MTV VMAs 2023: Beyoncé Wins Artist of the Year, Doja Cat Takes Home Video of the Year

MTV VMAs Awards 2023

Taylor Swift led the group with eight nominations, including artist of the year, video of the year, and song of the year for her smash hit “Anti-Hero.”She won all of the televised categories in which she was nominated.

Beyoncé, Doja, Karol G, Minaj, and Shakira have joined Swift as artist of the year nominees, marking the first time since the category’s inception in 2017 that all nominees are female. Shakira was honored with the Video Vanguard Award. The night also saw the debut of new category, Best Afrobeats.

Among those who performed were Demi Lovato, Shakira, Olivia Rodrigo, Cardi with Megan Thee Stallion, Diddy, Lil Wayne, Doja Cat, and Fall Out Boy.

The Nominations Are Listed Below, With the Winners Highlighted in Bold:

The Best Video of the Year:

Doja Cat – “Attention”
Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”
Nicki Minaj – “Super Freaky Girl”
Olivia Rodrigo – “vampire”
Sam Smith, Kim Petras – “Unholy”
SZA – “Kill Bill”
Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero” *WINNER

Artist of the Year:

Doja Cat
Karol G
Nicki Minaj
Taylor Swift- *WINNER

Best New Artist:

Ice Spice *WINNER
Peso Pluma
Reneé Rapp

Song of the Year:

Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”
Olivia Rodrigo – “vampire”
Rema & Selena Gomez – “Calm Down”
Sam Smith, Kim Petras – “Unholy”
Steve Lacy – “Bad Habit”
SZA – “Kill Bill”
Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero” *WINNER

Best Pop:

Demi Lovato – “Swine”
Dua Lipa – “Dance The Night (From Barbie The Album)”
Ed Sheeran – “Eyes Closed”
Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”
Olivia Rodrigo – “vampire”
P!NK – “Trustfall”
Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero” *WINNER

Push Performance of the Year:

August 2022: Saucy Santana – “Booty”
September 2022: Stephen Sanchez – “Until I Found You”
October 2022: JVKE – “golden hour”
November 2022: Flo Milli – “Conceited”
December 2022: Reneé Rapp – “Colorado”
January 2023: Sam Ryder – “All The Way Over”
February 2023: Armani White – “GOATED”
March 2023: Fletcher – “Becky’s So Hot”
April 2023: Tomorrow X Together – “Sugar Rush Ride” *WINNER
May 2023: Ice Spice – “Princess Diana”
June 2023: FLO – “Losing You”
July 2023: Lauren Spencer Smith – “That Part”

Best R&B:

Alicia Keys ft. Lucky Daye – “Stay”
Chlöe ft. Chris Brown – “How Does It Feel”
Metro Boomin with The Weeknd, 21 Savage, and Diddy – “Creepin’ (Remix)”
SZA – “Shirt” *WINNER
Toosii – “Favorite Song”
Yung Bleu & Nicki Minaj

Best Collaboration:

David Guetta & Bebe Rexha – “I’m Good (Blue)”
Post Malone, Doja Cat – “I Like You (A Happier Song)”
Diddy ft. Bryson Tiller, Ashanti, Yung Miami – “Gotta Move On”
Karol G, Shakira – “TQG” *WINNER
Metro Boomin with The Weeknd, 21 Savage, and Diddy – “Creepin’ (Remix)”
Rema & Selena Gomez – “Calm Down”

Best Hip-Hop:

Diddy ft. Bryson Tiller, Ashanti, Yung Miami – “Gotta Move On”
DJ Khaled ft. Drake & Lil Baby – “Staying Alive”
GloRilla & Cardi B – “Tomorrow 2”
Lil Uzi Vert – “Just Wanna Rock”
Lil Wayne ft. Swizz Beatz & DMX – “Kant Nobody”
Metro Boomin ft Future – “Superhero (Heroes and Villains)”
Nicki Minaj – “Super Freaky Girl” *WINNER

Best Rock:

Foo Fighters – “The Teacher”
Linkin Park – “Lost (Original Version)”
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Tippa My Tongue”
Måneskin – “The Loneliest” *WINNER
Metallica – “Lux Æterna”
Muse – “You Make Me Feel Like It’s Halloween”

Best K-Pop:

aespa – “Girls”
BLACKPINK – “Pink Venom”
Stray Kids – “S-Class” *WINNER

Best Latin:

Anitta – “Funk Rave” *WINNER
Bad Bunny – “Where she goes”
Eslabon Armado, Peso Pluma – “Ella Baila Sola” –
Bad Bunny – “un x100to”
Karol G, Shakira – “TQG”
Rosalía – “Despechá”
Shakira – “Acróstico”

Best Afrobeats:

Ayra Starr – “Rush”
Burna Boy – “It’s Plenty”
Davido ft. Musa Keys – “Unavailable”
Fireboy DML & Asake – “Bandana”
Libianca – “People”
Rema & Selena Gomez – “Calm Down” *WINNER
Wizkid ft. Ayra Starr– “2 Sugar”

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