How to watch the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards: Time, TV channel, nominees

The red carpet will be filled with some of this year’s top performers for the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards.

LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow will host this year’s awards on Sunday, August 28 (2022-08-28) at 8 p.m. ET. The event can be streamed on DirecTV Stream, Philo and other live streaming services listed below.

MTV presents the annual awards to recognize the best in the field of music videos. The Moon Man has been awarded to many popular artists, including Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X and Justin Bieber.

According to Billboard, Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd have five nominations this year. BTS is the most nominated group with 4 nominations.

Don’t miss performances from Bad Bunny, Lizzo, BLACKPINK and more. Here’s how to tune in to the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards

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When does the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards air?

The awards show airs Sunday, August 28 at 8 p.m. ET.

Where can I stream the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards?

The VMAs can be streamed on DirecTV Stream, Philo, fuboTV, MTV.com, Sling, Hulu + Live TV, and YouTubeTV.

What TV channel is the awards show airing on?

The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards will be on MTV.

Channel Search: Verizon Fios, AT&T TV, Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum/Charter, Optimum/Altice, Cox, DIRECTV, Dish, New Visions

Nominees

Video of the Year

  • Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe Records/RCA Records
  • Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy” – OVO / Republic
  • Ed Sheeran – “Chills” – Atlantic Records
  • Harry Styles – “As It Was” – Columbia Records
  • Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby” – Columbia Records
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal” – Geffen Records
  • Taylor Swift – “All Too Good (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records

Artist of the year

  • Bad Bunny – Rimas Entertainment
  • Drake – OVO/Republic
  • Ed Sheeran – Atlantic Records
  • Harry Styles – Columbia Records
  • Jack Harlow – Generation Now / Atlantic Records
  • Lil Nas X – Columbia Records
  • Lizzo – Atlantic Records

Sngo of the year

  • Adele – “Easy on Me” – Columbia Records
  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom/Interscope Records
  • Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe Records/RCA Records
  • Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)” – EMI/Interscope Records
  • Lizzo – “About Fucking Time” – Atlantic Records
  • The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “Stay” – Columbia Records

Best New Artist

  • Baby Keem – Columbia Records
  • Dove Cameron – Disruptor Records / Columbia Records
  • GAYLE – Atlantic Records / Arthouse Records
  • Latto – Streamcut / RCA Records
  • Måneskin – Arista Records
  • Seventeen – PLEDIS Entertainment/Geffen Records

Pushing Performance of the Year

  • September 2021: Griff – “One Night” – Warner Records
  • October 2021: Remi Wolf – “Sexy Villain” – Island Records
  • November 2021: Nessa Barrett – “Hope You’re Miserable Until You Die” – Warner Records
  • December 2021: SEVENTEEN – “Rock With You” – PLEDIS Entertainment / Geffen Records
  • January 2021: Mae Muller – “Better Days” – Capitol Records UK
  • February 2022: GAYLE – “abcdefu” – Atlantic Records / Arthouse Records
  • March 2022: Sheneesa – “RU That” – Rich Immigrants / Interscope Records
  • April 2022: Omar Apollo – “Tamagotchi” – Warner Records
  • May 2022: Wet leg – “Chaise longue” – Domino Recording Company
  • June 2022: Muni Long – “Baby Boo” – Supergiant Records LLC / Def Jam Recording
  • July 2022: Doechii – “Persuasive” – Top Dog Entertainment / Capitol Records

Better cooperation

  • Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy” – OVO / Republic
  • Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)” – EMI/Interscope Records
  • Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records
  • Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie” – 300 Entertainment
  • Post Malone & The Weeknd – “One Right Now” – Mercury Records / Republic Records
  • ROSALIA ft. The Weeknd – “LA FAMA” – Columbia Records
  • Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY” – Columbia Records

Best pop

  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom/Interscope Records
  • Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe Records/RCA Records
  • Ed Sheeran – “Chills” – Atlantic Records
  • Harry Styles – “As It Was” – Columbia Records
  • Lizzo – “About Fucking Time” – Atlantic Records
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “traitor” – Geffen Records

best hip hop

  • Eminem & Snoop Dogg – “From D2 to LBC” – Shady/Aftermath/Interscope Records
  • Future ft. Drake, Tems – “WAIT FOR U” – Freebandz/Epic Records
  • Kendrick Lamar – “N95” – pgLang / Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope Records
  • Latto – “Big Energy” – Streamcut/RCA Records
  • Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Baby – “Do we have a problem?” – Young Money / Cash Money / Republic Records
  • Pusha T – “Diet Coke” – GOOD music / Def Jam

Best Rock

  • Foo Fighters – “Love Dies Young” – RCA Records
  • Jack White – “Take Me Back” – Third Man Records
  • Muse – “Won’t Retire” – Warner Records
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Black Summer” – Warner Records
  • Shinedown – “Planet Zero” – Elektra Music Group
  • Three Days Grace – “So Called Life” – RCA Records

Best alternative

  • Avril Lavigne ft. blackbear – “I Love It When You Hate Me” – Elektra Music Group / DTA Records
  • Imagine Dragons x JID – “Enemy” – KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records
  • Machine Gun Kelly ft. WILLOW – “emo girl” – Bad Boy / Interscope Records
  • Måneskin – “I WANT TO BE YOUR SLAVE” – Arista Records
  • Panic! At The Disco – “Viva Las Vengeance” – Powered by Ramen / Elektra Music Group
  • Twenty One Pilots – “Saturday” – Powered by Ramen / Elektra Music Group
  • WILLOW, Avril Lavigne ft. Travis Barker – “GROW” – MSFTSMusic / Roc Nation Records

best latin

  • Anitta – “Envolver” – Warner Records
  • Bad Bunny – “Tití Me Preguntó” – Rimas Entertainment
  • Becky GX KAROL G – “MAMIII” – Kemosabe Records / Sony Music Latin / RCA Records
  • Papa Yankee – “REMIX” – Republic Records
  • Farruko – “Pepas” – Sony Music US Latin
  • J Balvin & Skrillex – “In Da Getto” – Sueños Globales, LLC / Universal Music Latino / Asylum Records UK

Best R&B

  • Alicia Keys – “City of the Gods (Part II)” – AKW
  • Chlöe – “Have Mercy” – Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records
  • HER – “For Anyone” – RCA Records
  • Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side” – Keep Cool / RCA Records
  • Summer Walker, SZA & Cardi B – “No Love (Extended Version)” – LVRN/Interscope Records
  • The Weeknd – “Out of Time” – XO / Republic Records

Best K-pop

  • BTS – “Yet to Come (The Most Beautiful Moment)” – BIGHIT Music / Geffen Records
  • ITZY – “LOCO” – JYP Entertainment
  • LISA – “LALISA” – YG Entertainment / Interscope Records
  • SEVENTEEN – “HOT” – PLEDIS Entertainment/Geffen Records
  • Stray Kids – “MANIAC” – JYP Entertainment
  • TWICE – “The Feelings” – JYP Entertainment

Video for good

  • Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5” – pgLang / Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope Records
  • Latto – “P*ssy” – Streamcut/RCA Records
  • Lizzo – “About Fucking Time” – Atlantic Records
  • Rina Sawayama – “This Hell” – Dirty Blow
  • Stromae – “Sons of joy” – Label Mosaert / The Darkroom / Interscope Records

Best metaverse performance

  • BLACKPINK The Virtual | PUBG – YG Entertainment / Interscope Records
  • BTS | Minecraft – BIGHIT Music / Geffen Records
  • Charli XCX | Roblox – Atlantic Records
  • Justin Bieber – An Interactive Virtual Experience | Wave – Def Jam
  • Rift Tour with Ariana Grande | Fortnite – Republic Records
  • Twenty One Pilots Concert Experience | Roblox – Powered by Ramen / Elektra Music Group

Best Long Form Video

  • Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles – Darkroom / Interscope Records
  • Foo Fighters – Studio 666 – RCA Records
  • Kacey Musgraves – cursed – Interscope Records / MCA Nashville
  • Madonna – Madame X – Interscope Records
  • Olivia Rodrigo – drive home 2 u – Geffen Records
  • Taylor Swift – “All Too Good (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records

Best Cinematography

  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties” – Columbia Records
  • Camila Cabello with Ed Sheeran – “Bam Bam” – Epic Records
  • Harry Styles – “As It Was” – Columbia Records
  • Kendrick Lamar – “N95” – pgLang / Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope Records
  • Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side” – Keep Cool / RCA Records
  • Taylor Swift – “All Too Good (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records

Better orientation

  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties” – Columbia Records
  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom/Interscope Records
  • Ed Sheeran – “Chills” – Atlantic Records
  • Harry Styles – “As It Was” – Columbia Records
  • Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records
  • Taylor Swift – “All Too Good (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records

Best Art Direction

  • Adele – “Oh My God” – Columbia Records
  • Doja Cat – “Come In (Yuh)” – Kemosabe Records/RCA Records
  • Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy” – OVO / Republic Records
  • Kacey Musgraves – “Simple Times” – Interscope Records/MCA Nashville
  • Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records
  • Megan Thee Stallion ft. Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie” – 300 Entertainment

Best Visual Effects

  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever” – Darkroom/Interscope Records
  • Coldplay X BTS – “My Universe” – Atlantic Records
  • Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5” – pgLang/Top Dawg Entertainment/Aftermath/Interscope Records
  • Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records
  • Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie” – 300 Entertainment
  • Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY” – Columbia Records

Best Choreography

  • BTS – “Permission to Dance” – BIGHIT Music / Geffen Records
  • Doja Cat – “Woman” – Kemosabe Records/RCA Records
  • FKA twigs ft. The Weeknd – “Tears In The Club” – Atlantic Records
  • Harry Styles – “As It Was” – Columbia Records
  • Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY” – Columbia Records
  • Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side” – Keep Cool / RCA Records

Best Editing

  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties” – Columbia Records
  • Doja Cat – “Come In (Yuh)” – Kemosabe Records/RCA Records
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal” – Geffen Records
  • ROSALIA – “SAOKO” – Columbia Records
  • Taylor Swift – “All Too Good (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)” – Republic Records
  • The Weeknd – “Take My Breath” – XO/Republic Records

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