BEST LATIN

  • Billie Eilish feat. ROSALÍA – “Lo Vas A Olvidar”

  • Bad Bunny x Jhay Cortez – “Dákiti”

  • Black Eyed Peas & Shakira – “GIRL LIKE ME”

  • J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, Tainy – “UN DIA (ONE DAY)”

  • Karol G – “Bichota”

  • Maluma – “Hawái”


BEST ROCK

  • John Mayer – “Last Train Home”

  • Evanescence – “Use My Voice”

  • Foo Fighters – “Shame Shame”

  • The Killers – “My Own Soul’s Warning”

  • Kings of Leon – “The Soul Bandit”

  • Lenny Kravitz – “Raise Vibration”


BEST ALTERNATIVE

  • Machine Gun Kelly feat. blackbear – “my ex’s best friend”

  • Bleachers – “Stop Making This Hurt”

  • Glass Animals – “Heat Waves”

  • Imagine Dragons – “Follow You”

  • twenty one pilots – “Shy Away”

  • WILLOW feat. Travis Baker – “transparentsoul”


VIDEO FOR GOOD

  • Billie Eilish – “Your Power”

  • Demi Lovato – “Dancing With The Devil”

  • H.E.R – “Fight For You”

  • Kane Brown – “Worldwide Beautiful”

  • Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)”
  • Pharell Williams feat. Jay Z – “Entrepreneur”


GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • BTS

  • BLACKPINK

  • CNCO

  • Foo Fighters

  • Jonas Brothers

  • twenty one pilot

  • Maroon 5

  • Silk Sonic


SONG OF SUMMER

  • BTS – “Butter”

  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”

  • Camila Cabello – “Don’t Go Yet”

  • DJ Khaled feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk – “Every Chance I Get”

  • Doja Cat – “Need To Know”

  • Dua Lipa – “Levitating”

  • Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits”

  • Giveon – “HEARTBREAK ANNIVERSARY”

  • Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Caesar & Giveon – “Peaches”

  • The Kid LAROI feat. Justin Bieber – “Stay”

  • Lil Nas X feat. Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”

  • Lizzo feat. Cardi B – “Rumors”

  • Megan Thee Stallion – “Thot Shit”

  • Normani feat. Cardi B – “Wild Side”

  • Olivia Rodrigo – “good 4 u”

  • Shawn Mendes & Tainy – “Summer Love”


BEST DIRECTION

  • Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” Directed by Lil Nas X & Tanu Muino

  • Billie Eilish – “Your Power” Directed by Billie Eilish

  • DJ Khaled feat. Drake – “POPSTAR (Starring Justin Bieber)” Directed by Julien Christian Lutz pka Director X

  • Taylor Swift – “Willow” Directed by Taylor Swift

  • Travis Scott feat. Young Thug & M.I.A – “FRANCHISE” Directed by Travis Scott

  • Tyler, The Creator – “LUMBERJACK” Directed by Wolf Haley




BEST ART DIRECTION

  • Saweetie feat. Doja Cat – “Best Friend” Art Direction by Alec Contestabile

  • Beyoncé, Shatta Wale, Major Lazer – “ALREADY” Art Direction by Susan Linns & Gerrard Santos

  • Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits” Art Direction by Alison Dominitz

  • Lady Gaga – “911” Art Direction by Tom Foden & Peter Andrus

  • Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” Art Direction by John Richoux

  • Taylor Swift – “Willow” Art Direction by Ethan Tobman & Regina Fernandez


BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

  • Harry Styles – “Treat People With Kindness” Choreography by Paul Roberts

  • Ariana Grande – “34+35” Choreography by Brian & Scott Nicholson

  • BTS – “Butter” Choreography by SON SEUNG DUK with BHM PERFORMANCE DIRECTING TEAM

  • Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits” Choreography by Natricia Bernard

  • Foo Figthers – “Shame Shame” Choreography by Nina McNeely

  • Marshmello & Halsey – “Be Kind” Choreography by Dani Vitale”


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, Weezkid – “Brown Skin Girl” Cinematography by Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, MOHAMMAED ATTA AHMED, Santiago Gonzalez & Ryan Helfant

  • Billie Eilish – “Therefore I Am” Cinematography by Rob Witt

  • Foo Fighters – “Shame Shame” Cinematography by Santiago Gonzalez

  • Justin Bieber feat. Chance The Rapper – “Holy” Cinematography by Elias Talbot

  • Lady Gaga – “911” Cinematography by Jeff Cronenweth

  • Lorde – “Solar Power” Cinematography by Andrew Stroud


BEST EDITING

  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .PAAK, Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open” Editing by Troy Carbonnet

  • Drake – “What’s Next” Editing by Noah Kendal

  • Harry Styles – “Treat People With Kindness” Editing by Claudia Wass

  • Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Caesar & Giveon – “Peaches” Editing by Mark Mayr & Vinnie Hobs

  • Dua Lipa feat. Miley Cyrus – “Prisoner” Editing by

  • BTS – “Butter” Editing by Choi Yong Seok from Lumpens


BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

  • Lil Nas X – “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” Visual Effects by Mathematic

  • Bella Poarch – “Build a Bitch” Visual Effects by Andrew Donoho, Denhov Visuals, Dennis Strahhov, Rein Jakobson, Vahur Kuusk, Tatjana Pavlik & Yekaterina Vetrova

  • Coldplay – “Higher Power” Visual Effects by Mathematic

  • Doja Cat & The Weeknd – “You Right” Visual Effects by La Pac, Anthony Lestremau, Julien Missaire, Petr Shkolniy, Alexi Bailla, Micha Sher, Antoine Hache, Mikros MPC, Nicolas Huget, Guillaume Ho Tsong Fang, Benjamin Lenfant, Stephane Pivron, MPC Bangalore, Chanakya Chander, Raju Ganesh & David Rouxel

  • Glass Animals – “Tangerine” Visual Effects by YSF Studio Paris

  • P!NK – “All I Know So Far” Visual Effects by Dominique Vidal, Geoffrey Niquet, Annabelle Zoellin & Camille Gibrat


(Andiasti Ajani, foto: dokumentasi mtv vmas 2021)