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Here Are Your 2018 MTV VMAs Winners

blame it on whereswongo August 20, 2018

Now in its 35th year, the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards has returned live from Radio Music Hall in New York City.

The show opened with from Cardi B as she tricked fans into believe she was on stage with her newborn baby Kulture. Shawn Mendes, Bazzi & Logic & Ryan Tedder kicked off the show with performances and as awards were being dished out.

Leading the pack with 12 nominations, Cardi B notched wins for Song of the Summer  for “I Like It” with J Balvin & Bad Bunny as well as Best New Artist. The Carters also grabbed wins for Best Art Direction & Best Cinematography for “Apeshi*t” and Childish Gambino secured wins for Best Direction, Video With a Message & Best Choreography with “This Is America.”

Check out the list of winners below. While the show continues and more winners are announced the list will be updated.

Video of the Year

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

Artist of the Year

Ariana Grande
Bruno Mars
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Drake
Post Malone

Song of the Year

Post Malone – “rockstar” f. 21 Savage 
Bruno Mars – “Finesse (Remix)” f. Cardi B
Camila Cabello – “Havana” f. Young Thug
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Dua Lipa – “New Rules”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”

Best New Artist

Bazzi
Cardi B
Chloe x Halle
Hayley Kiyoko
Lil Pump
Lil Uzi Vert

Best Collaboration

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

Push Artist of the Year

Hayley Kiyoko
Chloe x Halle
Sigrid
Lil Xan
Jessie Reyez
Tee Grizzley
Bishop Briggs
Grace VanderWaal
Why Don’t We
PRETTYMUCH
SZA
Kacy Hill
Khalid
Kyle
Noah Cyrus

Best Pop

Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”
Camila Cabello – “Havana”
Demi Lovato – “Sorry Not Sorry”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”
P!nk – “What About Us”
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”

Best Hip Hop

Nicki Minaj – “Chun-Li”
Cardi B – “Bartier Cardi” f. 21 Savage
The Carters – “APES**T”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
J. Cole – “ATM”
Migos – “Walk It Talk It” f. Drake

Best Latin

Daddy Yankee – “Dura”
J Balvin & Willy William – “Mi Gente”
Jennifer Lopez – “Dinero” f. DJ Khaled & Cardi B
Luis Fonsi & Demi Lovato – “Échame La Culpa”
Maluma – “Felices los 4”
Shakira – “Chantaje” f. Maluma

Best Dance

Avicii – “Lonely Together” f. Rita Ora
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – “One Kiss”
The Chainsmokers – “Everybody Hates Me”
David Guetta & Sia – “Flames”
Marshmello – “Silence” f. Khalid
Zedd & Liam Payne – “Get Low (Street Video)”

Best Rock

Fall Out Boy – “Champion”
Foo Fighters – “The Sky Is A Neighborhood”
Imagine Dragons – “Whatever It Takes”
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”
Dej Loaf and Leon Bridges – “Liberated”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Janelle Monáe – “PYNK”
Jessie Reyez – “Gatekeeper”
Logic – “1-800-273-8255” f. Alessia Cara & Khalid

Best Cinematography

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

Best Direction

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

Best Art Direction

The Carters – “APES**T” 
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 Visual Effects

Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”
Avicii – “Lonely Together” f. Rita Ora
Eminem – “Walk On Water” f. Beyoncé
Kendrick Lamar & SZA – “All The Stars”
Maroon 5 – “Wait”
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

Best Choreography

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

Best Editing

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

Song of the Summer

Cardi B – “I Like It” f. Bad Bunny & J. Balvin
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – “One Kiss”
DJ Khaled – “No Brainer” f. Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper & Quavo
Drake – “In My Feelings”
Ella Mai – “Boo’d Up”
Juice WRLD – “Lucid Dreams”
Maroon 5 – “Girls Like You” f. Cardi B
Post Malone – “Better Now”

MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Jennifer Lopez