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2018 VMAs Results: It’s About Camila Cabello, Childish Gambino and Cardi B

A cultural mainstay since it’s debut in 1984, the MTV Video Music Awards, or VMAs go to the biggest cultural icons in music for a given year. More of a popularity contest than the Grammys, artists across the world have coveted the awards for years. This year, several big figures looked like they would take home several Moon Men. That ended up being the case with Camila Cabello, Childish Gambino, and Cardi B each taking home multiple trophies.

One director of note, Hiro Murai won for directing the “This is America” video. Murai is also nominated for an Emmy for directing “Teddy Perkins” of “Atlanta” this past year. Other artists, including Kendric LamarN.E.R.D. and Post Malone also picked up prizes. We’ve got the full list of results below, so check out the list below.

Winners for 2018 VMAs

Video of the Year
Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – “Havana”

Best Video With a Message
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Best Collaboration
Jennifer Lopez ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B – “Dinero” 

Best New Artist
Cardi B

Artist of the Year
Camila Cabello

Best Rock Video
Imagine Dragons – “Whatever It Takes”

Best Dance Video
Avicii ft. Rita Ora – “Lonely Together”

Best Latin Video
J Balvin, Willy William – “Mi Gente”

Song of the Year
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage – “Rockstar”

Best Direction
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”, Directed by Hiro Murai

Best Art Direction
The Carters – “APES**T”, Art Direction by Jan Houlevigue

Best Visual Effects
Kendrick Lamar & SZA – “All The Stars”, Visual Effects by Loris Paillier for BUF Paris

Best Editing
N.E.R.D & Rihanna – “Lemon”, Editing by Taylor Ward

Best Cinematography
The Carters – “APES**T”, Cinematography by Benoit Debie

Best Choreography
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”, Choreography by Sherrie Silver

Best Pop Video
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left To Cry”

Best Hip Hop Video
Nicki Minaj – “Chun Li”

Push Artist of the Year
Hayley Kiyoko

Song of Summer
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin – “I Like It”

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Written by Alan French

Alan French is a movie buff, a TV lover, and a sports fanatic. His favorite TV shows are 'Parks and Recreation,' 'Rick and Morty' and 'Game of Thrones.' He's also a Spielberg fanatic. You can find him on Twitter and Medium @TheAlanFrench.

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