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2023 MTV VMAs: All the Nominees & Winners

The MTV Video Music Awards have been held at the Prudential Centre in Newark, New Jersey and this year, it was all about the women!

Taylor Swift won 9 of her 11 nominations, Shakira was honoured with the prestigious Video Vanguard Award whilst Diddy received the MTV Global Icon Award.

And, for the first time in VMAs history, only women were nominated for Artist of the Year, which Taylor also took home!

Check out the full list of nominees and winners below:

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Beyoncé

Doja Cat

Karol G

Nicki Minaj

Shakira

WINNER: Taylor Swift

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Beyoncé – Renaissance

Drake and 21 Savage – Her Loss

Metro Boomin – Heroes & Villains

Miley Cyrus – Endless Summer Vacation

SZA – SOS

WINNER: Taylor Swift – Midnights

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”

Olivia Rodrigo – “vampire”

Rema and Selena Gomez – “Calm Down”

Sam Smith and Kim Petras – “Unholy”

Steve Lacy – “Bad Habit”

SZA – “Kill Bill”

WINNER: Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Doja Cat – “Attention”

Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”

Nicki Minaj – “Super Freaky Girl”

Olivia Rodrigo – “vampire”

Sam Smith and Kim Petras – “Unholy”

SZA – “Kill Bill”

WINNER: Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

 

PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

Saucy Santana – “Booty”

Stephen Sanchez – “Until I Found You”

JVKE – “golden hour”

Flo Milli – “Conceited”

Reneé Rapp – “Colorado”

Sam Ryder – “All the Way Over”

Armani White – “GOATED”

Fletcher – “Becky’s So Hot”

Ice Spice – “Princess Diana”

FLO – “Losing You”

Lauren Spencer Smith – “That Part”

WINNER: Tomorrow x Together – “Sugar Rush Ride”

 

VIDEO FOR GOOD

Alicia Keys – “If I Ain’t Got You (Orchestral)”

Bad Bunny – “El Apagón – Aquí Vive Gente”

Demi Lovato – “Swine”

Imagine Dragons – “Crushed”

Maluma – “La Reina”

WINNER: Dove Cameron – “Breakfast”

 

BEST POP

Demi Lovato – “Swine”

Dua Lipa – “Dance the Night (From Barbie The Album)”

Ed Sheeran – “Eyes Closed”

Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”

Olivia Rodrigo – “vampire”

Pink – “TRUSTFALL”

WINNER: Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

 

BEST K-POP

aespa – “Girls”

BLACKPINK – “Pink Venom”

FIFTY FIFTY – “Cupid”

SEVENTEEN – “Super”

Tomorrow x Together – “Sugar Rush Ride”

WINNER: Stray Kids – S-Class

 

BEST R&B

Alicia Keys featuring Lucky Daye – “Stay”

Chloe Bailey featuring Chris Brown – “How Does It Feel”

Metro Boomin with The Weeknd, 21 Savage and Diddy – “Creepin’ (Remix)”

Toosii – “Favourite Song”

Yung Bleu and Nicki Minaj – “Love in the Way”

WINNER: SZA – “Shirt”

 

BEST LATIN

Bad Bunny – “WHERE SHE GOES”

Eslabon Armado and Peso Pluma – “Ella Baila Sola”

Grupo Frontera and Bad Bunny – “un x100to”

Karol G and Shakira “TQG”

Rosalía – “DESPECHÁ”

Shakira – “Acróstico”

WINNER: Anitta – “Funk Rave”

 

BEST AFROBEATS

Ayra Starr – “Rush”

Burna Boy – “It’s Plenty”

Davido featuring Musa Keys – “UNAVAILABLE”

Fireboy DML and Asake – “Bandana”

Libianca – “People”

Wizkid featuring Ayra Starr – “2 Sugar”

WINNER: Rema and Selena Gomez – “Calm Down”

 

BEST HIP-HOP

Diddy featuring Bryson Tiller, Ashanti, Yung Miami – “Gotta Move On”

DJ Khaled featuring Drake and Lil Baby – “STAYING ALIVE”

GloRilla and Cardi B – “Tomorrow 2”

Lil Uzi Vert – “Just Wanna Rock”

Lil Wayne featuring Swizz Beatz and DMX – “Kant Nobody”

Metro Boomin featuring Future – “Superhero (Heroes and Villains)”

WINNER: Nicki Minaj – “Super Freaky Girl”

 

BEST COLLABORATION

David Guetta and Bebe Rexha – “I’m Good (Blue)”

Post Malone and Doja Cat – “I Like You (A Happier Song)”

Diddy featuring Bryson Tiller, Ashanti, Yung Miami – “Gotta Move On”

Metro Boomin with The Weeknd, 21 Savage and Diddy – “Creepin’ (Remix)”

Rema and Selena Gomez – “Calm Down”

WINNER: Karol G and Shakira – “TQG”

 

BEST DIRECTION

Doja Cat – “Attention”

Drake – “Falling Back”

Kendrick Lamar – “Count Me Out”

Megan Thee Stallion – “Her”

Sam Smith and Kim Petras – “Unholy”

SZA – “Kill Bill”

WINNER: Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

 

BEST ROCK

Foo Fighters – “The Teacher”

Linkin Park – “Lost (Original Version)”

Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Tippa My Tongue”

Metallica – “Lux Æterna”

Muse – “You Make Me Feel Like It’s Halloween”

WINNER: Måneskin – “THE LONELIEST”

 

BEST NEW ARTIST

GloRilla

Kaliii

Peso Pluma

PinkPantheress

Reneé Rapp

WINNER: Ice Spice

 

BEST ART DIRECTION

Boygenius – “the film”

BLACKPINK – “Pink Venom”

Lana Del Rey featuring Jon Batiste – “Candy Necklace”

Megan Thee Stallion – “Her”

SZA – “Shirt”

WINNER: Doja Cat – “Attention” by Spencer Graves

 

SONG OF SUMMER

Beyoncé – “Cuff It”

Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For? (From Barbie The Album)”

Doja Cat – “Paint the Town Red”

Doechii featuring Kodak Black – “What It Is (Block Boy)”

Dua Lipa – “Dance the Night (From Barbie The Album)”

FIFTY FIFTY – “Cupid”

Gunna – “F–umean”

Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice with Aqua – “Barbie World (From Barbie The Album)”

Olivia Rodrigo – “Vampire”

SZA – “Kill Bill”

Taylor Swift featuring Ice Spice – “Karma”

Tomorrow x Together and Jonas Brothers – “Do It Like That”

Luke Combs – “Fast Car”

Troye Sivan – “Rush”

Yng Lvcas and Peso Pluma – “La Bebe (Remix)”

WINNER: Jungkook featuring Latto – “Seven”

 

SHOW OF THE SUMMER

Beyoncé

BLACKPINK

Drake

Ed Sheeran

Karol G

WINNER: Taylor Swift

 

GROUP OF THE YEAR

FIFTY FIFTY

FLO

Jonas Brothers

Måneskin

NewJeans

SEVENTEEN

Tomorrow x Together

WINNER: BLACKPINK

 

BEST ALTERNATIVE

Blink-182 – “EDGING”

Boygenius – “the film”

Fall Out Boy – “Hold Me Like a Grudge”

Paramore – “This Is Why”

Thirty Seconds to Mars – “Stuck”

WINNER: Lana Del Rey featuring Jon Batiste – “Candy Necklace”

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Adele – “I Drink Wine”

Ed Sheeran – “Eyes Closed”

Janelle Monáe – “Lipstick Lover”

Kendrick Lamar – “Count Me Out”

Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”

Olivia Rodrigo – “vampire”

WINNER: Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Fall Out Boy – “Love from the Other Side”

Harry Styles – “Music for a Sushi Restaurant”

Melanie Martinez – “VOID”

Micki Minaj – “Super Freaky Girl”

Sam Smith and Kim Petras – “Unholy

WINNER: Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

 

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Dua Lipa – “Dance the Night (From Barbie The Album)”

Jonas Brothers – “Waffle House”

Megan Thee Stallion – “Her”

Panic! at the Disco – “Middle of a Breakup”

Sam Smith and Kim Petras – “Unholy”

WINNER: BLACKPINK – “Pink Venom”

 

BEST EDITING 

BLACKPINK – “Pink Venom”

Kendrick Lamar – “Rich Spirit”

Miley Cyrus – “River”

SZA – “Kill Bill”

Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo – “vampire”

 

(Feature Image Credits: Ice Spice photo by THeo Wargo/ Getty Images for MTV; Taylor Swift photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for MTV; Shakira photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for MTV)

Nehal is an award-winning news presenter, author of "A Kids Book About Kindness Online" and founder of CelebrityKind. She has dedicated her career to creating connected and healthy spaces in the media. When she's not writing, you'll find Nehal hanging with family, dancing to Beyoncé, interpreting Taylor Swift lyrics or watching old eps of Oprah.