August 2019

Big Winners at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards

The 36th annual VMAs were hosted on Aug. 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Here are some of the top winners of the night. . Billie Eilish was nominated for a total of nine awards, winning best new artist, push artist of the year and best editing. . Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down” won video of the year and video for good and she also won best visual effects for “ME!”. Ariana Grande received a total of 10 nominations and won artist of the year, song of the summer and best art direction. BTS won the inaugural award for best k-pop, as well as best group, beating out the Jonas Brothers, Backstreet Boys and 5 Seconds of Summer. Lil Nas X, who’s song “Old Town Road” broke the record for longest consecutive weeks at No. 1, won song of the year and best direction. Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello took home the awards for best cinematography and best collaboration for their song “Señorita.”