OREANDA-NEWS. Canadian singer The Weeknd received the first prize of the MTV Video Music Awards 2020 in the category Video of the Year for the clip for the song Binding Lights. He also won the Best R&B nomination for this composition.

Lady Gaga was named Artist of the Year. Together with Ariana Grande, she also received awards in the nominations Song of the Year, Best Cinematography, and Best Collaboration for the song Rain on Me.

Ariana Grande, along with Justin Bieber, received a prize for the music video Stuck with U in a new category, which was introduced in connection with the coronavirus pandemic and was named Best Music Video from Home.

South Korean BTS became the Best Group; the band also won awards in the categories Best Pop and Best K-Pop with the composition entitled On.

The ceremony of the annual MTV Video Music Awards was held in New York City without spectators and with restrictions caused by COVID-19 pandemic.