The VMAs took place in-person last night at the Barclays Center, New York, one of the first award shows to be back in person with a “fan-filled” audience. Doja Cat hosted, making six stylish wardrobe changes throughout the night. Most notably, she descended from the ceiling in an all-red ensemble, stunned in a “worm” outfit from Francois Guillot, sat in a multifunctional chair-headdress piece from Vivienne Westwood and closed in show-stopping Claw shoes from Italian designer Avavav.

Doja Cat set the mood for the chaotic night. It was reported that UFC Champion Conor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly got into a physical altercation at the top of the red carpet. McGregor’s reps have vehemently denied the fight despite photo and video evidence of drinks being thrown and security interference. There has been no beef reported between the two and the cause of the scuffle is unknown.

Lil Nas X shocked audiences by twerking on stage during his live performance. Young upstart, Olivia Rodrigo, took a page from Beyonce‘s book, using her microphone to shatter a camera lens while singing “good 4 u.”

The winners of each category are listed below:

Video of the Year: Lil Nas X – “MONTERO”

Artist of the Year: Justin Bieber

Song of the Year: Olivia Rodrigo – “drivers license”

Best New Artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Push Performance of the Year: Olivia Rodrigo – “drivers license” (May 2021)

Best Collaboration: Doja Cat ft SZA “Kiss Me More”

Group of the Year: BTS

Best Pop: Justin Bieber ft. Daniel CaesarGiveon “Peaches”

Best Hip-hop: Travis Scott ft. Young ThugM.I.A. “FRANCHISE”

Best Rock: John Mayer “Last Train Home”

Best Alternative: Machine Gun Kelly ft. Blackbear “My Ex’s Best Friend”

Best Latin: Billie EilishROSALÍA “Lo Vas A Olvidar”

Best R&B: Bruno MarsAnderson. PaakSilk Sonic “Leave the Door Open”

Best Kpop: BTS “Butter”

Video for Good: Billie Eilish “Your Power”

Best Direction: Lil Nas X “MONTERO”

Best Cinematography: “Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid “BROWN SKIN GIRL”

Best Art Direction: Saweetie ft. Doja Cat “Best Friend”

Best Visual Effects: Lil Nas X “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”

Best Choreography: Harry Styles “Treat People With Kindness”

Best Editing: Bruno Mars, Anderson. Paak, Silk Sonic “Leave the Door Open”

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