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MTV VMA logoWhen: 8PM ET, Sunday, August 28, 2022

Where: Live on MTV from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ

It was another fun-filled, star-studded awards ceremony honoring the top music videos of the past year -- when the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards aired live in primetime on Sunday, August 28, 2022 live from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on ... (where else?) MTV.

For the third straight year, the VMAs was also simulcast on the CW, BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop, TVLand and VH1.

2022 MTV VMA nominees (also see WINNERS, below) included top nods for Lil Nas, Jack Harlow and Kendrick Lamar leading the pack with 7 nominations each.

Doja Cat and Harry Styles each received six nominations followed by Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd with five nods apiece.



Kendrick Lamar, Jack Harlow and Lil Nas lead the pack with 7 nominations each.


Hosting the 2022 VMAs was a threesome of LL Cool J and Jack Harlow along with Nicki Minaj, who was also been chosen as this year's winner of the Video Vanguard Award.


MTV VMA live performances


It was time for rap royalty when Eminem and
Snoop Dogg took the stage at this year's MTV VMAs.

Also bringing it to the stage? It was Eminem and Snoop Dogg in a metaverse duet for the ages, along with a performance by co-host Jack Harlow, Lizzo performing "2 Be Loved" from her new album, "Special", and K-pop girl group Blackpink making their MTV VMA debut.

Italian glam rockers Måneskin also appeared for the first time at the VMAs performing their hit single, "Supermodel", while more live performances included Anitta singing her hit song "Envolver", J Balvin performing "Nivel de Perreo", Panic! at the Disco performing "Middle of a Breakup", along with Marshmello and Khalid with their single "Numb".

Joining them were Kane Brown singing his most recent hit, "Grand" -- while making history as the first-ever country singer to perform at the VMAs.

Also performing were the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the recipients of this year's Global Icon Award and, In a remote feed from across the river, Bad Bunny also appeared in a set at his world tour live in Yankee Stadium.

Presenting at this year's awards were Ashley Graham, Avril Lavigne, Becky G, Bebe Rexha, Billy Eichner, Chech & Chong, Chlöe Bailey, Dove Cameron , DJ Khaled, Dixie D’Amelio, Joel Madden, Latto, Lili Reinhart, and Offset.



Just up ahead, check out the complete list of 2022 MTV VMA nominees and WINNERS plus fun facts, videos, and related resources about the MTV's music video "Oscars"...


Sean Cosgrave is a frequent editorial contributor to Chiff.com.


DID YOU KNOW? MTV VMA fun facts & trivia


• The very first MTV VMA award show in 1984 was hosted by Bette Midler and Dan Akroyd.

• More than a two dozen categories have been dropped by the VMA lineup over the years, including Best Artist Website and Best Video Game Soundtrack (and does anyone remember Ringtone of the Year?)

• The award for Quadruple Threat of the Year was given out just once, in 2007, to Justin Timberlake.

• Madonna is the winning-est music artist of all time with 20 Moonmen, more than Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson combined.

• American audiences were stunned by the twerkfest by Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke at the 2013 VMA's, wracking up more than 150 formal complaints to the FCC for their naughtier-than-thou performance.

• The first nominees for music videos in Spanish were announced at the 2005 VMAs that also featured live performances by Shakira, Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, and Tego Calderon.

• The most awarded music video of all time is Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer," which took home a total of nine Moonmen at the 1987 VMAs.




2022 MTV VMA Nominees & WINNERS


Best Album

Billie Eilish – Happier than Ever
Drake – Certified Lover Boy
Adele – 30
Harry Styles – Harry’s House


Video of the Year

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


Artist of the Year

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


Song of the Year

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


Best New Artist

Baby Keem
Dove Cameron
Gayle
Latto
Måneskin
Seventeen


Best Longform Video

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles
Foo Fighters – Studio 666
Kacey Musgraves – Star-Crossed
Madonna – Madame X
Olivia Rodrigo – Driving Home 2 U
Taylor Swift – All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)


Best Collaboration

Drake Featuring Future & Young Thug – Way 2 Sexy
Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)
Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – Industry Baby
Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – Sweetest Pie
Post Malone & The Weeknd – One Right Now
Rosalía Featuring The Weeknd – La Fama
The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – Stay


Push Performance of the Year

September 2021: Griff – One Night
October 2021: Remi Wolf – Sexy Villain
November 2021: Nessa Barrett – I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead
December 2021: Seventeen – Rock With You
January 2021: Mae Muller – Better Days
February 2022: Gayle – ABCDEFU
March 2022: Shenseea – R U That
April 2022: Omar Apollo – Tamagotchi
May 2022: Wet Leg – Chaise Longue
June 2022: Muni Long – Baby Boo
July 2022: Doechii – Persuasive


Best Metaverse Performance

Blackpink the Virtual – PUBG
BTS – Minecraft
Charli XCX – Roblox
Justin Bieber – An Interactive Virtual Experience – Wave
Rift Tour Featuring Ariana Grande – Fortnite
Twenty One Pilots Concert Experience – Roblox


Best Alternative

Avril Lavigne Featuring Blackbear – Love It When You Hate Me
Imagine Dragons & J.I.D – Enemy
Machine Gun Kelly Featuring Willow – Emo Girl
Måneskin – I Wanna Be Your Slave
Panic! at the Disco – Viva las Vengeance
Twenty One Pilots – Saturday
Willow & Avril Lavigne Featuring Travis Barker – Grow


Best Pop

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Doja Cat – Woman
Ed Sheeran – Shivers
Harry Styles – As It Was
Lizzo – About Damn Time
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor


Best Hip-Hop

Eminem & Snoop Dogg – From the D 2 the LBC
Future Featuring Drake & Tems – Wait for U
Kendrick Lamar – N95
Latto – Big Energy
Nicki Minaj Featuring Lil Baby – Do We Have a Problem?
Pusha T – Diet Coke


Best Rock

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Black Summer
Foo Fighters – Love Dies Young
Jack White – Taking Me Back
Muse – Won’t Stand Down
Shinedown – Planet Zero
Three Days Grace – So Called Life


Best Latin

Anitta – Envolver
Bad Bunny – Tití Me Preguntó
Becky G & Karol G – Mamiii
Daddy Yankee – REMIX
Farruko – Pepas
J Balvin & Skrillex – In da Getto


Best R&B

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


Best K-Pop

BTS – Yet to Come (The Most Beautiful Moment)
Itzy – Loco
Lisa – Lalisa
Seventeen – Hot
Stray Kids – Maniac
Twice – The Feels


Video for Good

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


Best Cinematography

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties”
Camila Cabello ft. Ed Sheeran – “Bam Bam” 
Harry Styles – “As It Was” 
Kendrick Lamar – “N95” 
Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)


Best Direction

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – Family Ties
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Ed Sheeran – Shivers
Harry Styles – As It Was
Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – Industry Baby
Taylor Swift – All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)


Best Art Direction

Adele – Oh My God
Doja Cat – Get Into It (Yuh)
Drake Featuring Future & Young Thug – Way 2 Sexy
Kacey Musgraves – Simple Times
Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow  – Industry Baby
Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – Sweetest Pie


Best Visual Effects

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Coldplay & BTS – My Universe
Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Part 5
Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – Industry Baby
Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – Sweetest Pie
The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – Stay


Best Choreography

BTS – Permission to Dance
Doja Cat – Woman
FKA twigs Featuring The Weeknd – Tears in the Club
Harry Styles – As It Was
Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – Industry Baby
Normani Featuring Cardi B – Wild Side


Best Editing

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – Family Ties
Doja Cat – Get Into It (Yuh)
Olivia Rodrigo – Brutal
Rosalía – Saoko
Taylor Swift – All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)
The Weeknd – Take My Breath


Best Song of Summer

Bad Bunny & Chencho Corleone – “Me Porto Bonito”
Beyoncé – “Break My Soul”
Charlie Puth – “Left And Right (feat. Jung Kook of BTS)”
Doja Cat – “Vegas (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Elvis)”
Future ft. Drake, Tems – “Wait For U”
Harry Styles – “Late Night Talking”
Jack Harlow – “First Class”
Kane Brown – “Grand”
Latto x Mariah Carey – “Big Energy (Remix) ft. DJ Khaled”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
Marshmello x Khalid – “Numb”
Nicki Minaj – “Super Freaky Girl”
Nicky Youre, dazy – “Sunroof”
Post Malone with Doja Cat – “I Like You (A Happier Song)”
Rosalía – “Bizcochito”
Steve Lacy – “Bad Habit”

 


More about the MTV VMA's around the Web:

Elsewhere on the Web, check out major links to star profiles, red carpet fashion photos, and lots of history & fun facts behind the MTV Video Music Awards.

2022 MTV Video Music Awards - The official site with complete list of this year's nominees, winners, presenters and performers, photo galleries and video clips.

MTV Video Music Awards - Wikipedia - The online encyclopedia with a complete history of the awards, hyperlinks to lists of winners by year dating back to 1984, and related resources.

 

 
 

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