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Here Are All the 2022 MTV VMAs Winners, Including Bad Bunny and Taylor Swift

Here Are All the 2022 MTV VMAs Winners, Including Bad Bunny and Taylor Swift

This year’s MTV Video Music Awards rocked New Jersey, and some of the night’s big winners have us shook. Held live at the Prudential Center in Newark on Aug. 28, the VMAs’s crop of 2022 winners have dominated both the charts and our music libraries with some of their biggest hits.

Ahead of the ceremony, the network unveiled all the nominees back in July, with Lil Nas X, Kendrick Lamar, and Jack Harlow, leading the pack, all tied with seven total nods each. Harry Styles and Doja Cat were trailing behind with six apiece.

Read ahead to check out all the 2022 winners, below.

Video of the Year

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

Album of the Year

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

Artist of the Year

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

Song of the Year

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

Best New Artist

Baby Keem
Dove Cameron WINNER
Gayle
Latto
Måneskin
Seventeen

Performance of the Year

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

Group of the Year

BTS WINNER
City Girls
Blackpink
Foo Fighters
Imagine Dragons
Silk Sonic
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Måneskin

Best Collaboration

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

Best Pop

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

Best Hip-Hop

“From the D 2 the LBC” by Eminem and Snoop Dogg
“Wait For U” by Future feat. Drake and Tems
“N95” by Kendrick Lamar
“Big Energy” by Latto
“Do We Have a Problem?” by Nicki Minaj feat. Lil Baby WINNER
“Diet Coke” by Pusha T

Best Rock

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

Best Alternative

“I Wanna Be Your Slave” by Måneskin WINNER
“Love It When You Hate Me” by Avril Lavigne feat. Blackbear
“Enemy” by Imagine Dragons x JID
“Emo Girl” by Machine Gun Kelly ft. Willow
“Viva Las Vengeance” by Panic! At the Disco
“Saturday” by Twenty One Pilots
“Grow” by Willow, Avril Lavigne feat. Travis Barker

Best Latin

“Envolver” by Anitta WINNER
“Tití Me Preguntó” by Bad Bunny
“Mamiii” by Becky G and Karol G
“REMIX” by Daddy Yankee
“Pepas” by Farruko
“In da Getto” by J Balvin and Skrillex

Best R&B

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

Best K-Pop

“Yet to Come (the Most Beautiful Moment)” by BTS
“Loco” by Itzy
“Lalisa” by Lisa WINNER
“Hot” by Seventeen
“Maniac” by Stray Kids
“The Feels” by Twice

Video For Good

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

 

See Also

 

Best Metaverse Performance

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

Best Longform Video

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

Best Direction

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

Best Cinematography

“Family Ties” by Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar
“Bam Bam” by Camila Cabello feat. Ed Sheeran
“As It Was” by Harry Styles WINNER
“N95” by Kendrick Lamar
“Wild Side” by Normani feat. Cardi B
“All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) by Taylor Swift

Best Art Direction

“Oh My God” by Adele
“Get Into It (Yuh)” by Doja Cat
“Way 2 Sexy” by Drake feat. Future and Young Thug
“Simple Times” by Kacey Musgraves
“Industry Baby” by Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow WINNER
“Sweetest Pie” by Megan Thee Stallion and Dua Lipa

Best Visual Effects

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

Best Choreography

“Permission to Dance” by BTS
“Woman” by Doja Cat WINNER
“Tears in the Club” by FKA Twigs feat. The Weeknd
“As It Was” by Harry Styles
“Industry Baby” by Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow
“Wild Side” by Normani feat. Cardi B

Best Editing

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

Image Source: Getty / Arturo Holmes