The MTV Video Music Awards were held this Sunday, August 28th, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, USA. BLACKPINK won two awards at the MTV Video Music Awards and BTS won the “Group of the Year” award in their 4th year in a row.
BLACKPINK garnered “Best Metaverse Performance” for their virtual concert “The Virtual” in the game world and Best K-Pop Song. In 2020, the group won the award for best summer song thanks to their title “How You Like That“.
List of @BLACKPINK’s VMA awards:
2020- song of the summer
2022- best metaverse performance
2022- best kpop (lisa’s award) pic.twitter.com/B8dtWslbyq
— foxy (@steponmelalisa) August 29, 2022
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BLACKPINK member Lisa also got the “Best K-Pop” award thanks to her solo album “Lalisa“. The group also performed their new song “Pink Venom” at the ceremony.
FIRST EVER KPOP SOLOIST TO WIN BEST KPOP AT VMA. LISA FCKNG MANOBAN!!!# pic.twitter.com/Cr2oCF6DSE
— 𝗰𝗲𝗲 (@lisapremacist) August 29, 2022
BTS was voted “Group of the Year”, beating out big groups like Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, BLACKPINK, City Girls, Maneskin, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Silk Sonic. The septet thus became the winner of this category for the fourth consecutive year.
However, the group did not participate in this year’s ceremony.
.@BTS_twt has OFFICIALLY won the award for 'Group of the Year' at the 2022 #VMAs. Congrats! pic.twitter.com/lYScKsxoRS
— The BTS Chart (@thebtschart) August 29, 2022
Elsewhere, Seventeen won “Push Performance of The Year” for “Rock With You“, which competed against Gayle‘s hit single “abcdefu“.
CONGRATULATIONS @pledis_17 for winning "Push Performance of the Year" at 2022 VMAs Awards!!! 🏆👏💎
BEST NEW ARTIST FOR SEVENTEEN!!#VMAs #SEVENTEEN #VoteSEVENTEENVMA pic.twitter.com/ZumNZ7S0W9
— yan 💛 | stu(dying) 📚 (@svntncarat17_) August 29, 2022