Taylor Swift won MTV Video Music Awards 2023 with nine victories, but Stray Kids, BTS’s Jungkook, and TXT all took home significant prizes.

Taylor Swift won MTV Video Music Awards 2023.

Taylor Swift won MTV Video Music Awards 2023 with nine victories, but Stray Kids, BTS's Jungkook, and TXT all took home significant prizes.

The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) proved to be a monumental night for the music industry, with Taylor Swift emerging as the evening’s biggest winner, taking home an impressive nine awards across various categories. The star-studded event also featured a nostalgic moment with an NSYNC reunion, electrifying performances by K-pop groups Stray Kids and Tomorrow X Together, and numerous other talented artists gracing the stage and receiving accolades.

Taylor Swift’s dominance at the VMAs underscored her enduring popularity and artistic prowess. She secured victories in a diverse range of categories, including Video of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop, Best Direction, Best Cinematography, and Album of the Year for her acclaimed work, “Midnights,” among others. These awards not only solidify her position as one of the most influential and celebrated artists in the music industry but also serve as a testament to her creative evolution over the years.

Taylor Swift won MTV Video Music Awards 2023 with nine victories, but Stray Kids, BTS's Jungkook, and TXT all took home significant prizes.

One of the most anticipated moments of the night was the reunion of NSYNC, a beloved boy band that gained immense popularity in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The reunion featured Justin Timberlake, Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone, and Chris Kirkpatrick, delighting fans who had long awaited their return to the stage. The performance was a nostalgic trip down memory lane, reminding everyone of the group’s enduring impact on pop culture.

K-pop continued to make its mark at the VMAs, with Stray Kids and Tomorrow X Together not only delivering captivating performances but also clinching awards for their outstanding contributions to the music world. These wins underscore the global reach and influence of K-pop, as these groups continue to captivate audiences around the world.

Taylor Swift won MTV Video

Here’s a comprehensive list of the VMA winners across various categories:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Doja Cat – ‘Attention’
Miley Cyrus – ‘Flowers’
Nicki Minaj – ‘Super Freaky Girl’
Olivia Rodrigo – ‘Vampire’
Sam Smith, Kim Petras – ‘Unholy’
SZA – ‘Kill Bill’
Taylor Swift – ‘Anti-Hero’ – WINNER

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé
Doja Cat
Karol G
Nicki Minaj
Shakira
Taylor Swift – WINNER

SONG OF THE YEAR
Miley Cyrus – ‘Flowers’
Olivia Rodrigo – ‘Vampire’
Rema & Selena Gomez – ‘Calm Down
Sam Smith, Kim Petras – ‘Unholy’
Steve Lacy – ‘Bad Habit’
SZA – ‘Kill Bill’
Taylor Swift – ‘Anti-Hero’ – WINNER

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé – Renaissance
Drake & 21 Savage – Her Loss
Metro Boomin – Heroes & Villains
Miley Cyrus – Endless Summer Vacation
SZA – SOS
Taylor Swift – Midnights – WINNER

BEST NEW ARTIST
GloRilla
Ice Spice – WINNER
Kali
Peso Pluma
PinkPantheress
Reneé Rapp

PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
August 2022: Saucy Santana – ‘Booty’
“Until I Found You” by Stephen Sanchez, released in September 2022
October 2022: JVKE – ‘golden hour’
November 2022: Flo Milli – ‘Conceited’
December 2022: Reneé Rapp – ‘Colorado’
January 2023: Sam Ryder’s “All The Way Over”
February 2023: Armani White – ‘Goated’
March 2023: Fletcher – ‘Becky’s So Hot’
April 2023: Tomorrow X Together – ‘Sugar Rush Ride’ – WINNER
May 2023: Ice Spice – ‘Princess Diana’
June 2023: FLO – ‘Losing You
July 2023: Lauren Spencer Smith – ‘That Part’

BEST COLLABORATION
David Guetta and Bebe Rexha’s “I’m Good (Blue)” is the song.
Post Malone, Doja Cat – ‘I Like You (A Happier Song)’
‘Gotta Move On’ by Diddy ft. Bryson Tiller, Ashanti, and Yung Miami
Karol G, Shakira – ‘TQG’ – WINNER
‘Creepin’ (Remix)’ by Metro Boomin featuring The Weeknd, 21 Savage, and Diddy
Rema & Selena Gomez – ‘Calm Down

BEST POP
Demi Lovato – ‘Swine’
Dua Lipa’s “Dance The Night,” from Barbie The Album
Ed Sheeran – ‘Eyes Closed
Miley Cyrus – ‘Flowers’
Olivia Rodrigo – ‘Vampire’
Pink – ‘Trustfall’
Taylor Swift – ‘Anti-Hero’ – WINNER

BEST HIP-HOP
Diddy ‘Gotta Move On’ by Bryson Tiller, Ashanti, and Yung Miami
‘DJ Khaled’s song “Staying Alive” features Drake and Lil Baby.
GloRilla & Cardi B – ‘Tomorrow 2’
Lil Uzi Vert – ‘Just Wanna Rock
‘Kant Nobody’ by Lil Wayne, Swizz Beatz, and DMX
‘The phrase “Superhero (Heroes and Villains)” with Future by Metro Boomin
‘Super Freaky Girl’ by Nicki Minaj was the winner.

BEST R&B
Alicia Keys featuring Lucky Daye – ‘Stay’
‘How Does It Feel’ by Chlöe ft. Chris Brown
‘Creepin’ (Remix)’ by Metro Boomin featuring The Weeknd, 21 Savage, and Diddy
SZA – ‘Shirt’ – WINNER
Toosii – ‘Favorite Song’
Yung Bleu & Nicki Minaj – ‘Love In The Way’

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Blink-182 – ‘Edging’
Boygenius – ‘The Film’
Fall Out Boy – ‘Hold Me Like A Grudge’
‘Candy Necklace’ by Lana Del Rey and Jon Batiste, winner
Paramore – ‘This Is Why
Thirty Seconds To Mars – ‘Stuck’

BEST ROCK
Foo Fighters – ‘The Teacher
Linkin Park – ‘Lost (Original Version)’
Red Hot Chili Peppers – ‘Tippa My Tongue’
Måneskin – ‘The Loneliest’ – WINNER
Metallica – ‘Lux Æterna’
Muse – ‘You Make Me Feel Like It’s Halloween’

BEST LATIN
Anitta – ‘Funk Rave’ – WINNER
Bad Bunny – ‘Where She Goes’
“Ella Baila Sola” is a song by Eslabon Armado and Peso Pluma.
Bad Bunny – ‘Un x100to’
Karol G, Shakira – ‘TQG’
Rosalía – ‘Despechá’
Shakira – ‘Acróstico’

BEST K-POP
Aespa – ‘Girls’
Blackpink – ‘Pink Venom’
Fifty Fifty – ‘Cupid’
Seventeen – ‘

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