Lady Gaga, Coldplay win at 2020 MTV VMAs

Coldplay performing in NYC (Photo: Paul Bachmann for Live4ever)

Coldplay performing in NYC (Photo: Paul Bachmann for Live4ever)

Performances took place at various locations across New York last night as the MTV VMAs adapted to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions for its 2020 ceremony.

The lockdown was recognised with two new categories at the ceremony – Best Music Video From Home and Best Quarantine Performance, won by Ariana Grande / Justin Bieber and CNCO respectively – while Lady Gaga picked up numerous big prizes including Artist Of The Year and Song Of The Year.

Coldplay took home Best Rock thanks to Orphans and Machine Gun Kelly came out on top in the Best Alternative section.

VMAs 2020, selected winners:

Video Of The Year
The Weeknd – Blinding Lights

Tricon Award
Lady Gaga

Artist Of The Year
Lady Gaga

Song Of The Year
Lady Gaga / Ariana Grande – Rain On Me

Best New Artist
Doja Cat

Best Direction
Taylor Swift – The Man

Best Collaboration
Lady Gaga / Ariana Grande – Rain On Me

Best Hip-Hop
Megan Thee Stallion – Savage

Best Rock
Coldplay – Orphans

Best Cinematography
Lady Gaga / Ariana Grande – Rain On Me

Best Music Video From Home
Ariana Grande / Justin Bieber – Stuck With U

Best Quarantine Performance
CNCO: Unplugged At Home

Best Group
BTS

Best Alternative
Machine Gun Kelly – Bloody Valentine

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