Winners at the MTV Video Music Awards: Normani, Cardi B, Lil Nas X and more

Winners at the MTV Video Music Awards: Normani, Cardi B, Lil Nas X and more
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 26: Normani onstage during the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on Aug. 26, 2019, in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo credit: Bang Media / Mike Coppola/Getty Images for MTV)

Normani, Cardi B and Lil Nas X were among the big winners at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards on Monday, Aug. 26.

Missy Elliott took home the Video Vanguard Award during the annual awards ceremony at the Prudential Centre in Newark, New Jersey. Taylor Swift walked away with the prize for Video of the Year for her hit single “You Need to Calm Down.”

Billie Eilish took home three awards, winning Best New Artist, Push Artist of the Year, and Best Editing for “Bad Guy,” while Ariana Grande was the only other artist to bag three gongs, as she won Artist of the Year, Song of Summer for her collaboration with Social House on “Boyfriend,” and Best Art Direction for “7 Rings.”

Several artists won two awards each, including Lil Nas X, whose remix of “Old Town Road” with Billie Ray Cyrus won him Song of the Year and Best Direction; Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, who teamed up for “Señorita,” won Best Collaboration and Best Cinematography; and K-Pop group BTS were crowned the winners in the Best Group category, as well as winning Best K-Pop for “Boy With Luv,” their collaboration with Halsey.

Here’s an abbreviated list of 2019 MTV Video Music Awards winners:

Video Vanguard:  Missy Elliot

Video of the Year: Taylor Swift, “You Need to Calm Down”

Artist of the Year: Ariana Grande

Song of the Year: Lil Nas X, “Old Town Road (Remix)” ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

Best New Artist: Billie Eilish

Best Collaboration: Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, “Señorita”

Push Artist of the Year: Billie Eilish

Best Pop: Jonas Brothers, “Sucker”

Best Hip-Hop: Cardi B, “Money”

Best R&B: Normani, “Waves” ft. 6LACK

Best Power Anthem: Megan Thee Stallion, “Hot Girl Summer” ft. Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign

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