The MTV VMA’s are one of the biggest music award shows. The 2018 VMA’s took place in New York’s Radio City Music Hall. As always, the huge number of celebs under one roof takes it to a whole different level. The reason can also be the stage kisses, backstage antics or crazy after parties, but you never know.
This article will take you through the winners in different categories and what they wore, because obviously who cares about anything other than who looked the best and who bombed on the red carpet.
Video of the Year and Artist of the Year:
Camila Cabelo – ”Havana” ft Young Thug
The 21 year old American-Cuban artist looked like a doll in this Oscar de la Renta dress. Moreover, she won 2 huge awards. Kudos!
Song of the Year:
Post Malone- ”Rockstar” ft 21 Savage
You never know what to expect from Postey but this ‘smiley’ get-up left us all shocked.
Best New Artist:
Cardi B recently gave birth to a baby girl with rapper boyfriend Offset of Migos fame. However, her red carpet appearance left us all wondering where the baby fat was.
Best Pop Video:
Ariana Grande: ”No tears left to cry”
Ariana showed up to the VMA’s with her new beau Pete Davidson. The youngster looked absolutely stunning especially in those Le Silla boots.
Jennifer Lopez: ”Dinero” ft DJ Khaled and Cardi B
I dont think anybody can look better than JLo let alone in this Versace dress. How does 49 look so good?
Best Dance Video:
Avicii: ”Lonely together” ft Rita Ora
Unfortunately the Swedish DJ passed away this year, however Rita Ora picked up the award on his behalf.
Best Hip Hop Video:
Nicki Minaj: ”Chun-Li”
With the success of her new album, ”Queen”, the versatile singer is surely on cloud 9. Her red carpet look showed exactly that.
Some other notable award winners:
Best Latin Video:
J Balvin: ”Mi Gente” ft Willy William
The artist won his first ever VMA however could not make it as he was travelling to Japan.
Best Rock Video:
Imagine Dragons: ”Whatever it takes”
The “Best Rock Video” award was not aired during the live MTV VMA telecast similar to the previous two years.
Video with a Message, Best Direction, and Best Choreography
Childish Gambino: ”This is America”
The artist got nominated for 7 VMA’s and managed to bag 3 of them. However, he missed out on the function as he was apparently working on a project
Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction:
The Carters: ”Ape****”
The power couple Jay Z and Beyonce’s album was a hit. I really don’t know what they will do with the money they earned through this album though.
Best Visual Effects:
Kendrick Lamar & SZA: ”All the Stars”
Kendrick and SZA’s hit song was first released as a single and then in the album for the movie Black Panther.
N.E.R.D: ”Lemon” ft Rihanna
Song of the Summer:
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin – “I Like It”