August 31, 2020 – 13:36 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards aired Sunday, August 30 night and despite the pandemic, an (outdoor) show still went on with some of the biggest names in music, CNN reveals.
Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga led in nominations going into the event. Gaga took the stage multiple times, winning the first award of the broadcast for best collaboration for her hit single with Grande, “Rain On Me.”
Two more of the top awards of the night, artist of the year and song of the year, went to Gaga as well.
K-pop super group BTS also won multiple VMAs.
Machine Gun Kelly won best alternative for his single “Bloody Valentine,” starring his girlfriend Megan Fox. Doja Cat won for best new artist.
Taylor Swift won for best direction and sent in an acceptance video message from home.
Video of the year, the top VMA, went to The Weeknd for his hit “Blinding Lights.” He opened the show with a performance of the single.