Nigerian singer, Rema wins Best Afrobeats Award at the 2023 MTV VMAs; See full list of winners

The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on Tuesday, September 12, honouring some of the b...

The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on Tuesday, September 12, honouring some of the biggest names in the Top 40 arena. Nigerian singer, Rema, and American pop star, Selena Gomez took home the award in the inaugural Best Afrobeats category for their smash hit Calm Down. 31-year-old Gomez and the 23-year-old Rema were nominated for a few awards for their collaboration Calm Down Song of the Year, Best Collaboration and Best Afrobeats. The song pipped Ayra Starrs Rush, Burna Boys Its Plenty, Davido feat. Musa Keys Unavailable, Libiancas People, Wizkid feat. Ayra Starrs 2 Sugar, and Fireboy DMLs Bandana for Best Afrobeats. This win follows Remas historic feat as the first African artist to reach a billion streams on Spotify with his song Calm Down, featuring Selena Gomez. It also marks Remas first VMAs win ever and its Selenas second, and her first in 10 years. Selenas last win was for her debut solo single Come & Get It at the 2013 VMAs.American rapper, Nicki Minaj hosted and performed during the show. Hip Hop legend, Sean "Diddy" Combs was honored with the Global Icon Award after performing hits from throughout his 30-year career with his children on stage with him.Colombian singer, Shakira accepted the Video Vanguard Award and gave a medley performance. American singer, Taylor Swift led the pack this year both in nominations and wins, with eight nods. She won seven of her eight main awards, losing Best Editing to Olivia Rodrigos Vampire.  See all the winners from this year's VMAs below;Video of the YearDoja Cat - AttentionMiley Cyrus - FlowersNicki Minaj - Super Freaky GirlOlivia Rodrigo - VampireSam Smith & Kim Petras - UnholySZA - Kill BillWINNER: Taylor Swift - Anti-HeroArtist of the YearBeyonc Doja Cat Karol G Nicki Minaj ShakiraWINNER: Taylor SwiftSong of the YearMiley Cyrus - FlowersOlivia Rodrigo - VampireRema & Selena Gomez - Calm DownSam Smith & Kim Petras - UnholySteve Lacy - Bad HabitSZA - Kill BillWINNER: Taylor Swift - Anti-HeroBest New ArtistGloRillaWINNER: Ice SpiceKaliiiPeso PlumaPinkPantheressRene RappBest DirectionDoja Cat - Attention (dir. Tanu Muo)Drake - Falling Back (dir. Director X)Kendrick Lamar - Count Me Out (dir. Dave Free & Kendrick Lamar)Megan Thee Stallion - Her (dir. Colin Tilley)Sam Smith & Kim Petras - Unholy (dir. Floria Sigismondi)SZA - Kill Bill (dir. Christian Breslauer)WINNER: Taylor Swift - Anti-Hero (dir. Taylor Swift)Best CollaborationDavid Guetta & Bebe Rexha - Im Good (Blue)Post Malone & Doja Cat - I Like You (A Happier Song)Diddy Featuring Bryson Tiller, Ashanti & Yung Miami - Gotta Move OnWINNER: Karol G & Shakira - TQGMetro Boomin Featuring The Weeknd, 21 Savage and Diddy - Creepin (Remix)Rema & Selena Gomez - Calm DownBest Hip-HopDiddy Featuring Bryson Tiller, Ashanti & Yung Miami - Gotta Move OnDJ Khaled Featuring Drake & Lil Baby - Staying AliveGlorilla & Cardi B - Tomorrow 2Lil Uzi Vert - Just Wanna RockLil Wayne Featuring Swizz Beatz & DMX - Kant NobodyMetro Boomin Featuring Future - Superhero (Heroes and Villains)WINNER: Nicki Minaj - Super Freaky GirlBest AfrobeatsAyra Starr - RushBurna Boy - Its PlentyDavido ft. Musa Keys - UnavailableFireboy DML & Asake - BandanaLibianca - PeopleWINNER: Rema & Selena Gomez - Calm DownWizkid Featuring Ayra Starr - 2 SugarBest LatinWINNER: Anitta - Funk RaveBad Bunny - Where She GoesEslabon Armado & Peso Pluma - Ella Baila SolaGrupo Frontera & Bad Bunny - Un X100toKarol G & Shakira - TQGRosala - DespechShakira - AcrosticoBest R&BAlicia Keys Featuring Lucky Daye - StayChloe Featuring Chris Brown - How Does It FeelMetro Boomin Featuring The Weeknd, 21 Savage & Diddy - Creepin (Remix)WINNER: SZA - ShirtToosii - Favorite SongYung Bleu & Nicki Minaj - Love in the WayBest K-PopAespa - GirlsBlackpink - Pink VenomFiffty Fifty - CupidSeventeen - SuperWINNER: Stray Kids - S-ClassTomorrow X Together - Sugar Rush RideBest PopDemi Lovato - SwineDua Lipa - Dance the NightEd Sheeran - Eyes ClosedMiley Cyrus - FlowersOlivia Rodrigo - VampireP!nk - TrustfallWINNER: Taylor Swift - Anti-HeroBest AlternativeBlink-182 - EdgingBoygenius - The FilmFall Out Boy - Hold Me Like a GrudgeWINNER: Lana Del Rey Featuring Jon Batiste - Candy NecklaceParamore - This Is WhyThirty Seconds to Mars - StuckBest RockFoo Fighters - The TeacherLinkin Park - Lost (Original Version)Red Hot Chili Peppers - Tippa My TongueWINNER: Mneskin - The LoneliestMetallica - Lux ternaMuse - You Make Me Feel Like Its HalloweenBest CinematographyAdele - I Drink WineEd Sheeran - Eyes ClosedJanelle Mone - Lipstick LoverKendrick Lamar - Count Me OutMiley Cyrus - FlowersOlivia Rodrigo - VampireWINNER: Taylor Swift - Anti-HeroBest Visual EffectsFall Out Boy - Love From the Other SideHarry Styles - Music for a Sushi RestaurantMelanie Martinez - VoidNicki Minaj - Super Freaky GirlSam Smith & Kim Petras - UnholyWINNER: Taylor Swift - Anti-HeroBest ChoreographyWINNER: Blackpink - Pink VenomDua Lipa - Dance the NightJonas Brothers - Waffle HouseMegan Thee Stallion - HerPanic! at the Disco - Middle of a BreakupSam Smith & Kim Petras - UnholyBest Art DirectionBoygenius - The FilmBlackpink - Pink VenomWINNER: Doja Cat - AttentionLana Del Rey Featuring Jon Batiste - Candy NecklaceMegan Thee Stallion - HerSZA - ShirtBest EditingBlackpink - Pink VenomKendrick Lamar - Rich SpiritMiley Cyrus - RiverWINNER: Olivia Rodrigo - VampireSZA - Kill BillTaylor Swift - Anti-HeroVideo for GoodAlicia Keys - If I Aint Got You (Orchestral)Bad Bunny - El Apagon - Aqui Vive GenteDemi Lovato - SwineWINNER: Dove Cameron - BreakfastImagine Dragons - CrushedMaluma - La ReinaPush Performance of the YearAugust 2022: Saucy Santana - BootySeptember 2022: Stephen Sanchez - Until I Found YouOctober 2022: Jvke - Golden HourNovember 2022: Flo Milli - ConceitedDecember 2022: Rene Rapp - ColoradoJanuary 2023: Sam Ryder - All the Way OverFebruary 2023: Armani White - GoatedMarch 2023: Fletcher - Beckys So HotWINNER: April 2023: Tomorrow X Together - Sugar Rush RideMay 2023: Ice Spice Princess DianaJune 2023: Flo Losing YouJuly 2023: Lauren Spencer Smith - That PartShow of the Summer (Social Only)BeyoncBlackpinkDrakeEd SheeranKarol GWINNER: Taylor SwiftGroup of the Year (Social Only)WINNER: BlackpinkFifty Fifty Flo Jonas Brothers Mneskin NewJeans Seventeen Tomorrow x TogetherAlbum of the Year (Social Only)Beyonc - RenaissanceDrake & 21 Savage - Her LossMetro Boomin - Heroes & VillainsMiley Cyrus - Endless Summer VacationSZA - SOSWINNER: Taylor Swift - MidnightsSong of the Summer (Social Only)Beyonc - Cuff ItBillie Eilish - What Was I Made For?Doja Cat - Paint the Town RedDoechii Featuring Kodak Black - What It IsDua Lipa - Dance the NightFifty Fifty - CupidGunna - FukumeanWINNER: Jung Kook Featuring Latto - SevenNicki Minaj & Ice Spice - Barbie WorldOlivia Rodrigo - VampireSZA - Kill BillTaylor Swift Featuring Ice Spice - KarmaTomorrow x Together & Jonas Brothers - Do It Like ThatLuke Combs - Fast CarTroye Sivan - RushYng Lvcas & Peso Pluma - La Beb (Remix)The post Nigerian singer, Rema wins Best Afrobeats Award at the 2023 MTV VMAs; See full list of winners appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.



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Nigerian singer, Rema wins Best Afrobeats Award at the 2023 MTV VMAs; See full list of winners
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