There was major Girl Power in the MTV Video Music Awards and we're all for it

It was a Taylor versus Ariana moment.
ByJulianne TolentinoTuesday , 27 August 2019
There was major Girl Power in the MTV Video Music Awards and we're all for it

MTV VMAs? More like ladies night as pop-queens Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande secured multiple awards along with Billie Eilish, Cardi B and Missy Elliot. 

Ariana was the night's big winner, as she picked up a whopping number of four awards, including Artist of the Year, and Song of the Summer with her single 'Boyfriend' in collaboration with Social House. 

Taylor didn't fall short of awards either after she kicked off the award show with a staggering performance of 'You Need to Calm Down', followed by the first ever stage performance of her new song 'Lover.' Swift secured two of the biggest honours, winning the awards for both Video of the Year and Video For Good.

The girl power streak didn't stop there, as Billie Eilish took home three awards. Though she wasn't able to attend the show due to her tour schedules, she still managed to collect her awards for Best New Artist, Push Artist of the Year, and Best Editing for her Bad Guy music video (which btw, she edited herself).

The only male multiple awards holder were Kpop boy-group BTS, who secured their spot for the Best Group and Best K-Pop song with Halsey for 'Boy With Luv'.

Check out the full list of winners below:

Video of the Year

Taylor Swift - You Need to Calm Down

Artist of the Year

Ariana Grande

Best Group


Song of the Year

Lil Nas X (ft. Billy Ray Cyrus) - Old Town Road (Remix)

Best New Artist

Billie Eilish

Best Collaboration

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello - Senorita

Song of the Summer

Ariana Grande (ft. Social House)- Boyfriend

Push Artist of the Year

Billie Eilish

Best Pop 

Jonas Brothers - Sucker

Best Hip-Hop

Cardi B - Money

Best R&B

Normani (ft. 6lack)- Waves

Best K-Pop

BTS (ft. Halsey) - Boy With Luv

Best Latin

ROSALIA & J Balvin (ft. El Guincho) - Con Altura

Best Dance

The Chainsmokers (ft. Bebe Rexha) - Call You Mine

Best Rock

Panic! At The Disco - High Hopes

Best Power Anthem

Hot Girl Summer - Megan Thee Stallion, Nicki Minaj, and Ty Dolla $ign

Video For Good

Taylor Swift - You Need To Calm Down

Best Direction

Ariana Grande - thank u, next (directed by Hannah Lux Davis)

Best Editing

Billie Eilish - bad guy (editing by Billie Eilish)

Best Visual Effects

Taylor Swift (ft. Brendon Urie)- ME! (visual effects: Loris Paillier & Lucas Salton for BUF VFX)

Best Art Direction

Ariana Grande - 7 Rings (art direction by John Richoux)

Video Vanguard

Missy Elliott

Fashion Trailblazer

Marc Jacobs

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