By: Cristian Estrada
” MTV celebrated their 40th anniversary on Sunday with their yearly awards show, the VMAs. It took place in Brooklyn, New York and live performances were done by Madonna, Lil Nas X, Olivia Rodrigo, The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Chloe Bailey, Foo Fighters, and Alicia Keys. Lil Nas X took home the award for Video of the Year with “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” and he also performed it, showing again that his music on stage is a sight to see. He also won Best Direction and Best Visual Effects for his song “Montero.” Justin Bieber took two awards home; Artist of the Year and Best Pop for his song “Peaches.” Olivia Rodrigo was awarded Best New Artist. She also won Song of the Year and Push Performance of the Year with her hit “Drivers License.” BTS won best group and best K-pop for their song “Butter.” Doja Cat’s hit with SZA “Kiss Me More” won Best Collaboration and it was also nominated for Video of the Year.