Justin Bieber led the nominations alongside 6, including the pass prize — video of the yr — for starring inwards the video for DJ Khaled’s 'POPSTAR' ft. Drake. Also nominated for video of the year was Megan Thee Stallion for her characteristic on Cardi B’s 'WAP.' Megan followed Bieber amongst vi nominations.
Olivia Rodrigo won the night’sec start accolade, Push Performance of the Year, presented to her on the reddish carpet.
Marking its 40th anniversary, MTV kicked off its marquee consequence alongside none other than the Queen of Pop herself. Madonna, who performed "Like A Virgin" at the get-go VMAs inwards 1984, made a surprise appearance.
According to USA Today, The slate of performances kept the energy high throughout the night, alongside Lil Nas X, Justin Bieber, Doja Cat together with Olivia Rodrigo.
Speaking of Lil Nas X, he took home the nighttime’sec biggest laurels – video of the yr – for his boundary-pushing 'Montero (Call Me By Your Name).'