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The Biggest Winners And Losers Of the 2019 Video Music Awards

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Aug. 27 2019, Updated 3:17 p.m. ET

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The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards is upon us and the biggest names in music will hit the stage on Monday, August 26. The show will air live from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, and will be hosted by comedian Sebastian Maniscalco. Scroll through to learn all the nominees and who were biggest winners and losers of the show!

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VIDEO OF THE YEAR

21 Savage ft. J. Cole – “a lot”

Billie Eilish – “Bad Guy”

Ariana Grande – “thank u, next”

Jonas Brothers – “Sucker”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road (Remix)”

Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down”

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BEST K-POP

BTS ft. Halsey – “Boy With Luv”

BLACKPINK – “Kill This Love”

Monsta X ft. French Montana – “Who Do You Love”

TOMORROW X TOGETHER – “Cat & Dog”

NCT 127 – “Regular”

EXO – “Tempo”

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BEST LATIN

Anuel AA, Karol G – “Secreto”

Bad Bunny ft. Drake – “MIA”

benny blanco, Tainy, Selena Gomez, J Balvin – “I Can’t Get Enough”

Daddy Yankee ft. Snow – “Con Calma”

Maluma – “Mala Mía”

ROSALÍA & J Balvin ft. El Guincho – “Con Altura”

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BEST DANCE

The Chainsmokers ft. Bebe Rexha – “Call You Mine”

Clean Bandit ft. Demi Lovato – “Solo”

DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B – “Taki Taki”

David Guetta, Bebe Rexha & J Balvin – “Say My Name”

Marshmello & Bastille – “Happier”

Silk City & Dua Lipa – “Electricity”

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VIDEO FOR GOOD

Halsey – “Nightmare”

The Killers – “Land of the Free”

Jamie N Commons, Skylar Grey ft. Gallant – “Runaway Train”

John Legend – “Preach”

Lil Dicky – “Earth”

Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down”

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BEST DIRECTION

Billie Eilish – “Bad Guy”

FKA twigs – “Cellophane” – Young Turks

Ariana Grande – “thank you, next”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road (Remix)”

LSD ft. Labrinth, Sia, Diplo – “No New Friends”

Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down”

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BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Billie Eilish – “when the party’s over”

FKA twigs – “Cellophane”

Ariana Grande – “God is a Woman”

DJ Khaled ft. SZA – “Just Us”

LSD ft. Labrinth, Sia, Diplo – “No New Friends”

Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco – “ME!”

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BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

FKA twigs – “Cellophane” ne

ROSALÍA & J Balvin ft. El Guincho – “Con Altura”

LSD ft. Labrinth, Sia, Diplo – “No New Friends”

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita”

Solange – “Almeda”

BTS ft. Halsey – “Boy With Luv”

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BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Anderson .Paak ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Tints”

Billie Eilish – “hostage”

Ariana Grande – “thank you, next”

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita”

Solange – “Almeda”

Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco – “ME!”

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BEST POWER ANTHEM

Ariana Grande – “7 Rings”

DJ Khaled, ft. Cardi B & 21 Savage – “Wish Wish”

Halsey – “Nightmare”

Lizzo ft. Missy Elliott – “Tempo”

Maren Morris – “GIRL”

Miley Cyrus – “Mother’s Daughter”

Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign – “Hot Girl Summer”

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SONG OF THE SUMMER

Ariana Grande & Social House – “boyfriend”

Billie Eilish – “bad guy”

DaBaby – “Suge”

Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – “I Don’t Care”

Jonas Brothers – “Sucker”

Khalid – “Talk”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road (Remix)”

Lil Tecca – “Ransom”

Lizzo – “Truth Hurts”

Miley Cyrus – “Mother’s Daughter”

Post Malone ft. Young Thug – “Goodbyes”

ROSALÍA & J Balvin ft. El Guincho – “Con Altura”

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita”

Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down”

The Chainsmokers & Bebe Rexha – “Call You Mine”

Young Thug ft. J. Cole & Travis Scott – “The London”

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BEST COLLABORATION

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road (Remix)”

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – “Shallow”

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita”

Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco – “ME!”

Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – “I Don’t Care”

BTS ft. Halsey – “Boy With Luv”

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BEST R&B

Anderson .Paak ft. Smokey Robinson – “Make It Better”

Childish Gambino – “Feels Like Summer”

H.E.R. ft. Bryson Tiller – “Could’ve Been”

Alicia Keys – “Raise A Man”

Ella Mai – “Trip”

Normani ft. 6lack – “Waves”

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BEST HIP HOP

2 Chainz ft. Ariana Grande – “Rule the World”

21 Savage ft. J. Cole – “a lot”

Cardi B – “Money”

DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – “Higher”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road (Remix)”

Travis Scott ft. Drake – “SICKO MODE”

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ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Cardi B

Billie Eilish

Ariana Grande

Halsey

Jonas Brothers

Shawn Mendes

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PUSH ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Bazzi

CNCO

Billie Eilish

H.E.R.

Lauv

Lizzo

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SONG OF THE YEAR

Drake – “In My Feelings”

Ariana Grande – “thank u, next”

Jonas Brothers – “Sucker”

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – “Shallow”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road (Remix)”

Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down”

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BEST NEW ARTIST, presented by Taco Bell®

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Billie Eilish

H.E.R.

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

ROSALÍA

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BEST POP

5 Seconds of Summer – “Easier”

Cardi B & Bruno Mars – “Please Me”

Billie Eilish – “Bad Guy”

Khalid – “Talk”

Ariana Grande – “thank u, next”

Jonas Brothers – “Sucker”

Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down”

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BEST GROUP

5 Seconds of Summer

Backstreet Boys

BLACKPINK

BTS

CNCO

Jonas Brothers

PRETTYMUCH

Why Don’t We

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BEST ROCK

The 1975 – “Love It If We Made It”

Fall Out Boy – “Bishops Knife Trick”

Imagine Dragons – “Natural”

Lenny Kravitz – “Low”

Panic! At The Disco – “High Hopes” 

twenty one pilots – “My Blood”

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BEST EDITING

Anderson .Paak ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Tints”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road (Remix)”

Billie Eilish – “Bad Guy”

Ariana Grande – “7 Rings”

Solange – “Almeda”

Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down”

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BEST ART DIRECTION

BTS ft. Halsey – “Boy With Luv”

Ariana Grande – “7 Rings”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road (Remix)”

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita”

Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down”

Kanye West and Lil’ Pump ft. Adele Givens – “I Love It”

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And of course the biggest winner of the night was the recipient of the Video Vanguard Award, Missy Elliot!

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