MTV Video Music Awards 2018: Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Ariana Grande win big, here's the full list of winners

FP Staff

August 21, 2018 10:49:15 IST

The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, or the VMAs, was held today (21 August) in New York City‘s Radio City Music Hall. One of the most popular music award events, 2018 MTV VMAs was dominated by hip-hop/rap, and saw a quite a few surprises. The 'Bartier Cardi' hit-maker Cardi B had the most nominations with 12. Beyoncé landed right behind her with nine. Jay-Z followed with eight, while Childish Gambino and Drake both received seven nominations each.

The 2018 VMAs — which featured performances by Shawn Mendes, Logic, Panic! at the Disco, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez, DJ Khaled and Ariana Grande among others — gave out awards in the following categories. Here's the full list of winners, as reported by

Video of the Year: Camila Cabello – 'Havana' [ft. Young Thug]

Best Collaboration: Jennifer Lopez – 'Dinero' [ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B]

Best New Artist: Cardi B

Artist of the Year: Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello after her Video of the Year win/Image from Twitter.

Camila Cabello after her Video of the Year win

Best Latin Video: J Balvin – 'Mi Gente' [ft. Willy William]

Song of the Year: Post Malone – 'rockstar' [ft. 21 Savage]

Best Dance Video: Avicii ft. Rita Ora – 'Lonely Together'

Best Pop Video: Ariana Grande – 'No Tears Left to Cry'

Ariana Grande receiving her VMA/Image from Twitter.

Ariana Grande receiving her VMA

Push Artist of the Year: Hayley Kiyoko

Song of Summer: Cardi B/Bad Bunny/J Balvin: 'I Like It'

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award: Jennifer Lopez

Best Hip Hop Video: Nicki Minaj – 'Chun-Li'

Nicki Minaj after the VMA win/Image from Twitter.

Nicki Minaj after the VMA win

Best Rock Video: Imagine Dragons – 'Whatever It Takes'

Video With a Message: Childish Gambino – 'This Is America'

Best Cinematography: The Carters – 'APES**T'

Best Direction: Childish Gambino – 'This Is America'

Cardi B on stage at the VMAs/Image from Twitter.

Cardi B on stage at the VMA

Best Art Direction: The Carters – 'APES**T'

Best Visual Effects: Kendrick Lamar & SZA – 'All The Stars'

Best Choreography: Childish Gambino – 'This Is America'

Best Editing: N.E.R.D – 'Lemon' [ft. Rihanna]

All images from Twitter.

Updated Date: Aug 21, 2018 10:49 AM