MTV’s iconic Video Music Awards made a triumphant return to the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on the night of September 12, honoring some of the hottest names in the Top 40 music scene. Below, you’ll find the comprehensive roster of winners from the glittering event.
Leading the charge in this year’s nominations was none other than the sensational Taylor Swift, who secured an impressive eight nominations, all revolving around her 2022 masterpiece, “Anti-Hero.” Taylor’s single, “Midnights,” is in the running for the coveted Video of the Year award, alongside SZA’s “Kill Bill,” which earned the SOS mastermind a total of six nominations. Notably, even though Beyoncé didn’t drop any full-fledged music videos for her 2022 album “Renaissance,” she still clinched a well-deserved nomination for Artist of the Year.
But the competition was fierce. Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo, Miley Cyrus, and Nicki Minaj all found themselves in the running for multiple trophies, adding to the thrill of the night. The newest additions to the nominee circle included Boygenius, Ice Spice, GloRilla, Flo Milli, and more, each bringing their unique flavor to the VMAs. Meanwhile, returning nominees such as Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bad Bunny, Lana Del Rey, Diddy, and Janelle Monáe ensured that the evening was nothing short of star-studded.
In addition to the glittering awards, the VMAs also showcased some incredible live performances, with standout moments like Saucy Santana’s “Booty” in August 2022, Stephen Sanchez’s mesmerizing act in September 2022, and Jvke’s golden performance in October 2022. Flo Milli’s “Conceited” lit up November 2022, and Reneé Rapp took us on a musical journey through Colorado in December 2022. Sam Ryder’s “All the Way Over” kept us going in January 2023, and Armani White’s electrifying performance of “Goated” rocked the stage in February 2023. March 2023 belonged to Fletcher and her fiery rendition of “Becky’s So Hot.” However, the ultimate winner of the Push Performance of the Year award was none other than Tomorrow X Together, who took us on an exhilarating “Sugar Rush Ride” in April 2023. As we moved into May 2023, Ice Spice wowed us with “Princess Diana,” while Flo serenaded us with “Losing You” in June 2023. Finally, in July 2023, Lauren Spencer Smith stole the show with “That Part.”
The 2023 VMAs were a spectacle to behold, celebrating the best in music and providing unforgettable moments that will resonate with fans for years to come. If you missed any of the action, don’t worry; you can catch up on all of Newsound’s extensive coverage of the event.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about VMAs 2023 Winners
What were the highlights of the 2023 VMAs?
The 2023 VMAs had several highlights, including Taylor Swift’s domination with eight nominations, Beyoncé’s Artist of the Year nomination despite not releasing full music videos, and the fierce competition among artists like Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo, Miley Cyrus, and Nicki Minaj. The event also featured stunning live performances and crowned Tomorrow X Together as the Push Performance of the Year winner for “Sugar Rush Ride.”
Who were the top nominees at the 2023 VMAs?
Taylor Swift led the pack with eight nominations, primarily for her 2022 album “Anti-Hero.” SZA also garnered six nominations for her work on “Kill Bill.” Notable names like Beyoncé, Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo, Miley Cyrus, and Nicki Minaj were in the running for multiple awards.
Can you name some of the first-time nominees at the 2023 VMAs?
Certainly! The pool of first-time nominees at the 2023 VMAs included Boygenius, Ice Spice, GloRilla, and Flo Milli, among others. These emerging artists added fresh energy and talent to the nominee lineup.
What live performances stood out at the 2023 VMAs?
The 2023 VMAs featured an array of memorable live performances. Highlights included Saucy Santana’s “Booty” in August 2022, Stephen Sanchez’s captivating act in September 2022, and Jvke’s golden performance in October 2022. Flo Milli’s “Conceited,” Reneé Rapp’s musical journey through Colorado, Sam Ryder’s “All the Way Over,” and Armani White’s electrifying “Goated” performance were also notable. Fletcher’s fiery rendition of “Becky’s So Hot” in March 2023 and Lauren Spencer Smith’s show-stealing “That Part” in July 2023 rounded out the impressive lineup.
Where can I find comprehensive coverage of the 2023 VMAs?
You can catch up on all the news and highlights of the 2023 VMAs by visiting Newsound, where you’ll find extensive coverage of this exciting music awards event.
More about VMAs 2023 Winners
- MTV’s Official VMAs Page: Visit MTV’s official page for the Video Music Awards to get the latest updates, videos, and behind-the-scenes content.
- Taylor Swift’s Official Website: Explore Taylor Swift’s official website for more information about her music and career.
- SZA’s Official Website: Check out SZA’s official website to learn more about her music and achievements.
- Beyoncé’s Official Website: Get insights into Beyoncé’s career and latest projects on her official website.
- Doja Cat’s Official Website: Dive into Doja Cat’s music and persona on her official website.
- Olivia Rodrigo’s Official Website: Stay updated on Olivia Rodrigo’s music and achievements through her official website.
- Miley Cyrus’s Official Website: Explore Miley Cyrus’s music and career highlights on her official website.
- Nicki Minaj’s Official Website: Find out more about Nicki Minaj’s music and artistic journey on her official website.
- Newsound’s Coverage of the 2023 VMAs: Access comprehensive coverage of the 2023 VMAs on Newsound, including articles, videos, and interviews.