Yesterday, 21-years-old Camila Cabello, shut down MTV VMA 2018 as she emerged Best Artist of the year. However,
CARDI B MAKES FIRST PUBLIC APPEARANCE AFTER CHILD BIRTH:
25 years old rapper Cardi B, putting up her first public appearance as a mom at the MTV Video Music Awards tonight, and it was worth it: As she won two awards, Song of Summer and Best New Artist Awards.
For the top prize, Cardi B and Mars competed with Childish Gambino’s “This Is America,” Drake’s “God’s Plan,” Beyonce and Jay-Z’s “Apes– t,” Camila Cabello’s “Havana” and Ariana Grande’s “No Tears Left to Cry.”
Most of the top nominees– including Drake, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Mars and Gambino.
Grande, who released a new album last week, stole the MTV VMA show last night. Other performers include Travis Scott, Nicki Minaj, Shawn Mendes, the Backstreet Boys, Post Malone, Panic! At the Disco, Logic and Ryan Tedder. Jennifer Lopez, who will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for lifetime achievement, will also hit the stage.
MTV also honoured Aretha Franklin, who died last week from pancreatic cancer at age 76.
CAMILA CABELLO WINS ARTIST OF THE YEAR:
As for nominees, Beyonce and Jay-Z follow Cardi B with eight bids for “Apesh– t,” filmed at the Louvre museum in Paris. Gambino’s “This Is America,” which tackles racism and gun violence, earned him seven nominations, while Drake, who gave away 1 million dollars to Miami residents in his “God’s Plan” clip, scored seven nods.
Mars, who has six nominations, was however thought to have emerged artist of the year alongside Cardi B, Drake, Post Malone, Cabello and Grande, Camila Cabello however, grabbed the Artist of the Year.
SEE BELOW FULL LIST OF MTV VMA WINNERS:
Video of the Year:
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana”
Best Video With a Message:
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Jennifer Lopez ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B – “Dinero”
Best New Artist:
Artist of the Year:
Best Rock Video:
Imagine Dragons – Whatever It Takes
Best Dance Video:
Avicii ft. Rita Ora –Lonely Together
Best Latin Video:
J Balvin, Willy William –Mi Gente
Song of the Year:
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage –Rockstar
Childish Gambino – This Is America”, Directed by Hiro Murai
Best Art Direction:
The Carters – APES**T, Art Direction by Jan Houlevigue
Best Visual Effects:
Kendrick Lamar & SZA – “All The Stars”, Visual Effects by Loris Paillier for BUF Paris
N.E.R.D & Rihanna – “Lemon”, Editing by Taylor Ward
The Carters –APES**T, Cinematography by Benoit Debie
Childish Gambino –This Is America”, Choreography by Sherrie Silver
Best Pop Video:
Ariana Grande –No Tears Left To Cry
Best Hip-Hop Video:
Nicki Minaj – Chun Li
Push Artist of the Year:
Song of Summer:
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin – I Like It