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MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS 2021: WINNERS & PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

The 2021 MTV Video Music Awards took place Sunday, August 12 at the Barclay Center in New York. The show was hosted by the 2020 Best New Artist winner Doja Cat and featured performances by Olivia Rodrigo, Justin Bieber, Lil Nas X, Kacey Musgraves and more. Among the winners include, Lil Nas X won Video Of The Year and Best Visual Effects with “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” directed by Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino. Olivia Rodrigo won Best New Artist and Push Performance Of The Year with “Driver's License”. Camila Cabello, Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow, Machine Gun Kelly, Olivia Rodrigo, Foo Fighters, Doja Cat, Shawn Mendes & Tainy, Twenty One Pilots, Kacey Musgraves, Justin Bieber, The Kid LAROI, Ozuna, Alicia Keys, Swae Lee, Normani, Ed Sheeran and Anitta took the stage and performed. See the full list of winners and performances below!


MTV Video Music Awards 2021 Winners List:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR Lil Nas X “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”

BEST NEW ARTIST Olivia Rodrigo

BEST ALTERNATIVE Machine Gun Kelly ft. blackbear “my ex's best friend”

BEST COLLABORATION Doja Cat ft. SZA “Kiss Me More”

BEST HIP-HOP Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A. “FRANCHISE”

ARTIST OF THE YEAR Justin Bieber

VIDEO FOR GOOD Billie Eilish “Your Power”

BEST POP Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon “Peaches”

SONG OF THE YEAR Olivia Rodrigo “drivers license”

GROUP OF THE YEAR BTS

BEST BREAKTHROUGH SONG Claire Rosinkranz “Backyard Boy”

PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR Olivia Rodrigo “drivers license”

BEST K-POP BTS “Butter” BIGHIT MUSIC Monsta X “Gambler”

BEST ROCK John Mayer “Last Train Home”

BEST LATIN Billie Eilish & ROSALÍA “Lo Vas A Olvidar”

BEST R&B Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic “Leave The Door Open”

BEST DIRECTION Lil Nas X “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” Directed by Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino

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

BEST ART DIRECTION Saweetie ft. Doja Cat “Best Friend”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS Lil Nas X “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY Harry Styles “Treat People With Kindness”

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


MTV Video Music Awards 2021 Performances:


Lil Nas X feat Jack Harlow

Doja Cat

Alicia Keys

CAMILA CABELLO

SEAN MENDES

JUSTIN BIEBER FEAT. THE KID LAROI

OLIVIA RODRIGO

ANITTA

KACEY MUSGRAVES

TWENTY ONE PILOTS