This year's event celebrated MTV's 40th birthday and took everyone through the years of your favorite music television channel. Best New Artist Olivia Rodrigo racked up the most and went home with 3 Moon Men awards at the 2021 VMAs and performed her banger "good 4 u." Also winners, Saweetie took home the Best Art Direction Award for “Best Friend” ft. Doja Cat and Silk Sonic's Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak took home Best R&B for “Leave The Door Open.” Missed out? Don't worry we have the full list of winners below to recap!

The show was hosted by Doja Cat and featured big names like Madonna, J-Lo, Ashanti and Ja Rule all presenting throughout the night. The biggest songs of the year took the stage as Justin Bieber and The Kid LAROi performed "Stay," Shawn Mendes with "Summer of Love", and Camila Cabello "Don't Go Yet." More performances provided nostalgia like Busta Rhymes with a medley of hits, Alicia Keys paying tribute to New York City, and the Foo Fighters rocked the stage as the band were awarded the U.S. Global Icon Award. The night was filled with music for everybody.

You can't talk about the VMAs without talking fashion on the red carpet. It looks like sheer and sparkling outfits were part of the agenda. Check out the amazing Filipinas strutted on the carpet and understood the assignment.

Saweetie slayed in her silver Valentino dress, bringing a little of the old Hollywood vibe to the carpet.

Da baddest of them all Bretman Rock channeled his inner Aaliyah by wearing the same exact Roberto Cavalli dress she wore 21 years ago at the 2000 VMAs.

Olivia stunned in a vintage Atelier Versace that made her look like the dreamiest mermaid.

Bella Poarch brought out spooky szn in a black lace jumpsuit with flared pants and a long train or is it a cape? Either way, we're here for it!

What were some of your favorite looks? Tweet them @myxnews on Twitter!

As promised, check out the full list of winners:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”
Columbia Records

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Justin Bieber
Def Jam

SONG OF THE YEAR

Olivia Rodrigo – “drivers license”
Geffen Records

BEST NEW ARTIST

Olivia Rodrigo
Geffen Records

BEST COLLABORATION

Doja Cat ft. SZA – “Kiss Me More”
Kemosabe Records / RCA Records

BEST POP

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – “Peaches”
Def Jam

BEST HIP-HOP

Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A. – “Franchise”
Cactus Jack / Epic Records

BEST ALTERNATIVE

Machine Gun Kelly ft. blackbear – “my ex’s best friend”
Bad Boy / Interscope Records

BEST K-POP

BTS – “Butter”
BIGHIT MUSIC

VIDEO FOR GOOD

Billie Eilish – “Your Power”
Darkroom / Interscope Records

PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

Olivia Rodrigo
May 2021: “drivers license”

BEST ROCK

John Mayer – “Last Train Home”
Columbia Records

BEST LATIN

Billie Eilish & ROSALÍA – “Lo Vas A Olvidar”
Darkroom / Interscope Records

BEST R&B

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open”
Aftermath Entertainment / Atlantic Records

BEST DIRECTION

Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”
Columbia Records – Directed by: Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Harry Styles – “Treat People With Kindness”
Columbia Records – Choreography by: Paul Roberts

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid – “BROWN SKIN GIRL”
Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records – Cinematography by: Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, MOHAMMAED ATTA AHMED, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant

BEST ART DIRECTION

Saweetie ft. Doja Cat – “Best Friend”
Warner Records – Art Direction by: Alec Contestabile

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”
Columbia Records – Visual Effects by: Mathematic

BEST EDITING

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open”
Aftermath Entertainment/Atlantic Records – Editing by: Troy Charbonnet

GROUP OF THE YEAR: BTS

SONG OF THE SUMMER: BTS – “Butter” – BIGHIT MUSIC
Monsta X – “Gambler” – Starship Entertainment

Cover photo courtesy of Olivia Rodrigo’s Instagram.

For a full list of nominees, see below. Winners bolded.

Album of the Year
After Hours — The Weeknd
Blame It On Baby — DaBaby
Good News — Megan Thee Stallion
Heaux Tales — Jazmine Sullivan
King’s Disease — Nas
Ungodly Hour — Chloe X Halle

Best Collaboration
Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “Wap”
DaBaby Ft. Roddy Ricch — “Rockstar”
DJ Khaled Ft. Drake — “Popstar”
Jack Harlow Ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez & Lil Wayne — “Whats Poppin (Remix)”
Megan Thee Stallion Ft. DaBaby — “Cry Baby”
Pop Smoke Ft. Lil Baby & DaBaby — “For The Night”

Best Female R&B / Pop Artist
Beyoncé
H.E.R.
Jazmine Sullivan
Jhené Aiko
Summer Walker
SZA

Best Male R&B / Pop Artist
6lack
Anderson .Paak
Chris Brown
Giveon
Tank
The Weeknd

Best New Artist
Coi Leray
Flo Milli
Giveon
Jack Harlow
Latto
Pooh Shiesty

Best Group
21 Savage & Metro Boomin
Chloe X Halle
Chris Brown & Young Thug
City Girls
Migos
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak)

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Cardi B
Coi Leray
Doja Cat
Megan Thee Stallion
Latto
Saweetie

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
DaBaby
Drake
J. Cole
Jack Harlow
Lil Baby
Pop Smoke

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Bebe Winans — “In Jesus Name”
Cece Winans — “Never Lost”
H.E.R. — “Hold Us Together”
Kirk Franklin — “Strong God”
Marvin Sapp — “Thank You For It All”
Tamela Mann — “Touch From You”

BET Her Award
Alicia Keys Ft. Khalid — “So Done”
Brandy Ft. Chance The Rapper — “Baby Mama”
Bri Steves — “Anti Queen”
Chloe X Halle — “Baby Girl”
Ciara Ft. Ester Dean — “Rooted”
SZA — “Good Days”

Best International Act
Aya Nakamura (France)
Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)
Emicida (Brazil)
Headie One (Uk)
Wizkid (Nigeria)
Young T & Bugsey (Uk)
Youssoupha (France)

Viewer’s Choice Award
Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “Wap”
Chris Brown & Young Thug — “Go Crazy”
DaBaby Ft. Roddy Ricch — “Rockstar”
DJ Khaled Ft. Drake — “Popstar”
Drake Ft. Lil Durk — “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Lil Baby — “The Bigger Picture”
Megan Thee Stallion Ft. Beyoncé — “Savage (Remix)”
Silk Sonic — “Leave The Door Open”

Video of the Year
Cardi B — “Up”
Cardi B Ft. Megan Thee Stallion — “Wap”
Chloe X Halle — “Do It”
Chris Brown & Young Thug — “Go Crazy”
Drake Ft. Lil Durk — “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Silk Sonic — “Leave The Door Open”

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Bruno Mars And Florent Déchard
Cole Bennett
Colin Tilley
Dave Meyers
Hype Williams

Best Movie
Coming 2 America
Judas And The Black Messiah
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
One Night In Miami
Soul
The United States Vs. Billie Holiday

Best Actress
Andra Day
Angela Bassett
Issa Rae
Jurnee Smollett
Viola Davis
Zendaya

Best Actor
Aldis Hodge
Chadwick Boseman
Damson Idris
Daniel Kaluuya
Eddie Murphy
Lakeith Stanfield

Youngstars Award
Alex R. Hibbert
Ethan Hutchison
Lonnie Chavis
Marsai Martin
Michael Epps
Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the Year Award
A’ja Wilson
Candace Parker
Claressa Shields
Naomi Osaka
Serena Williams
Skylar Diggins-Smith

Sportsman of the Year Award
Kyrie Irving
Lebron James
Patrick Mahomes
Russell Westbrook
Russell Wilson
Stephen Curry

You can also vote for the Fan Viewer’s Choice Award here.

Some of our favorite highlights from the 2021 IHeartRadio Awards. What were your favorite parts of the show? Tweet us at @myxglobal.

H.E.R. "R&B Artist of the Year" and performs in the Elton John tribute medley alongside Demi Lovato and Brandi Carlile.

Olivia Rodrigo "Social Star of the Year" Award

BTS Best Music Video & Fan Army Awards

Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak "Leave the Door Open" Performance

The Weeknd ft. Ariana Grande "Save Your Tears" Performance

This week's MYX News Hot List:

  1. MYX Sports: Tisha Alyn covers PGA master for CBS LA - The social media personality brought her A-game and her contagious energy to the CBS LA Channel 2's coverage of this year's PGA Masters Tournament.
  2. MYX Music: Big week for Fil-Ams in Music - Gwen Stefani tapped in Saweetie for the remix of her latest single "Slow Clap".
    Disney+ Star Olivia Rodrigo, released her next track, "De Ja Vu" in conjunction with announcing her debut album "Sour".
  3. MYX Foodie: Señor Sisig goes Vegano truck - The popular food truck and restaurant expanded their offerings with new Vegan options!
  4. MYX Community: Community united - Over $266K Raised for NYC Asian Hate Survivor, Vilma Kari.
  5. MYX Lifestyle: Rabiya Mateo - Reigning Miss Philippines Rabiya Mateo arrives in L.A. ahead of Miss Universe Pageant.

The dream colab of 2 great GRAMMY award winning musicians Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak manifested with an entire album we are excited about. The music video was also creatively directed by Bruno's longtime friend & director, Phil Tayag. Phil worked with Bruno on Finesse, Uptown Funk, the Superbowl, GRAMMYS and more.

DJ MelSF kicked off a MYX Global premiere of the new song and video on his popular Twitch stream. Stay tuned as others premiere this song as well as others by Guapdad 4000 & P-Lo, Manila Grey & James Reid and many more to come.

According to @complex, “Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak have formed a new band called Silk Sonic and they’ve already completed an album that will feature Bootsy Collins.

Both Bruno and Anderson took to social media to announce the news and to say that the project’s first single will be arriving next week on Friday, March 5.

Bruno’s last album was 2016’s 24K Magic while Anderson’s last was 2019’s Ventura, which boasted features from Brandy, Smokey Robinson, Lalah Hathaway, Sonyae Elise, Jazmine Sullivan, and André 3000.

Speaking of collaborations, Anderson .Paak linked with a bunch of people in 2020. There was his collab with Timbaland on “Jewelz,” “Cut Em In” with Rick Ross, and his feature on Busta Rhymes’s Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath Of God track “YUUUU,” to name a few.

Earlier this month, it was reported that Bruno inked a deal with Disney to star in and produce a movie that will feature original music from Mars. Details for the plot of the film have yet to be revealed. The artist previously provided voice work on 2014’s Rio 2.”

Stay tuned here to www.myx.global/brunomars for more updates!

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