNER
    Drake
    Ed Sheeran
    Harry Styles
    Jack Harlow
    Lil Nas X
    Lizzo

  • Best Collaboration

    Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
    Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”
    Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” — WINNER
    Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”
    Post Malone & The Weeknd – “One Right Now”
    ROSALÍA ft. The Weeknd – “LA FAMA”
    The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY”

  • Best Pop

    Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
    Doja Cat – “Woman”
    Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
    Harry Styles – “As It Was” — WINNER
    Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
    Olivia Rodrigo – “traitor”

  • Best Hip-Hop

    Eminem & Snoop Dogg – “From The D 2 The LBC”
    Future ft. Drake, Tems – “WAIT FOR U”
    Kendrick Lamar – “N95”
    Latto – “Big Energy”
    Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Baby – “Do We Have A Problem?” — WINNER
    Pusha T – “Diet Coke

  • Best Alternative

    Avril Lavigne ft. blackbear – “Love It When You Hate Me”
    Imagine Dragons x JID – “Enemy”
    Machine Gun Kelly ft. WILLOW – “emo girl”
    Måneskin – “I WANNA BE YOUR SLAVE” — WINNER
    Panic! At The Disco – “Viva Las Vengeance”
    Twenty One Pilots – “Saturday”
    WILLOW, Avril Lavigne ft. Travis Barker – “G R O W”

  • Best R&B

    Alicia Keys – “City of Gods (Part II)”
    Chlöe – “Have Mercy
    H.E.R. – “For Anyone”
    Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
    Summer Walker, SZA & Cardi B – “No Love (Extended Version)”
    The Weeknd – “Out Of Time” — WINNER

  • Video for Good

    Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”
    Latto – “P*ssy”
    Lizzo – “About Damn Time” — WINNER
    Rina Sawayama – “This Hell”
    Stromae – ”Fils de joie”

  • Best Choreography

    BTS – “Permission to Dance”
    Doja Cat – “Woman” — WINNER
    FKA twigs ft. The Weeknd – “Tears In The Club”
    Harry Styles – “As It Was”
    Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”
    Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side”