Taylor Swift Makes History at 2022 MTV Video Music Awards

The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards took place on Sunday (Aug. 28).

Taylor Swift made history by becoming the first artist ever to win Video of the Year three times. As she accepted the Video of the Year award for her “All Too Well” short film, she announced a new album would be dropping on October 21st — with details to follow just after midnight tonight.

Other big winners for the night included the Red Hot Chili Peppers who were honored with both the Global Icon Award and Best Rock and Nicki Minaj who performed, co-hosted and won both Best Hip Hop and the Video Vanguard Award.

Minaj received a standing ovation for her career-spanning medley including “Roman’s Revenge,” “Monster,” “Beez in the Trap,” “Chun-Li,” “Moment 4 Life,” “Super Bass,” “Anaconda,” and “Super Freaky Girl.”


Video of the Year – Taylor Swift: “All Too Well”

Artist of the Year – Bad Bunny

Group of the Year – BTS

Best New Artist – Dove Cameron

Song of the Year – Billie Eilish: “Happier Than Ever”

Best Pop – Harry Styles: “As It Was”

Best Hip-Hop – Nicki Minaj (feat. Lil Baby): “Do We Have a Problem”

Best R & B – The Weeknd: “Out of Time”

Album of the Year – Harry Styles – Harry’s House

Best Collaboration – Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow: “Industry Baby”

Song of Summer – Jack Harlow: “First Class”

Best K-Pop – Lisa: “Lalisa”

Best Rock – Red Hot Chili Peppers: “Black Summer”

Best Alternative – Maneskin: “I Wanna Be Your Slave'”

Best Latin – Anitta: “Evolver”

Video for Good – Lizzo: “About Damn Time”

Best Long-Form Video –  Taylor Swift – All Too Well.

Push Performance of the Year – Seventeen: “Rock With You”

Best Metaverse Performance: Blackpink: The Virtual/PUBG