MTV VMAs 2018

The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards are live on MTV from Radio City Music Hall on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9 pm ET, red carpet at 8 pm ET.

J Balvin, Colombian Reggaeton

MEGA BASH, MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, CHELSEA, Wed, December 5, 2018 ~ 2018 Latin Grammy winner for Best Urban Music Album and MTV VMA winner for Best Latin joins the party!

Cardi B to play a free show at Global Citizen Fest in Central Park

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MTV VMAs 2018
Best New Artist
Song of Summer: “I Like It”
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Cardi makes good with her Bronx and Washington Heights attitude

J Balvin, Colombian Reggaeton

MEGA BASH, MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, CHELSEA, Wed, December 5, 2018 ~ 2018 Latin Grammy winner for Best Urban Music Album and MTV VMA winner for Best Latin joins the party!

Daddy Yankee “Dura”

2018 LATIN GRAMMYS, Thu, November 15, 2018 ~ “Dura” Best Urban Song

Cardi B to play a free show at Global Citizen Fest in Central Park

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MTV VMAs 2018
Best New Artist
Song of Summer: “I Like It”
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Cardi makes good with her Bronx and Washington Heights attitude

Luis Fonsi’s ‘Échame la Culpa’ nominated for “Best Latin” at MTV VMAs 2018

I don’t know why he’s asking. I always get blamed.
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday, August 20, 2018

Shakira’s ‘Chantaje’ nominated for “Best Latin” at MTV VMAs 2018

Shakira knows how to blackmail.
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday, August 20, 2018

Maluma’s “F.A.M.E” Latin Grammy Nominee

Thursday, November 15, 2018 Univision
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Latin Grammys 2018
Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album nominee: “F.A.M.E.”

The party starts on the street outside Radio City Music Hall with a performance by Backstreet Boys, Bazzi and Bryce Vine at 8 pm.

Latin Nominees

Cardi B leads the nominations with twelve in ten categories.

Jennifer Lopez will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, the VMA’s lifetime achievement award.

Latin Performers

Cardi B opens the show. Jennifer Lopez and Ariana Grande are among the performers.


 

Video of the Year

Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) — “Havana” ~ W I N N E R

The Carters — “Apeshit”
Childish Gambino — “This Is America”
Drake — “God’s Plan”
Ariana Grande — “No Tears Left to Cry”
Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) — “Finesse (Remix)”

Artist of the Year

Camila Cabello ~ W I N N E R

Cardi B
Drake
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
Bruno Mars

Song of the Year

Post Malone (featuring 21 Savage) – “Rockstar” ~ W I N N E R

Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) – “Havana”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Dua Lipa – “New Rules”
Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) – “Finesse (Remix)”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”

Best New Artist

Cardi B ~ W I N N E R

Bazzi
Chloe x Halle
Hayley Kiyoko
Lil Pump
Lil Uzi Vert

Best Collaboration

Jennifer Lopez (featuring DJ Khaled and Cardi B) – “Dinero” ~ W I N N E R

The Carters – “Apeshit”
Logic (featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid) – “1-800-273-8255”
Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) – “Finesse (Remix)”
N.E.R.D and Rihanna – “Lemon”
Bebe Rexha (featuring Florida Georgia Line) – “Meant to Be”

Push Artist of the Year

Hayley Kiyoko ~ W I N N E R

Bishop Briggs
Chloe x Halle
Noah Cyrus
Tee Grizzley
Kacy Hill
Khalid
Kyle
Lil Xan
PrettyMuch
Jessie Reyez
Sigrid
SZA
Grace VanderWaal
Why Don’t We

Best Pop

Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” ~ W I N N E R

Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) – “Havana”
Demi Lovato – “Sorry Not Sorry”
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”
Pink – “What About Us”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”

Best Hip Hop

Nicki Minaj – “Chun-Li” ~ W I N N E R

Cardi B (featuring 21 Savage) – “Bartier Cardi”
The Carters – “Apeshit”
J. Cole – “ATM”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Migos (featuring Drake) – “Walk It Talk It”

Best Latin

J Balvin and Willy William – “Mi Gente” ~ W I N N E R

Daddy Yankee – “Dura”
Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato – “Échame la Culpa”
Jennifer Lopez (featuring DJ Khaled and Cardi B) – “Dinero”
Maluma – “Felices los 4”
Shakira (featuring Maluma) – “Chantaje”

Best Dance

Avicii (featuring Rita Ora) – “Lonely Together” ~ W I N N E R

The Chainsmokers – “Everybody Hates Me”
David Guetta and Sia – “Flames”
Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa – “One Kiss”
Marshmello (featuring Khalid) – “Silence”
Zedd and Liam Payne – “Get Low”

Best Rock

Imagine Dragons – “Whatever It Takes” ~ W I N N E R

Fall Out Boy – “Champion”
Foo Fighters – “The Sky Is a Neighborhood”
Linkin Park – “One More Light”
Panic! at the Disco – “Say Amen (Saturday Night)”
Thirty Seconds to Mars – “Walk on Water”

Best Video with a Social Message

Childish Gambino – “This Is America” ~ W I N N E R

Drake – “God’s Plan”
Dej Loaf and Leon Bridges – “Liberated”
Logic (featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid) – “1-800-273-8255”
Janelle Monáe (featuring Grimes) – “Pynk”
Jessie Reyez – “Gatekeeper”

Best Cinematography

The Carters – “Apeshit” (Director of Photography: Benoît Debie) ~ WINNER

Alessia Cara – “Growing Pains” (Director of Photography: Pau Castejón)
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” (Director of Photography: Larkin Seiple)
Eminem (featuring Ed Sheeran) – “River” (Directors of Photography: Frank Mobilio and Patrick Meller)
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” (Director of Photography: Scott Cunningham)
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood” (Director of Photography: Jonathan Sela)

Best Direction

Childish Gambino – “This Is America” (Director: Hiro Murai) ~ W I N N E R

The Carters – “Apeshit” (Director: Ricky Saix)
Drake – “God’s Plan” (Director: Karena Evans)
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood” (Director: Jay Martin)
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect” (Director: Jason Koenig)
Justin Timberlake (featuring Chris Stapleton) – “Say Something” (Director: Arturo Perez Jr.)

Best Art Direction

The Carters – “Apeshit” (Art Director: Jan Houllevigue and the Louvre) ~ W I N N E R

Childish Gambino – “This Is America” (Art Director: Jason Kisvarday)
J. Cole – “ATM” (Art Director: Miles Mullin)
Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel” (Art Director: Pepper Nguyen)
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do” (Art Director: Brett Hess)
SZA – “The Weekend” (Art Directors: SZA and Solange)

Best Visual Effects

Kendrick Lamar and SZA – “All the Stars” (Visual Effects: Loris Paillier at BUF Paris)

Avicii (featuring Rita Ora) – “Lonely Together” (Visual Effects: KPP)
Eminem (featuring Beyoncé) – “Walk on Water” (Visual Effects: Rich Lee for Drive Studios)
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry” (Visual Effects: Vidal and Loris Paillier at BUF Paris)
Maroon 5 – “Wait” (Visual Effects: Timber)
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do” (Visual Effects: Ingenuity Studios)

Best Choreography

Childish Gambino – “This Is America” (Choreographer: Sherrie Silver)

Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) – “Havana” (Choreographers: Calvit Hodge, Sara Bivens and Galen Hooks)
The Carters – “Apeshit” (Choreographers: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and JaQuel Knight)
Dua Lipa – “IDGAF” (Choreographer: Marion Motin)
Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) – “Finesse (Remix)” (Choreographers: Phil Tayag and Bruno Mars)
Justin Timberlake – “Filthy” (Choreographers: Marty Kudelka, AJ Harpold, Tracey Phillips and Ivan Koumaev)

Best Editing

N.E.R.D and Rihanna – “Lemon” (Editor: Taylor Ward)

The Carters – “Apeshit” (Editors: Taylor Ward and Sam Ostrove)
Childish Gambino – “This Is America” (Editor: Ernie Gilbert)
Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) – “Finesse (Remix)” (Editor: Jacquelyn London)
Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel” (Editor: Deji Laray)
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do” (Editor: Chancler Haynes for Cosmo)

Song of Summer

Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin – “I Like It” ~ W I N N E R

DJ Khaled (featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper and Quavo) – “No Brainer”
Drake – “In My Feelings”
Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa – “One Kiss”
Juice Wrld – “Lucid Dreams”
Ella Mai – “Boo’d Up”
Post Malone – “Better Now”
Maroon 5 (featuring Cardi B) – “Girls Like You”

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Jennifer Lopez