Here Are The Winners From The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

As scheduled, the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards are taking place right now at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The show will look to reward the year’s most successful and accomplished artists in their respective fields with the iconic “moon person” trophy. Cardi B leads all artists with ten (10) nominations, while The Carters, Beyonce & Jay Z, follow up with eight (8) and Childish Gambino & Drake each have seven (7) noms as well going into the night. All four of those big acts will duke it out for the biggest award of the night, "Video Of The Year."

As for the performances, Travis Scott, Post Malone, Logic, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj are all set to perform, while Jennifer Lopez is being honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. In addition to that, J. Lo will also take the stage to perform later in the evening as well.

With the show just getting underway, we’ll be sure to update you with tonight’s winners as they’re announced. Check out the full list of nominees below and keep it locked for the performances later as well.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” – Republic Records
Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)” – Atlantic Records
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana” – Syco Music/Epic Records (Winner)
The Carters – “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records
Drake – “God's Plan” – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records
 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Ariana Grande – Republic Records
Bruno Mars – Atlantic Records
Camila Cabello – Syco Music/Epic Records (Winner)
Cardi B – Atlantic Records
Drake – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records
Post Malone – Republic Records

SONG OF THE YEAR

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)” – Atlantic Records
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana” – Syco Music/Epic Records
Drake – “God's Plan” – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records
Dua Lipa – “New Rules” – Warner Bros. Records
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect” – Atlantic Records
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage – “rockstar” – Republic Records (Winner)

BEST NEW ARTIST 

Bazzi – iamcosmic/Atlantic Records
Cardi B – Atlantic Records (Winner)
Chloe x Halle – Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records
Hayley Kiyoko – Atlantic Records
Lil Pump – Warner Bros. Records
Lil Uzi Vert – Atlantic Records

BEST COLLABORATION

Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line – “Meant to Be” – Warner Bros. Records
Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)” – Atlantic Records
The Carters – “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment
Jennifer Lopez ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B – “Dinero” – Epic Records/Nuyorican Productions (Winner)
Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid – “1-800-273-8255” – Def Jam Recordings
N.E.R.D & Rihanna – “Lemon” – i am OTHER/Columbia Records

BEST POP

** Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” – Republic Records (Winner)
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana” – Syco Music/Epic Records
Demi Lovato – “Sorry Not Sorry” – Island Records
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect” – Atlantic Records
P!nk – “What About Us” – RCA Records
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood” – Island Records

BEST HIP HOP

Cardi B ft. 21 Savage – “Bartier Cardi” – KSR/Atlantic Records
The Carters – “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment
Drake – “God's Plan” – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records
J. Cole – “ATM” – Dreamville/Roc Nation/Interscope Records
Migos ft. Drake – “Walk It Talk It” – Quality Control/Capitol Records
** Nicki Minaj – “Chun-Li” – Young Money/Cash Money Records - (Winner)

BEST DANCE

Avicii ft. Rita Ora – “Lonely Together” – Geffen Records (Winner)
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – “One Kiss” – Columbia Records
The Chainsmokers – “Everybody Hates Me” – Disruptor Records/Columbia Records
David Guetta & Sia – “Flames” – Atlantic Records
Marshmello ft. Khalid – “Silence” – RCA Records/Ultra Records
Zedd & Liam Payne – “Get Low (Street Video)” – Interscope Records

BEST DIRECTION

The Carters – “APESHIT” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Directed by Ricky Saix
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” – mcDJ / RCA Records – Directed by Hiro Murai (Winner)
Drake – “God’s Plan” – YMCMB/Cash Money/Republic Records – Directed by Karena Evans
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect” – Atlantic Records – Directed by Jason Koenig
Justin Timberlake f. Chris Stapleton – “Say Something” – RCA Records – Directed by Arturo Perez Jr.
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood” – Island Records – Directed by Jay Martin

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Alessia Cara – “Growing Pains” –  Def Jam Recordings – Cinematography by Pau Castejón
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” –  Republic Records – Cinematography by Scott Cunningham
The Carters – “APES**T” –  Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Cinematography by Benoit Debie (Winner)
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” –  mcDJ / RCA Records – Cinematography by Larkin Seiple
Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran – “Rier” – Shady/Aftermath/Interscope Records – Cinematography by Frank Mobilio & Patrick Meller
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood” – Island Records – Cinematography by Jonathan Sela

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B – “Finesse (Remix)” –  Atlantic Records – Choreography by Phil Tayag & Bruno Mars
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana” –  Syco Music/Epic Records – Choreography by Calvit Hodge and Sara Bivens
The Carters – “APES**T” – Roc Nation/Parkwood Entertainment – Choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Jaquel Knight
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” –  mcDJ / RCA Records – Choreography by Sherrie Silver (Winner)
Dua Lipa – “IDGAF” –  Warner Bros. Records – Choreography by Marion Motin
Justin Timberlake – “Filthy” –  RCA Records – Choreography by Marty Kudelka, AJ Harpold, Tracy Phillips, and Ivan Koumaev

BEST LATIN

Daddy Yankee – “Dura” – El Cartel Records/UMLE
J Balvin, Willy William – “Mi Gente” – UMLE/Republic Records (WINNER)
Jennifer Lopez f. DJ Khaled & Cardi B – “Dinero” – Epic Records/Nuyorican Productions
Luis Fonsi, Demi Lovato – “Échame La Culpa” – UMLE/Republic/Island/Universal Music Latino
Maluma – “Felices los 4” – Sony Music Entertainment US Latin
Shakira f. Maluma – “Chantaje” – Sony Music Entertainment US Latin

VIDEO WITH A MESSAGE

Childish Gambino – "This Is America" (Winner)
Dej Loaf and Leon Bridges – "Liberated"
Drake – "God's Plan"
Janelle Monáe (featuring Grimes) – "Pynk"
Jessie Reyez – "Gatekeeper"
Logic (featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid) – "1-800-273-8255"