The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards are underway from Radio City Music Hall in New York, with Nicki Minaj taking home the first award for Best Hip Hop video.
Minaj won for her single, “Chun Li,” while Ariana Grande took home the award for Best Pop video for her single, “No Tears Left to Cry.” Post Malone won Song of the Year for “rockstar” with 21 Savage and Camila Cabello took home the “moon person” for Artist of the Year. Cardi B, who was the most nominated artist with 10 nods, won Best New Artist.
A pair of awards were also handed out during the pre-show, one to Cardi B for Song of Summer for her single, “I Like It” with Bad Bunny & J Balvin, and one to Hayley Kiyoko for Push Artist of the Year. As previously announced, Jennifer Lopez received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award during the show.
See the full list of winners below, including some that were given out during the pre-show:
BEST NEW ARTIST — Cardi B – Atlantic Records
ARTIST OF THE YEAR — Camila Cabello – Syco Music/Epic Records
BEST LATIN – J Balvin, Willy William – “Mi Gente” – UMLE/Republic Records
SONG OF THE YEAR – Post Malone ft. 21 Savage – “rockstar” – Republic Records
BEST HIP HOP — Nicki Minaj – “Chun-Li” – Young Money/Cash Money Records
BEST POP — Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” – Republic Records
[Handed out during the pre-show]
SONG OF SUMMER — Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin – “I Like It”
PUSH ARTIST OF THE YEAR — Hayley Kiyoko – Atlantic Records