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The Full List of 2018 MTV VMA Winners

See who managed to snag the coveted statues.

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Perhaps one of the biggest nights in music, the MTV VMAs, is currently live at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. We’ve already seen some of the most eye-catching red carpet looks, as well as performances from Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez and Ariana Grande. Nominees of the night included everyone from The Carters and Cardi B, to Bruno Mars, SZA, Drake and more – with all the awards being announced throughout the night.

To see all the awards, peep the full list of 2018 MTV VMA winners below and stay tuned as we’ll be updating the list throughout the night.

Video of the Year
Ariana Grande — “No Tears Left to Cry”
Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) — “Finesse (Remix)”
Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) — “Havana” – WINNER
The Carters — “APES**T”
Childish Gambino — “This Is America”
Drake — “God’s Plan”

Artist of the Year
Ariana Grande
Bruno Mars
Camila Cabello – WINNER
Cardi B
Drake
Post Malone

Song of the Year
Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) – “Finesse (Remix)”
Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) – “Havana”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Dua Lipa – “New Rules”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”
Post Malone (featuring 21 Savage) – “Rockstar” – WINNER

Best New Artist
Bazzi
Cardi B – WINNER
Chloe x Halle
Hayley Kiyoko
Lil Pump
Lil Uzi Vert

Best Collaboration
Bebe Rexha (featuring Florida Georgia Line) – “Meant to Be”
Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) – “Finesse (Remix)”
The Carters – “APES**T”
Jennifer Lopez (featuring DJ Khaled and Cardi B) – “Dinero” – WINNER
Logic (featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid) – “1-800-273-8255”
N.E.R.D and Rihanna – “Lemon”

Push Artist of the Year
Bishop Briggs
Chloe x Halle
Grace VanderWaal
Kacy Hill
Khalid
Kyle
Hayley Kiyoko – WINNER
Jessie Reyez
Lil Xan
Noah Cyrus
PrettyMuch
Sigrid
SZA
Tee Grizzley
Why Don’t We

Best Pop
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” – WINNER
Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) – “Havana”
Demi Lovato – “Sorry Not Sorry”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”
Pink – “What About Us”
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”

Best Hip Hop
Cardi B (featuring 21 Savage) – “Bartier Cardi”
The Carters – “APES**T”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
J. Cole – “ATM”
Migos (featuring Drake) – “Walk It Talk It”
Nicki Minaj – “Chun-Li” – WINNER

Best Latin
J Balvin and Willy William – “Mi Gente” – WINNER
Daddy Yankee – “Dura”
Jennifer Lopez (featuring DJ Khaled and Cardi B) – “Dinero”
Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato – “Échame la Culpa”
Maluma – “Felices los 4”
Shakira (featuring Maluma) – “Chantaje”

Best Dance
Avicii (featuring Rita Ora) – “Lonely Together” – WINNER
Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa – “One Kiss”
The Chainsmokers – “Everybody Hates Me”
David Guetta and Sia – “Flames”
Marshmello (featuring Khalid) – “Silence”
Zedd and Liam Payne – “Get Low”

Best Rock
Fall Out Boy – “Champion”
Foo Fighters – “The Sky Is a Neighborhood”
Imagine Dragons – “Whatever It Takes” – WINNER
Linkin Park – “One More Light”
Panic! at the Disco – “Say Amen (Saturday Night)”
Thirty Seconds to Mars – “Walk on Water”

Video with a Message
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” – WINNER
Dej Loaf and Leon Bridges – “Liberated”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Janelle Monáe (featuring Grimes) – “Pynk”
Jessie Reyez – “Gatekeeper”
Logic (featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid) – “1-800-273-8255”

Best Art Direction
The Carters – “APES**T” – WINNER
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
J. Cole – “ATM”
Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel”
SZA – “The Weekend”
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

Best Choreography
Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) – “Finesse (Remix)”
Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) – “Havana”
The Carters – “APES**T”
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” – WINNER
Dua Lipa – “IDGAF”
Justin Timberlake – “Filthy”

Best Cinematography
Alessia Cara – “Growing Pains”
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”
The Carters – “APES**T” – WINNER
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Eminem (featuring Ed Sheeran) – “River”
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”

Best Direction
The Carters – “APES**T”
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” – WINNER
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”
Justin Timberlake (featuring Chris Stapleton) – “Say Something”
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”

Best Editing
Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) – “Finesse (Remix)”
The Carters – “APES**T”
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel”
N.E.R.D and Rihanna – “Lemon” – WINNER
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

Best Visual Effects
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”
Avicii (featuring Rita Ora) – “Lonely Together”
Eminem (featuring Beyoncé) – “Walk on Water”
Kendrick Lamar and SZA – “All the Stars” – WINNER
Maroon 5 – “Wait”
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

Song of Summer
Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa – “One Kiss”
Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin – “I Like It” – WINNER
DJ Khaled (featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper and Quavo) – “No Brainer”
Drake – “In My Feelings”
Ella Mai – “Boo’d Up”
Juice Wrld – “Lucid Dreams”
Maroon 5 (featuring Cardi B) – “Girls Like You”
Post Malone – “Better Now”

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