2020 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations, Winners, and Performers + How To Watch

A-Listers such as The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, and Lady Gaga are set to take the stage at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. Tonight’s ceremony will be the most unique yet with performances held and awards to be announced all over the city of New York. 

DaBaby, Doja Cat, and Maluma are also scheduled to perform, while Jaden Smith and Bella Hadid are among the names to present tonight. BTS, Miley Cyrus, and Black Eyed Peas will also take the stage. Keke Palmer will host.
DaBaby performs "Rockstar"
The Weeknd performs "Blinding Lights" :
Doja Cat performs "Say So" and "Like That":
Jack Harlow performs "WHATS POPPIN":
Lady Gaga performs Chromatica medley:
Maluma performs  “Qué Pena”:
Video of the Year: The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
Best Visual Effects: Dua Lipa - "Physical"
Best Choreography: BTS - "ON"
Best Cinematography:  Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande - "Rain On Me"
Best Editing: Miley Cyrus:  "Mother's Daughter"
Best Push New Artist: Doja Cat
Best Hip Hop Music Video:  Megan Thee Stallion & Beyoncé - "Savage" (Remix)
Tricon Award Recipient: Lady Gaga
Video For Good: H.E.R
Artist Of The Year: Lady Gaga
Best R&B Music Video: The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights":
Best Pop: BTS - "ON"
Best Music Video From Home: Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber: "Stuck With U"
Song Of The Year: Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande - "Rain On Me"
Best Latin: Maluma and J Balvin - "Qué Pena"
Best Direction: Taylor Swift - "The Man"
Best Collaboration: Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande - "Rain On Me"
Song Of The Summer: Black Pink - "How You Like That"
Best Group: BTS
Best Alternative Music Video: Machine Gun Kelly - "My Bloody Valentine"
How To Watch Pre-Show:
The annual pre-show will be held with a unique red carpet, as well as interviews, and scheduled performances. Jack Harlow, Chloe x Halle, and Machine Gun Kelly are among the names to perform. You can watch for free at MTV.com at 6:30PM EST time.
How To Watch The Main Show:
The main ceremony with the scheduled performers and presenters mentioned above will be held at 8:00PM EST. The show will be broadcasted on MTV, MTV.com, the MTV app, as well as various Viacom networks which include MTV2 and VH1.
Stay tuned tonight at 8PM to catch the MTV Video Music Awards live. 


Here is the official list of nomination for this year’s MTV VMAs. The 2020 MTV Video Music Award will be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York with limited to no audience.

Video of the Year

Billie Eilish: “everything i wanted”
Eminem: “Godzilla” [ft. Juice WRLD]
Future: “Life Is Good” [ft. Drake]
Lady Gaga / Ariana Grande: “Rain on Me”
Taylor Swift: “The Man”
The Weeknd: “Blinding Lights”

Song of the Summer

The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights

Saint JHN – “Roses”

DaBaby and Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”

DJ Khaled & Drake – “Popstar”

Jack Harlow – “Whats Poppin”

Saweetie – “Tap In”

Pop Smoke – “The Woo”

Megan Thee Stallion & Beyoncé – “Savage” (Remix)

Doja Cat – “Say So”

Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Lil Baby – “We Paid”

Dua Lipa – “Break My Heart”

Harry Styles – “Watermelon Sugar”

Miley Cyrus – “Midnight Sky”

Taylor Swift – “Cardigan”

Black Pink – “How You Like That”

Artist of the Year

Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Megan Thee Stallion
Post Malone
The Weeknd

Song of the Year

Billie Eilish: “everything i wanted”
Doja Cat: “Say So”
Lady Gaga / Ariana Grande: “Rain on Me”
Megan Thee Stallion: “Savage”
Post Malone: “Circles”
Roddy Ricch: “The Box”

Best Collaboration

Ariana Grande / Justin Bieber: “Stuck with U”
Black Eyed Peas: “RITMO (Bad Boys for Life)” [ft. J Balvin]
Ed Sheeran: “Beautiful People” [ft. Khalid]
Future: “Life Is Good” [ft. Drake]
KAROL G: “Tusa” [ft. Nicki Minaj]
Lady Gaga / Ariana Grande: “Rain on Me”

PUSH Best New Artist, Presented by Chime Banking

Doja Cat
Jack Harlow
Lewis Capaldi
Roddy Ricch
Tate McRae

Best Pop

Halsey: “You should be sad”
Jonas Brothers: “What a Man Gotta Do”
Justin Bieber: “Intentions” [ft. Quavo]
Lady Gaga / Ariana Grande: “Rain on Me”
Taylor Swift: “Lover”

Best Hip-Hop

DaBaby: “BOP”
Eminem: “Godzilla” [ft. Juice WRLD]
Future: “Life Is Good” [ft. Drake]
Megan Thee Stallion: “Savage”
Roddy Ricch: “The Box”

Best Rock

blink-182: “Happy Days”
Coldplay: “Orphans”
Evanescence: “Wasted on You”
Fall Out Boy: “Dear Future Self (Hands Up)” [ft. Wyclef Jean]
Green Day: “Oh Yeah!”
The Killers: “Caution”

Best Alternative

The 1975: “If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)”
All Time Low: “Some Kind of Disaster”
FINNEAS: “Let’s Fall in Love for the Night”
Lana Del Rey: “Doin’ time”
Machine Gun Kelly: “Bloody Valentine”
twenty one pilots: “Level of Concern”

Best Latin

Anuel: “China” [ft. Daddy Yankee, Ozuna, KAROL G and J Balvin]
Bad Bunny: “Yo Perreo Sola”
Black Eyed Peas: “MAMACITA” [ft. Ozuna and J. Rey Soul]
KAROL G: “Tusa” [ft. Nicki Minaj]
Maluma: “Qué Pena” [ft. J Balvin]

Best R&B

Alicia Keys: “Underdog”
Chloe x Halle: “Do It”
H.E.R.: “Slide” [ft. YG]
Khalid: “Eleven” [ft. Summer Walker]
The Weeknd: “Blinding Lights”

Best K-Pop

(G)I-DLE: “Oh My God”
EXO: “Obsession”
Tomorrow X Together: “9 and Three Quarters (Run Away)”
Red Velvet: “Psycho”

Video for Good

Anderson .Paak: “Lockdown”
Billie Eilish: “all the good girls go to hell”
Demi Lovato: “I Love Me”
H.E.R.: “I Can’t Breathe”
Lil Baby: “The Bigger Picture”
Taylor Swift: “The Man”

Best Music Video From Home

5 Seconds of Summer: “Wildflower”
Ariana Grande / Justin Bieber: “Stuck with U”
blink-182: “Happy Days”
Drake: “Toosie Slide”
John Legend: “Bigger Love”
twenty one pilots: “Level of Concern”

Best Quarantine Performance

Chloe & Halle: “Do It” from MTV’s Prom-athon
CNCO: Unplugged at Home
DJ D-Nice: Club MTV presents #DanceTogether
John Legend: #togetherathome Concert Series
Lady Gaga: “Smile” from One World: Together at Home
Post Malone: Nirvana Tribute

Best Direction

Billie Eilish: “xanny” (dir. Billie Eilish)
Doja Cat: “Say So” (dir. Hannah Lux Davis)
Dua Lipa: “Don’t Start Now” (dir. Nabil)
Harry Styles: “Adore You” (dir. Dave Meyers)
Taylor Swift: “The Man” (dir. Taylor Swift)
The Weeknd: “Blinding Lights” (dir. Anton Tammi)

Best Cinematography

5 Seconds of Summer: “Old Me” (cinematography: Kieran Fowler)
Camila Cabello: “My Oh My” [ft. DaBaby] (cinematography: Dave Meyers)
Billie Eilish: “all the good girls go to hell” (cinematography: Christopher Probst)
Katy Perry: “Harleys in Hawaii” (cinematography: Arnau Valls)
Lady Gaga / Ariana Grande: “Rain on Me” (cinematography: Thomas Kloss)
The Weeknd: “Blinding Lights” (cinematography: Oliver Millar)

Best Art Direction

A$AP Rocky: “Babushka Boi” (art direction: A$AP Rocky and Nadia Lee Cohen)
Dua Lipa: “Physical” (art direction: Anna Colomer Nogué)
Harry Styles: “Adore You” (art direction: Laura Ellis Cricks)
Miley Cyrus: “Mother’s Daughter” (art direction: Christian Stone )
Selena Gomez: “Boyfriend” (art direction: Tatiana Bianca van Sauter)
Taylor Swift: “Lover” (art direction: Ethan Tobman)

Best Visual Effects

Billie Eilish: “all the good girls go to hell” (visual effects: Drive Studios)
Demi Lovato: “I Love Me” (visual effects: Hoody FX)
Dua Lipa: “Physical” (visual effects: EIGHTY4)
Harry Styles: “Adore You” (visual effects: Mathematic)
Lady Gaga / Ariana Grande: “Rain on Me” (visual effects: Ingenuity Studios)
Travis Scott: “HIGHEST IN THE ROOM” (visual effects: Artjail, Scissor Films and Freenjoy)

Best Choreography

BTS: “ON” (choreography: Son Sung Deuk, Lee Ga Hun and Lee Byung Eun)
CNCO / Natti Natasha: “Honey Boo” (choreography: Kyle Hanagami)
DaBaby: “BOP” (choreography: Dani Leigh and Cherry)
Dua Lipa: “Physical” (choreography: Charm La’Donna)
Lady Gaga / Ariana Grande: “Rain on Me” (choreography: Richy Jackson)
Normani: “Motivation” (choreography: Sean Bankhead)

Best Editing

Halsey: “Graveyard” (editing: Emilie Aubry, Janne Vartia and Tim Montana)
James Blake: “Can’t Believe the Way We Flow” (editing: Frank Lebon)
Lizzo: “Good as Hell” (editing: Russell Santos and Sofia Kerpan)
Miley Cyrus: “Mother’s Daughter” (editing: Alexandre Moors and Nuno Xico)
Rosalía: “A Palé” (editing: Andre Jones)
The Weeknd: “Blinding Lights” (editing: Janne Vartia and Tim Montana)


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