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2021 MTV VMAs: Justin Bieber Is Artist Of The Year

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The 2021 MTV VMAs happened at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Sunday (September 12). Several artists were winners in their categories in which they were nominated. Olivia Rodrigo, BTS, Billie Eilish, among others, additionally won various Moon Person awards.

Justin Bieber led this year’s list of nominees with seven, trailed by Megan Thee Stallion with six nods. Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo, a first time nominee, each acquired five nominations.

Over all, Justin Bieber won the enviable honor – Artist Of The Year, outperforming all other artists, who were hopeful of winning this awards. Justin Bieber was only 16 years old when he won his first award in 2010.

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Winning the artist of the year means he’s the first male winner in the category since Ed Sheeran, who was the debut winner four years ago. (Camila Cabello, Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga were also the winners in the mediating years.) Bieber also won best Pop for “Peaches” (which featured Daniel Caesar and Giveon), in a steamed at BTS’ megahit “Butter.” BTS won in that classification last year for a lesser hit, “On.”

On that score, Rodrigo, who is 18, also became the fifth-most youthful best new artist winner to date at the VMAs. Avril Lavigne, Austin Mahone and Billie Eilish were 17 when they won. (The Kid LAROI, who MTV uncovered was this year’s second place, is additionally 18.)

Meanwhile, Below is the list of nominees and winners for the evening:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “WAP”

DJ Khaled ft. Drake — “POPSTAR” (Starring Justin Bieber)

Doja Cat ft. SZA — “Kiss Me More”

Ed Sheeran — “Bad Habits”

Lil Nas X — “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” *WINNER

The Weeknd — “Save Your Tears”

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Ariana Grande

Doja Cat

Justin Bieber *WINNER

Megan Thee Stallion

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

SONG OF THE YEAR
24kGoldn ft. iann dior — “Mood”

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic — “Leave The Door Open”

BTS — “Dynamite”

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “WAP”

Dua Lipa — “Levitating”

Olivia Rodrigo — “drivers license” *WINNER

BEST NEW ARTIST
24kGoldn

Giveon

The Kid LAROI

Olivia Rodrigo *WINNER

Polo G

Saweetie

PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
September 2020: Wallows — “Are You Bored Yet?”

October 2020: Ashnikko — “Daisy”

November 2020: SAINt JHN — “Gorgeous”

December 2020: 24kGoldn — “Coco”

January 2021: JC Stewart — “Break My Heart”

February 2021: Latto — “Sex Lies” — RCA Records

March 2021: Madison Beer — “Selfish”

April 2021: The Kid LAROI — “WITHOUT YOU”

May 2021: Olivia Rodrigo — “drivers license” *WINNER

June 2021: girl in red “Serotonin”

July 2021: Fousheé — “my slime”

August 2021: jxdn — “Think About Me”

BEST COLLABORATION
24kGoldn ft. iann dior — “Mood”

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “WAP”

Doja Cat ft. SZA — “Kiss Me More” *WINNER

Drake ft. Lil Durk — “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon — “Peaches”

Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa — “Prisoner”

GROUP OF THE YEAR
Blackpink

BTS *WINNER

CNCO

Foo Fighters

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

Bruno Mars / Anderson .Paak / Silk Sonic

Twenty One Pilots

BEST POP
Ariana Grande — “positions”

Billie Eilish — “Therefore I Am”

BTS — “Butter” — BIGHIT MUSIC

Harry Styles — “Treat People With Kindness”

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon — “Peaches” *WINNER

Olivia Rodrigo — “good 4 u”

Shawn Mendes — “Wonder”

Taylor Swift — “willow”

BEST HIP-HOP
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “WAP”

Drake ft. Lil Durk — “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Lil Baby ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “On Me (remix)”

Moneybagg Yo — “Said Sum”

Polo G — “RAPSTAR”

Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A. — “FRANCHISE” *WINNER

BEST ROCK
Evanescence — “Use My Voice”

Foo Fighters — “Shame Shame”

John Mayer — “Last Train Home” *WINNER

The Killers — “My Own Soul’s Warning”

Kings Of Leon — “The Bandit”

Lenny Kravitz — “Raise Vibration”

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Bleachers — “Stop Making This Hurt”

Glass Animals — “Heat Waves”

Imagine Dragons — “Follow You”

Machine Gun Kelly ft. Blackbear — “My Ex’s Best Friend” *WINNER

Twenty One Pilots — “Shy Away” — Fueled By Ramen

WILLOW ft. Travis Barker — “t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l”

BEST LATIN
Bad Bunny x Jhay Cortez — “Dákiti”

Billie Eilish & ROSALÍA — “Lo Vas A Olvidar” *WINNER

Black Eyed Peas and Shakira — “GIRL LIKE ME”

J. Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, Tainy — “UN DIA (ONE DAY)”

Karol G — “Bichota”

Maluma — “Hawái”

BEST R&B
Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid — “BROWN SKIN GIRL”

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic — “Leave The Door Open” *WINNER

Chris Brown and Young Thug — “Go Crazy”

Giveon — “HEARTBREAK ANNIVERSARY”

H.E.R. ft. Chris Brown — “Come Through”

SZA — “Good Days”

BEST K-POP
(G)I-DLE — “DUMDi DUMDi”

BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez — “Ice Cream”

BTS — “Butter” *WINNER

Monsta X — “Gambler”

SEVENTEEN — “Ready to love”

TWICE — “Alcohol-Free”

VIDEO FOR GOOD
Billie Eilish — “Your Power” *WINNER

Demi Lovato — “Dancing With The Devil”

H.E.R. — “Fight For You”

Kane Brown — “Worldwide Beautiful”

Lil Nas X — “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”

Pharrell Williams ft. JAY-Z — “Entrepreneur”

BEST DIRECTION
Billie Eilish — “Your Power” — Directed by: Billie Eilish

DJ Khaled ft. Drake — “POPSTAR (Starring Justin Bieber)” — Directed by: Julien Christian Lutz aka Director X

Lil Nas X — “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” — Directed by: Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino *WINNER

Taylor Swift — “willow” — Directed by: Taylor Swift

Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A — “Franchise” — Directed by: Travis Scott

Tyler, The Creator — “LUMBERJACK” — Directed by: Wolf Haley

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid — “BROWN SKIN GIRL” — Cinematography by: Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, MOHAMMAED ATTA AHMED, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant *WINNER

Billie Eilish — “Therefore I Am” — Cinematography by: Rob Witt

Foo Fighters — “Shame Shame” — Cinematography by: Santiago Gonzalez

Justin Bieber ft. Chance The Rapper — “Holy” — Cinematography by: Elias Talbot

Lady Gaga — “911” — Cinematography by: Jeff Cronenweth

Lorde — “Solar Power” — Cinematography by: Andrew Stroud

BEST ART DIRECTION
Beyoncé, Shatta Wale, Major Lazer — “ALREADY” — Art Direction by: Susan Linns, Gerard Santos

Ed Sheeran — “Bad Habits” — Art Direction by: Alison Dominitz

Lady Gaga — “911” — Art Direction by: Tom Foden, Peter Andrus

Lil Nas X — “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” — Art Direction by: John Richoux

Saweetie ft. Doja Cat — “Best Friend” — Art Direction by: Art Haynes *WINNER

Taylor Swift — “willow” — Art Direction by: Ethan Tobman, Regina Fernandez

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Bella Poarch — “Build A Bitch” — Visual Effects by: Andrew Donoho, Denhov Visuals, Denis Strahhov, Rein Jakobson, Vahur Kuusk, Tatjana Pavlik, Yekaterina Vetrova

Coldplay — “Higher Power” — Visual Effects by: Mathematic

Doja Cat & The Weeknd — “You Right” — Visual Effects by: La Pac, Anthony Lestremau, Julien Missaire, Petr Shkolniy, Alexi Bailla, Micha Sher, Antoine Hache, Mikros MPC, Nicolas Huget, Guillaume Ho Tsong Fang, Benjamin Lenfant, Stephane Pivron, MPC Bangalore, Chanakya Chander, Raju Ganesh, David Rouxel

Glass Animals — “Tangerine” — Visual Effects by: Ronan Fourreau

Lil Nas X — “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” — Visual Effects by: Mathematic *WINNER

P!NK — “All I Know So Far” — Visual Effects by: Dave Meyers, Freenjoy Inc

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Ariana Grande — “34+35” — Choreography by: Brian Nicholson & Scott Nicholson

BTS — “Butter” –Choreography by: SON SUNG DEUK With BHM PERFORMANCE DIRECTING TEAM

Ed Sheeran — “Bad Habits” — Choreography by: Natricia Bernard

Foo Fighters — “Shame Shame” — Choreography by: Nina McNeely

Harry Styles — “Treat People With Kindness” — Choreography by: Paul Roberts *WINNER

Marshmello & Halsey — “Be Kind” — Choreography by: Dani Vitale

BEST EDITING
Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic — “Leave The Door Open” — Editing by: Troy Charbonnet *WINNER

BTS — “Butter” — Editing by: Yong Seok Choi from Lumpens

Drake — “What’s Next” — Editing by: Noah Kendal

Harry Styles — “Treat People With Kindness” — Editing by: Claudia Wass

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon — “Peaches” — Editing by: Mark Mayr, Vinnie Hobbs

Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa — “Prisoner”

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